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Small-group Tortellini Class with Italian family in Bologna

If you go to Bologna, you have to try the fresh pasta the city is famous for: tiny handmade tortellini!. Let a local explain the art of pasta-making to you!We are the “Cesarine”, the Emperors of the kitchen, Italy’s oldest network of home cooks. We have seen our mothers and grandmothers prepare these dishes every Sunday, we have cooked them over and over again for our families, and now we share our skills with curious travellers like you.Come to our homes and immerse yourself in a hands-on cooking class. Learn how to make an egg “fontana”, knead elastic pasta dough, stretch it until it becomes almost transparent and prepare fresh filling with local ingredients. Sip some wine while you learn and chat with new acquaintances.After the cooking class, let’s taste the fruit of our labour: We share the freshly made pasta around the table in a comfortable home and have an Italian style meal. Dessert, local wine and espresso at the end of the meal are included! Buon appetito!
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Private cooking class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Bologna

Discover the secrets to Bolognese cuisine in a local’s home with this half-day private cooking class. Learn how to prepare fresh stuffed pasta including tortellini and tortelloni during this hands-on class. After the pasta workshop, relax over a meal to sample what you prepared alongside local red and white wines.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

A Half Day in Bologna with a Local: Private & Personalized

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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Handmade Pasta, Dinner & Wine in Bologna: Tagliatelle, Ravioli, Bolognese Sauce

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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Must See Bologna with a Local: Private & Personalized

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.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Ultimate Bologna Food Experience: Private & Personalized

Follow your senses — and a gourmet guide — around Italy’s culinary capital on a private food tour in Bologna. Remove the guesswork from choosing eateries and let a local show you the best delis, cafes, markets, and bakeries scattered through the historic city center. Sample Bolognese specialties like tortellini and mortadella, discover new favorite dishes, and rest your feet over an aperitif at an open-air market.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Pasta Masterclass with a Local in Bologna

Learn to make fresh pasta from scratch with a small-group cooking class in a home kitchen, where you’ll sip a glass of wine or beer as you make batches of tortellini and tagliatelle. When you’ve prepared the fresh pasta, sit down to the gourmet meal you’ve created, joining a group of fellow food-loving travelers for a hearty dinner.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Private and Personalized Experience: See Bologna with a Local

Follow one of our friendly hosts around the walled medieval city as they show you the best of what their home has to offer. You’ll feel as if you’re exploring the vibrant piazzas and cobbled stone streets with a friend as you pop into stores, marvel at the towering turrets of the Due Torri and enjoy a creamy gelato. Whether you want to tick off the most famous attractions like Piazza Maggiore, San Petronio Church, Mercato di Mezzo and the Fontana di Nettuno or simply amble down the sidewalks and follow your feet, the day is yours! 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.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
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  • 2 to 8 hours
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Local market visit and private cooking class at a Cesarina's home in Bologna

Learn the secrets behind traditional recipes from Bologna during this private cooking class, complete with a local market visit. Get tips for selecting the best ingredients at the market and then settle into the chef’s home in the Bologna city center for a cooking class. Prepare three courses and then feast on everything you cook alongside a variety of local red and white wines.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Discover Bologna's Best Kept Secrets

Join one of our hosts to discover the secret places in Bologna loved by its locals! Follow them through the labyrinth of cobbled stoned and portico-covered streets and reveal the best pieces of local street art, the coziest bars, most down-to-earth eateries and the city’s vibrant student culture. Your host will share their Bologna with you; one that is packed full of hidden gems, ancient secrets and unique venues!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
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Eat Like a Local in Bologna: Private & Personalized

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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
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Private pasta-making class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Bologna

Immerse yourself in a private pasta-making class at the Cesarina's home,  learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine. During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional pasta recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
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Dining experience at a Cesarina's home in Bologna with show cooking

Learn the art of Italian cooking with a local chef-instructor during this private half-day culinary experience at your instructor's home in Bologna. Learn to make a 4-course meal that consists of an appetizer, pasta, main course with side dish, and dessert, and try a selection of wines from Tuscany. Then join your host at the table and enjoy your lunch or dinner accompanied by wine.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Family Day in Bologna with a Local: Private & Personalized

Have your kids had enough of museums?  Take a tour that you the whole family will enjoy. With a private guide, you’ll learn about the history and culture of the city in a way that’s fun for both kids and adults. Take in the local parks, while your kids burn off some energy. Everyone will also be treated to complimentary gelato. Finally, get recommendations for kid-friendly restaurants and activities in Bologna.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
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Kickstart Your Trip to Bologna with a Local: Private & Personalized

Get a feel for Bologna on an intimate private walking tour. In addition to navigating and translating, your guide customizes the day’s itinerary according to your interests, planning stops at top landmarks and hidden gems loved by locals. Leave with an inside perspective on the city and a handle on its layout and transit system.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Bologna Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
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  • 2 to 6 hours
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A Full Day in Bologna with a Local: Private & Personalized

Experience Bologna your way on a custom private 8-hour tour. A bespoke itinerary is created just for you, based on your unique interests. Visit iconic attractions, like Piazza Maggiore and the Fountain of Neptune, or discover the hidden corners of a particular neighborhood. Whatever you decide, your Bolognese guide is with you every step of the way. Leave with exclusive recommendations on things to see, do, and eat with the rest of your trip.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Learn Italian & Dine at a Cesarina's home in Bologna

Immerse yourself in Italian culture with this experience, which includes a language class and a dinner at the home of a local in Bologna. You'll start with your class, spending about two and a half hours studying Italian, before heading out to assist with a private cooking demonstration. Then you'll get to savor the fruits of your labor, with a four-course meal paired with local wine.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 5 hours
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Private Tagliatelle Masterclass at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Bologna

Opt for a more intimate experience of Bologna’s legendary cuisine during a private pasta making masterclass in a local home. Rather than sharing your guide with a group, you’ll receive undivided attention as you make classic Italian dishes such as tagliatelle al ragu, a variation of spaghetti bolognese.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Create Your Own Homemade Pasta with a Professional Pasta Maker in Bologna

Get out of the stale tourist restaurant scene and into your host's kitchen and pasta workshop with this private cooking class. Learn how to roll, cut, and cook pasta—from tagliatelle to tortellini to passatelli. Cook for about an hour with your host, who may include some Pugliese dishes in addition to local ones in the mix, and then sit down to enjoy your creations. A great way to learn about Italian cuisine and culture from a local.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Local market visit and dining experience at a Cesarina's home in Bologna

Italy's Cesarina program connects travelers with local "home cooks," known as cesarinas, in an effort to promote the Mediterranean country's rich culinary traditions. With this experience, you'll get to join a ceserina as she shops in a local market, watch her make typically Bolognese preparations, and sit down to dine on a four-course meal, served with local wine.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
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Bologna for Literature Lovers

Discover Bologna through a literary lens on a 3-hour private walking tour. Follow your local guide to the city’s world renowned libraries, along with charming independent bookstores. Learn about the archeological site on which the university library stands today and see special spots in the city which inspired some of its most famous authors. Bookworms, history nuts, and Italophiles alike, are sure to find the personalized tour an enriching experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
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Name your recipe: food market tour and workshop with a Cesarina in Bologna

Have you ever been to a local market and traditional food shop in Italy, full of ingredients you'd love to experiment with? This is your chance to visit a market with a local expert, choose your most inspiring ingredients, and create and name your very own two recipes.  Go food shopping with your Cesarina and choose 3-5 staple ingredients that capture your imagination before immersing yourself in a private cooking class at their home. With their expert guidance, you will learn how to prepare your chosen ingredients and make your own two Italian creations. Cultivate your creativity and confidence in the kitchen by adding an Italian flair to your dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
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