It includes the Cathedral and the Castle
Modena is a little town located on the via Emilia, the famous Roman road that stretches across northeast of Italy, it became one of the most important area in Italy when the d’Este family moved their powerful dukedom here in 1598; urbanely it is characterized by flat circular routes, the pace of life is slow and relaxed, this is the ideal place for a leisure night tour.
At dusk the noisy crowds of tourists and passers-by is gone, locals hits the streets to meet up enjoying a glass of wine, let’s mingle with them to enjoy this charming little town and its beauties, there is no better place to start discovering Modena then unravel its Roman origin at the open-air archeological park “Novi Stad” park, we will walk on an original roman road, surrounded by 2000 years old necropolis and buildings.
Just at a short distance from here let’s immerse in the heart of the historical center entering the lively Pomposa square, get your camera ready, the beautiful church of Santa Maria della Pomposa is worth more than a good picture, this is a magical open-air arena surrounded by unusual views, ancient palazzos and tiny streets.
Following a maze of backstreets and narrow alleyways we will reach the heart of the city, Piazza Grande, here we will venture among the historical palazzos and monuments, the Ghirlandina, the Duomo and the Town Hall, masterpieces of architecture and history.
Just near-by let’s admire the Ducal Palace of Modena , this suggestive place has a long and fascinating story, it’s destination changed many times over the centuries, between the XVII and the XIX Centuries it has been home of the Este Court, currently it hoses the most prestigious Italian Military Academy.
During our 3 hours small group tour our fully certified English-speaking tour guide will lead you at the discovery of the beauties of Modena!
Modena is city of art, quality food, peculiar wines, famous sport cars and bel canto, we specifically design this evening tour to allow our customer to experience the charming city of Modena when the city is at its best, free of busy crowds, open to beauties and entertainments, Modenese people are lively and welcoming, we will mix with them enjoying a special night in this hidden gem of northern Italy.
- English speaking professional tour guides
- Small group walking tour (max 14 participants)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off and transportation to/from attractions --
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