The cultural landscape of Emilia Romagna is considered the gourmet
region of Italy. During the Cherry Blossom Festival in Vignola, the
streets turn into a colorful, fragrant sea of color and the shopping
stalls serve culinary delights - a unique experience!
1° Day: ARRIVAL IN EMILIA ROMAGNA
Arrival in Emilia Romagna. Hotel accommodation. Dinner and overnight in Modena area.
2° Day: BOLOGNA AND MARKET OF MEZZO
After breakfast you discover today Bologna, capital of Emilia Romagna, and its medieval market. You will visit the Piazza Maggiore, the Cathedral with its sundial, the town hall with its beautiful frescoes and the Palazzo di Re Enzo. During the tour, you will have a taste of Bolognese mortadella and salami. In the early afternoon stroll to the many open grocery stores and -stands in the district Quadrilatero, the "Mercato di Mezzo" along. There is the possibility of some of the most famous Emilian specialties to taste like salami and mostarda. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
3° Day: MODENA AND CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL OF VIGNOLA
After breakfast drive to Modena and make your city tour. The city is a beautifully preserved old town and has wonderful places like the Piazza Grande with the Palazzo Comunale and a magnificent cathedral and its Torre Ghirlandia which is the symbol of Modena. After the visit you will reach one of the famous balsamic vinegar cellars and get a tasting. Continue to another highlight of the day: Vignola, where guests are welcomed by white blossoms and a stunning fragrance. The small town is celebrating its colorful spring festival with numerous flower-decked cars, music and folklore. The focus is on the "Mora di Vignola", particularly in the area much cultivated and a popular variety of cherry. Also on the program is a visit to the Palazzo Barozzi with its famous spiral staircase and the Castle of Vignola. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
4° Day: DEPARTURE
After breakfast departure for your home destination.
|Total price per person:|
from Euro 105,00 minimum 20 people
Total single supplement Euro 66,00
3 BB 4* Hotel in Modena/surroundings
- Total HB supplement Euro 33,00
1 Full day guide Bologna Euro 230,00 till 20 pax + Euro 3,50 pax extra
1 Full day tour leader Euro 250,00