Day 1Bologna Arrival and private transfer from the Bologna airport or train station to a Farmhouse in the countryside. Lunch and guided tour of the city center. Dinner with typical dishes from Emilia.
Day 2Food Valley Parma - Reggio Emilia – Modena. Full day excursion to visit some of the best Emilia food producers:
Langhirano - Prosciutto di Parma production plant and food tasting Reggio Emilia - Parmigiano Reggiano Dairy with explanation of the production cycle Modena – Acetaia (vinegar loft) and the aging process of traditional balsamic vinegar.
Day 3Cooking Class and Ferrara Morning cooking class: how to make tagliatelle and tortellini - 3 hours. Lunch at the Farmhouse. Afternoon transfer to Ferrara and guided tour of the city center, a wonderful example of Renaissance urban planning that preserves its historic center intact and, since 1995, included in Unesco’s World Heritage Program. Dinner at a Ferrara restaurant.
Day 4Dozza Medieval Village Transfer to Dozza Imolese. Guided tour of the 13th Century medieval village and castle; visit to the the Emilia Romagna regional enoteca. Typical lunch in a restaurant in Dozza. Afternoon transfer to Bologna and end of program.