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The motor Valley

Along the Via Emilia a route to discover the most important factories and museums dedicated to engines such as Ferrari (Maranello), Maserati (Modena), Lamborghini (Sant'Agata Bolognese), Ducati (Bologna) and others.

Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari in Imola

Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari used to host some important Italian motor racing events such as San Marino Gran Prix (Formula 1) and Formula 3000 World Championship, and at present still hosts other races such as Superbike and Endurance Championships.

address: Piazza Ayrton Senna da Silva, 1 - 40026 Imola (BO) ph: +39 0542 65511 fax: +39 0542 30420 email: info@autodromoimola.it website: www.autodromoimola.it/ entrance:

Access only during events.

Notes to reach the Autodromo: by car – About 8 km from A14 exit. By bus – Not far from Bologna train station, you can find Autostazione (the bus station) – take 101 bus to Imola train station and then bus 1 to Autodromo:stop at Imola Grattacielo ( Skyscraper)  and then walk for about 0,7 km until Via Rosselli.

Autodromo di Modena

The Autodromo di Modena racetrack was founded in 2011. It's 2km long and has 11 curves. It is a constant 12 metres wide throughout.

address: Strada Pomposiana, 255/A - 41123 Modena (MO) ph: +39 059 388711 email: info@autodromodimodena.it website: www.autodromodimodena.it/

Ducati Motor Holding

The name Ducati is synonymous of technology, high performance, Italian style, and is a symbol in the imagination of motorcyclists, who link it to a long series of victories on the race track and to a high level of designing motorcycles for road use.

address: Via Cavalieri Ducati, 3 - 40132 Bologna (BO) ph: +39 051 6413111 website: www.ducati.it/

Ferrari

Ferrari is definitely one of the most prestigious companies in the design and production of cars. The first car was built in Maranello in 1947 and from that moment the growth of the company has never stopped, always trying to do its best.

address: (sede Museo) Via Dino Ferrari, 43 - 41053 Maranello (MO) ph: +39 0536 949713 fax: +39 0536 949714 email: museo@ferrari.com website: www.ferrari.com/italian/Pages/Home.aspx opening hours: Opening Time: From 1st November to 31st March: everyday (including holidays) from 9.30 to 18.00. From 1st April to 31st October: everyday (including holidays) from 9.30 to 19.00. Closing time: 25th December, 1st January. entrance:

Single ticket:
Adults: € 16,00
Students over 10, adults over 65, helpers for disabled, servicemen: € 14,00
Students 6-10 : € 12,00
Children 6-18 with family members: € 6,00
Disabled and children under 5: free entry

Combined ticket:
Combined ticket for both Museo di Maranello and Museo Enzo Ferrari:
Adults: € 26,00
Students over 10, adults over 65, companies under special agreements and tour operators: € 22,00
Children 6-18 with family members: € 10,00
Disabled and children under 5: free entry.

Notes to reach Ferrari: by car: from the Milano-Napoli A1 highway take the Modena Nord exit, and follow signs for Abetone-Sassuolo on the Tangenziale.
Follow signs for Maranello-Formigine. Turn left and take the main road (the Giardini), then turn right and drive for 3 km toward Maranello. By train/bus: a special bus service is available for visitors only. Every hour and a half  the bus drives visitors from Modena train station (bus stop n°4) to Museo Ferrari in Maranello (about 20 km), from Museo Ferrari in Maranello to Museo Enzo Ferrari in Modena and vice versa (about 1 km). Tickets are available on the bus, at the Museums or online.

Lamborghini

The history of 'Lamborghini Automobili' officially starts in 1963. Nevertheless, we must consider the far-off roots of this event, and they are the roots of Ferruccio Lamborghini. He started working on this project in late 1962, and by May 1963 he had already founded 'Automobili Ferruccio Lamborghini', buying a large plot of land in Sant'Agata Bolognese, about 25 kilometres from Bologna, to build a new large and ultramodern factory.

address: via Modena, 12 - 40019 Sant'Agata Bolognese (BO) ph: +39 051 6817611 website: www.lamborghini.com/ opening hours: Open every day: From April1 to October 31, from 9:30 am to 7:00 pm. From November 1 to March 31, from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm. Info and updates www.lamborghini.com entrance:

Museum tickets
Regular price: € 15.00 per person
Discounted price: € 12.00 per person (for students, senior citizens 65+, groups of more than 20)
Reduced plus: € 5.00 (children 6-14 years, caregivers accompanying disabled persons)
Free entry: for children under 6, disabled persons, teachers accompanying classes from educational institutions, drivers of buses carrying tour groups, tour guides and interpreters.
 
