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Itinerary
After hotel, station, or airport pickup in Bologna, visit a factory that makes Emilia-Romagna’s unique Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Enjoy the rare opportunity to see the entire process, from the early-morning milk delivery and work of master cheesemakers to the storage and aging.

Savor a breakfast with cheese tastings and Lambrusco wine, and perhaps purchase some cheese at below retail price.

Next, visit a family-run business producing Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena D.O.P. See the age-old techniques and enjoy a full tasting, comparing a 6-year-old balsamic with 12- and 25-year-old varieties.

Continue to a prosciutto producer to see how this regional delicacy is made, and sample fresh slices of prosciutto di Modena D.O.P with Lambrusco wine.

Finally, enjoy a gourmet lunch with wine at a countryside trattoria or organic winery before drop-off at the departure point.
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Italian Days Food Experience
Overview
Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region is a food lover’s dream, and this full-day tour from Bologna shows you how the area produces its specialties, including Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Modena balsamic vinegar, and prosciutto. Of course, you’ll also enjoy some delicious tastings, as well as breakfast and lunch with wine pairings. For this immersive experience, you’ll travel hassle-free in a comfy minivan with various pickup options including your hotel.
Highlights
  • See how Emilia-Romagna specialties are made on a full-day tour from Bologna
  • Tour producers of Parmigiano-Reggiano, Modena balsamic vinegar, and prosciutto
  • An early start lets you see the milk delivery at the Parmigiano cheese factory
  • Generous tastings of the fresh delicacies at each producer
  • Enjoy breakfast with Lambrusco wine, plus a gourmet lunch with wine pairings
  • Minivan travel with Bologna hotel, station, or airport pick-up and drop-off
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Don't Miss this Tour!

September 18, 2018…three of us set off to meet our van to take the Italian Days Food and Wine tour at 6:15 am, we needed to leave our agriturismo to meet the van by 7:00 am at a Hotel 30 min away… but don’t let...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Absolutely wonderful

Ok..i read all of the reviews and they sounded great..even them this far exceeded expectations. It was an early start to the day that we wereca little grumpy about but we had a marvelous time and learned so much. Thank you Alessandro! BTW, we have...More

Thank Jody M
Reviewed 6 days ago
Enjoyable day

We had a lovely time as part of Alessandro's food group in September. He was informative and humorous. It was great learning about the quality procedures and processes around these beautiful foods so you can really learn to appreciate the effort that goes in. My...More

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Worth it in every way

Highly recommend this tour!! Our guide was Alessandro, who was super friendly, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable throughout the entire day. The vans they drive you around in are very comfortable, and the drivers are friendly. Each factory visit is so informative, and you're really next to...More

Thank kw10239487
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Day Tour!

We had four of us go on this tour and it was great. The other reviews give you great info on what to expect but here are a few additional that we didn't have before we left. First, this is an ALL day trip. They...More

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Response from Cheryl G | Reviewed this property |
I would contact them..but I was coming from Florence and they picked me up at the Bologna train station.
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Allan H
1 September 2018|
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The tour has samples of prosciutto, balsamic vinegar and Parmigiano reggiano cheese. They serve a snack breakfast with bread and lunch has pasta and bread. There are meats and chicken for lunch also. Suggest letting them... More
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