Itinerary: Emilia Romagna (Bolgona, Modena, Parma), Italy

Itinerary: Emilia Romagna (Bolgona, Modena, Parma), Italy

November 2019

Emilia Romagna – Bologna, Modena, and Parma, Italy

Emilia Romagna is a powerhouse of DOP products – “Protected Designation of Origin” that certifies the products are locally grown/produced and maintain a certain level of quality that only the DOP designation can guarantee. To name a few hits, balsamic vinegar, culatello, prosciutto, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese all stem from this region. We already explored balsamic vinegar so we were looking forward to checking off a few more of them off our list. While Bologna is just a portion of the Emilia Romagna, it is a great hub to explore the many offerings of the region for day trips out to Modena and Parma.

Activity Food
Tuesday Night Flight to Milan
Wednesday Morning Train to Modena
Afternoon Train to Bologna  Hosteria Giusti

Bloom Naturalmente Gelato

Evening Explore Bologna  Sfoglia Rina 

Cremeria Cavaur 

Thursday Morning Train to Parma

ParmaLook Food Tours – Parmigiano  Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma 

Afternoon Trattoria al Trabunale 

Ciacco Lab 

Evening Train to Bologna

Chocolate Festival

Christmas market

La Fastuchera


Friday Morning Churches and Piazzas  Pappare
Afternoon Pasta Risotto Bologna – Pasta making class 
Evening The Archiginnasio – Anatomy Theatre and Stabat Mater Lecture hall

The Two Towers 

Alma Mater School

Creamera Cavaur 

Osteria del Sole 

Trattoria da Me 

Saturday Morning Train to Milan
Afternoon Duomo


Evening Starbucks Reserve Roastery

Explore Milan

I Mori
Sunday Morning Flight home 

Read the full trip details here!

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