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Bologna Food Walking Tour

Discover Bologna from a culinary perspective on this food walking tour. With a knowledgeable guide, visit one of the city’s oldest food markets, and check out traditional food shops like a bakery and pasta maker. Learn about Bologna’s culture, architecture and history as you enjoy tastings of cheese, cured meats, bread, chocolate, gelato and more. It’s a delicious way to get to know this Italian foodie mecca.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Ravenna and its Enchanting Mosaics Full-day Tour

Marvel at the incomparable mosaics of Ravenna with this full-day tour. See some of the finest Byzantine mosaics anywhere, as well as early Christian mosaics. Learn about this timeless art from a knowledgeable guide.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Do Eat Better - Bologna traditional food tour

Bologna is known as a culinary hotspot, and this walking tour offers an excellent overview of the city’s food scene. Visit a historic center with local food boutiques in addition to several cafes. Sample the city’s culinary offerings including wines, cheese, pasta, espresso, and either gelato or cake depending on the season.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Ravenna Food Tour with Wine Tasting and Guided Sightseeing of Top Attractions

Our fully qualified English- speaking tour guide is an art and history expert as well as a good connoisseur of food traditions and wine tasting, during our 3-hours small group ( up to 14 people) walking tour you will be led at the discovery of the history and secrets of the city, you will talk to local food makers and taste their works.Enjoy the beauty of the finest Byzantine mosaics of the: Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Arian Baptistry, Basilica of Sant'Apollinare, Mausoleum of Theodoric, Basilica of San Vitale; just from the city centre you will enter the so called “silent area”: While wandering the city marvel you will taste the most amazing local food: piadina with prosciutto and squacquerone (ham and fresh cheese); cappelletti, tagliatelle and passatelli; Brisighella oil; some local catch of the day, Teodora’s cake and much more!All finely paired with regional wines, from the white Trebbiano to the red Sangiovese be sure you will taste all the best local wines.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Half-day Walking Tour in Ravenna

Explore the sights of seaside Ravenna in this 2.5-hour walking tour. See some of the finest Byzantine mosaics in Italy in the Basilica of San Vitale and Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, among other places. Pay your respects at the tomb of legendary poet Dante Alighieri.
  • Duration: 2 hours 18 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 18 minutes
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$69.00 USD
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Cooking Experience and Balsamico Tour in Modena

Cuisine plays a huge role in Italian culture and society, but beating the language barrier to hear its hidden secrets can be a challenge. On this hands-on cooking experience, prepare Italian pasta the traditional Italian way and learn the secrets of Italian balsamic vinegar at a family-owned producer. With pickup and drop-off at your Modena hotel included, uncover the secrets of Modena’s traditional balsamic vinegar and discover the flavors Italians love.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Bike Tour in Bologna with Gelato Tasting

With limited traffic and a tranquil vibe, the level streets of Bologna’s historic center could have been designed for bike touring. Discover the beauty of the city’s medieval buildings and ancient porticoes with a professional guide. Along the way, taste artisan gelato from a store under one of the prettiest colonnades.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Tour: Emilia-Romagna Hot Air Balloon Flight with Transport from Bologna

Soar up, up and away on a hot air balloon ride over the hills of Emilia-Romagna. The experience includes pickup and drop-off from Bologna, and the ride takes in sights of the region’s vineyard-speckled valleys and castles such as Castello Estense of Ferrara — a moated fortress with a drawbridge. Cap the experience with a glass of sparkling wine, and then relax on the journey back to Bologna. The hot air balloon holds up to five people in addition to the pilot.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Market Tour, Wine and Food Tastings and hands-on Cooking Class in Bologna

Bologna is known to be “the Learned” for its ancient university, “the Red” for the colour of the old bricks and “the Fat” for the richness of its food!With this course you'll plunge into our typical Bolognese tradition: you'll discover the secret of Tagliatelle alla Bolognese, Bolognese Sauce, Tortellini and much more.The focus is on seasonal, healthy cooking exploring the simplicity and elegance of true Italian cuisine.Meet at CIBO at 8:30 and take a historic tour on route to the Bologna Middle Market with the Chef where you decide what to buy and cook.After strolling and sampling through the market and purchasing best seasonal ingredients (Meat, Vegetables or Seafood) you return to the school and your culinary adventure begins.During the tour and the cooking class we'll snack on Parmigiano Reggiano, Mortadella, Prosciutto di Parma, Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and we will taste (and drink!) 3 different regional Wines.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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From the Castle of Torrechiara to the winery: a walk through art and wine

The immediate vicinity to the city of Parma is renowned for its rolling hills, where many castles have sprung up over the centuries. Torrechiara is the most fascinating example for its position, the appearance of a citadel enclosed between walls and decorative richness. A pleasant and easy walk connects the courtyard of honor to one of the wineries that has been able to exploit the qualities and exposure of the land to produce excellent wines to be tasted in a panoramic position of great beauty.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Have fun discovering Bologna with a treasure hunt around the town center!

