Bologna Food Walking Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Bologna
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Tour description

This 3.5-hour walking food tour offers five mouth-watering tastings. While exploring wide and narrow alleys in the maze of the Bologna Medieval Market, you will literally taste Bologna’s essence, touring five hidden food gems that we have carefully selected to give you an authentic local experience. The tour is led by an expert local host, that will unveil ancient secrets and stories that will give insights of Bologna’s traditions and culture.In order to let you taste Bologna like a local, we will take you to:- A fresh pasta workshop, where you will have the chance to see veteran pasta artisans at work!- Bologna’s most ancient deli store, where you will taste a special selection of cured meats and cheeses- A pasta shop to sit down and have a dish of fresh, hand-made pasta: tagliatelle al ragù, tortellini or tortelloni at your choice!- A traditional gelato shop- The oldest bakery in town, to taste their delightful “torta di riso” (rice cake)Simply the best!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-RomagnaPiazza MaggioreDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Fontana del Nettuno, Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-RomagnaNeptune FountainDuration: 5 minutesStop At: Basilica di San Petronio, Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-RomagnaSan Petronio BasilicaDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda, Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-RomagnaTwo Towers BolognaDuration: 5 minutesPass By: Torre Prendiparte, Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-RomagnaTorre PrendiparteStop At: Archiginnasio di Bologna, Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-RomagnaUniversity of BolognaDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Mercato di Mezzo, Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-RomagnaBologna Food MarketDuration: 2 hours

What's included

  • Expert local guide service
  • Small-group tour (maximum 15 participants)
  • Orientation tour of Bologna (Piazza Maggiore, San Petronio Basilica, the food market, Bologna University, Neptune Fountain, Two Towers)
  • 5 food tastings which consist of a progressive lunch
  • Progressive lunch
  • Complimentary map of Bologna
  • Going there: High speed train 8:45 am AV9566 from Florence S.M. Novella railway station to Bologna Centrale (9:20 am)
  • Going back: High speed train 4:40 pm AV9573 from Bologna Centrale railway station to Florence S.M. Novella (5:15 pm)
  • Going there: High speed train 7:25 am AV9407 from Venezia S. Lucia railway station to Bologna Centrale (8:52 am)
  • Going back: High speed train 5:08 pm AV9434 from Bologna Centrale railway station to Venice S. Lucia (6:35 pm)
  • A lot of fun

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda


  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide