Day 2 - Afternoon
Once you cross the rolling hills of the Terre di Castelli (the “land of castles,” so named for the presence there of many ancient settlements and medieval strongholds), you’ll reach Vignola’s Rocca, a splendid 15th-century fortress whose architecture absolutely demands a visit. The fascinating atmosphere is a real blast from the past!
Don’t leave Vignola without tasting its famous Torta Barozzi, a local specialty cake with a long tradition, made with dark chocolate, decaffeinated coffee, almonds, and other ingredients. Torta Barozzi has made Vignola famous.
On this tour, the many intriguing stops along the way will introduce you to places with enormous historical and cultural importance in and around Modena and the Terre di Castelli as well as give you a chance to sample some of the most renowned local specialties. The list of things to do in this area is long, so don’t hesitate to contact us for advice. We’ll be happy to help choose the best options for your trip.