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Spend your summer in Emilia

Pick one of these tours organized by Bologna City Red Bus

Please, check Bologna City Red Bus Summer initiatives! A lot of beautiful evenings discovering Bologna and Emilia territory.

Stars Week in San Luca

FROM 10th to 14th August 201

From Monday, August 10th (the night of Saint Laurence), until Friday, August 14th, by the red-blue train, you will have the unique opportunity to make a nocturnal visit to the Sanctuary of Madonna di San Luca.

There will be both nights with an astronomer for a “guide to the sky” (hoping to see a shooting star), and evening tours when you can make a fascinating and unusual guided tour. And every night, we’ll enjoy a good ice cream!

Departure from Piazza Malpighi at 21 h.

Cost of tour + tastings and visits:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: € 18 for adults; € 10 for up to 10 years old children
  • Tuesday and Thursday: € 18 for adults; € 10 for up to 10 years old children

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Music Mansions

Three tours, each one more beautiful than the last, discovering the mansions of musicians who have made history in music and have distinguished themselves all over the world.

  • Friday, August 28th, h. 17 –  Luciano Pavarotti home and museum. Thanks to Luciano Pavarotti Foundation, we can visit the beautiful mansion of the tenor from Modena; a dip between the successes and the intimacy of an artist as unique as extraordinary.
  • Tuesday, September 1st, h. 18 – Villa Marana. In memory of the great master Francesco Molinari Pradelli, we will be guests in his beautiful home, and thanks to the kindness of Ms. Bianca Maria, we will admire his amazing art collection. At the end, the participants will be given a light refreshment or aperitif.
  • Thursday, September 3rd, h. 18 – Villa Dolfi Ratta. In the beautiful estate placed in the Emilian countryside and owned by Marzaduri family, after a guided tour of the park, where there is an old icehouse, a wonderful concert will be held: at the piano, Elena Nefedova, winner of the first prize at the “Andrea Baldi” International Competition. At the end, a convivial refreshment in the evening.

Departure from Piazza Malpighi

Cost of tour + tastings and visits:

  • € 25 for adults; € 15 for up to 10 years old children.
  • Special ticket for 3 tours: € 65, instead of € 75

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“Tagliatellata” at Borgo delle Vigne

By popular demand , we return to the beautiful farm Borgo Delle Vigne, home of the renowned winery Gaggioli!

In addition to the visit of the estate, accompanied by the “grand vignéron” Carlo and Letizia Gaggioli, the protagonist will be the Tagliatella, with a dinner that includes, as succulent base, the superb Bolognese dish, accompanied by products of local traditional cuisine, as crescentine and tigelle, and, of course, the wines of the wonderful hosting winery.

Saturday, September 12th, h. 18.30 – Departure from Piazza Malpighi

Cost of tour + dinner: € 30 for adults; € 20 for up to 10 years old children

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Main pic courtesy of Flickr User Marco Monetti

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