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Bologna is the largest city in Northern Italy's Emilia-Romagna region, and it just so happens to be the perfect place to familiarize yourself with Italian cuisine. On this 8-hour tour, visit boutique producers of prosciutto, Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, and wine, and savor four different samples of food and wine along the way. After you’ve worked up an appetite at each producer’s grounds, head over to a family-run restaurant for a 6-course Italian lunch, including house-made pasta and local wines.
Follow your senses on a full-day culinary tour of Bologna’s famous food region. Visit local factories and family-run producers for a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of products enjoyed around the world, including Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Modena balsamic vinegar, prosciutto, and wine. Enjoy samples of fresh, hand-crafted products along the way and indulge in breakfast and multi-course Italian lunch with wine pairings. It’s a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the sights, smells, and tastes of Emilia-Romagna!
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 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.
Are you in the city and want to taste the best local wines and typical products without leaving the center?
This tour is for you! Spend an afternoon or evening in one of Bologna's oldest wine bars and wineries, famous all over the world for its wines and salami and cheeses.
- Local escort
- 3 tastings of typical local wines with description
- Platter of cold cuts and cheeses with homemade bread and breadsticks
- walk to one of the historic areas of the center
Careful selection of wines designed to describe the excellence of our region; pleasant, refined and elegant local; comprehensive explanations on the uniqueness of the wines and their characteristics; friendly and helpful staff.
Fun day to discover the wines of the Bolognese hills. immersed in the panorama of the hills the Tour includes:
Pick up at the hotel
Private round-trip transfer
2 Visits to Producers of Typical Wines from the Bologna Hills
Lunch in a Trattoria based on typical products
Live a day in the heart of Romagna in one of the most famous wineries in the world immersed in an oasis of greenery.
8.30 am pick up at the Hotel in Bologna
9.45 am Arrival at the winery
10:00 am private guided tour of the company
11:00 am Wine tasting and visit to the wine shop
12:15 pm Lunch in a typical restaurant
2.00 pm Drop off at the Hotel in Bologna
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I'll show you my favorite places, I'll help you to discover the few true local spots in town, where a true bolognese goes shopping and eat.
The places who made our city famous, making what is now called the food capital of Italy!
We meet in "piazza maggiore", the heart of Bologna and we will walk around downtown making 6-7 stops
Oldest meat and fish market
Best sliced pizza
Visit to the pasta shop where tortellino was invented!
Typical and local sandwich place
Bakery with 150 years old recipe of cake!
Oldest Hosteria of Italy since 1465 for some wine and champagne
Best Gelato place of town :)
While we walk I'll be happy to share story and culture of the city, with some secrets just few local knows;)
I will send you PDF with all informations and places!
ALL LITTLE TASTES DURING THE TOUR ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE. DONT WORRY, EVERYTHING WILL BE VERY CHEAP, AROUND 10 EURO EACH PERSON
Bologna is renowned for its gastronomic heritage, and this walking tour will introduce you to both its culinary riches and its best-known historical landmarks. Meet your guide in central Bologna, and set off: you’ll see a pasta-making demonstration, will sample numerous local wines, will try traditional cured meats and cheeses, and much more. As you go on a culinary exploration, you’ll also pass by many of the city’s top sights, including the Piazza Maggiore, the Mercato di Mezzo, and beyond.
tour to discover a center considered the disneyworld of food! 10,000 square meters of park entirely dedicated to the excellence of food, both as production and as tasting, from Parmesan to wines, from jams to pasta, from coffee to educational farms up to experimenting with the laboratories and activities proposed within the park
the package includes video service and dedicated photo, made by a local professional, registered in the register, with immediate delivery of videos and photos taken during the tour.
On this half-day gastronomy tour, you’ll cover the main sights in Bologna on foot while paying special focus to the city’s rich culinary heritage. Get personalized attention in a guaranteed small group as you tick off highlights like the Piazza Maggiore and Saint Petronio Basilica, plus centuries-old food vendors. Tours include five tasting stops—including chocolate, wine, cheese, and meat—plus tickets to the sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita.
