Bologna, Parma & Ravenna

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Our base for this fascinating Italian short break is the understated yet truly historiccity of Bologna. Bologna’s series of atmospheric squares are linked by twisting alleys and tiny streets.You’ll also visit Parma, with its sublime cathedral home to the famed Palazzo della Pilotta, a huge complex of brick buildings, housing works by Correggio among others. And finally, Ravenna is nothing short of a masterpiece witha host of religious buildings, wonderfully adorned with superb early Christian paintings and the world’s finest mosaics. Together with the iconic culinary delights in this region: Parma ham, Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, wild boar and truffles - thisrelaxing short escorted Tour of Bologna, Parma and Ravenna is a true recipe for success!

Holiday Highlights

  • Guided sightseeing tour of historic Bologna, Italy’s gastronomic capital, seeing the stunning medieval centre and unique portico lined streets
  • Experience how deliciously sweet Prosciutto (Parma Ham) is cured by a family producer
  • Discover how a true artisan makes Modena’s famed balsamic vinegar
  • Visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello – entrance included
  • Full day in Ravenna seeing five UNESCO Heritage sights and a guided walking tour of the town
  • Guided tour of Parma with a visit to the 12th Century Romanesque Cathedral – entrance included
  • Four nights in centrally located four-star accommodation, including all local taxes, with breakfast
  • Return travel from a selection of regional airports and transfers to and from your hotel included
  • “The 6th-century mosaics in Ravenna are the pinnacle of Byzantine art.”
  • Andrew Graham-Dixon
  • Selected departures up to October 2018 and April to September 2019

What's Included

  • The price of this holiday is per person based on two people sharing a twin room. Single rooms are subject to availability at a supplement of £129 per person. The price includes four nights with breakfast in four-star accommodation; return flights; all taxes and charges; return transfers; all touring as mentioned and services of a Riviera Travel tour manager.
  • Included excursions are guided tours of Bologna and Parma including Cathedral entrance; visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello; guided tour of Ravenna including entrance to five UNESCO World Heritage Sites; tour of La Perla Parma ham with tasting and a visit to Villa San Donnino local producer of Balsamic Vinegar with tasting.
  • Please note the use of air-conditioning in hotels in Italy is at the hotel’s discretion and is normally restricted to the summer months (mid-May to mid-September), depending on the temperature.

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