This day is design for you to experience the richness and delicacies of one of the important food regions of Italy, Emilia Romagna. Your English speaking driver will pick you up in the morning from your hotel in Florence and drive you to the city of Bologna for a cooking class to learn how to make the true Italian pasta, which for the people of Bologna is consider to be a work of art, to be able to create the perfect fettucini or lasagne and tortellini. You will spend the morning here, make the pasta and of course enjoy it over lunch as well with the local wine Lambrusco before heading over to the countryside of Modena.
You will visit a private Achetaia estate where the true Balsamic vinegar is made and start your lesson on what makes this vinegar so special. You will visit their small cellar where the balsamic is aged from 6 to 25 and to 30 years. You will learn how the Italians for centuries even since the medieval times use the balsamic for different cuisine including sweet, the afternoon spend here will give you a whole new understanding on the balsamic vinegar before heading back to your hotel in Florence.