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Classic Bologna Food Tour provided by Taste Bologna - Bologna Food Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 16/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Piazza Maggiore
    Piazza Maggiore, Bologna BO, Italy
    At the tobacconist in the corner with Via De Pignattari, just at the right of San Petronio Basilica
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    Piazza Maggiore
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 2
    Mercato delle Erbe
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Quadrilatero
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Piazza of Santo Stefano
    Piazza Santo Stefano, 40125 Bologna BO, Italy
    End points can change
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Important Information
Departure Point
Piazza Maggiore, Bologna BO, Italy
Duration
4h
Return Details
Piazza of Santo Stefano, Piazza Santo Stefano, 40125 Bologna BO, Italy
Inclusions
  • Breakfast with gourmet coffee
  • Different tastings including bolognese ragù, cured meat, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Balsamic vinegar Tradizionale of Modena, bread, dessert, local wine like Pignoletto or Lambrusco
  • Artisan gelato tasting
  • Local English speaking guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Non-eating children under 6 years old do not require a ticket
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Available for vegetarians, pescatarians and gluten free with prior notice. Please advise when booking.
  • Not recommended for vegans
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved (3km)
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Tour starts with at least 2 people
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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varney wrote a review Sep 2020
London415 contributions179 helpful votes
This was our second tour with Taste of Bologna, having done the Pizza and Gelato tour on a previous visit, this time our daughter joined us and once again we had Sara to guide us through the food and history of Bologna. We started with an interesting Expresso, you need to do
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Date of experience: September 2020
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CSM wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
My family and I took the Classic Bologna tour with Sara, and it was easily the highlight of our time in Italy. She was so knowledgeable and showed gave us some historical context about the city, as well as (of course) all of the wonderful food we enjoyed through the tour. We all
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Date of experience: December 2019
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danid921 wrote a review Jan 2020
Brooklyn, New York84 contributions12 helpful votes
I went on a day trip to Bologna from Florence. I arrived early morning to the train station and walked the long quiet street to the main piazza. I met Benedetta our tour guide along with 7 other folks eager to get started. Every aspect of the tour was fun, informative and
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Taste_Bologna, Proprietario at Classic Bologna Food Tour
Responded 20 Feb 2020
Thanks so much for this amazing review, I wouldn't describe our Bologna food tour with better words! Hope to have you again soon around the markets, a presto Andrea - Taste Bologna
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Avrea M wrote a review Jan 2020
3 contributions3 helpful votes
Elena was our guide and she was fantastic!!! Very knowledgeable about the food and the history of the food and area. It was a great introduction to the food of the area, at places you might not of found on your own. All the places full of history delicious food!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Jill wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
This tour was wonderful! Sara made it so fun and interesting. She talked about and showed our group some historical sites in Bologna, as well as all of the great establishments and excellent food! Very enjoyable!
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About the operator

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By: Taste Bologna - Bologna Food Tour
Eventgal_13
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Amazing experience...don't miss it!
We met the owner, Andrea at the designated meeting place and off we went with him and his videographer. He asked if
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lola10102010
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Delicious and informative way to explore Parma!
On the day of our Parma walking tour, there were issues with the trains from Bologna that put us in 1.5hrs behind s
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DeniseAroundTheWorld
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Amazing Pasta Making Class and Food Tour
We are a family of 3 with an 8 year old and we booked both a Pizza & Gelato food tour as well as a Pasta Making cla
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AKimble1216
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Pizza and Gelato food tour
Excellent! The food was amazing, our guide was friendly and knowledgeable, and the overall experience was excellent
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Kevin H
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Great way to discover Modena
Super nice guide who knows a lot about the food and art culture of Modena. She gave us a lot of tips concerning our
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John Z
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Just plain old good fun and food
The tour was fabulous. Travelling the street eating at probably unknown stops with the freshest foods. We stopped a
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GoatCheese324
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Fun, Facts, and Food in Parma!
Our Taste Bologna tour of Parma with company owner Andrea and professional guide Caterina was one of the best tours
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arabellasamuels
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Amazing tour with Caterina
Caterina was the perfect guide to show us the amazing food culture in Modena. She was very knowledgeable about ever
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matthewbX1118HI
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Highlight of our entire trip!
Me and my family absolutely loved this tour! Everything was delicious and well thought out. This tour is the real d
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569vivd
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Superb food tour
Excellent tour by the enthusiastic and knowledgeable Caterina. Learnt so much about local cuisine and produce. Fun
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DimitriPapadimitriou
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TERRIFIC FOOD TOUR! INCREDIBLY DELICIOUS!!
We took the Parma food tour with Andrea on the 19th October. It was absolutely fantastic! Andrea knew the best plac
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katebarl0w
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Excellent and so much fun!
If you’re into your food - this is a must! We did the classic tour and so enjoyed it. Coffee, pasta, ragu, cheese
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WDCdweller
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A fabulous tour
We loved this tour. The tour takes you to several small family run places that are special and unique. Every stop,
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EarthSwanny
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A Three-Hour-Tour (weather was NOT getting Rough)
Our tour was really four hours but I like the "Gilligan's Island" jingle... Seriously, Sara was fantastic - she to
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Ybudirahaju
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Amazing experience
Had a really really great time with our guide, Caterina. She was very knowledgeable about everything especially bal
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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