Bologna Food Walking Tour

Taste like locals

Join the first, the best & top rated Bologna food tour. Explore Bologna’s oldest food market with an insider and visit the most traditional food shops. Taste the flavors of Bologna on our ultimate food and wine experience.

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Description

Learn about the history, culture, architecture, that make Bologna medieval market so unique. During this tour you will enjoy a variety of food specialties that have secured Bologna’s reputation as being the foodie capital of Italy and visit the most famous sites. This is the only Bologna tour combining history, art and Italian food! Discover the secrets to having the ultimate food and cultural experience off the beaten path!

Duration:

3h30

Availability:

Monday to Saturday except bank holidays

Starting time:

10:00am or 3:00pm

Program

This 3.5-hour walking food tour offers five mouth-watering tastings. While exploring wide and narrow alleys in the maze of the Bologna Medieval Market, you will literally taste Bologna’s essence, touring five hidden food gems that we have carefully selected to give you an authentic local experience. The tour is led by an expert local host, that will unveil ancient secrets and stories that will give insights of Bologna’s traditions and culture.

In order to let you taste Bologna like a local, we will take you to:

  • Bologna’s most ancient deli store, where you will taste a special selection of cured meats and cheeses: Parmigiano Reggiano with Balsamic Vinegar, Mortadella, Salame di Felino, Caciotta, Prosciutto di Parma; all with typical breads and local wines.
  • A pasta shop to sit down and chill with a glass of local wine and a dish of fresh, hand-made pasta: tagliatelle al ragù, tortellini or tortelloni at your choice!
  • A traditional ice-cream shop to sample delicious, artisanal gelato!
  • The oldest bakery in town, to taste their delightful “torta di riso” (rice cake)
  • A traditional choccolate shop to sample artisanal choccolate.
The tour includes:
  • Expert local host
  • orientation tour of Bologna
  • visit to Bologna most ancient food market – Quadrilatero
  • visit to 5 food shops with 5 delicious food & wine tastings (pastries, gelato, choccolate, homemade pasta, local wines, cured meats and cheeses)
  • progressive lunch
  • complimentary map of Bologna
  • a lot of fun!
  • Expert local host
  • orientation tour of Bologna
  • visit to Bologna most ancient food market – Quadrilatero
  • visit to 5 food shops with 5 delicious food & wine tastings (pastries, gelato, homemade pasta, local wines, cured meats and cheeses)
  • progressive lunch
  • complimentary map of Bologna
  • a lot of fun!
Prices per person:

2 pax: Eur 165,00
3 pax: Eur 130,00
4 pax: Eur 110,00
5 pax: Eur 100,00
6 pax: Eur 95,00

Group quotation on request

Additional info
  • Starting time will be confirmed at the time of booking. 
  • Vegetarians and gluten free can be catered for. Please let us know of any food allergies or dietary restrictions
  • The tour is also available with departure by train from Florence, Milan, Verona and Venice.
  • This tour can be combined with our Cooking Class in Bologna Countryside or Italian Cooking Experience in a Private Residence

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