It includes the Farmers Market
Having been the capital for 3 different prominent Empires, Modena has accumulated layers of cultural influences that can be find in both its art expression and the food specialties of this quiet and fascinating town.
Our fully qualified English- speaking tour guide is an art and history expert as well as a good connoisseur of food traditions and wine tasting, during our 3-hours small group walking tour you will be led at the discovery of the history and secrets of the city, you will talk to local food makers and taste their works.
Modena is a quiet off the beaten place, the city center is pedestrian-friendly and is not overcrowded, it is the ideal town to enjoy a leisurely walk learning about art and treating your palate with the most delicious food and wines, our professional English-speaking tour guide will guide you at the discover of the mosaics fine art of the city, this is the only place in Italy where you can admire the startling byzantine art and architecture.
Enjoy the beauty of the finest Byzantine mosaics of the: Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Arian Baptistry, Basilica of Sant'Apollinare, Mausoleum of Theodoric, Basilica of San Vitale; just from the city centre you will enter the so called “silent area”: the area is dedicated to the memory and cult of the Supreme Poet Dante Alighieri, he chose this beautiful quiet town to spend the last years of his life to complete the incredible Divine Comedy.
While wandering the city marvel you will taste the most amazing local food: piadina with prosciutto and squacquerone (ham and fresh cheese); the king of the local cuisine is undoubtedly the homemade pasta, made with fresh eggs and served with rich meat sauces, you will taste cappelletti,tagliatelle and passatelli; then let's try Brisighella oil; some local catch of the day, Teodora’s cake, dedicated to the empress of Byzantium, and much more!
All finely paired with regional wines.This region, in fact, is also famous for the winery, from the white Trebbiano to the red Sangiovese be sure you will taste all the best local wines.
In more than 5 stops you will taste all the most delicious local specialties ending with a strong and energetic real Italian espresso coffee!
Important: at time of booking, please, inform us about any food allergy or restriction. This tour is not suitable for vegetarian diet, vegan, gluten- or dairy-free diets
Inclusions - English speaking professional tour guides - Food and beverages - Small group walking tour
Exclusions - Gratuities (optional) - Additional food and beverages - Hotel pickup and drop-off and transportation to/from attractions --
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