Situated along the most glamorous street of Bologna, I Portici Hotel Bologna spreads for 5 floors of the ancient Palazzo Maccaferri and is a 4-star luxury hotel with 89 bedrooms and 3 exclusive and prestigious suites. The Ristorante I Portici, directed by chef Agostino Iacobucci, has been awarded the prestigious Michelin Star.
On the hills around Bologna, in the Park of the Abbey of Monteveglio, Corte d’Aibo is an ancient farm in which organic cultivations are practiced and wine is produced. Its restaurant is very famous for the quality of the raw materials and the tasting of its own wines. The agriturism offers 12 comfortable rooms.
VISIT TO THE OLDEST PRODUCER OF BALSAMIC VINEGAR IN THE WORLD
Giusti, in Modena since 1605, is the oldest and most awarded producer of balsamic vinegar in the world, with its 600 centuries-old and valuable barrels. After a visit to the old ageing rooms and the Family Museum, enjoy the free tasting of Giusti’s best balsamic and incredibly scented vinegars, aged for many years in wooden casks.
Located near Modena, the agricultural food company Hombre produces organic Parmigiano Reggiano and was the first company to indicate the number of the original cheese wheel on the label of each slice. A high-quality product to be tasted free in its place of production, after visiting the company.
CARS, MOTORBIKES, ENGINES AT THE PANINI COLLECTION
Established as a result of the passion of Umberto Panini, in a building that resembles an old, early 20th century train station, the museum houses 40 Maserati cars, 90 motorbikes, 20 tractors, chassis and engines. In addition to the museum, located within the Hombre property, you can also book a visit to the company
Since January 2014 Ferrari has had two complementary and synergic museums: alongside the classic Maranello museum, which presents today’s Ferrari, there is the MEF in Modena, built around the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari.