Welcome to Modena.

Modena is the historic capital of the Este Duchy and a city of art. The ancient heart of Modena is home to globally renowned architectural treasures, including the Ducal Palace and the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Cathedral, the Ghirlandina Tower, and Piazza Grande.

The city’s Estense Gallery and Estense Library are treasure troves of invaluable artworks. The historic centre of Modena, with its characteristic arcades, quaint shops, and the celebrated Albinelli covered market, a hub of activity for over a century, is perfect to relax or to enjoy a stroll and a bit of shopping.


Modena is also a byword for excellent food.

Its restaurants offer an array of traditional and contemporary dishes to delight every palate.

The region is famed for its culinary produce. You can visit farms producing:

Parmigiano - Reggiano PDO cheese,

Lambrusco di Modena PDO wine,

Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena PDO,

Prosciutto di Modena PDO ham,

and a variety of other local specialties.


Modena and its vicinity boast a wealth of museums, private collections, and prestigious car manufacturers such as Maserati, Pagani, Lamborghini, Ducati, and Ferrari.

The Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena celebrates the legacy of Ferrari’s iconic founder right where the legend of the red cars was born. The modern and efficient Modena Autodrome allows visitors to immerse themselves in the thrilling life of a professional car driver for a day in complete safety. Together with the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, they offer an unforgettable experience for motor enthusiasts.



IAT – Ufficio informazione e accoglienza turistica

Piazza Grande 14 – Modena.

Phone: +39 059 2032660
fax: +39 059 2032659


Opening hours:

Monday 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.



Info & Booking:

Modenatur – Incoming Tour Operator

via Scudari 10 – Modena

Phone: +39 059 220022



Download a map of the city: Benvenuti-a-Modena-ITA.pdf


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