Taste and Bike guided tour
duration: 1 day
total distance: about 46 Km
difficulty: suitable for everyone
period: daily from May to October
Set in the North of Italy and surrounded by a flourishing countryside, Emilia is a land full of delights and hidden places that can be discovered while enjoying a bike ride. Each stop of the route is aimed to make you appreciate the amazing landscapes and historical centres, the enogastronomic and automotive traditions that made Emilia famous all over the world.
The starting point is in Vignola, where the bikes will be rent to you and where you are going to visit the medieval “Rocca dei Contrari”, built on limestone rock and overhanging the river. Following the itinerary, you will continue your ride in the countryside, where you can admire little towns of medieval origin with towers and fortifications and ancient cottages typical of these areas.
In order to delight you, some stops are planned to taste some of the most known typical products of this land like Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar and genuine marmalade made with fresh local fruit. The following stop is in Maranello to visit the Ferrari Museum, where the story of the Prancing Horse is told and where, if you want, you can have the chance to drive a Ferrari. Your last stop is in front of Modena train station to return the bicycles.
- Tasting of Parmigiano Reggiano, the “Cheese King”.
- Tasting and visit to the place where authentic Balsamic Vinegar is made.
- Tasting of wines of local production and visit to a typical wine cellar.
- Tasting of fresh local fruit and marmalades at the farmer’s home and pleasant walk in the fields.
- Entrance at Ferrari Museum in Maranello.
Price per person: from € 100
The tour includes: - city bike rent and technical assistance full day – n. 4 tastings – n.1 entrance at Ferrari Museum – n.1 free sample of Modena Selection – products transporting service – expert guide of the territory English-speaking full day.
On request (for a fee): - train from Bologna railstation to Vignola – train from Modena railstation to your next destination - minivan transport from Bologna airport to Vignola – minivan transport from Modena to Bologna airport – overnight stay – luggage carriage – motor and battery eBikes rent – Ferrari test-drive.