We'll all meet at one of Bologna's iconic central locations and we will explain how the treasure hunt works. After our briefing you'll start at the same time, using the maps, clues and riddles we provide. You can work in groups, teams, families or separately, all options are possible. A bit of competition can add to the fun. During your quest you'll walk through some beautiful parts of Bologna, exploring piazzas and porticoes, discovering people and palazzos. We're confident you'll like what you see. Thinking too much and lots of observing. Great for inquisitive minds of all ages. Throughout your hunt we'll stay at the start point and be ready to take your phone calls if you need to 'phone a friend'. And when you return from your Bologna adventure, there's the treasure chest to open. Will you be the first to win some 'treasure'.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Bologna Food Tour with Wine Tasting & Guided Sightseeing of Top Attractions

Meet our English-speaking tour guide and wander the city admiring the impressive buildings and narrow alleys while tasting the most superb dishes of the Bolognese cousine! Have you ever heard of tortellini, lasagna, mortadella, piadina, parmigiano? Here you will taste all of them and much more.Our tour includes all the most famous piazzas and outdoor monuments of Bologna, piazza Maggiore, Palazzo del Podestà, Palazzo d’Accursio, the giant Basilica of San Petronio and also some hidden gems that will truly surprise you… such as find a bit of Venice in Bologna.This small group ( up to 14 people) walking tour is a perfect mix of sightseeing and food tasting, at the end of it all your sense will be fully satisfied. You will learn that “spaghetti bolognese” does not exist in Italy much less in Bologna, how to discern the home-made pasta from the industrial; medieval history and charming legends; discover hidden gems that not even Italians know.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Art and taste tour: from Magnani Rocca to Parma ham

Prma is known for being "foodvalley", but also a city and province of elegance in the name of architecture and art. Discover this combination in a complete private tour, alternating a visit to an important art collection housed in an elegant villa, surrounded by a luxuriant park, at the entrance to a well-known ham factory, which follows the complete cycle for production of their own meats: from breeding to maturing. What better way to end the day if not with a rich tasting?
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Parma hidden: from the Guatelli collection to a picnic in the vineyard on the hills

Discovering an "unusual" Parma, between nature, traditions and taste. The visit to an extraordinary collection of "everyday life", promoted by Ettore Guatelli (1921-2000), collector and teacher of elementary school, where 160,000 objects are exhibited in an original way to give dignity to simple objects, representative of a peasant civilization almost forgotten. A unique experience in which memory and imagination will emerge during the discovery of a Wunderkammer between "poor" art and craft.Afterwards, transfer and private guided tour of a winery surrounded by hectares of vineyards, which slope down to the right bank of the river Taro, from a height of 300 meters. Following, a pleasant picnic in the vineyards. In the basket you will find: wine, a sandwich with salami, Parmigiano Reggiano, "pinzimonio" and Sbrisolona cake. An escape from civility and from the city to breathe and enjoy rural pleasures.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Organic Wine & Shopping tour from Bologna

This is an interesting wine and shopping tour. Your driver will wait for you at your hotel at 9.30am. You will be brought to the Castel Guelfo Outlet, where shopping, entertainment and relaxation combine to satisfy your desires. Men's, women's and children's clothing, sportswear, accessories and cosmetics.At noon you'll meet the driver again and go to the next step..the wine experience! After 15 minutes drive you'll have a special organic winery waiting for you! With this tour you will find a family owned winery in its 5th Generation that produces organic wine.At the end of the tour ... an unlimited tasting! No fixed number of glasses, you choose! You will also have a special 5 course lunch or dinner. You'll taste 2 different types of fresh handmade pasta, one main course with organic vegetables and a delicious dessert. At the end of the lunch the driver will bring you back to Bologna (45 minutes drive)
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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From the Culatello tasting to the cooking lesson with rolling pin

A day to discover the "lower Parma area", the area where the presence of the river Po and the fog of the plains influences the seasoning of the king of salami: the Culatello. During the tour you will visit an ancient Renaissance castle, transformed into a seat for excellence of taste by a 1 Michelin star chef.From the visit of some rooms full of furniture and elegant furnishings, we will pass to the vegetable garden, to the suggestive underground cellars, where the maturation of thousands of culatello takes place, many of which are reserved for V.I.P. and political and entertainment figures. From the Museum dedicated to the pig, where you will learn the history of breeding and production, you will go to the kitchens, for a private lesson, "with rolling pin" to learn the art of typical fresh Emilia pasta. Following tasting and lunch.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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The best half-day tour in Parma: from art to taste

An unconventional walking tour of the city, through the Italian Creative City for UNESCO gastronomy; a perfect combination of art and flavorsMeeting with a private tourist guide enabled in Parma. From the arcades of the town hall, once a market area, to the Renaissance Cortile di Sant'Ambrogio, transformed into a restaurant. We will then proceed to the Cathedral, on whose main door is the oldest representation of the processing of pork, and the Baptistery, with its fascinating cycle Mesi, where wheat and wine are shown together with the turnip that grows and the preparation of salami and sausages. Finally, it will be the turn of the frescoes by the Mannerist painter Parmigianino.Enogastronomical stages will alternate with art: from breakfast with cannelloni to Parmigiano Reggiano cream, to the tasting of Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano Reggiano, "Torta fritta", balsamic vinegar, hot broth with fresh pasta and Lambrusco.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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The Charcuterie Museum: Private Tour and Tasting from Bologna

Bologna is one of Italy’s great gastronomic cities, as well as home to its only Charcuterie Museum, and this private tour includes an expert-led tasting. Enjoy a guided tour of the MUSA museum, uncover the secrets behind classic Italian dishes and antipasti, then sample a variety of delicious regional specialties including Parma ham and local wines.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Maranello: Ferrari Museum & Balsamic Vinegar Tour

Visit Ferrari Museum in Maranello and taste delicious balsamic vinegar and local delicacies at a local producer.Join this alternative tour to become familiar with two Italian brands: Ferrari and the balsamic vinegar of Modena. Don’t miss the Ferrari Museum in Maranello with cars, images and trophies that have marked the history of the brand. Thrill to the roar of a Ferrari engine and see the well-known ‘Galleria del Vento’ (Wind Tunnel) exterior, designed by Renzo Piano, Italy’s most famous living architect. The gallery is used to test the aerodynamics and high speed performance characteristics of the prancing horse cars. On request you can also book the exclusive guided shuttle tour inside the Fiorano Circuit and to live the whole Ferrari experience.The tour will continue with a visit to a renowned balsamic vinegar producer close to Maranello, where you will be shown the aging process of the best balsamic vinegar of Modena and taste the specialities of the estate.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Photographic Walking Tour of Bologna

The first visit to Bologna is always an exciting discovery; some fall in love with its narrow and ancient streets; some enjoy walking under its magic and never-ending porticos and yet some just relax with a glass of wine and a dish of cold cuts. This amazing tour offers to the photography enthusiasts a unique perspective of the city, combining a pleasant bike tour with the best photo stops: you will be able to capture and immortalize many significant moments of the tour through wonderful picture shots. Your passion for framing and details will combine with the pleasure of discovering Bologna’s culture and traditions. Throughout the tour you will enjoy plenty of stops inside the city centre and its surroundings, admiring incredible sites out of the tourist classic tracks, in an unforgettable experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Treasures in the Apennines: the Bardi Castle and the mountain Parmigiano Reggiano

At 30 km from Parma, Valceno begins, a place where nature is the characteristic element of the most beautiful attractions of the area; castles, ruins of fortifications, churches and social or family-run businesses that pursue the processing of the typical product par excellence: the mountain Parmigiano Reggiano. At over 600 m. on the level of the sea, in the zone of the high Valceno, the small but characteristic village of Bardi is placed, on which the homonymous Castle dominates. A private visit will catapult you into the history of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance of the princes who inhabited it. From the towers and walkways you can admire a breathtaking landscape on the river Ceno and the Apennines. The entrance will be preceded by the morning visit of an organic farm leader in the production of Parmigiano Reggiano. You will discover all the processing processes and taste the finished product, understanding the difference between the production of "plain" and that of mountains. Following, typical lunch.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Photographic Bike Tour of Bologna

The first visit to Bologna is always an exciting discovery; some fall in love with its narrow and ancient streets; some enjoy walking under its magic and never-ending porticos and yet some just relax with a glass of wine and a dish of cold cuts. This amazing bike tour offers to the photography enthusiasts a unique perspective of the city, combining a pleasant bike tour with the best photo stops: you will be able to capture and immortalize many significant moments of the tour through wonderful picture shots. Your passion for framing and details will combine with the pleasure of discovering Bologna’s culture and traditions. Throughout the tour you will enjoy plenty of stops inside the city centre and its surroundings, admiring incredible sites out of the tourist classic tracks, in an unforgettable experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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From the Reggia di Colorno to the tasting of Culatello di Zibello

A half-day excursion in the low Parma plain, to discover the "king of salamis": the Culatello! Here, thanks to the particular climatic conditions, you will be enchanted by thousands of culatelli exposed to season in a cellar that smells the humidity and the fog of the river. For "aperitif" you will taste a rich platter of cured meats, sipping local red wine: Lambrusco and Fortana del Taro. Afterwards, you will visit one of the finest examples of the Circuit of the Castles of the former Duchy of Parma and Piacenza: the Reggia di Colorno, noble residence where Napoleon Bonaparte lived with his wife Maria Luisa of Austria. You will discover the charm of the palace-museum, whose multiple rooms are followed with refined elegance for decorations and furniture and you will pass in the French garden.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Bike Tour Discovering Ferrara

Discover Ferrara by bike on a 3-hour tour led by a knowledgeable guide who shows you the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city’s highlights. Bike along Viale Cavour to important sites including the Castello Estense, Palazzo dei Diamanti and the Duomo (Ferrara Cathedral). Wheel down well-marked bike paths that run along the ancient city walls and stop to take in the majestic Piazza Trento Trieste. Learn about the urban planners of the Renaissance who created the Addizione Erculea, and more on this fun and informative bike tour.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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