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Sestola Ski Resort

If you are a fan of skiing you should visit Modena between December and mid-April. You will be able to get from here to the mountain Simone. Its height is 2165 meters. It is located in the vicinity of the city. The Sestola Ski Resort operates on its slopes. All tracks are located at an altitude of 1800 meters. Their total length is 50 kilometers.
One of the most famous and popular eating houses of Modena is the Fini restaurant. Its elegant hall is designed in keeping to the best traditions of the Art Nouveau style. The restaurant … Open
If you come here you will be able to ski on a track with a suitable level of difficulty. You can also go snowboarding in the snowpark with 2 trampolines, 3 "loops", and a half-pipe. It is 85 meters long. You can rent all the necessary equipment. You will also be trained at a specialized school if necessary. Qualified instructors work there.

Climb Ghirlandina Bell Tower

The Ghirlandina Bell Tower is located next to the Duomo Cathedral. It began to be built in 1169. Its construction was completed in 1552. Its height is 88 meters. People who notified the population of the city or called citizens to the square in case of danger or when opening and closing the gates lived in it during the Middle Ages. Ghirlandina is the main viewing platform of Modena today. If you visit it you will be able to admire frescoes of the Renaissance. They are located in the Sala Della Secchia room. You can also climb a 200-step staircase to the observation deck. There is a magnificent view of Modena. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Gardaland Extreme Rides

If you are an adventurer who can't imagine life without extreme sports you can take a bus in Modena and come to the Gardaland amusement park. It was opened in July 1975. It is located on the southern shore of Lake Garda. The park is divided into thematic zones. A lot of adrenaline rides are waiting here. They are highlighted in red on the park map.
Modena For example, you can ride the Magic Mountain roller coaster. You should also test your nerves by using the Raptor ride. It consists of booths moving at a speed of 90 kilometers per hour. A huge dinosaur tries to "swallow" them. You will be able to feel the flight on a supersonic plane Blue Tornado. You will also have the opportunity to make a descent from the 16-meter water slide. You will be able to "visit" the jungle, overcoming water obstacles, pass the attraction-quest on the theme of Ancient Egypt, and visit a virtual reality with revived spirits that were called by shamans of Indian tribes.
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Visit the Sea Life Aquarium

Sea Life Aquarium is located near Gardaland amusement park. You can see many representatives of underwater fauna here. They are kept in conditions as close to natural as possible. If you visit it you can not only watch sea creatures but also become a spectator of several shows. They are held every day at the same time. For example, employees of the park provide food to the sharks at 11 am and 3 pm. You will have the opportunity to take part in feeding these marine predators. The performance, the main actors of which are dolphins, begins at noon and at 4 pm. You can take a tour of the Sea Life Aquarium at 13:00 and 17:00.
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Visit the Caneva World Amusement Park

If you drive 5 kilometers from Gardaland you can spend time in the Caneva World amusement park. It is open to the public from 10 am to 6 pm on any day of the week. It is divided into two parts: the Water Park and "Movieland". If you visit the first of them you will be able to ride on gentle, steep, and spiral water slides, swim in pools, and spend time on rides. The second part of the park is connected to the cinema. You will have the opportunity to feel like a cowboy, visit the famous Freddy Krueger, get acquainted with the work of a stuntman, and watch a movie in a 5-d format.
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Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Modena
♥   Restaurant 'Antica Moka' Modena. Type - Modern cuisine. 5.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Vinicio' Modena. Type - Regional cuisine. 5.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Trattoria Barchetta' CAMPOGALLIANO. Type - Emilian. 6.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Magnagallo' CAMPOGALLIANO. Type - Emilian. 6.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Osteria Emilia' CAMPOGALLIANO. Type - Regional cuisine. 7.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Modena
♥   Castle 'Rocca Estense' San Felice sul Panaro, 27.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rocca' Cento, 30.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Galeazza' Crevalcore, 32.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bianello Castle' Quattro Castella, 36 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello delle Rocche – Finale Emilia' , 36.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Modena
♥   Palace 'Palazzo Re Enzo' Bologna, 37.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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