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Fall in love with the flavorful Italian cuisine on this delicious food tour in Bologna! Enjoy a selection of 10 tastings hand-picked by your foodie local host, just for you. From yummy must-tries like the famous Tortellini to unique dishes like Crescenta, bring your appetite!
During this culinary tour in Bologna, wander around the picturesque Piazza Maggiore, the main square in town. Explore the magnificent palaces and churches dating back to the Middle Ages. And the cherry on top, have a Lambrusco to socialize at a lively local Osteria. What can be better than that?
Want to know what food to eat in Bologna? Your local foodie has you covered! Try a Piadina, a flatbread with Parma ham, and the popular Tortellini fritti. Munch into Mortadella, the queen of Bologna. And that’s just the beginning; there’s more food to come! Try out Torta di Riso, a candy-flavored rice cake beloved by the locals, and a must-have in Bologna, espresso from the best beans you’ve ever tasted!
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.
Bologna is home to one of the best cuisines in Italy—where favorites like tortellini and were created—but it can be a challenge for travelers to find down-to-earth meals in the restaurant circuit. With this tour, a guide takes you to at least half a dozen restaurants and cafes serving dishes away from the tourists. It’s an immersion in local gastronomy with pasta, salumi, pizza, wine, and gelato.
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.
Explore the historic streets of Bologna with a private guide leading the way during this walking tour. See top landmarks including Piazza Maggiore, taste espresso under the famous portici (arched colonnades), and wander through the Montagnola Market. The itinerary can be customized according to your interests.
Follow a local to their favorite places in Bologna with this best kept secrets walking tour. See contemporary street art, trendy bars, quirky boutiques, and innovative restaurants during your stroll. Explore neighborhoods that are loved by locals for their vintage markets and contemporary art galleries. Discover a side of Bologna that's not in guidebooks.
Treat your hungry self to a food tour of Bologna, and discover why the city is known for its love of gastronomy. With a local guide, you’ll savor breakfast, then sample fresh pasta, balsamic vinegar, cheese, wine, gelato, and even a secret dish—to be revealed on the tour. Explore the city by foot in between tastings, and learn about Bologna and its food heritage through the tour. Just let the local supplier know in advance if you have special dietary requirements.
A great tour for first-time visitors, you’ll see the city with a local guide who has a passion for Bologna. The tour is completely customizable—visit a cafe for a snack based on your dietary preferences (or maybe some grappa), indulge in a bit of shopping, or check out a few art galleries. Learn about the city’s Medieval and Renaissance history and explore the plazas and old buildings downtown.
Bologna is famous for having one of the richest cuisines in Italy, and you can get to know its proud food culture from market to table with this experience that includes a market tour, city sightseeing walk, food and wine tastings, and a hand-on cooking class at CIBO, the Culinary Institute of Bologna. Cap off your day of food and fun with lunch to enjoying the dishes you’ve just prepared.
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.
Bologna’s traditional cuisine is so important to the city’s identity that it is known affectionately as “La Grassa”, or “The Fat Lady”. With this walking tour, explore both the cultural and culinary highlights of this vibrant city, taking in its main square, churches, and towers, as well as strolling through the historic market to sample local specialties and wines—all while learning about their history and significance with a guide.
Bologna is a city that has long been known for its great food and as a city that loves to eat well. It has been famous on both counts since the 12th century, and its gastronomy continues to evolve, while the historic classics are excellent to this day. Right now, Bologna food culture is fizzing and developing in exciting ways. As a local and as a food and food history lover, let me take you to places we locals like - places that are off the tourist radar - to experience the best that Bologna currently has to offer in the way of ever popular staples like coffee, bread, pizza, Aperitivo and gelato.
We will discover in depth about history, art and gastronomic culture of Bologna: Starting in Piazza del Nettuno we will see the Palace of King Enzo and then directly from the Renaissance, fountain of Neptune: a pagan god to celebrate a Christian Pope.
Piazza Maggiore and the main buildings all around: Palazzo del Podestà, Palazzo d'Accursio, the actual city hall then the Basilica of San Petronio. The tour continues in the Archiginnasio palace, home of the millenary university of Bologna (founded in the year 1088!) and crossing the shopping district we will see the two towers, Asinelli and Garisenda, and Saint Stephen, one of the most spiritual places in Bologna.
We will end by talking about Mortadella, Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano Reggiano and other deli that make the city and our region so famous in terms of food!
The tour will end with "The Experience", that is, the tasting of a board of the best cold cuts and local cheeses paired with a glass of wine in the medieval market area.
This walking tour was created for those who are in the city and do not want to miss the chance to admire the beauties of Bologna but at the same time savor the flavors of typical products such as salumi, crescentine and good wine.
Piazza Maggiore, Palazzo Daccursio, Via d'azeglio, Archiginnasio, are just some of the destinations you can admire.
The market of the quadrilateral will welcome you with its ancient perfumes where you can taste the authenticity of high quality products
Absolutely not to be missed
See Bologna, with its narrow streets, crooked medieval towers and miles and miles of arcaded walkways, from a different perspective: from a Segway. Cruise around this handsome Italian city on a Segway, learning about the history of each place, and seeing major landmarks, such as the five-hundred-year-old Fountain of Neptune, the Basilica di Santo Stefano, and much more. This small-tour is limited to just eight participants, which means you’ll get plenty of attention from the local guide.
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.
The ideal introduction for first-time visitors to the history-filled city, this half-day, private walking tour of Bologna covers top attractions. Listen to in-depth commentary from your own art historian guide, and enjoy a personalized travel experience adapted to you and your party. Highlights include Piazza Maggiore, the Basilica di San Petronio, and the Mercato di Mezzo.
The new Lamborghini Museum, traces all the stages that have made the history of the Toro brand: an exciting journey through historic cars, images and photographs that will accompany you in the history of one of the largest Italian manufacturers.
. Part of the day is dedicated to visiting the renovated Lamborghini museum, the prestigious boutique to discover all the Lamborghini Collection products, the production lines to admire the birth of the Huracán and Aventador step by step.
Following a lunch in a typical trattoria in the area
Private transport A / R included
This is an interesting wine and shopping tour. Your driver will wait for your in front of your hotel at 9.30 am. You will be brought to the Castel Guelfo Outlet, where shopping, entertainment and relaxation combine to satisfy all your desires. Men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, sportswear, accessories and cosmetics with discounts all year round.
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 see a family owned winery in its 5th Generation that produces organic wine.
At the end of the tour..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 from the garden and a delicious dessert. At the end of the lunch the driver will bring you back to Bologna (45 minutes drive)
Modena is a combination of two of the best worlds: food & history. Join your favorite local on a day trip to visit a historic city known for its balsamic vinegar and cultural gems. Foodies, this is your time to taste original flavors straight from local sources. History buffs, this is your time to see UNESCO protected masterpieces. What are you waiting for, Modena awaits!
On this private tour, you're only one train ride away from beautiful Modena. Enjoy the journey together with your local host and enjoy the picturesque views.
Ciao Modena! Explore the ancient Roman city from Modena's city square and the Palazzo Comunale historical rooms to its stunning Cathedral and its marble carved gates. Wander through the narrow alleys of the city's ancient Jewish Ghetto and see the beautiful Palace of Este family in Piazza Roma.
A day trip to Modena must have a Balsamic Vinegar tasting, and this tour takes you to the only shop in the world entirely dedicated to this traditional product!
Taste your way through Tuscany with this wine tour focused on Chianto Classico. Learn about the wine production process during a guided vineyard and wine cellar tour. Sample a variety of local wines alongside traditional snacks in a scenic setting. Round-trip private transportation from Bologna is included.
Discover why Italians call Bologna “La Grassa” (the fat one) on a 100% personalized private food experience with a local host hand-picked to suit your interests. Experience the city’s decadent cuisine and Emilia-Romagna’s fantastic produce as you share antipasti followed by two courses and two drinks per person at an authentic restaurant locals love. Leave with insider foodie tips to see you through your stay.
You’ll join one of our friendly hosts and explore the plant-based side of Bologna, which few visitors taste! Begin your experience by strolling through the Botanical Gardens, getting a feel for the indigenous plants that grow there. Afterward, you might like to try out one of the innovative vegan bistros in the city, like Botanica Lab or Centro Natura. All dishes are made with fresh, seasonal products and will suit all tastes.
Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
Bologna, the capital of the Reggio Emilia region, is one of the most historical cities in whole Italy. It’s existence dates back to 1000 BC. The city hosts the first university in the whole World.
You will enjoy, with your private official tour guide, getting to know the most emblematic and representative sites of the city. Bologna has a very active public life and high economic activy.
- SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance.