Half-Day Bologna Food and Wine Walking Tour

Half-Day Bologna Food and Wine Walking Tour

Parmesan, prosciutto, salame, gelato, choccolate and wine!

Tour type: Group , Duration: 3.5

Product ID: 37568
Description

Explore one of Bologna oldest food markets and visit the most traditional food shops with this half-day wine and food walking tour.
Learn about the history, culture and architecture that make Bologna's medieval market so unique. Enjoy a variety of food specialties that has secured Bologna’s reputation as being the foodie capital of Italy.
You will enjoy 5 authentic tastings (a big meal) at a diversity of places: the food market with its ancient family-run shops, a bakery, a chocolate factory, a pasta laboratory, a gelato shop.
Enough food is served so that, for most people, lunch afterwards is not needed.
You will visit the oldest bakery in Bologna and taste their delicious “torta di riso” (rice cake), the most ancient chocolate factory of the town where the first solid choccolate “sfoglia nera” was invented and sample their specialties, a deli-store where you will be served cured meats and cheeses (Parmigiano Reggiano with balsamic vinegar, Mortadella, Salame di Felino, Caciotta, Prosciutto di Parma) with typical breads and local wine, a pasta laboratory to taste homemade egg pasta, and finally a gelato shop.
You entertaining local guide will not only make sure you...

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Explore one of Bologna oldest food markets and visit the most traditional food shops with this half-day wine and food walking tour.
Learn about the history, culture and architecture that make Bologna's medieval market so unique. Enjoy a variety of food specialties that has secured Bologna’s reputation as being the foodie capital of Italy.
You will enjoy 5 authentic tastings (a big meal) at a diversity of places: the food market with its ancient family-run shops, a bakery, a chocolate factory, a pasta laboratory, a gelato shop.
Enough food is served so that, for most people, lunch afterwards is not needed.
You will visit the oldest bakery in Bologna and taste their delicious “torta di riso” (rice cake), the most ancient chocolate factory of the town where the first solid choccolate “sfoglia nera” was invented and sample their specialties, a deli-store where you will be served cured meats and cheeses (Parmigiano Reggiano with balsamic vinegar, Mortadella, Salame di Felino, Caciotta, Prosciutto di Parma) with typical breads and local wine, a pasta laboratory to taste homemade egg pasta, and finally a gelato shop.
You entertaining local guide will not only make sure you are well fed but will also educate you with stories that give you insights into Bologna’s traditions and culture.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Group size
1 - 15
Languages
English, French, Spanish
The meeting point
Piazza Maggiore, Bologna

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Includes
  • Expert local guide
  • Orientation tour of Bologna
  • Visit to Bologna most ancient food market
  • Visit to 5 food shops with 5 deliciuos food and wine tastings (pastries, chocolate, gelato, homemade pasta, local wines, cured meats and cheeses),
  • Cookery book

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Full payment is required at time of booking.

Currency conversion is supplied as a guide only; the exchange rate used by your bank may vary. The final payment will be charged in the local or original local currency shown.


Cancellation Policy

In the event of cancellation penalties will be applied as follows:

Up to 7 days before the tour starting day: 20% penalty;

From 7 days to 3 days before the tour starting date: 40% penalty;

From 3 days to 2 days before the tour starting date: 60% penalty;

48 hours notice: 80% penalty

24 hours notice: 100% penalty.

Organized by

Olga Arena

As a tour guide for over 20 years, I have been escorting tours throughout Italy and Europe. Well-acquainted with the uniqueness of my country, I have become a specialist in creating custom-made tours of Italy. I am committed to the complete satisfaction of my clients' specific desires and interests. Through me, clients will be guided in the discovery of each destination and explore the rich traditions, history, art and epicurean pleasures.


Product ID: 37568

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