Modena and the great classics

Modena and the great classics

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Modena, one of the Italian food capitals, is the centre of an area where the greatest classics of the Italian gastronomy are produced. From an agriturismo on the hills we discover how these treasures are produced: balsamic vinegar, still aged in the attic of the houses in Modena, Parmigiano Reggiano, that can be produced only in this area, ham and other cuts, produced in farms that use an organic agricolture. These gastronomy experiences are combined with the visit of the beautiful cities of Modena Bologna. The tour ends with a captivating cooking class.

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Highlights

Program

DAY 1 – Arrival
Private minivan transfer to an agriturismo in the Modena Hills.

DAY 2 – Balsamic and Modena
Private minivan transfer and visit of an acetaia, where we discover how the “black gold” of Modena – the balsamic vinegar – is still produced with the classic ancient method. The tasting of balsamic vinegar and the story behind it is a unique experience, a flavour like no others in the world. Lunch in a tipica trattoria in Modena and visit of the city, including the beautiful Romanesque cathedral whose high belltower stands out.

DAY 3 – Ham and cheese
In the morning, visit of a diary that produces organic cheese, expecially Parmigiano Reggiano. The visit of the cheese factory also includes the maturing room, that looks like an incredible cheese-cathedral, and is followed by a tasting of Parmigiano Reggiano and its different maturations. Minivan transfer to a ham producer in the Parma hills, where we will discover how is ham produced: great ending with the final ham tasting.

DAY 4 – Bologna
Minivan transfer to Bologna, one of the Italian gastronomic capitals. Guided visit of the city combined with an exciting food tour among the many stalls and shops that characterize the city centre. Lunch in one of the most typical Bolognese trattoria and free time. In the afternoon we learn some of the most famous Italian and Emilian recipes during a captivating cooking class. Back to the agriturismo with minivan transfer.

DAY 5 – Departure
Check out and private transfer to the airport

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