Bologna in a Day from Milan with Food and Wine Tasting

Day Trips & Excursions in Bologna
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Tour description

Discover in a day one of the most famous and wonderful Italian cities.  Ready for your gastronomic route through Bologna, the capital of Italian food. Enjoy culture, history and delicatessen directly from Milan (departure from Central Station in Milan ).

In the morning, meet your guide at Milan Central Station and enjoy a coffee. Leave from Milan and reach Bologna after just a 1-hour train journey, far quicker than travelling by car. Once in Bologna, your guide shows you the heart of the city, home to The Porticos of Bologna, Bologna Piazza Maggiore, Two Towers (Due Torri), and the Bologna University Quarter. After a quick stroll stop for a food and wine tasting. You'll try the famous gnocco fritto (salty fried bread) served with Italian salumi and cheese. Your guide explains the history of these traditional dishes. Taste the flavor of the authentic regional wine and spend unforgivable moments in a typical trattoria.The afternoon is dedicated to visiting the beauties of the city with some free time for shopping. Before taking the train to Milan, you'll taste of a small piece of chocolate in one of the most famous chocolate factories in the city. Depart from Bologna in the late afternoon and arrive in Milan in the evening.

What's included

  • Tour escort at disposal full day
  • Food and wine tasting

What's not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch


  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Small-group tour