FICO means Fabbrica Italiana Contadina, the Italian Farming Factory. It’s an awesome thematic park dedicated to the Italian food and its .excellences A visit to FICO will be a journey from field to fork.
FICO Eataly World is a training ground for a sensorial and educational experience about food and its biodiversity, where the wonders of the Italian food and wine industry are presented and narrated from their birth inside Mother Earth to their final destination on a dish and in a glass. We welcome hundreds of small and medium-sized Italian high-quality businesses that will showcase live their manufacturing and crafting arts. We shall be the echo of their tales, crafts, passion, ingenuity.
Discover Italian agriculture by visiting 2 hectares of open-air fields and stables housing more than 200 animals and 2000 cultivars.
Understand food processing by visiting the 40 farming factories and observing how meat, fish, cheese, pasta, oil, beer, sweets, etc. are processed.
Taste traditional Italian food at FICO’s 40 restaurants and refreshment points.
Jump on a “ride” by exploring FICO’s 6 large educational “rides” dedicated to Fire, Earth, Sea, Animals, Bottled Goods, and the Future.
Learn and have fun by attending up to 30 events and 50 classes per day held in classrooms, theaters and learning facilities.
Plan your meetings and conferences at FICO’s fully furnished Congress Centre accommodating from 50 to 1000 people.
Inside the park, visitors can decide to walk or bike on their own or guided by FICO’s Biodiversity Ambassadors.
We are located very close to FICO: a good reason to book at Casa Nora for your trip in Bologna! We can organize a car service from Casa Nora to Fico and return.