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BOLOGNA WINE TOUR:

Immerse yourself in the aromas and flavours of wine thanks to a tour of the Umberto Cesari winery and visit the Medieval town of Dozza to discover its small yet charming centre and its Rocca. The tour starts from Bologna's city centre on City Red Bus. Thanks to a guided tour, you can discover the vineyards, wine-production area and main building of the company with its magnificent bottle cellar. At the end of the visit, enjoy 3 wines paired off with typical local products. The tour will continue with a free visit of the old town of Dozza on a discovery of its unique murals and Medieval Rocca home to the Enoteca Regionale.   HIGHLIGHTS Enjoy a selection of 3 “Umberto Cesari” wines and visit the cellar and vineyards Explore Dozza, one of the most beautiful towns in Italy Return to Bologna with City Red Bus RATE FULL PRICE: €52.00 p/person CONCESSIONS 6-18 yo: €26 p/person FREE under 6 yo   WHEN: Every Friday from March 20th to July 31st and from September 4th to October 30th TIMETABLE: 2.40 pm City Red Bus stop - San Pietro (in front of Hotel Majestic)  2.45 pm  City Red Bus stop - Piazza Maggiore  2.50 pm City Red Bus stop - Piazza Malpighi  3.00 pm City Red Bus stop - Central Station (Viale Pietramellara 63/a)  3.45/4.00 pm arrival at Umberto Cesari and tour of the vineyards, wine-production area, bottle cellar and tasting of 3 wines with typical products. 5.30 pm transfer for Dozza 5.45 arrival at Dozza and visit of the Rocca Sforzesca 7 pm departure from Dozza 8 pm arrival in Bologna LENGTH: 5 hours LANGUAGE: Italian / English MEETING POINT: 2.40 pm City Red Bus stop - San Pietro (in front of Hotel Majestic)  2.45 pm  City Red Bus stop - Piazza Maggiore  2.50 pm City Red Bus stop - Piazza Malpighi  3.00 pm City Red Bus stop - Central Station (Viale Pietramellara 63/a) INCLUDED: Return transfer from Bologna to Cantina Umberto Cesari and Dozza Tour of the vineyards, wine-production area and bottle cellar at the Umberto Cesari winery Tasting session of 3 local wines and typical local products Entry ticket to the Rocca Sforzesca in Dozza Full time tour leader NOT INCLUDED: Anything not listed in the "Included" section CANCELLATION POLICY: Free cancellation up to 48 hour before the start of the tour, 100% of the price will be charged after then Please cancel sending an e-mail to incoming@bolognawelcome.it NOTES: Other beverages will be served instead of wine to under-age participants.

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Ducati experience, Museum & Factory

Ducati lovers, we want you! If you never miss a race on TV, if you can recite the specs of every Ducati model and, especially, if you’d do ANYTHING to get inside the Ducati factory to understand how a dream is built: this tour is for you! Discover Ducati’s glorious history, its unparalleled tradition that's a combination of innovation, Italian style and victory since 1926.   HIGHLIGHTS Private chauffeured car transfer  See the factory where the world-famous sport bikes are made Visit the Ducati museum and get an inside look at what cyclers' dreams are made of WHEN: Every Friday from April 3rd to December 18th excluding: - Friday 1st May - Every Friday in August - Friday 4th September - Friday 25 September TIMES: 02:30pm, pick-up from Taxi stop – Via Ugo Bassi, 1, 40121 Bologna BO and transfer to the Factory and Museum Ducati 03:00pm, free Ducati Museum visit 03:30pm, visit of the Ducati Factory 05:00pm, estimated return to Piazza Malpighi – Bologna LENGTH: 2h30min MEETING POINT: Taxi stop – Via Ugo Bassi, 1, 40121 Bologna BO LANGUAGES: Italian/English INCLUDED: Private car transfer with Italian/English speaking driver Guided visit tour Factory with Italian/English speaking guide Entry Museum and Factory ticket RATE: € 65.00 per person € 25.00 for children under 11 NOTES: It is MANDATORY to wear closed toe shoes during Ducati Factory visit CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel later, you will be charged the entire price of the tour.