Dozza is located in the province of Bologna and is the most colorful medieval village I have ever seen: the walls of the houses that overlook its alleys are open-air paintings, in which spectacular works of art have been painted.
Dozza is part of the club of "The most beautiful villages in Italy" and walking through its streets you will fill your eyes with pure beauty.
In the heart of the "Mercato di Mezzo", surrounded by the aromas of the market, we will discover the oldest Osteria in the city that has quenched the Bolognese since 1465. With its simplicity and its attachment to old uses, "L'Osteria" is a journey through time around a glass of wine, where you can baste typical dishes and eat on the table while talking about the world and as the Bolognese say "fare balotta". Our immersion in the Bolognese nightlife will continue unveiling the most lively places in the city.
This tour is a fantastic opportunity to discover how some of our food specialities are produced. It's very interesting to learn all the phases of the parmesan cheese production. This tour finishes first with the visit to the storage, where hundreds of wheels sleeps and then with a tasting of 24months aged Parmigiano.
The Balsamic Vinegar is called also the Black Gold, because it needs a long and patience process of min. 12 years! A tasting of three different aged balsamic vinegar finishes this tour. You will continue to taste the Vinegar during the lunch: tortelloni home made, meat with potatoes, dessert… all with drops of Balsamic Vinegar.
The wine production of this area is very important: the visit starts with a guided tour inside the private Museum of Wine Traditions, and it continues into the cellars where bottles today stay and finishes with a tasting of 3 different wines.
Imagine sipping delicious Italian wine in an authentic bar filled with locals. Let a local host in Bologna make this your reality! Discover Bologna’s relaxing bars and blend in with the regulars while you enjoy delicious local wine paired with Italian bites. 7 delicious tastings included.
Start your experience at an award-winning wine bar where you’ll enjoy a glass of light and fruity sparkling Italian wine paired with some tasty local cheese. Then stroll through the city and admire the historic canals!
Step inside a homely bar beloved by the locals. Sip on a glass of sparkling red wine with an Italian classic, parmesan cheese. The rich and salty flavors of the cheese paired with the citrus and floral notes of the wine are a match made in heaven.
Follow your local host through the city’s old market and then weave your way to a local osteria (Italian restaurant). This local favorite has been serving wine since 1465 making it one of the oldest in Bologna.
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)
it's a lifetime experience to get in touch with local food and local traditions ...
you will be able to learn some secrets and go back home and surprise your family and friends with a real dish of pasta from Bologna!
Discover the secrets to making the perfect lasagna, ravioli, and Bolognese sauce during a 3-hour group cooking class in Bologna. In addition to expert instruction, the class also includes complimentary cheese, prosciutto, and local wines. Once your culinary masterpiece is complete, it’s time to tuck in. Afterwards, you’re ready to impress your friends back home with your new skills. Please note that the menu can be altered to accommodate dietary restrictions.
Immerse yourself in Italian cuisine on a 10-day tour from Bologna to the regions of Emilia-Romagna, Veneto, Tuscany, and Umbria. With a gourmet guide eager to share the food of his homeland, you'll take private cooking classes in different locations each day; taste local wines; visit farms, wine cellars, and markets; and discover towns and villages off the beaten path. This culinary adventure allows you to just relax and enjoy the scenery and food without the stress of renting a car or driving yourself around.
Taste your way through one of Italy's most celebrated culinary cities on a walking food tour of Bologna. Follow your senses and a gastronomic guide to the old city center’s best markets, vendors, and specialty shops to sample regional delicacies like Bologna ham, fresh produce, Parmesan cheese, wine, and gourmet chocolate. See where locals go to stock up on provisions, and learn about the flavorful traditions that make Bolognese recipes craved around the world.
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.