Italy in Italy
We are an Incoming Operator specialized in groups, escorted tours, tailored itineraries, pilgrimages and events in Italy. We will allow you not only to discover the best Italian destinations but also to establish contact with our marvelous Italian lifestyle.
We are based in Bologna, strategic geographic location. Our highly personalized service, the reliability of carefully selected suppliers and our long experience in this field allow us to deliver a high quality offer. We know that every travel is a discover and every holiday a unique experience.
Emilia Romagna is an extraordinary region of Italy rich in Art, history, castles, excellent gastronomy, archeology, hills itineraries, music and fashion. A unique opportunity not yet contaminated by mass tourism. Chiara Cariani can guide you through all provinces and can satisfy any type of request.
Classic Tour of Bologna: Bologna is the capital of this prosperous region of Italy: Emilia Romagna. Tour of the city through art, culture and funny anecdotes. Piazza Maggiore, Neptune Square, S.Petronio, Archiginnasio, Middle Market, S.Stefano.
Classic Tour of Ferrara: Ferrara is a splendid city of art, to be enjoyed by walking its streets, its character – this magnificent Renaissance capital – revealed on every corner. Tour of the city through the most important monuments: Castello Estense, the Cathedral and the Jewish Ghetto.
Classic Tour of Modena: Walking Tour trough the extraordinary monuments in the elegant old town. These monuments tell the glories of a city that for a long time was the capital of duchy, under the Este Lords. Who resided here from sixteenth century, UNESCO has acknowledged the universal value of the city’s monumental treasures by declaring the Cathedral, Piazza Grande and the Ghirlandina Tower UNESCO world heritage.
Classic Tour of Ravenna: The mosaics and their magic.The richest world heritage of mosaics dating from the 5th and the 6th century a.d., kept within its Paleochristian and Byzantine religious buildings, all Unesco World Heritage sites. Tour of the city through the most important monuments: Galla Placidia, S.Vitale, S.Apollinare in Classe, Mausoleo Neroniano and Dante Alighieri Tomb.
Food & Wine
Food Tour: A lovely walk through the most important food markets during which we stop in some ancient Bolognese foods shops to taste our local products, telling the story, anecdotes and legends.
Food Experience, production factories: Visit food factories between Bologna, Modena and Parma. Food and wine tastings.
The ancient taverns in Bologna: A lovely walk through the ancient pubs in the historical city centre. The presence of university students has helped the opening of this kind of “shops” since the XIIIth Century and also today, among the narrow streets of the medieval town, some XIVth Century pubs are still very crowded. During the tour we visit 3 different taverns and we taste a different wine in each tavern, telling the story of the pub and the story of the wine.
Bologna Pasta Making: Demonstration from the traditional pasta-makers, the “sfogline” of Bologna. With skill and patience, these ladies with their magic touch will teach the curious visitor the secrets of making and rolling out the pasta. As a kind of magic, tortellini, tagliatelle and lasagne will appear. It is also possibile to taste if requested. The duration of a demonstration is around 20 minutes.
Truffle hunt and cooking class in Tenuta Montemaggiore: We will take you truffle hunting with a local expert where you will witness first hand how his trained dog sniffs out these precious tubers then waits for his master to unearth them. Then we go straight back to the kitchen to transform your finds into a delicious lunch, including handmade pasta served with earthy shavings of truffle and a hearty meat dish. And while you work and eat, you’ll be treated to a short wine tasting session that will explain a little about local wines.
Motor Valley Tour: For motor lovers. From Lamborghini Museum to Ferrari Museum.
The path of Gessaroli: An unusual path between Zola and Casalecchio: from Zola Predosa center will initially follow the path along the Lavino stream. You walk and climb until you meet the chalky areas of Monte Rocca through a forest characterized by large oak trees. You reach the Hermitage of Tizzano and go down to Reno surrounded by vineyards and beautiful scenery.
Shopping Tour: Private shopping tour in Bologna with your personal guide. We’ll bring you in Galleria Cavour, the exclusive luxury shopping place in Bologna. The presence of the most important national and international brands let the Galleria inside the fashion luxury world.
Exhibitions, Palaces and Museums. We guide in temporary exhibitions, palaces and museums.