Our Ultimate Jet Guide to Bologna’s Motor Valley

Satisfy your need for speed by booking a private jet journey to Bologna’s famed Motor Valley.

Fly in comfort to TAG Bologna, our FBO partner in the region. Enjoy the privacy and ease of their elegant Business Aviation passenger terminal. You’ll have direct access to the aircraft, dedicated security checks, and Police and Customs control inside the facility. Staff provides a full range of passenger services.

TAG is ideally located on the outer rim of the city of Bologna and at the heart of Motor Valley. The FBO is near the halfway point of the Via Emilia, close to Imola racetrack and Mugello circuit. From there, you can conveniently set off to explore the full breadth of racing experiences the region offers as the home of legendary names in automotive and motorcycle manufacturing.

  • Visit the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola. The legendary Formula 1 circuit is at the centre of the motorsports world in April for the Formula 1 weekend. It is also open for visits and driving experiences the rest of the year.

  • Delight in the Ducati Museum, take a factory tour and see the production lines of the most iconic Italian motorbike manufacturer in action.

  • In Funo, stop by the Museo Ferruccio Lamborghini and dive into the fascinating history of innovation of the Raging Bull House.

  • In Sant’Agata Bolognese, see modern Lamborghinis manufactured and displayed in the MUDETEC museum (Museum of Technology). Check out the Miura marvel, the assembly lines of the Huracán, the Aventador and other famous motors on display. Arrange a private factory tour with the Lamborghini Factory Experience for an unmissable experience.

  • See bright red in Modena at the Ferrari headquarters in nearby Maranello. Experience the power of the Prancing Horse by trying out the simulators while enjoying the display of the Ferrari's road, track and Formula 1 models.

  • The Museo Enzo Ferrari is in Modena itself – a unique building with a futuristic structure worthy of the best in design built around the birthplace of the “Drake”, Enzo Ferrari.

  • Experience Maserati – although the luxury car brand originated in Bologna, it has its headquarters in Modena. Enjoy showroom and factory tours.

  • Before departing Modena, visit Pagani Automobili, founded by Horacio Pagani, former head of Lamborghini's composites department, and home of some of the most exclusive cars on the planet.

  • End your tour of Motor Valley with a lap around the Autodromo in Imola, or around the legendary Mugello circuit, another historic racetrack hosting Formula 1 or MotoGP races.

Maps of the Bologna Motor Valley event
Book a unique tour of the world's most renowned motorsports brands

If racing makes you hungry, you’re in luck. This verdant region of Italy is a foodie’s delight. After sampling the many treats available in Bologna, head to Emilia for a feast of culinary tourism. Don’t miss the Osteria Francescana in Modena, voted the World’s Best Restaurant twice in the past five years and home of Chef Massimo Bottura, pioneer of modern Italian cuisine.

Enjoy a tour of local farms, factories and vineyards to savour the art of producing balsamic vinegar, Modena ham, Parmigiano Reggiano, and sip the wines of the Bolognese hills.

History and culture abound in Bologna, home to Europe’s oldest continuously operating university, first founded in 1088. Bologna’s Alma Mater Studorium is also the second oldest university in the world still in operation, behind the University of Karueein, founded in 859 AD in Fez, Morocco.

Emilia-Romagna in bologna at dawn
Bologna, at the heart of Emilia-Romagna

What to do?

Hire your choice of high-power car or motorcycle and race through the majestic hills of this region, enjoying the fresh air and lush green landscape. Or leave the wheels behind and hike the path of Gods (Via degli Dei). Avoid the crowds of Florence or Pisa airports by starting your journey out of Bologna, a central point in the region. Our FBO partner, TAG Bologna, is only located:

  • 100km from Florence

  • 120km from Verona

  • 150km from Venezia

  • 170km from Pisa

  • 180km from Milano

Where to stay?

Bologna offers a wide selection of boutique and luxury hotels. If you’re planning to spend a lot of time in the region of racing, consider relaxing like royalty at the Palazzo di Varignana Resort and Spa.

Don’t miss it!

If you’re there in April for the Formula 1 Rolex Gran Premio dell'Emilia Romagna, in Imola, treat yourself with a fast helicopter transfer from the TAG FBO to the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari. Ask your LunaJets representative to help coordinate the details.

Don’t miss the famous “Portici” of Bologna, nominated as UNESCO World Heritage Site. For ten centuries now, Bologna's porticoes have been playing a leading role in the city's hospitality and good living. Originally conceived as covered spaces of private property across the city, but nowadays used by the public, the porticoes are a symbol of sustainability and contemporaneity, still recognised by the people of Bologna and by visitors as identifying elements of the city.

The Portici of Bologna
The Portici of Bologna

Our FBO partner, TAG Bologna, is open 24/7 and offers you an elegant 1,100 sqm passenger terminal with privative areas, an up-to-date hangar of 2,000 sqm and an apron of over 22,000 sqm. The facility combines stylish design and smooth functioning to provide top-level services to guests, passengers and crews.

Direct access to the aircraft through dedicated security checks. Police and customs controls inside the facility provide high-level standards of privacy and discretion. A reserved parking lot inside the facility with a CCTV system is available 24 hours a day.

Tag hangar for private jet in bologna
TAG Bologna’s brand new 2,000 sqm hangar