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Emilia Romagna Food & Wine Self Drive Tour

Emilia Romagna Food & Wine Self Drive Tour

6 Days/5 Nights From
AU$2,280 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Self-drive tourSelf-drive tour
  • Tour Code
    RSI-19-6036
6 Days/5 Nights From
AU$2,280 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Self-drive tourSelf-drive tour
  • Tour Code
    RSI-19-6036
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 5-night accommodation in 4-star hotels or historical residences in Bologna & ParmaActivityActivity 1 cooking lessonInclusionInclusion 6-day car rental with standard cover (category A)MealsMeals Daily breakfast & 2 dinners

Summary

Indulge your taste buds with authentic Italian cuisine during this exciting, 6-day self-drive tour of the Emilia Romagna region. It is home to Bologna, Italy’s food capital. You can find some of the best Italian foods in this region such as Parma ham, tortellini, Parmigiano Reggiano, lasagna, amaretti and the balsamic vinegar of Modena. Explore the cities of Bologna, Modena and Parma. Sample the regional specialties such as Culatello di Zibello cold cut, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and wines from the Colli Piacentini vineyards. Learn the secrets of Bolognese cuisine with a cooking class.

Highlights

  • Explore the region of Emilia Romagna.
  • Sampling of Slow Food Presidia products
  • Cooking lesson dedicated to Bolognese cuisine

Itinerary

Day 1, Bologna
Collect your car and drive to your hotel. Enjoy a traditional dinner of local seasonal produce from Emilia Romagna. (D)

Day 2, Bologna
Take a gourmet stroll around Bologna's historical market, “il Quadrilatero”, and do some shopping under the arches of the Piazza Maggiore Arcade. In the afternoon enjoy a cooking lesson dedicated to traditional Bolognese cuisine, followed by dinner. (B, D)

Day 3, Torrechiara – Parma
Guided walking tour of Torrechiara Castle. In the afternoon, stop at the Lamoretti Winery, situated in one of the most beautiful spots in the Parma hills. Enjoy a tasting of four wines accompanied by local produce. (B)

Day 4, Polesine Parmense
Arrive at the Antica Corte Pallavicina in Polesine Parmense in Verdi country, in honour of Giuseppe Verdi who used to live here. Walk around the structure, visit the cellars and taste the famous Culatello di Zibello cold-cut. (B)

Day 5, Modena - Bologna
Depart for Bologna and stop en route to learn about the production of the traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena. Stroll around Modena’s historical centre. (B)

Day 6, Departure
Your tour ends after breakfast.

Inclusions

  • 6-day car rental with standard cover (category A)
  • 5-night accommodation in 4-star hotels or historical residences
  • Daily breakfast & 2 dinners
    • 1 Slow Food welcome dinner at “Osterie d’Italia
    • 1 dinner after cooking class
  • 2 guided tastings Slow Food wines and/or Presidia products from the Emilia Romagna region
  • 1 cooking lesson
  • Guided tour of Castello di Torrechiara
  • Balsamic vinegar producer visit

Exclusions

  • City taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips

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