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Motor tour

THE LAND OF MOTORS TOUR
Modena, hometown of Enzo Ferrari, is a land of motors. There has always been a deep feeling between Modena province and the engines world. Within a range of only a few kilometres you'll find factories, museums and private collections dedicated to motor vehicles. We offer you an unique chance to visit this motor sites with an organized tour including private transfer, English speaking tour escort with deep knowledge of the motors world, admission fees and visit to the motorsites and, if included in the programme, a special lunch in a restaurant to discover the traditional food and wine of Modena.
.. an opportunity to seize
 
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TOUR 1
SUPER MOTOR TOUR Ferrari, Lamborghini, Ducati & Maserati
Saturday October 09     th 8.00am – 7.00pm 
Take the unique occasion of one day between the most famous motors of the world! This tour offers the opportunity to admire old and modern models, of the most famous motor houses of the world: Maserati, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Ducati will open their doors for an unforgettable visit. The tour will take you to discover the factories and the museums of Ducati and Lamborghini, to one historical private collection of Maserati in an estate just out side the doors of Modena and finally to the race track of Fiorano and the Ferrari Gallery in Maranello. A rich modenese traditional lunch is scheduled and that will be kept in an old trattoria in the country side where tortellini and tagliatelle are still made like once!!


TOUR 2 
SHORT MOTOR TOUR Ferrari & Maserati
Saturday 09 th October 2.00pm – 7.00pm 
For those who have little time to disposition but do not want to lose the occasion to admire the jewels of the Modenesi motors, an intense afternoon in visit to the more prestigious sport car houses of the world. The tour, always guided by one our guide, will carry us from Carpi to Maranello where we will visit from the outside the factory of the Ferrari, the Wind tunnel and the race track of Fiorano in order to land to the Ferrari Museum, renewed museum, repository of the myth of the house of the Cavallino. After one short visit to the store Ferrari, transfer in one estate in the campaigns out side Modena for a visit to a very unique private collection of historical Maserati and finally to the show room and Maserati factory (only external) down town in Modena. Optional dinner in one traditional trattoria where we’ll experience a true menu with plates of the modenese cousine.


TOUR 3 
COOKING CLASS AND TRADITIONAL BALSAMIC
Saturday October 09 th 8.00am – 5.00pm 

A full day dedicated to the lovers and passionate of the kitchen and to one of the products of the Italian eno-gastronomica excellence. Departure from Carpi in order to reach, in the country side of Modena, a historical acetaia of Traditional Balsamic vinegar. Guided visit with explanation of the process of production and to the cellars where are conserved the barrels in which the aging of the vinegar happens from hundred of years. Tasting of the product in the adjacent rooms and prosecution toward down town Modena where we will be engaged in an amusing session of kitchen school to the discovery of the secrets of the modenesi traditional plates. Three hours of intense job in a fully equipped kitchen inside a historical palace facing Piazza Grande and its romanic Cathedral to prepare a traditional menu: closing up of the tortelloni, Lambrusco and balsamic pork, radicchio salad with flakes of parmesan chees and balsamic vinegar. At the end of the hard work all around the table to taste the fruits of our "hard job". Wine and coffee? Included!! Amusing and extremely instructive day!! Before re-enter the hotel a nice walking through the historical porticoes of the center of Modena. Shopping is certainly allowed!!


TOUR 4
TRADITIONAL BALSAMIC VINEGAR, MODENA CENTER & FERRARI
Saturday October 09th 8.00am – 5.00pm 
Beautiful and interesting excursion in order to discover the more fascinating and characteristic aspects of the culture of the city of Modena. Departure from Carpi in the morning to discover the secrets of the centennial production of the traditional Balsamic vinegar of Modena. We will be host inside of an ancient acetaia out side the city for a guided tour where a “Maestro” will illustrate how the famous "black nectar" is obtained. To follow we will proceed for the historical center of Modena where, it accompanies to you from a guide, we will visit the Dome and the Ghirlandina, masterpieces of the Romanesque art, and the Ducale palace. Walk through the medieval center to the discoveries of pearls of the Baroque art cultural and historical inheritance of the Este family. Lunch in a typical restaurant in the center in order to taste a typical modenese menù. Early afternoon transfer to Maranello for a visit of the factory of the Ferrari and Fiorano race track (only external) and of the mythical gallery Museum where are conserved, in a museum of great suggestion, the secrets of the myth of the house of the Cavallino. Before returning to Carpi, stop over at the Ferrari’s store


