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Bologna Food Walking Tour

From US$99.40
  • Get an insider’s insight into local food and culture
  • Focus on savoring food and sights as the navigation is taken care of
  • Take home a cookbook with traditional recipes and a Bologna map
Bologna Food Walking Tour
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Learn about the history, culture, architecture, that make Bologna medieval market so unique.
From US$99.39
Learn about the history, culture, architecture, that make Bologna medieval market so unique. Get the foodie capital of Italy from Florence by a high speed train in just 35 minutes!
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Experience Bologna culture with walking food tour that skips the city’s conventional tourist restaurants. Savor five authentic tastings with your small group and take a guided city orientation stroll, visiting sites including the Neptune Fountain, Basilica di San Petronio, and Archiginnasio Palace. Sample food from its medieval market and ancient shops while your guide gives insight into local traditions and culture you might miss wandering alone.

What to Expect

Your tour begins in Neptune Fountain in Piazza Maggiore. After you’ve arrived, take a stroll around the piazza while a guide tells you about local history, art, and architecture. See Basilica di San Petronio, Archiginnasio Palace, the old University of Bologna, Two Towers, a medieval food market, and other city highlights.

Stop at the oldest bakery in Bologna to sample a torta di riso (rice cake). Then, continue to the city’s ancient chocolate factory, where the first sfoglia nera was created, and sample its chocolate specialties.

Afterward, get a taste of cured meats and cheeses with local breads and wine at a deli. There are two more stops on the sampling feast: a pasta laboratory for homemade egg pasta and a gelato shop.

Receive a cookbook with a selection of traditional recipes, and get ready for an afternoon nap.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Just amazing!

This tour was fantastic and an amazing way to discover this amazing city. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and told us lots about the history and points of interest in this heautiful place. The cost was very reasonable considering you in effect get a full...More

2  Thank TrishH248
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great introduction to both the city and the food of Bologna!

The trip was well-organized and our guide was very knowledgable about both food and the history of Bologna. We now understand why everyone in the area is so passionate and particular about food! And, it's great that the understanding of food isn't elitist--it's about quality...More

2  Thank yvonneg1002018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent trip.

This is definitely a must-do trip when staying in the beautiful city of Bologna. Not that much walking but lots of eating and drinking! Our guide Eleanor was bubbly and great company, as well as informative. All 6 of us enjoyed it but were surprised...More

1  Thank lizhewlett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rich, Authentic Food and a Little Bit of History

The five food tastings were leisurely and delicious. The sparkling white wine was lovely, and at lunch the menu had over a dozen pasta dishes to choose from, some Bolognese classics, some weekly specials. I would have liked to hear a little more history about...More

1  Thank Laura C
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile
A must do in Bologna !!

Amazing value for money, our tour guide was very knowledgeable and very passionate about food and Bologna Itself. The tour took us to a chocolate store where sampled specialty and local treats. Delis where we sat and eat cold cuts of ham, salami and of...More

3  Thank Bwhone
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