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“Bravissimo...an exceptional experience!”

Italian Days Food Experience
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Bologna Food Experience: Factory Visits with Gourmet Lunch and Wine Tasting
Ranked #1 of 38 Food & Drink in Bologna
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Owner description: Italian Days Food Experience daily FOOD TOURS. Parmigiano Reggiano factory, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, Organic Winery, Gourmet Lunch 8 courses planed on the Hills of Bologna with fantastic view on the valley..Wine Tours, Truffle Hunting,Car Museums Tour Lamborghini Ferrari Pagani
Reviewed 16 February 2017

What an outstanding experience! I cannot speak highly enough of Alessandro and his tours. Alessandro was extremely enthusiastic, knowledgeable, personable, and funny! His tour was not only enjoyable, but very educational; I will re-evaluate the way in which I shop for some of my fave products, including #parmegianoreggiano, #prosciutto, and #balsamic...#DOP for life!!! The entire tour was really great. communication seamless, punctual pick-up, and every stop provided an exceptional experience and stunning food quality, including a phenomenal lunch at a local #trattoria. Bonus points: I am a fellow tour operator: this man knows his business, and treats his guests - and tourism partners - accordingly. Bravissimo, Alessandro! Grazie mille!

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We did the Bologna/ Emilia Romanga day food experience and it was wonderful! We were picked up promptly in a Mercedes mini van by our personal driver for the day and were taken to the Parmigiano Regianno (not Parmesan!) factory where we met our guide Allesandro. Alesandro is an amazing guide and so passionate about the food of his region. We also visited Balsamic producer and Prosciutto producer. It was all fascinating and if you are a foodie you will LOVE this day. Had an amazing lunch in traditional trattoria in the hills with lovely local food and wine. Far too much food but we did our best!!! We were with our 14 year old son who also loved this day and was interested in everything and ate everything we tried. The day was well worth the money and I can't recommend highly enough. Thank you Alessandro

Thank Verity G
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Alessandro is an amazing tour guide. He is knowledgeable, energetic and funny. We saw making of Parmigiana Reggiano cheese, Balsamic vinegar and prosciutto ... and ate an awesome lunch at a restaurant with a lovely view of the Emilia-Romagna region. Totally worth the 7am meeting time!

Thank ReesieLuvsSharks
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

I found this day tour by accident; on TripAdvisor it showed up near our hotel for some reason. It was bloody well worth it. Early morning pick up right outside our hotel, no other thought or effort required. Perfect for a day's break from navigating, negotiating and making decisions.

We learned how they manufacture Parmigiano Reggiano D.O.P. before tasting some, walked through a prosciutto factory and a balsamic vinegar de Modena place, all with tastings. Then there was lunch that never ended.

The tour guide really makes the tour, as others' reviewed.

A definite recommendation and good value.

Thank g13nl0
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Meeting Alessandro Martini for the first time at 7.30 in the morning is like having a double espresso, twice in one go. He is as animated and bright as his jacket (in the photos). Only one other guest, an American lady by the name of Nancy (I think) nearly out-talked him on the trip. Alessandro runs the top-rated to-do activity in Bologna, the food capital of the italian world. This is why Tripadvisor is fast becoming the authoritative place for trustworthy travel reviews - http://www.tripadvisor.com.sg/Attraction_Review-g187801-d1462652-Reviews-Italian_Days_Food_Experience-Bologna_Province_of_Bologna_Emilia_Romagna.htmlAlessandro not only runs the best tour in town, but is extremely passionate about good, healthy food and traditional ways of preparing food. He wlll fool you into thinking the lunch he arranged is but a snack on a hilltop trattoria - it's not. Practically a buffet though not all all prepared like one. 8 thumbs up (me and the girls) and a very loud burp from me!On this tour, you will learn what D.O.P means - once you do, you'll know that, as one reviewer on Tripadvisor said, '“If you travel to Bologna/Modena and you skip this you are a dope - And I don't mean DOP!”.Along with Alessandro, his lovely wife Barbara Wiessner was 100% D.O.P. - extremely helpful and gave us many great tips for the rest of the holiday. She operates on "German minutes" , according to Alessandro, which means she's uber efficient (unlike him, i take it, haha). We only wished we could have met their little daughter Emma Isabel whom Alessandro talks about alot.

Thank singletrack117
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