Private Florence to Bologna and Modena Day Trip

Private Florence to Bologna and Modena Day Trip

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Embark on an exclusive Private Day Trip from Florence to Bologna and Modena, uncovering Emilia Romagna's hidden gems.
During this Modena Tour, you will be able to delight in a local vinegar farm visit, learning balsamic vinegar making, and relax while savoring tastings with a farmer's snack. Explore Modena's famed Albinelli market with so many wonderful pieces to find, Pavarotti's legacy, and the nearby Ferrari factory. Conclude your day trip from Florence to visit Bologna too, the city of gelato and foodie heaven. Discover Italy's culinary and cultural treasures on this unforgettable journey

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10 hours

Private Florence to Bologna and Modena Day Trip

From: 175.00

Duration: 10 hours

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Included in your Private Florence to Bologna and Modena Day Trip
  • Enjoy the company of an English-speaking driver-escort, knowledgeable about the region's history, culture, and cuisine
  • Travel in a luxury AC Mercedes vehicle or similar
  • Seamless transportation with pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation in Florence
  • Visit a local balsamic vinegar farm for a tour, tasting, and a “farmer's snack” featuring cold cuts, Parmesan cheese, and Lambrusco wine
  • Up to 2 hrs stopover in Bologna where you'll enjoy free time to wander around the town
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All the Highlights in the Florence to Modena and Bologna Day Tours
Embark on an off-the-beaten-path adventure with this day trip from Florence to Bologna and Modena, exploring the enchanting towns and indulging in a Bologna food tour from Florence.
Discover the region home of the Ferrari factory, Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, Lambrusco wine, and the world's oldest university, Bologna University.

Journey in Style in your Bologna and Modena Day Tour
Journey in style with private transportation, as a local expert private driver-escort in an air-conditioned Mercedes (or similar make) vehicle as you visit the emblematic towns of Modena, Luciano Pavarotti's hometown, and Bologna, a foodie paradise and birthplace of the ice-cream university.
The tour culminates with a visit to a local vinegar farm, complete with tastings of exquisite balsamic vinegar labels during your Modena Italy balsamic vinegar tour.

How you will travel during your Florence to Modena and Bologna Day Trip
Your Parmesan and balsamic vinegar tour in Modena and in the Emilia Romagna region begins with pick-up at the hotel for your accommodation in Florence. As you travel comfortably towards Emilia, your English-speaking driver-escort will provide engaging commentary en route, sharing stories about the region's history, culture, and culinary traditions.
Along the way, you'll have some free time and the opportunity to admire the picturesque countryside, dotted with vineyards, olive tree groves, and charming villages.

Modena balsamic vinegar tour
The first stop is a local balsamic vinegar farm near Modena, where you'll be greeted by the owners who will share their passion for vinegar-making.
Learn about the intricate production process, including the various types of grapes used and the significance of the wooden barrels in which the vinegar is aged. Experience a guided tasting of various aged balsamic vinegars, each with its unique flavor profile.

Enjoy a Balsamic and Parmesan tasting in Modena
Savor a traditional farmer's snack, featuring a selection of cold cuts, cheeses, and Lambrusco wine, providing a delightful introduction to all the sights and flavors of Emilia Romagna during your Bologna tasting tour.

What is featured in the Modena Tours
The Emilia Romagna food tour continues with a stop in Modena, famous for Italian sports cars, the Enzo Ferrari Museum, and as the hometown of Maestro Luciano Pavarotti.
During your Modena day trip, stroll through Piazza Grande and Piazza della Torre, admire art at the Torre Ghirlandina, and explore the UNESCO-listed Modena Cathedral with its stunning Romanesque architecture.
Sample local "tigelle," a typical bread served with meat, cheese, or pesto, at a traditional eatery.

Your Bologna Day Tour continues
In the afternoon, conclude your Bologna day trip and Bologna food tour from Florence in the city center, known as “la dotta, la rossa e la grassa”
Home to the world's oldest university and a world-renowned foodie hub, explore the city's many porticoes, which provide an impressive 38 kilometers of covered walkways, perfect for a leisurely stroll.
Admire Piazza Maggioreand the two towers: Garisenda and degli Asinelli, iconic symbols of the city center.
Visit the Quadrilatero food market, an area rich with food shops and eateries offering traditional Bolognese dishes. Sip Pignoletto wine, a local favorite, at a charming enoteca, and indulge in pistachio gelato.

Customize your Florence to Modena and Bologna Day Trip with additional tour options
This unforgettable private tour to Bologna and Modena also offers the opportunity to visit a Parmesan cheese factory during a Bologna Parmesan cheese factory tour or a Modena Parmesan tour, where you'll witness the traditional cheesemaking process and sample various ages of Parmesan cheese. Alternatively, car enthusiasts can indulge in food and in a Ferrari tour in Bologna.
For those interested in a wine tasting tour in Modena or Bologna, there are options to include visits to local wineries.
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  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees if applicable

Maps and Flags Meeting Point

Private Pick-Up in your Florence centrally located hotel
This Florence to Modena and Bologna day trip departs & returns from and to your hotel in Florence

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Bologna and Modena Day Trip Accessibility
This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. However, please contact us directly, and we will be happy to accommodate your needs with alternative routes or customized itineraries.

Additional important information for your day trip from Florence to Modena and Bologna
Tour operates rain or shine, ensuring a memorable experience regardless of the weather.
Please wear comfortable footwear as this tour involves a lot of walking, including cobblestone streets and uneven surfaces in historic areas.
Dress in layers appropriate for the season and weather conditions, as outdoor temperatures may vary during the day trip. Don't forget sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat during the warmer months to protect yourself from the sun.
Bring a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated throughout the tour. There will be opportunities for restroom breaks and refreshment stops during the tour.
The tour is designed at a leisurely pace, allowing time to explore and soak in the local atmosphere. As a private tour, you can expect a more intimate and personalized experience.

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