Modena Travel Guide

Modena

Modena is famous for local products: Maserati, Ferrari, and opera star Luciano Pavarotti, born near here and buried in his family plot in Montale Rangone in 2007. However, it's Modena's heavenly scented balsamic vinegar, aged up to 40 years, that's probably its greatest achievement. The town has become another Emilian food mecca, with terrific restaurants and salumerie (delicatessens) at every turn. Although surrounded by modern industrial sprawl, the city's small historic center is filled with narrow medieval streets, pleasant piazzas, and typical Emilian architecture.

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