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FICO Fabbrica Italiana Contadina

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Via Paolo Canali 8, 40127 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 002 9100
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Amazing idea that unfortunately will fail

Wrong place to build something that expects to be a permanent expo of the Italian industry. Not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fernando M
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Unimpressed ‘foodie’

Very disappointed in FICO after very much looking forward to it. Biggest issue is many of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kcmunster
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Via Paolo Canali 8, 40127 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 002 9100
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"under one roof"
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"food production"
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"italian food"
in 5 reviews
"gelato"
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"mortadella"
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"pasta"
in 6 reviews
"animals"
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"showcase"
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"agriculture"
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"classes"
in 3 reviews
"foodie"
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"exhibition"
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"plants"
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"taste"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wrong place to build something that expects to be a permanent expo of the Italian industry. Not many direct flights to Bologna from the major cities of Europe or the rest of the world. Over builded for a city with half a million people. Expensive...More

Thank Fernando M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed in FICO after very much looking forward to it. Biggest issue is many of the factory demonstrations are all scheduled for the same time, typically 11.00 so rather than getting to see a few over the day, you get to see one or...More

Thank Kcmunster
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Fico is may be the largest agri-food center in Europe, surely in Italy. Admission is free,It is so big that one can take, for free, bicycles equipped with baskets to tour around. It is a huge exhibition of agricultural products from all regions of Italy....More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

If you're in Bologna, it is a must if you are a foodie. There is a huge parking lot (like Disneyland), but you can walk in. Entrance is free. There are food stands all around. There are animals outside. One day is not enough. There...More

Thank MTinIreland
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We found out about this on trip advisor,and we where amazed by the amount of quality food and restaurants available here, they have over 45 restaurants kiosks and bars. A small out door farm area a children’s crazy golf and indoor play area too plus...More

Thank burrowscathy
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Foodie or not, this is a "MUST" place to see, touch, smell, taste, and eat and learn if you are visiting Bologna. After all, one of FICO's motto states: "Life is too short not to eat well". FICO is easy to reach. It has dedicated...More

Thank Lyn M
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is a must see if you are into food. You will leave this place poorer but happier. There is so much to be seen that you can spend whole week here. Try to book some of the coocing classes that are on offer.

Thank Reggy_71
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

The place is enormous and fantastic! A comprehensive overview of where food comes from, how it is produced and served. We did the grand tour to get a good overview of the place and then did a pasta production class that was interesting but we...More

Thank jzimmer499
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

our trip to Italy was based on one stop - FICO world - my girlfriend had to see it took a bus from the bologna train station - 30 minutes arrived at 10:00am (opening time) - could not believe the size of this place !...More

Thank bluegene126
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

FICO is absolutely ridiculous in size. I highly suggest the three wheeled bikes with baskets that you can ride throughout the complex. Though you could leisurely walk through in about three hours I do believe it takes a couple visits to truly try and experience...More

Thank guillermodelnoche
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