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Food & Motorvalley in 1 day

Parmesan cheese, Balsamic vinegar, Pagani & Ferrari

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Explore Italy’s worldwide famous Food & Motor Valley with our exclusive new private tour from Bologna

Maximize your time in Bologna with this the most complete experience to discover the food and motor valley. Book the best private food and motor tour from Bologna.

Discover behind the scenes how Parmesan cheese is made, learn about the Traditional Balsamic Vinegar, enter the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, and visit the atelier and the collection of Pagani super sports cars that impress with their technology and design.

Duration:

9 hours

Availability:

Monday to Saturday except bank holidays

Starting time:

8:00am

Program

Embark on the most thrilling and unforgettable private food and motor tour from Bologna!

Located in the heart of the Emilia Romagna region, the Italian Food and Motorvalley is a precious worldwide precios local gem. A cluster of excellence, famous brands, collectors, international circuits and specialised training centres along with the producers of the finest Italian foods are all concentrated in a unique area.

Your journey into the Emilian taste will start with the visit to a Parmesan Cheese producer. You will see live all the stages of the birth of Parmigiano Reggiano, discover its millennial history and the processing that takes place today as yesterday since the Middle Ages.
From the cooking of the milk to the lifting of the Parmesan wheels until the salting phase, the visit will allow you to follow the most significant moments of processing till the amazing aging room where you will admire hundreds of parmesan cheese wheels.
A delicious tasting of Parmigiano Reggiano of different ages will follow the tour.

Next you will reach the Pagani headquarters. The museum houses an exclusive collection of limited editions that have made the history of the brand, from the first sketches to the latest Zonda and Huayra models.  Together with the very first Zonda specimens from 1998, you will admire the iconic Zonda Cinque, Zonda R and Huayra.

You will enter the Pagani factory floors and discover the great attention to detail, research of materials, performance and lines sculpted by wind. “The car atelier surpasses time, like an unrelenting wind.” is the Horacio Pagani’s motto.

The day will continue with the visit to a Traditional Balsamic Vinegar producer. Produced from the must of fermented grapes, with the addition of aged vinegar and wine vinegar, then matured in wood barrels, Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is a condiment with an ancient history that has been able to adapt successfully to the flavours of modern cuisine. The visit will unveil the history and the production process of this amazing product. A delicious tasting of balsamic vinegars of different ages will be offered.

After a light lunch based on local specialties such as home made pasta, you will visit the worldwide famous Ferrari Museum in Maranello. Located near the factory, the museum traces the history of the most prestigious Italian car manufacturer and hosts a permanent exhibition and temporary exhibitions dedicated to current issues or great moments of the history of the Prancing Horse.

The day can be enriched with an Optional Ferrari Test Drive on the sacred roads of the Italian MotorValley!

The tour includes:
  • transportation by private air-conditioned deluxe car/minivan with professional driver
  • pick-up and drop-off from hotels in central Bologna and Bologna train station. Pick-up from other cities or Bologna airport available on request
  • Amazing Italy top-rated guide service
  • private visit to a Parmesan Cheese producer with tasting
  • private visit to a Traditional Balsamic vinegar producer with tasting
  • visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello (ticket and reservation, skip-the-line)
  • Pagani Factory & Museum tour (ticket and reservation, skip-the-line)
  • light lunch at a local restaurant with wine included
  • bottled water available on board
  • A lot of fun and wonderful memories!
  • transportation by private air-conditioned deluxe car/minivan with professional driver
  • pick-up and drop-off from hotels in central Bologna and Bologna train station. Pick-up from other cities or Bologna airport available on request
  • Amazing Italy top-rated guide service
  • private visit to a Parmesan Cheese producer with tasting
  • private visit to a Traditional Balsamic vinegar producer with tasting
  • visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello (ticket and reservation, skip-the-line)
  • Pagani Factory & Museum tour (ticket and reservation, skip-the-line)
  • light lunch at a local restaurant with wine included
  • bottled water available on board
  • A lot of fun and wonderful memories!
Prices per person:

2 pax: Eur 772,00
3 pax: Eur 603,00
4 pax: Eur 518,00
5 pax: Eur 468,00
6 pax: Eur 434,00

Group quotations on request.

Prices are subject to confirmation at booking time. There might be prices increase on occasion of big events and due to the rise in raw materials and VAT.

Additional info
  • Starting time will be confirmed at the time of booking.
  • Please note that walking through assembly lines inside the Ferrari factory floor is only for owners, journalists and sponsors; Ferrari directly manages these tours.
  • The experiences can be enriched with a Ferrari test-drive on real roads. Prices and availability on request.
  • Optimize your time: are you leaving Bologna by train after the tour or do you need to get off at Bologna airport to catch a flight? Come on the tour and bring your luggage with you!
  • It is recommended to book any rail travel from Bologna after 6:15pm to allow time for any traffic delays on your return journey.
  • This tour can be arranged with departure from Florence, Milan, Verona and Venice.
  • Please let us know of any food allergies or dietary restrictions with your reservation.

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