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Lamborghini Experience

From the ultra-modern Lamborghini Museum to the prestigious boutique, home of licensed Lamborghini merchandise in the Collezione Lamborghini, followed by a tour of the "heart" of the factory: see the production lines where you can let yourself be amazed by the building of the most famous cars, right there in the House of the Raging Bull.     HIGHLIGHTS Private car with driver See where Huracàn and Aventador are built  Visit the Lamborghini Museum WHEN: Every Friday until 21 December except: - Friday 26 April - Friday 9, 16, 23, 30 August TIMES: 09:30am, pick up from Taxi stop – Via Ugo Bassi, 1, 40121 Bologna BO ​​​​​to the Factory and Museum Lamborghini 10:30am, visit of the Lamborghini Factory 11:20pm, free Lamborghini Museum visit 01:00pm, estimated return to Piazza Malpighi – Bologna LENGTH: 3h30min MEETING POINT: Taxi stop – Via Ugo Bassi, 1, 40121 Bologna BO LANGUAGES: English  INCLUDED: Private car transfer with Italian/English speaking driver Guided visit tour of the factories with English speaking guide Entry Museums and Factories tickets RATE: € 99.00 per person € 65.00 reduced from age 6 to under 14 CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel later, you will be charged the entire price of the tour.

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Discover the flavours of Emilia

A journey of discovery of Emilia Romagna through its famous flavours: balsamic vinegar, Modena ham, Parmigiano Reggiano (parmesan cheese), wines of the Bolognese hills.  This special tour will take you to local farms, factories and vineyards, where you’ll hear the stories of the regional culinary tradition, rife with loving passion for quality and excellence. And, of course, you will taste the fruits of that tradition!   HIGHLIGHTS Transfer by car  Visit the local producers and taste their specilties Lunch included   WHEN: Available all year except December 23, 24, 25, 26 and January 1st  From Monday to Saturday   LENGTH: 10h30min   LANGUAGES: English (Italian upon request)   TIMETABLE: 7:00 AM from your accomodation in the city center or in front of the Burger King of Bologna Centrale train station (Piazza Medaglie d'Oro, 6) in a confortable air conditioned minivan. Visit of a Parmigiano Reggiano cheese factory + Breakfast of Champions with coffee and Parmigiano Cheese Tastings. Visit of an Aceto Balsamico di Modena D.O.P producer + tasting of 12 years old balsamic vinegar and 25 years old balsamic vinegar. Visit of a Prosciutto di Modena D.O.P. factory + tasting of prosciutto with wine. Italian family style multi course lunch with wine pairing and a LOT OF FUN!!! 5:30 PM estimated time of arrival in Bologna   INCLUDED: Transfer in comfortable minivan with English-speaking driver Guided tour of the farms which produce ham, Parmigiano cheese, balsamic vinegar and wine and food tasting Kit visitors and breakfast inside the Parmigiano Reggiano factory  Multi-course lunch with drinks   RATE: € 150.00 per person   CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel at least 2 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel later, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.   INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS: BOLOGNA WELCOME   Piazza Maggiore 1/e - 40124 tel: +39 051 6583111 email: booking@bolognawelcome.it     ITALIAN DAYS   tel: +39 366 1838989 email: info@italiandays.it

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Food & Ferrari Tour

Live the Ferrari legend and discover three amazing Italian foods: Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese, Balsamic Vinegar and Prosciutto all in one day! Visit small family business, learn how fabulous local foods are made and enjoy delicious tastings. Visit the worldwide famous Ferrari Museum in Maranello and maybe test drive* your favourite Ferrari car! At the end of the tour, enjoy a delicious 6-course Italian lunch at a typical restaurant with homemade pasta and a selection of local wines! (*optional, at extra cost) )    INCLUDED: Pick up / drop off at fixed stops* Private minivan with professional driver Licensed tour guide Visit to a Parmesan cheese maker, with tasting  Visit to a prosciutto maker, with tasting  Visit to a producer of traditional balsamic vinegar, with tasting  Visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello (ticket and reservation included, skip the line)  6-Course gourmet lunch in a family-run restaurant with a selection of local wines     *PICK UP LIST:  You will be required to select one pick-up/drop off station at the following list reservation time. If you haven't booked your accommodation yet you can inform us later.  7:40am Aemilia Hotel; 7:50am Apple Store Bologna; 7:55am Piazza Roosevelt Bologna(at the new stand at the end of via IV Novmbre); 8:00am Grand Hotel Majetsic Già Baglioni; 8:05am I Portici Hotel; 8:15am Starhotels Excelsior Bologna; 8:25am Suite Hotel Elite.    RATE p/person: € 153.00 adults € 90.00 child from age 4 to 12  Free of charge children 0 – 3 years old    CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation rules will be communicated upon reservation.

