Why visit Modena?
Many buildings in the Modena area, by virtue of the characteristics they present and the significance they take on, are now UNESCO World Heritage Sites. From its Cathedral to Piazza Grande, there are several representative buildings that Modena is home to.
Not only from a cultural-historical point of view, however, but for its long culinary tradition, Modena sees its fame spread throughout the world: Balsamic Vinegar of Modena (PDO and PGI), Parmigiano Reggiano, and Lambrusco are just some of the examples we could give.
What to visit in Modena?
Beyond Modena's emblematic architectural monuments, let's not forget that the province is also famous for being the birthplace of one of the world's most famous car manufacturers, Ferrari S.p.A.
In fact, Ferrari is the most titled manufacturer of high-end sports and racing cars in the Formula One world championship. Today you can visit the Enzo Ferrari Museum, named after its founder, Enzo Ferrari.
If you are an automotive enthusiast, Modena is a must for your list of top destinations in Italy!
Curiosities about Modena
If you rather prefer an immersive experience in nature to the city atmosphere, so outdoor activities and contact with nature, then how about exploring the Modenese Apennines? In fact, the Modenese Apennines offer numerous activities ranging from sports such as bike rides to hiking through trails lined with unique natural landscapes.