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Day trip to Modena
Day trip to Modena
Day trip to Modena
Day trip to Modena

Bologna To Modena Day Tour

8 hours

Day trip to Modena

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, 11th-century frescoes and a splash of balsamic.

  • From 99.03 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 8 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, Bengali, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish)

Day trip to Modena
Day trip to Modena
Day trip to Modena
Day trip to Modena
Day trip to Modena
Day trip to Modena

The compact little town of Modena is packed with a historic punch, hauntingly beautiful architecture and a legacy of food-culture that make it the ideal destination for a day trip!

After a quick 30-minute train ride from Bologna, you will follow your local Bologna host through its quaint, cobbled streets, starting your day in the ancient city center (a UNESCO World Heritage Site, no less).

From there you’ll find the Piazza Grande, the 12th century Modena Cathedral and Torre Civica. Marvel at the masterful frescoes along the way (your host will point out some from the 11th century), and stop for an espresso under the elegant medieval porticos.

Modena is notable as the birthplace of Ferrari and balsamic vinegar (not that they have much to do with one another), but you’ll see signs of this proud heritage everywhere! You can even go for a balsamic vinegar tasting if you like?

Perhaps famous landmarks like the Palazzo Comunale, or maybe, you’re an art connoisseur and would like to visit the Palazzo dei Musei Gallery? Finish off your day at either a Michelin starred restaurant or a traditional osteria. Exploring is hungry work, after all.

    • Take a train with your host from Bologna to Modena, where you’ll spend the day exploring the ancient town and all its wonders
    • Amble through the medieval town center, discovering its famous landmarks, highlights, and hidden gems
    • Visit the top attractions like the Piazza Grande and Palazzo Comunale
    • Taste produce that the town is famous for, like balsamic vinegar and Lambrusco wine
    • Enjoy lunch at an authentic local eatery that suits your tastes and budget
    • Chat to your host and find out more about the heritage of Modena, as well as the famous people who have lived there
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized experience
    • A full day with a host
    • Return train tickets from Bologna to Modena
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs (apart from return train tickets)
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.


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