Explore Bologna and Emilia Romagna's most luxurious and special food and wine roads on this super premium, private tour

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Overview of Emilia Romagna Food & Wine Tour

Beautiful Bologna is located in the Italian region of Emilia Romagna, a mythical destination for foodies and home to such culinary treasures as Balsamic Vinegar (Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena & Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Reggio Emilia), Culatello and Parma ham, Parmigiano cheese, Vignola cherries, Tortellini pasta, Mortadella, and extra virgin Brisighella olive oil. Gastronomy is so important here that the region is called the “Food Valley.” Gourmet travelers arrive like gastro-pilgrims to the region’s producers and top Michelin-starred restaurants like Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana (winner of the World’s Best Restaurant Award).

Apart from the extraordinary food culture, Emilia Romagna is also the cradle of iconic names in Italian culture, including Luciano Pavarotti, Enzo Ferrari, Ducati, Maserati, Lamborghini, Bernardo Bertolucci, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Arturo Toscanini- to name a handful. While the beautiful art cities of Bologna, Parma, and Modena are well-known gems for architectural treasures, Unesco-protected heritage, and cuisine, the countryside, and smaller towns in this area are still a best-kept secret in Italy and offer a very authentic experience. The landscape in the wine country here is some of the most idyllic and unspoiled in Italy. Manicured vineyards blanket the hills, punctuated by castles, abbeys, and tidy farms. The setting makes you feel like you have gone back in time.

We designed this delicious, luxurious itinerary, taking in the best food, wine-tasting activities, and the most extraordinary and unique locations like the world’s largest labyrinth! You will sleep in luxurious, beautiful villas in the countryside, enjoying privacy and manicured grounds. Your adventure begins in Parma province, the birthplace of Giuseppe Verdi and the namesake of its famous cured hams and cheese. Carry on to Bologna, exploring Modena’s “aceitaias,” the surprisingly fabulous Lambrusco wine country (top producers Chiarli and Cantina della Volta), and dining at Francescana at Maria Luigia. You will marvel at the gorgeous hamlet of Castelvetro di Modena!

There will be a few more days of private wine tastings at top estates like Umberto Cesari, Condé, and Noelia Ricci. An exclusive masterclass in Emilia Romagna wines will be organized for you in a castle in the adorable hamlet of Dozza. Taste excellent examples of what Sangiovese, Pignoletto, and Albana grapes can taste like in this fascinating wine region.

Enroute to the unique, tiny, and ancient Republic of San Marino, you will follow the footsteps of Federico Fellini in Rimini, learn how to make homemade pasta, indulge in a Michelin-starred seafood extravaganza right on the beach, and visit one of the most spectacular castle fortress complexes in Italy. On this luxurious Mercedes chauffeured private tour, let us show you the best food, wine, and countryside in Emilia Romagna!

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Luxury Transportation: Enjoy the Comfort of a Chauffeured Mercedes
  • VIP tour and tastings: in Top Wineries
  • Gourmet Experience: Unforgettable Michelin-starred Dining, Balsamic Vinegar Tasting, Food Tours, Cooking Class
  • Luxurious Accommodation: Historic and Palatial Villa Hotels
  • Fabulous Excursions: Including Private Tours of Bologna, Parma, San Marino; Villages of Dozza, Castelvetro di Modena, Gradara and Lamborghini & Italian Icon Cars

Unveiling Your Customized Emilia Romagna Adventure: Explore Your Tailored Itinerary

  1. Arrival airport/hotel - Fontanellato - Parma – Roncolo – Modena

    Majestic Parma Town
    Majestic Parma Town

    Welcome to Italy's Greatest Gastronomic Treasure- Emilia Romagna

    • Ultra Luxury Villa Hotel
    • Food Tour Lunch Tastings, Dinner with wines
    • Private Chauffeured Mercedes
  2. Modena – Castelvetro di Modena – Bomporto – Modena

    Michelin-starred dining at Osteria Francescana
    Michelin-starred dining at Osteria Francescana

    Lambrusco Wine Country

    • Ultra Luxury Villa Countryside Hotel
    • Full Breakfast, Wine Tastings, Dinner with wines
    • Private Chauffeured Mercedes
  3. Modena – Sant'Agata Bolognese - Bologna – Castel San Pietro Terme - Dozza - Forlì hills

    Food market in Bologna
    Food market in Bologna

    Lamborghini /Pavarotti, Bologna Food Tour, Wine Trails

    • Private Villa on Wine Resort
    • Full Breakfast, Food Tour Lunch Tastings, Wine Tastings
    • Private Chauffeured Mercedes
  4. Forlì hills – Forlimpopoli – Fiumana di Predappio – Forlì hills

    Making Pasta at Casa Artusi
    Making Pasta at Casa Artusi

    Cooking Experience and Fine Wines of Romagna

    • Private Villa on Wine Resort
    • Full Breakfast, Cooking Class Lunch with wines, Wine Tastings
    • Private Chauffeured Mercedes
  5. Forlì hills – Rimini – Castle of Gradara – San Marino – Forlì hills

    San Marino
    San Marino

    Federico Fellini's Footprints

    • Private Villa on Wine Resort
    • Full Breakfast, Michelin starred lunch with wines
    • Private Chauffeured Mercedes
  6. Forlì hills – Bologna airport or next port of call

    Buon Viaggio!
    Buon Viaggio!

    Buon Viaggio!

    • none
    • Full Breakfast
    • Private Chauffeured Mercedes

REVIEWS OF EMILIA ROMAGNA FOOD & WINE TOUR

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If you would like us to customize an exclusive luxury tour, contact us and let us know your travel plans. We offer luxury food and wine tours for private groups of a mininium two guests. In addition, all of our private, chauffeured tours are available year-round upon request.

Cellar Tours Private Luxury Food & Wine Tours

Cellar Tours

Welcome to Cellar Tours, the premier Luxury Travel Specialist since 2003. Our goal is to provide you with the ultimate food and wine vacation experience, with exclusive Mercedes chauffeured tours that showcase the best of local cuisine and wines.

Our team specializes in crafting bespoke, custom-designed vacations, events, and incentives tailored to your unique tastes and preferences. Travel is not just about seeing new places - it's about creating unforgettable memories and indulging in the finer things in life.

As members of Slow Food, OTAVA (Travel Agency Association in Spain), and the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals), we promote sustainable tourism and support local communities. We work closely with top-rated hotels, restaurants, and wineries to provide you with the highest level of service and attention to detail.

Whether you're planning a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a corporate retreat, let Cellar Tours be your guide. With our passion for food and wine, extensive knowledge of local culture, and dedication to exceptional customer service, we're confident we can exceed your expectations.

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