Private Modena Cultural Gems Half-Day Trip: Tastings & Highlights with a Local

Hop on your local host's car and embark on a picturesque journey through Italy's countryside. A day trip to Modena must have a Balsamic Vinegar (...)

Book your activity now



5.5 million

travelers in 2015

#1 distributor of train tickets and rail passes

We’ve been by the side of more happy travelers every year as rail’s popularity continues to grow.

Learn more



The simplicity of one-stop-shopping

The most complete European train travel offerings including train tickets, rail passes and activities.

Learn more


years of rail travel experience

European experts

We’ve made train travel easy and accessible throughout Europe for over 75 years.

Learn more

Overview Location: Bologna, Italy
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Acetaia di Giorgio, Via Sandro Cabassi 67, 41123, Modena Italy

Discover how Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is produced since ages at a family-run business. Smell and taste their balsamic and discover why Modena is known for this product

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Grande, 41121, Modena Italy

See Modena's major square, a UNESCO heritage site

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Palazzo Comunale di Modena, Piazza Grande, 41100, Modena Italy

Discover the history of the city through frescos inside the historical rooms of the Palazzo Comunale

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Duomo di Modena, Corso Duomo, 41121, Modena Italy

Admire a medieval Cathedral with marble carved gates

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Mercato Albinelli, Via Luigi Albinelli 13, 41121, Modena Italy

Go to a Belle Epoque covered food market where you can enjoy tastings of different fresh produces

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Sinagoga, Piazza Mazzini, 41121, Modena Italy

Explore the narrow alleys of an ancient Jewish Ghetto and find Piazza Mazzini and the Jewish Synagogue

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Palazzo Ducale, Piazza Roma 15 visitabile nei weekend con ModenaTur, 41121, Modena Italy

Check out the ancient Palace of the Este family, in Piazza Roma, where you can find one the city's hidden gems: the prestigious Military Academy

Duration: 20 minutes

What you can expect Hop on your local host's car and embark on a picturesque journey through Italy's countryside. A day trip to Modena must have a Balsamic Vinegar tasting, and this experience takes you to meet a family that has been on the balsamic business for generations. Discover how Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is produced and enjoy a tasting of their product.

Ciao Modena! Explore the ancient Roman city and see its highlights unfold before your eyes. From Modena's city square and the Palazzo Comunale historical rooms, where you can find frescos detailing the history of the city, to its stunning Cathedral and its marble carved gates.

Feeling hungry? Make your way to Modena's oldest covered market and one of the most beautiful markets in Italy. This Art Nouveau gem holds inside rows of fresh produces that you can try. Get recommendations from your local host and discover the flavors of traditional Italy.

Practical information

What's inside

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private tour
  • Snacks - Tasting local products at the market
  • Balsamic Vinegar tasting
  • Local guide

What's NOT inside

  • Food and beverages not listed as inclusions
  • Hotel pick-up

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Departure point:

Piazza XX Settembre, 2, 40121 Bologna BO, Italy


4 hours 30 minutes


See Availability

Return details:

Returns to original departure point