FICO & THE CITY

Cultural & Theme Tours in Bologna
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Tour description

Departing from the city centre piazza Maggiore, we will explore together the most authentic and real Bologna by encountering centuries of history through monuments, palaces and distinctive streets.Then we make our way to FICO Eataly World by visiting 2 hectares of open-air fields and stables housing more than 200 animals and 2000 cultivars. Understand food processing by visiting the 40 farming factories and observing how meat, fish, cheese, pasta, oil, beer, sweets, etc. are processed. Taste traditional Italian food at FICO’s 45 restaurants and refreshment points.

HIGHLIGHTS  • Begin your tour in Bologna, where you’ll join up with your guide • See the most significant monuments of the city • Learn about the city’s history • Transfer to FICO Eataly World with FICO bus • Discover FICO with a guided tour. Watch the actual production of typical products – such as pasta, mozzarella (not available at lunch and dinner time ) - and taste various local food. • Return to Bologna city centreITINERARY: • Meeting point out side Bologna Welcome info-point and start of the tour with the following itinerary: Piazza Nettuno, Piazza Maggiore, San Petronius Basilica (inside), Archiginnasio Palace (courtyard), Quadrilatero old market, Two Towers, old jewish ghetto, Prendiparte Tower, Finestrella di Via Piella (view of the old canal), Via Indipendenza and "Bologna Centrale train station" FICObus stop. • Transfer with FICObus to FICO Eatalyworld • Arrival at FICO Eatalyworld and start of the park's tour. • After the tour you have free time for lunch or dinner in the park The time to go back to Bologna city center with the FICObus (Friday 1 departure every 30', Saturday and Sunday 1 departure every 20' minutes) is not defined, of free will. The park close at midnight.

What's included

  • Guided tour of Bologna city center and FICO in both English and Italian
  • Skilled Italian/English speaking tourist guide
  • Food tastings during the visit of FICO
  • Snacks

What's not included

  • Lunch or dinner inside FICO Eatalyworld
  • Activities inside FICO Eatalyworld