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The Land of Motors: Ferrari, Pagani and Lamborghini

This once‐in‐a‐lifetime opportunity takes you to the sacred ground of motor sports. You’ll learn about the manufacturers, see the car museums, and visit the world’s most valuable vintage car collections. Visit the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, the Lamborghini museum and discover the Pagani factory and historical collections.    INCLUDED: Private minivan with professional driver Pick up and drop off at/to hotel Visit to the Pagani Museum and Factory Visit to the Lamborghini Museum Visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello  Tickets and reservations for all the museums and factory included in the tour Light lunch in a restaurant with drinks included Skilled guide (with a group of minimum 20 people) RATE: € 248.00 per person € 124.00 for kids aged between 6-14 years-old Children under 6 years old not admitted CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation rules will be communicated upon reservation.

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BOLOGNA TOUR CLASSIC UNIVERSITA' - S.STEFANO - GIARDINI

Discover Bologna on a guided bike tour past its most beautiful monuments and through its prettiest quarters. You can visit the city every Sunday by bike, by taking part in a 2-hour guided tour to enjoy the city while on the move. Setting off from the Bike station, you will follow a well-structured itinerary in the heart of the centre, passing through the most beautiful and enchanting districts, enjoying the architecture, smells from the markets and green areas. On this fun bike ride, you will discover all the things it would be impossible to see on foot in such a short space of time.   HIGHLIGHTS • Visit the city comfortably by bike • Soak up the atmosphere of the place in the company of a local guide • Price includes use of bike, chain lock, lights and helmet   WHEN:  Sunday 28 April to 29 September 2019 TIMES: 10 am  LENGTH:  2 hours ITINERARY:  University District, Piazza Santo Stefano, Giardini Margherita, Mercato delle Erbe, Manifattura delle Arti LANGUAGE:  Italian, English MEETING POINT:  Dynamo Bike Station, via Indipendenza 71/z INCLUDED:  Specialised tour guide; Earphones; Bike hire with chain lock, lights and helmet; Civil liability insurance RATE:  €25.00 per person  CANCELLATION POLICY:  free cancellation up to 12 hours before departure

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LIKE A LOCAL

Learn about the real Bologna with a guided tour by bike, cycling between places in the city that you would never expect to find. If you think you have already seen everything in Bologna but you would like to seek out its hidden corners and discover curiosities that only a local can tell you, then this is the tour for you! Cycling along new routes each time, every Saturday you will be guided off tourism’s beaten track to discover Bologna’s real districts. Like a true local from Bologna, you will cycle around by biga, the name for bike in dialect, in the company of local guides, past monuments, parks, buildings and street art, listening to lesser known anecdotes and unique facts that only this city can offer. HIGHLIGHTS • Visit the most authentic and fascinating places off tourism’s beaten track • Experience the city like a true Bolognese on board your “biga” • Price includes use of bike, lock chain, lights and helmet WHEN:  Saturday 27 April to 28 September 2019 TIMES: 10 am  LENGTH:  2 hours LANGUAGE:  Italian, English MEETING POINT:  Dynamo Bike Station, via Indipendenza 71/z INCLUDED:  Specialised tour guide; Earphones; Bike hire with chain lock, lights and helmet; Civil liability insurance RATE:  €20.00 per person  CANCELLATION POLICY:  free cancellation up to 12 hours before departure

