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Bologna Food Experience: Factory Visits with Gourmet Lunch and Wine Tasting

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Friendly family and fun tour without rush.

No Bus but comfortable minivan, which pick you up directly at your hotel or appartment.

Generose Tastings of all products.

Breakfast with wine included.

Multicourse italian Style lunch with wine included.

Fun and english speaking guide all day.
  • 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
What to Expect
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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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Please let us know at the moment of the booking where are you staying.

We will come to pick you up and drop you off directly at your hotel or appartment in Bologna City Center.
Departure Time
7:00 AM
  • Round Trip Trasportation from and to Bologna
  • Food tastings
  • Lunch with matching wines
  • Breakfast
  • Driver/guide
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Italian Days Food Experience
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews parmigiano reggiano balsamic vinegar and prosciutto worth every penny light lunch pasta an early start multi course new friends whole group hams great sense of humor our entire trip tasting session the perfect host every step cheese making grazie mille
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a wonderful day! This tour was recommended to us by a friend who had taken it. It seems more than half our group had also come at the recommendation of others. The fact that so many people share their experiences shows just how well...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Odyssey153323
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are reading this review to decide whether to book the Bologna/Modena tour, keep reading, but go ahead and add this tour to your favorites right now so it'll be quicker to book it :) We had Gorgeous weather for our 7am start (yes...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cannot say enough how absolutely exceptional our tour from our great driver ( sorry don’t remember his name) to Francesco who was superb in every way! A personality in his own right, he not only interacted with everyone on our tour and entertained, he was...More

Thank RickA71051
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an absolutely fantastic time on our Italian Days food tour from Bologna. Our #dop evangelist Alessandro brought a level of energy, enthusiasm, and knowledge that really took the experience to a whole other level. He got to know every individual on the tour...More

Thank flyinryan19
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the highlights of my trip to Italy. Arianna, our tour guide was energetic, funny, smart, and very informative about all of the places we visited. Breakfast was just coffee, but no worries -- tons of food soon followed. There was cheese...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Stephen W
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21 August 2019|
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Response from Kay H | Reviewed this property |
Hot and Cold and absolutely delicious
Randy L
20 April 2019|
Response from Haley M | Reviewed this property |
All destinations are in the county of Modena
Sharon S
17 April 2019|
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Response from funtimetravel | Reviewed this property |
If memory serves me correctly, we returned to our hotel aprox. 5- 5:30 p.m. It is a very full day ! Full, but well worth it !!
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