Museum tickets with guided tour
Reservations required
Regular price: € 20.00 per person
Discounted price: € 17.00 per person (for students, senior citizens 65+, groups of more than 20)
Reduced plus: € 10.00 (children 6-14 years, caregivers accompanying disabled persons)
Free entry: for children under 6, teachers accompanying classes from educational institutions, drivers of buses carrying tour groups, tour guides and interpreters
Disabled persons: € 5
 
Museum tickets  + Visit to the Factory
Reservations required - Not available for children under 6 and persons with mobility problems (access to wheelchair users is permitted).
Regular price: € 75.00 per person
Discounted price: € 72.00 per person (for students, senior citizens 65+, groups of more than 20)
Reduced plus: € 50.00 (children 6-14 years, caregivers accompanying disabled persons)
€ 45: for disabled persons
Free entry: for teachers accompanying classes from educational institutions, drivers of buses carrying tour groups, tour guides and interpreters.

Lamborghini Museum is part of the Musei Metropolitani Card circuit. details about the benefits (in Italian)

Notes to reach Lamborghini Museum: from Bologna by car – motorway A1 exit  following the road SP 568 (Persicetana) in the direction of S. Giovanni in Persiceto and continue to Sant'Agata Bolognese. By bus – bus 576 direction Crevalcore, from “Bologna Autostazione” bus stop (close to Bologna Centrale railway station) to “S.Agata B. Chiesa Frati”(about 55 min). Lamborghini is 5 minutes by foot from bus stop. Info: www.tper.it

Maserati

It was founded in Bologna by Alfieri Maserati on 1 December 1914 and established as a mechanical workshop named ‘Officine Alfieri Maserati’. In 1926 Maserati was transformed from a workshop, modifying or developing the vehicles of other companies, into a company designing, building and selling its own.

address: Via Ciro Menotti, 322 - 41122 Modena (MO) ph: 059 590511 (centralino) email: info@maserati.com website: www.maserati.com/maserati/it/it entrance:

MASERATI SHOWROOM
The Maserati showroom, inside the factory, is open to the public with free admission from Monday to Friday, 9.00 to 17.00, excluding public holidays and the month of August.
Inside the showroom and the Maserati store, you can admire cars currently in production, a modern car configurator, a historical diorama and the "loop", the semi suspended ring designed by the famous architect Ron Arad.
Guided tours of the showroom: from Monday to Friday 9-17- by appointment and depending on availability, groups of at least 10 people can book a 40-minute guided tour of the showroom for 10 euro per person.
Special Showroom Saturday openings: in 2018 the Maserati showroom will be exceptionally open one Saturday per month from 10am to 6pm, with free guided tours of 30/40 minutes.
dates:  March 17th, April 7th, May 5th, May 19th, Jume 9th, July 7th, September 15th, September 29th. October 20th.
Please note that in this occasions there will not be any factory tour you visit only the showroom.
Booking is mandatory by writing to maseratifactorytour@modenatur.it by the Friday before the visit.

MASERATI FACTORY TOURS
Maserati Factory tours are offered Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays and August) from 9.00 to 11.00 and from 14.00 to 15.30 by appointment and depending on availability.
The Factory tour lasts about 1 hour and 30 minutes and includes a visit to the showroom, to the assembly line of the Maserati Gran Cabrio and GranTurismo and to the testing and finishing areas.
The tours cost 30 euros per person and are confirmed if a minimum of 4 participants is reached.
Tours are free for Maserati clients.
The tour can be requested in Italian or in English, and in French, German or Spanish for groups of at least 10.
Factory tour participants must be over 18.
It being a tour of the production line, Maserati reserves the right to change or cancel it at any time for due to overriding in-house reasons.
Booking well in advance is recommended.

"MASTER MASERATI" DRIVING COURSE
Safe and sports driving courses designed to give participants the chance to try out the performance of the various Trident models comprehensively and in total safety.
http://www.maserati.com/maserati/international/en/brand/master-maserati-driving-courses

MASERATI FACTORY & SHOWROOM
Divisione Acqui, 17 - Modena - MO
Telefono: 059/220022 (Modenatur)
For information and booking:send the request to factorytour@maserati.com and in cc to - maseratifactorytour@modenatur.it
URL: http://www.maserati.it/

 Notes to reach Maserati: from Bologna by car: motorway A1, exit Modena Sud. By train/bus: from Bologna central station, get to Modena by train and then from Modena Bus Station, take Bus 12 direction: Ascendente - Bus stop: Caduti in guerra orto botanico - Walk up to Viale Ciro Menotti (about 9 minutes)

Museo Enzo Ferrari

Museo Enzo Ferrari  includes two buildings: Enzo Ferrari’s birthplace - considered the cultural and architectural centre of the whole museum, and a new exhibition gallery surrounding the House.

address: Via Paolo Ferrari, 85 - 41122 Modena (MO) ph: +39 059 4397979 fax: +39 059 245267 email: biglietteriamef@ferrari.com website: museomodena.ferrari.com/it/ opening hours: Opening Time: From 1st November to 31st March: everyday (including holidays) from 9.30 to 18.00. From 1st April to 31st October: everyday (including holidays) from 9.30 to 19.00. Closing time: 25th December, 1st January entrance:

Single ticket
adults: € 16,00
students over 10, adults over 65, helpers for disabled, servicemen: € 14,00
students 6-10 : € 12,00
children 6-18 with family members: € 6,00
disabled and children under 5: free entry

Combined ticket (valid for both Museo Enzo Ferrari and Museo Ferrari Maranello)
adults: € 26,00
students over 10 anni, over 65, companies under special agreement and tour operators: € 22,00
children 6-18 years with family members: € 10,00
disabled and children under 5: free entry

 

Special bus service from Museo Enzo Ferrari to Museo Ferrari Maranelli and vice versa. Info, fees and booking on the website.

