Bologna was off the tourist radar for many years but lately has become one of the most popular destinations in Italy.. why?
Slow food and fast cars. Bologna has been known for hundreds of years as the birthplace of Italian cuisine. The city is where the famous tagliatelle al ragù featuring the iconic Bolognese sauce was born and is now home to the new FICO Eataly World; a wonderland of food.
The region that is home to Bologna is Emilia-Romagna and encompasses amazing food towns like Parma; known for Parmigiano-Reggiano and Pecorino Romano cheeses. The area is also home to mouth watering cured meats such as Prosciutto and the king of local meats called Culatello and the home of balsamic vinegar; making Bologna and the areas around it a food lovers dream.
Alongside the famous food are iconic manufactures of the worlds most famous cars and motorcycles. The area around Bologna includes the Motor Valley which includes the manufacturing facilities for iconic brands such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Pagani, Ducati, Maserati and more.