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From Bologna: Emilia Excellence Food Tour

Activity provider: BOLOGNA TOUR

From Bologna: Emilia Excellence Food Tour

Activity provider: BOLOGNA TOUR
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Learn about, taste, and go behind the scenes of Emilian cuisine on a 7-hour tour. Tour a dairy factory, a vinegar-production site, and a wine cellar. Taste delicious Parmigiano Reggiano, Modena vinegar, and Lambrusco wine.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English, French
Pickup included
Pickup in the hotel lobby or in front of the hotel, or B&B entrance
Small group
Limited to 12 participants


  • See how Parmigiano Regiano is produced
  • Visit one of the most famous vinegar-makers in the world
  • Tour a local vineyard
  • Taste all the products
  • Enjoy a typical lunch in a local winery
Full description
Learn about the production of gastronomic excellence in Emilia on a unique day trip from Bologna. Tour local factories and family-run producers for a look behind the scenes at the creation of products appreciated all over the world, including Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, balsamic vinegar of Modena, and Lambrusco and Pignoletto wine. Begin with an 8:00 AM pickup from your hotel in Bologna and head toward a dairy production site via a private transfer. Once there, tour the grounds with a guide and learn about the production of the world's favorite cheese, Parmigiano Reggiano. Snack on a sample of the delicious creation before heading to Acetaia, where you'll see how the traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena is made. Taste some of the "gold of Modena".  Transfer to a wine cellar, where you'll hear about the work that goes behind creating the delicious Lambrusco and Pignoletto wines. Taste some of this local treat and then cap the tour off with a light lunch in a traditional Italian restaurant. Return to your hotel in Bologna around 2:30 PM.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transfer
  • Guided tour about Parmigiano Regiano
  • Guided tour about producing vinegar
  • Guided tour about making typical wine
  • Light lunch
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    October 11, 2021

    Product ID: 249632