Notes to reach the Museo Enzo Ferrari: by bus: From Modena centrale train station ( 1 km ) lines 1, 3, 9. Get off at the second bus stop, on Caduti in Guerra street; cross the road and go straight on to the end of Muzzioli street, turn right and then left into Soli street. By car: from Modena Nord toll gate on the motorway  (10 km). Follow the directions to the city centre and enter the tangenziale (ringroad). Take the exit number 6, in the direction of “Quartiere Crocetta”. At the second traffic light turn left into Ciro Menotti street. After the flyover, turn right into Paolo Ferrari street.

Museum Ferruccio Lamborghini

The Museum opened in 2001 in honour of Ferruccio Lamborghini, the founder of the bolognese factory. Ferruccio Lamborghini was born near Ferrara, where he grew up and devoted himself to his passion: engines.

address: Via Galliera, 317 - 40050 Argelato (BO) ph: +39 051 863366 email: reservation@museolamborghini.com; info@museolamborghini.com website: www.museolamborghini.it/ opening hours: The Museum is open to the public during the following hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 – 13:00 / 14:00 – 18:00. Saturday and Sunday open by reservation of groups (+39 051 863366 reservation@museolamborghini.com). Holiday closing period: from 22nd December to 4th Jannuary included
  • Holiday closing period: from 22nd December to 4th Jannuary included
entrance:

Full ticket for adults: 15 €
Reduced ticket (students with badge, schoolchildren with teachers, over 65, children 5-10, disabled  with helpers, bus drivers accompanying a group, groups (at least 25 people) : 10 €
Women's Day: Thursday 8 Friday 9 and Saturday 10 March 2018 reduced ticket from 15 to 10 € for all women
Free entry: children 0-5
Further information on www.museolamborghini.com

Pagani Automobili

Pagani Automobili S.p.A. is an Italian Supercar manufacturer. The company was founded in 1998 by Horacio Pagani and is based in San Cesario sul Panaro, in the province of Modena, Italy.

address: Via dell'Industria, 26 San Cesario Sul Panaro (MO) ph: +39 059 220022 email: paganitour@modenatur.it website: www.pagani.com/it/factory-tours/ opening hours: From Monday to Friday (except for holidays) compulsory booking; on Saturday morning upon request for big groups Monday to Friday 10.00 am – 12.30 pm; 2.30 pm - 5.00 pm entrance:

Pagani Automobili is honoured to welcome you at the new Atelier in San Cesario Sul Panaro (Modena), in Via dell’Industria 26, for a guided tour throughout the factory.

REGULAR PRICE: 50.00€ per person (free up to 12 years; 25,00 € from 13 to 18).

DURATION: about one hour

PAYMENT METHODS: cash or by credit card upon arrival;
for groups (starting from 6 participants) advanced payment is required.

VISIT JUST TO THE MUSEUM - WITHOUT RESERVATION: 22.00 €

COMP Moto Poggi Collection

The Moto Poggi Collection was founded in 2012 and takes its name from its creator and founder, who has always been passionate about mechanics and motorcycles. Industrial in the mechanical sector, Pierluigi Poggi has created a museum dedicated to Yamaha that is unparalleled in Europe in Villanova di Castenaso. 

address: Via Di Vittorio 2 - 40055 Castenaso (BO) ph: +39 3386924706 email: poggi@tzitalia.it website: www.collezionemotopoggi.com opening hours: Every Thursday 9am - 12pm (Except July and August)
  • Saturday 7 April  9am - 12pm
  • Extraordinary opening for the exhibition "PIERFRANCESCO CHILI" - MotoGP and SBK rider, 1982 - 2006
Saturday 21 April 9am - 12pm / 2pm - 6pm Sunday 22 April 9am - 12pm Sunday 29 April 9am - 12pm
  • Saturday  5 May 9am - 12pm
  • Thursday 10 May 9am - 12pm
  • Monday  14 May 9am - 12pm during SBK days in Imola   
  • Saturday 2 June    9am - 12pm     
  • Thursday 5 July 9am - 12pm
  • Saturday 7 Juy 9am - 12pm
  • Monday 9 July 9am - 12pm during SBK days in Imola     
  • August closed
  • Saturday 1 September  9am - 12pm
  • Saturday  6 October  9am - 12pm
  • Saturday 3 November  9am - 12pm
  • Saturday  15 December 9am - 12pm
entrance:

Full ticket € 10.00
Groups over 20 people € 7.00 with guide

Special opening upon request.