It includes the Cathedral & the Baptistry
Everyone has heard of Modena as the hometown of famous sports cars such as Ferrari and Lamborghini, it is also where the unforgotten opera singer Luciano Pavarotti was born; not many people are aware of its ancient history and of the many outstanding monuments that can be admired in this beautiful charming town.
Allow our fully qualified English-speaking tour guide to lead you at the discovery Modena, we guarantee you will be surprised by how many stories, anecdotes and art masterpieces you will met during our 3 hours small group walking tour.
Our tour starts just in Piazza Grande, here you will discover the Cathedral complex with its Romanic architecture and the impressive tower. The Duomo is an absolute beauty listed in the Unesco world heritage sites, it is called the “stone book” since there are hundreds of representations engraved in the marble, the façade only shows the stories of Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel and the Noah’s ark.
Nearby we will enter the central fresh market, there is no better way to understand an Italian town and its people then visit the main fresh market, you will be amazed by the variety of food and drink offered.
Our tour will continue in Piazza Roma just in front to of the Ducal Palace, this area clearly has a renaissance allure due to the d’Este family willingness whom wanted to renovate the medieval town, nowadays the palace houses the most prestigious Italian Military Academy.
Let’s enter the open-air archeological park “Novi Sad” where we will unravel the Roman origins of the city walking on an original roman road, surrounded by 2000 years old necropolis and buildings.
Enzo Ferrari, founder of the famous sports car company used to say "we cannot describe passion, we can only live it".
This sentence perfectly describe the mood of Modena, a charming town full of strong passions and feelings, even though this is an off the beaten path we are sure at the end of our tour you will fall in love with this charming town, during our 3 hours small group walking tour you will discover all the artistic and historical sites of Modena!
- English speaking professional tour guides
- Small group walking tour (max 14 participants)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off and transportation to/from attractions --
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