Routes and tours

Municipal Balsamic Vinegar Factory of Modena

via Scudari, 20 c/o Comune - Modena - MO - 41100

Phone: +39(0)59/2032660 Tourist Information Office

URL: http://www.comune.modena.it/acetaia

Timetable:

Times for guided tours: Friday 3.30 pm and 4.30 pm; Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays: 10.30 am and 11.30 am; 3.30 pm and 4.30 pm. Closed on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and 1st January.

The vinegar loft houses 3 sets of barrels: two smaller sets, consisting of 6 barrels, have been named Secchia and Panaro, like the two rivers flowing near the city. The third consisting of 10 barrels is named Torre Ghirlandina.
The first vinegar, called affinato, will be product from 2015, only after 2028 the sets will produce the aged vinegar, called stravecchio.
The vinegar loft houses three big barrique barrels (mother barrels) with a capacity of 100 and 200 liters used to feed the sets, and several other objctes such as the traditional vases in clay to preserve vinegar.
 

Municipal Balsamic Vinegar Factory' entrance fee: Euro 2,00.
Free for childrens up to 5 years old, disabled people, tour guides and teachers that come with their classes.

All inclusive ticket for Modena Unesco site: Euro 6,00 per person.
The ticket gives entry, during the times shown on the ticket, to: Ghirlandina Belltower, Cathedral Museums, Municipal Balsamic vinegar factory and Palazzo Comunale.

Free for childrens up to 5 years old, disabled people, tour guides and teachers that come with their classes.