BOLOGNA CUISINE COOKING LESSONS WITH THE CESARINE

mprove your culinary skills with an engaging cooking lesson with the Cesarine, guardians of the Bologna culinary heritage. A journey through flavour to discover all the secrets of the local cuisine, enjoying the great traditional dishes you will be making with your own hands. Immerse yourself in a welcoming homely atmosphere and sip some excellent wine paired off with three authentic Bologna recipes. Bring the official “Le Cesarine” apron and shopping bag home with you as a keepsake. HIGHLIGHTS Meet one of the Cesarine, guardians of Italian flavour Take part in a private cooking class at home with a Cesarina and learn how to prepare the most delicious local recipes Enjoy your creations with a glass of white or red wine among the best in the Region RATE € 145.00 per person children 0-3 y.o.: free children 4-8 y.o.: 50% discount   WHEN: Every day   TIMETABLE: Morning cooking class: 10:00 am - Afternoon cooking class 5:00 pm   LENGTH: 3 hours    LANGUAGE: Italian/English   MEETING POINT: The complete address will be provided after booking   INCLUDED: Local tax Cooking class Tasting of the 3 recipes prepared during the class Drinks (water and a glass of wine) Apron and shopping bag NOT INCLUDED: Transfer available upon request at an extra cost   RATE per person:  € 145.00 per person children 0-3 y.o.: free children 4-8 y.o.: 50% discount   CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel at least 1 day in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel later, you will be charged the entire price of the tour.   INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS: In order to provide a truly memorable experience, you will be asked the following after booking: - if you prefer the morning of afternoon class - if you have any food allergies or intolerances

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FICO TOUR

Discover FICO Eataly World in Bologna with a guided tour lasting 1 hour and a half taking you through the world’s biggest food park. You can enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience every day by touring FICO Eataly World in the company of an expert guide who will lead the way on a walk to explore all the corners of the park. You will wander around markets, restaurants and shops selling the unique products of Italian cuisine. You will visit the stalls and fields and learn how some of Italy’s excellent food and wine specialities are made by admiring artisans at work. HIGHLIGHTS Find out how the finest Italian food and wine specialities are made Visit the stables with the farm animals and the fields with over 2000 tree and plant species Explore the largest farm and food park in the world WHEN: Every day   TIMETABLE: First slot: 11 am Second slot: 3 pm Third slot: 5 pm (Saturday and Sunday only)  LENGTH: 1 hour and 30 minutes LANGUAGE: Italian and English MEETING POINT: Fico Eataly World Reception Point (via Paolo Canali 8, Bologna) INCLUDED: - Italian/-English-speaking certified guide - Audio guides for all participants RATE: Full-price ticket: €15 per person 7-12 years: €10.50 per person 0-6 years: free CANCELLATION POLICY: Free cancellation up to 48 hours before departure time

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Towers Tour

Prestigious and powerful, the medieval towers of Bologna keep watch from their perch above the rooftops, silently witnessing the passage of centuries. These iconic remains of times past, some still very present and others just ghosts, now tell their story. Come to observe Bologna’s towers up close and discover their mysteries.  After winding our way through the checkerboard of towers and well-worn passages through the city center, we’ll pause to admire the view from the dizzying height of the Prendiparte Tower; at 60m, it is second only to the Asinelli Tower. From the tower’s terrace the panoramic view is undeniably stunning. HIGHLIGHTS Walking tour with a local, expert guide which will talk about: Accursi, Arengo, Scappi, Galluzzi, Carrari, Alberici, Asinelli, Garisenda, Uguzzoni, Azzoguidi, Prendiparte Reserved visit on the terrace of rocchetta of Torre Asinelli (not available April 2019 for restoration works) Access to the privately owned Prendiparte Tower  Enjoy a stunning, bird’s eye view of the city WHEN: Every Saturday From 13 April to 28 December 2019 TIMES: 3:30pm LENGTH: 2 hours  LANGUAGES: Italian/English MEETING POINT: Bologna Welcome Tourist information and incoming services point  Piazza Maggiore 1/e - 40124 INCLUDED: Skilled Italian/English speaking guide Reserved visit on the terrace of rocchetta of Torre Asinelli Entry to the Torre Prendiparte RATE: € 15.00 per person € 12.00 per child from age 5 to 12, Bologna Welcome Card holders (Visit not recommended for children under 5) CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel later, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.