TOUR 5 
BALSAMIC VINEGARD & FERRARI
Saturday October 09th 8.00am – 12.30am

Half day excursion in order to discover two of the most famous products representing the zone of Modena. We leave in the morning from Carpi for a guided visit of a traditional balsamic vinegar acetaia. The estate is located in the country side of Modena. A “master acetaio” will introduce us in the ancient and fascinated world of one of the products of the excellence of the Italian gastronomy, showing us the processes of production of Balsamic and the barrels where the black nectar is produced from hundred and hundred of years. From a myth to another... at the end of the visit transfer to Maranello where the Ferrari factory rises. We will visit from the outside the factory, the Wind Tunnel and the adjacent race track of Fiorano. To follow will be visiting Ferrari Museum, renewed museum, repository of the myth of the house of the Cavallino. Why don’t you take the opportunity to lunch in one of the local restaurant and taste a full typical menu??


TOUR 6 
SHORT MOTOR TOUR FERRARI, MASERATI & SHOPPING
Monday October 11th 8.00am – 3.00pm 
After the hard work of the Maratona what’s better than a relaxant excursion to the discovery the beauties of the territory... Departure from Carpi together with one of our expert guides toward the village of Maranello where we will visit from the outside Ferrari’s factory, the Wind tunnel and the race track of Fiorano where the Formaula 1 cars get their first tests; after this will be reaching Ferrari’s Museum, renewed museum, repository of the myth of the house of the Cavallino. After a short pit stop at the Ferrari’s store, transfer to a country side estate near Modena for a visit of one of the most interesting private collection of historical Maserati. Once admired this bunch of masterpieces will be transferred to Modena for a guided tour of the medieval city center; our guide will illustrate the history of the Romanic Cathedral dedicated to Saint Geminiano and the Piazza Grande, the main square in town. Before the lunch, which is a very suggested optional, we will have time for shopping around: visit the fashion store rather then sit down on a bar facing the square to sip and enjoy a nice cappuccino!!. Mid afternoon, return to the hotel, rail station or airport for your departure *.


TOUR 7 
SHORT MOTOR TOUR & TRADITIONAL BALSAMIC 
Friday October 8th 2.00pm – 7.30pm
For those who do not want to lose time in order to discover the beauties of the province of Modena. Board the private coach together with one of our expert guides and move toward Maranello where we will visit from the outside the Ferrari’s factory, the Wind tunnel and the race track of Fiorano where Formula 1 cars get their first tests; after this will be reaching Ferrari’s Museum, renewed museum repository of the myth of the house of the Cavallino. After one short visit at Ferrari store, transfer to a country side estate near Modena for a visit of one of the most interesting private collection of historical Maserati. Once admired this bunch of masterpieces will be transferred to a historical acetaia of Traditional Balsamic vinegar . We will be host inside for a guided tour where a “Maestro” will illustrate how the famous "black nectar" is obtained. At the end of the visit return to Carpi or join the optional dinner in a country side trattoria where will be tasting a rich menu based on a traditional modenese menu.


TOUR 8 
…WHILE ALL THE OTHERS RUN TOUR
Sunday October 10th 8.00am – 12.30pm
... while all the others run! Tour dedicated to the companions and who wants to profit of this Sunday morning... Departure from Carpi at 8,00am to reach a historical traditional balsamic acetaia located in the country side of Modena. Visit to the rooms where the barrels of traditional vinegar are conserved and demonstration of the use of the balsamic in some simple traditional recipes. Tasting of some typical products and of the recipes previously cooked accompanied by Lambrusco wine doc. To follow transfer to Panini’s family farm, where we will admire one splendid collection of historical Maserati cars. We will also have the chance to visit and to taste the splendid Biological Parmesan cheese produced inside the estate itself. At the end of the visit return to the square of Carpi in time to assist and to document the arrival of the athletes engages on the Maratona.




 




 

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