Emilia Romagna is a land full of delicious flavors, fascinating culture, powerful motors and warm people.You can eat and drink like an emperor here, in the birthplace of Lasagna alla Bolognese, Tagliatelle al Ragu’, Tortellini, Balsamic Vinegar, Parmesan, Prosciutto di Parma, Piadina and get lost through Bologna photogenic Porticoes, Ravenna dazzling Mosaics, Rimini vibrant Nightlife, Ferrara Unesco Renaissance Heritage, Modena Motor Valley and Medieval well preserved Citadels.The Village Italy will guide you to discover “ON BUDGET” the most hidden gems of this surprising region without giving up “La dolce vita”.The incomparable additional benefit of being a small Travel agency is that you can find us anytime, welcoming your needs before, during and after the tour. Whether you are looking for a day tour, a small group tour or a private tailor-made holiday, we‘ll be here to exceed your expectations.
ItineraryDay 1: BolognaStop At: Via dell'Indipendenza, Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-RomagnaWelcome to Bologna! You’ll learn how to order and drink a coffee like a True Italian.Guided stroll through Via dell’ Indipendenza Porticoes, Piazza del Nettuno, San Petronio Basilica and climb Bologna symbol, “The Two Towers”.Salumificio appetizer and Wine, Balsamic Vinegar and Parmigiano Reggiano Tasting.Lunch at typical Osteria, 3 traditional homemade dishes.Guided walk through a Local VeggieFruit Market, visit the Oldest University in the World.Italian Aperitivo at Santo Stefano Square.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Lunch at typical Osteria, 3 traditional homemade dishes. • Breakfast: You’ll learn how to order and drink a coffee like a True Italian!Accommodation included: Overnight at 3 Stars Selected Accommodation in Bologna city centreDay 2: RavennaStop At: Basilica San Vitale, Ravenna, Province of Ravenna, Emilia-RomagnaMorning private vehicle to Ravenna.Check-in at Selected HotelVisit the tomb of Dante and Tamo Museum (All the adventure of Mosaics)Lunch at Typical RistoranteGuided visit of Unesco World Heritage Sites of San Vitale, Galla Placidia and Teodorico Mausoleum.Optional Aperitivo on the Beach in Marina di Ravenna (15′ by bus)Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast at Selected Accommodation • Lunch: Lunch at Typical RistoranteAccommodation included: Overnight at 3 Stars Selected Accomodation in Ravenna City CentreDay 3: Faenza - BrisighellaStop At: Rocca di Brisighella, Brisighella, Province of Ravenna, Emilia-RomagnaMorning private vehicle to Faenza.Guided visit of MIC (International Museum of Ceramic), stroll the Medieval historic centre.Pasta and Piadina Demo with Italian Chef, we’ll eat what we make!Afternoon scenographic drive to Brisighella.Check-in at Hotel, 2 hours Relax by the PoolGelato at “Carletto”, scenic walk to “Donkey Alley” and “Clock Tower”Optional dinner at “La Casetta”Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast at Selected Accommodation • Lunch: Pasta and Piadina Demo with Italian Chef, we’ll eat what we make!Accommodation included: Overnight at 3 Stars Selected Accomodation in Brisighella City CentreDay 4: BrisighellaStop At: Parco Regionale della Vena del Gesso Romagnola, Riolo Terme, Province of Ravenna, Emilia-RomagnaAfter breakfast, a private vehicle will escort us around the whole day.Enjoy a walking tour that will take you around the Regional Park “Vena del Gesso”Olive Oil Factory Guided visit and tastingLunch with a view at Local “Agriturismo”Vineyard guided visit and wine-tastingOptional dinner at “La Grotta”Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast at Selected Accommodation • Lunch: Lunch with a view at Local “Agriturismo”Accommodation included: Overnight at 3 Stars Selected Accomodation in Brisighella City CentreDay 5: Imola Fortress - Dozza - Back to BolognaStop At: Murales di Dozza, Dozza, Province of Bologna, Emilia-RomagnaAfter breakfast, we will drive following the ancient Via Emilia.Visit Imola Fortress, a superb example of fortified achitecture founded in the 13 XII CenturyLunch at Dozza, recently rated in the” Top 10 Italian villages” , where art becomes urban landscapesBack to Bologna at 4.30 PM, drop off at Train StationOptional visit to S.Luca Sanctuary, one of the Symbols of BolognaDuration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast at Selected Accommodation • Lunch: Lunch at Typical RistoranteNo accommodation included on this day.