8 days in Province of Modena Itinerary

8 days in Province of Modena Itinerary

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Fly to Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Drive to Sestola
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Sestola
— 3 nights
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Modena
— 4 nights
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Sestola

— 3 nights
Sestola is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Modena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 60km southwest of Bologna and about 50km southwest of Modena. Change things up with these side-trips from Sestola: Pievepelago (Lago Santo Modenese, Lago Baccio, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Adventure Park Cimone, make a trip to Ponte di Olina, hit the slopes at Sestola, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Fanano.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sestola online sightseeing planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Sestola is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in August: high temperatures in Sestola hover around 35°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Modena.

Things to do in Sestola

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Modena

— 4 nights

Capital of Engines

Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Modena is known for museums, historic sites, and breweries & distilleries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: sample the fine beverages at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and examine the collection at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Modena route planner.

You can drive from Sestola to Modena in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Modena

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 29:

Province of Modena travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks
Modena is a city and comune (municipality) on the south side of the Po Valley, in the Province of Modena in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy.An ancient town, and seat of an archbishop, it is known for its automotive industry since the factories of the famous Italian sports car makers Ferrari, De Tomaso, Lamborghini, Pagani and Maserati are, or were, located here and all, except Lamborghini, have headquarters in the city or nearby. One of Ferrari's cars, the 360 Modena, was named after the town itself.The University of Modena, founded in 1175 and expanded by Francesco II d'Este in 1686, has traditional strengths in economics, medicine and law and is the second oldest athenaeum in Italy. Italian military officers are trained at the Military Academy of Modena, and partly housed in the Baroque Ducal Palace. The Biblioteca Estense houses historical volumes and 3,000 manuscripts. The Cathedral of Modena, the Torre della Ghirlandina and Piazza Grande are a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997.

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