Taste Bologna Tour

Art, Food & Much More

This is the only and original Taste Bologna tour combining food and culture!

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This is the only and original Taste Bologna tour combining food and culture!

This walking tour features the visit to Bologna most famous monuments: Piazza Maggiore with the Accursio Palace seat of Bologna city hall since the XIV century, the Neptune Fountain considered one of the most elegant Renaissance fountains in Italy, St. Petronio Basilica with its treasures, the Archiginnasio Palace, first permanent seat of the oldest university in the world famous for its frescoed walls and its Anatomy Theater, the Two Towers, St. Stephens Sq., and more!

Duration:

6 hours

Availability:

Monday to Friday except bank holidays

Starting time:

10:00 am

Program

Meet your private guide at your hotel in central Bologna or at Piazza Maggiore by the Neptune Fountain. You will be introduced to Bologna history and you will explore, at your own pace, the town’s most famous monuments such as San Petronio Basilica, Palazzo Comunale, Santo Stefano complex, and the Two Towers. You will have privileged admittance to the Archiginnasio Palace, Bologna University first permanent seat, and you will be visiting the Anatomy Theater.

You will explore one of Bologna’s oldest food markets with an insider and visit the most traditional food shops, the smells and taste definitely ensure the memories stay with you. At the Quadrilatero, Bologna Food Market, you will be offered 5 authentic tastings (a big meal) at a diversity of places: an ancient family-run deli-store, a bakery, a chocolate factory, a pasta workshop, a gelato shop. Enough food is served so that, for most people, lunch afterwards is not needed.

This is the perfect tour to give you insights into Bologna’s traditions and culture.

You will visit:

the oldest bakery in Bologna

and taste their delicious “torta di riso” (rice cake);

the most ancient chocolate factory of the town

where the first solid chocolate “sfoglia nera” was invented and sample their specialties;

a deli-store

where you will be served cured meats and cheeses (Parmigiano Reggiano with balsamic vinegar, Mortadella, Salame di Felino, Caciotta, Prosciutto di Parma Parma Ham) with typical breads and local wine;

a pasta laboratory

to taste homemade egg pasta;

and finally a traditional ice-cream shop!
The experience includes:
  • Expert local guide
  • Guided tour of Bologna
  • Visit to Bologna most ancient food market
  • Entrance fee to the Archiginnasio palace (ticket + reservation, skip the line)
  • Visit to 5 selected traditional food shops with 5 delicious food & wine tastings: pastries, chocolate, gelato, homemade pasta, local wines, cured meats and cheeses
  • Progressive lunch
  • Expert local guide
  • Guided tour of Bologna
  • Visit to Bologna most ancient food market
  • Entrance fee to the Archiginnasio palace (ticket + reservation, skip the line)
  • Visit to 5 selected traditional food shops with 5 delicious food & wine tastings: pastries, chocolate, gelato, homemade pasta, local wines, cured meats and cheeses
  • Progressive lunch
Prices per person:

2 pax: Eur 315,00
3 pax: Eur 249,00
4 pax: Eur 215,00
5 pax: Eur 194,00
6 pax: Eur 180,00

Group quotations on request.

Prices are subject to confirmation at booking time. There might be prices increase on occasion of big events and due to the rise in raw materials and VAT.

Additional info
  • Starting time will be confirmed at the time of booking.
  • Please let us know of any food allergies or dietary restrictions

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