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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) Meeting point: 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 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   Rate: Full price: € 153,00 p/person Reduced price: € 90,00 p/person (children 4-12 y.o.)  Free: under 4 The sales of the services is managed by Bologna Welcome Incoming Travel Agency 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 Tickets to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, Museum of Lamborghini and Museum of Pagani Guided tour at Lamborghini and Pagani factories Light lunch in a restaurant with drinks included Skilled guide (with a group of minimum 7 people) Rate: Full price: € 298.00 p/person Reduced price: € 124.00 p/person (children 6-14 y.o.) Children under 6 years old not admitted Cancellation policy: Cancellation rules will be communicated upon reservation.

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Le due Torri – Book your visit to the Torre degli Asinelli

The Asinelli tower will reopen from June 3rd 2020   VISIT SAFELY: SEE HERE THE INFORMATION ACCESS Visit the Asinelli Tower, the taller of the two sisters: 97.2m high, leaning a noticeable 1.3° off-centre. It was built between 1109 and 1119 as a symbol of grandeur for the family by the same name. It then passed into the hands of the municipality the following century. The tower was a lookout and defensive stronghold. Its military purpose is evidenced by the lower loggia, also called rocchetta or mini fortress, that was built around the square base in 1488 as headquarters for the tower’s sentinels. Bologna is an extraordinary city and the Tower is its beating heart. The view from atop the Torre Asinelli is breathtaking, and the journey upwards is unique and unforgettable.  Ready? Meeting point: Piazza di Porta Ravegnana - Tower entrance Included: Introductory pamphlet about the Tower visit Access to the Tower Rate: Full price: € 5,00 p/person Reduced price: € 3,00 p/person (under 12 and over 65; school trips; university students; groups of minimum 20 people; Card Musei Metropolitani holders) Free for Bologna Welcome Card EASY and PLUS holders; disabled people and helpers; authorized touristic guides; leaders of groups of minimum 20 people; children under 4 years old Note: Unaccompanied minors (under 18) are not allowed in the Tower The sales of the services is managed by Bologna Welcome Incoming Travel Agency Cancellation policy: If you cancel or modify your booking at least 1 hour before the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel later, you will be charged the entire price of the tour. Note:  Visitors are invited to show up at the Tower as punctually as possible with respect to the timeslot selected, so as to avoid gatherings.

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Chiusa di Casalecchio di Reno: the source of Bologna waterways

Can you imagine Bologna as a city of water, crossed by a system of canals? It isn’t easy nowadays, is it? Nevertheless, there’s a place where you can go backwards in time and discover the most ancient hydraulic artifact in Europe still in use, the Chiusa di Casalecchio.  In the year 2000 the site was included in the list of UNESCO 2000-2010 Heritage Messengers Programme as a symbol of the culture of peace in favour of young people. During the thematic guided tour, you will walk above the sixteenth century walkway, probably designed by Jacopo Barozzi, called Vignola, who was one of the most important Italian Renaissance architects. You will also experience from up close the majestic dam, whose ramp is 160 m long, 35 m wide and 8 m high, and find out how Bologna became a city of water in the Middle Ages. Meeting point: Gate of Chiusa di Casalecchio Via Porrettana 187 40033, Casalecchio di Reno (BO) Rate: Full price: € 8.00 p/person Reduced price: € 5.00 p/person (children 6-12 y.o.) Free: under 6 The sales of the services is managed by Bologna Welcome Incoming Travel Agency Cancellation policy: If you cancel at least 1 day in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel later, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. Note: The meetup is always 15 minutes before the visit starts. Meeting point is at the gate of Chiusa di Casalecchio, Via Porrettana 187, in Casalecchio di Reno. It can be reached from Bologna with the following tper lines: n. 20 (Stop Casalecchio Porrettana Canale/Casalecchio Chiusa), 89 (Stop Casalecchio Porrettana Canale), 92 (Stop Casalecchio Chiusa), 94 (Stop Casalecchio Chiusa). It is suggested to wear comfortable walking shoes. Children must be well attended.

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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! Schedule: 7:00am pick-up 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!!! 5:30pm 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: Single price: €150 p/person The sales of the services is managed by Bologna Welcome Incoming Travel Agency Cancellation policy: If you cancel 48 hours 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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Tour of Teatro Comunale di Bologna

Discover the prestigious Teatro Comunale di Bologna on a one-hour guided tour of one of the most enchanting places of the “UNESCO Creative City of Music”. A local guide will illustrate the history of the theatre which is inextricably intertwined with that of the city. You will visit one of the oldest theatres in Italy with enchanting rooms where you can soak in the magic of the performing world such as foyer Rossini, the area below the stalls, Sala Bibiena, renowned for its perfect acoustics, and the stage, the secret place of every theatrical performance.   Meeting point: Teatro Comunale di Bologna Largo Respighi, 1 - 40126 Bologna  Included: Italian/English speaking specialised guide Entrance to the Teatro Comunale Rate: Full price: € 8,00 p/person Reduced price: €5,00 p/person (Under 30) The sales of the services is managed by Bologna Welcome Incoming Travel Agency   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.

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Taste tour Parmigiano Reggiano dairy, cooking class, homemade lunch, farm winery

A tasting tour to discover authentic flavors: you will see up close how Parmigiano Reggiano is made, the processing and maturing of this fine cheese, in a traditional cheese factory on the mountains; you will take part in a cooking class; you will have lunch with the excellences of the territory and you will discover the recipes of the mountain cuisine; you will watch the milling of grain in an old water mill and taste the delicacies freshly baked; you will end the day with a wine tasting experience of excellent organic wine in a local winery. A comfortable minivan, an expert tour leader will be part of your food experience, in which every dish excites your taste buds.

Marzabotto, Etruscan town and Monte Sole: between history and memory

An itinerary will allow you to discover one of the most suggestive and interesting places of the Bolognese Apennines. A visit to the Parish Church of San Lorenzo, where the perfection of Romanesque architecture can be seen in all its splendor; a walk along the Reno river, one of the most important waterways in the region; the Air Museum, where you are able to discover the remains of the ancient Etruscan city of Kainua; the Historical Park of Monte Sole, an enchanting nature reserve and a symbol of the Italian history; the solemn Memorial to the Civilian Fallen, a monument to memory.

Rocchetta Mattei and old villages

A daily itinerary will allow you to discover some of the artistic excellences of the Bolognese Apennines. A walk inside La Scola village, where time seems to have stopped; a visit to the Montovolo Sanctuary, where religion meet history; the spectacular scenery of the Sasso di Vigo; the amazing beauty of Rocchetta Mattei, a mysterious castle with an exotic style. A wonderful fling to be flung, accompanied by an expert guide, without giving up an excellent lunch with local products.