Follow your senses on a full-day culinary tour of Bologna’s famous food region. Visit local factories and family-run producers for a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of products enjoyed around the world, including Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Modena balsamic vinegar, prosciutto, and wine. Enjoy samples of fresh, hand-crafted products along the way and indulge in breakfast and multi-course Italian lunch with wine pairings. It’s a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the sights, smells, and tastes of Emilia-Romagna!
You'll be able to experience the local way of eating and drinking in Bologna thanks to this experience.
We'll take you through a gastronomic journey which will make you discover what are the hidden places that only the locals knows and that you must try!
The goal is to share with you what exactly our typical day would be, the classic outing we do with our friends and family, surprising your appetite and taste buds with + 15 foods and wine tastings!
We'll start with a proper Italian breakfast in the best pasticceria in town!
Then we will move on directly purchasing and tasting cold cuts, cheeses and breads, many different types but all belonging to the Area of Bologna, always accompanied by local wine.
We'll visit an old family shop where we'll be tasting Aceto Balsamico!
Then walking through the old town centre, we'll try two iconic homemade pasta in a classical Osteria Bolognese, always paired with another local wine.
We will conclude with the best gelato in town!
Treat your hungry self to a food tour of Bologna, and discover why the city is known for its love of gastronomy. With a local guide, you’ll savor breakfast, then sample fresh pasta, balsamic vinegar, cheese, wine, gelato, and even a secret dish—to be revealed on the tour. Explore the city by foot in between tastings, and learn about Bologna and its food heritage through the tour. Just let the local supplier know in advance if you have special dietary requirements.
Bologna is known as a culinary hotspot, and this walking tour offers an excellent overview of the city’s food scene. Visit a historic center with local food boutiques in addition to several cafes. Sample the city’s culinary offerings including wines, cheese, pasta, espresso, and either gelato or cake depending on the season.
Book 48h in advance for the Motor Valley is home to some of Italy’s most iconic car manufacturers, but the factories and museums are hard to get between. Save hours with this tour that takes you to three of the top destinations for sports car enthusiasts in Emilia Romagna: the Ferrari Museum; Lamborghini Museum and Factory; and Pagani Museum and Factory.
A classic walking tour through the streets of the city centre. With this guided tour you will discover the history of Bologna and its main cultural attractions. The ancient market area, the so-called Quadrilatero, the statue of Neptune and the Basilica of San Petronio are just some of the stops on this wonderful tour.
Language barriers can make it tricky to know the best things to order at Bologna restaurants, but with this private food tour, eliminate menu guesswork and enjoy the company of a private foodie guide. Visit a variety of different eateries, and sample 10 local specialties along the way—from savory to sweet, and even local drinks. Potential bites include tortellini fritti and formaggio bianco (local cheese).
Emilia Romagna is known for its standout gastronomy, even throughout Italy. Get an insider’s introduction to several of its most famous food products during this half-day, private tasting tour, which includes a sit-down lunch in a local restaurant. Enjoy guided visits to a Parmigiano Reggiano producer, historic vinegar factory, and traditional winery. Door-to-door vehicle transfers are included.
During the guided tour we will visit spectacular places of considerable naturalistic interest and at the same time rich from a historical-cultural and artistic point of view. All our guides, in addition to being technically qualified and prepared, love and know in depth the territory of which they will try to convey their same passion by showing you the most significant places and telling you captivating anecdotes during the excursions.
There will be refreshment stops in the typical places where you can taste traditional products such as tigelle, parmesan, mortadella and the legendary egg pasta such as tagliatelle, tortellini and tortelloni
Combine two of Emilia Romagna’s most celebrated traditions—automobiles and food—during this unique, two-for-one private tour. Get a peek at some of the region’s famous cars at the Ferrari and Lamborghini museums, with an English-speaking guide to orient your visit. Then, enjoy a Parmesan cheese tasting in a unique setting—the Maserati-filled Panini Motor Museum—followed by a visit to a fifth-generation Modena balsamic vinegar producer.
Book 24h in advance! Italy is known for its food but the region of Emilia Romagna might be the best swath of Italy for culinary delights. And this private half- or full-day food tour packs in all that is delicious in the region. Opt to drive yourself or to have a driver take you, and then commence this fulfilling journey of edible treats in one of Italy's most gastronomic regions. Visit a prosciutto producer and a maker of Parmigiano in Parma, for example. Expect to eat like a real 'buona forchetta," the Italian word for a good eater. On the full-day tour, learn about balsamic vinegar.
Skip the set itinerary and script of an organized tour and explore Bologna with a local host for a fully customized visit tailored to your pace and interests. Take in blockbuster attractions like Piazza Maggiore and the Due Torri plus delve into the parts of the city known only to locals to discover unique sights, favorite eateries, and little-known gems.
Follow your senses — and a gourmet guide — around Italy’s culinary capital on a private food tour in Bologna. Remove the guesswork from choosing eateries and let a local show you the best delis, cafes, markets, and bakeries scattered through the historic city center. Sample Bolognese specialties like tortellini and mortadella, discover new favorite dishes, and rest your feet over an aperitif at an open-air market.
There is no better place to learn how to make authentic pasta and tiramisù from scratch than Italy’s culinary capital of Bologna. Meet your local host and instructor to pick up tips and tricks for turning out flawless filled and shaped pasta and assembling a luscious tiramisù by hand. Then celebrate your new skills in the kitchen with a final tasting to sample the dishes you’ve prepared, served with wine.
Live a whole day with the Ferrari legend. An incredible tour that will take you to visit the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, a journey through the history of the motor valley. After a tour you will board the Ferrari bus for a panoramic view of the exterior of the factory and the Fiorano track with an authorized Ferrari guide in English. Afterwards you will visit the Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena and you will be able to enjoy a fantastic 2-course lunch in a farmhouse surrounded by greenery
During this full-day experience, you will be able to become familiar with some well-known Italian brands and delicacies born in Emilia-Romagna.
We will pick you up with a minivan directly at your place in Bologna, Modena or Florence (please choose a correct tour option) in the morning and let your perfect day begin. We will visit local producers to learn something new about the production processes of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, Lambrusco sparkling wine. After all the tours, you’ll taste the products to discover their typical flavors.
Your experience wouldn't be complete without visiting Ferrari Museum, so to see the most famous supercar brand of all time, Ferrari. And, of course, without having lunch in a picturesque estate situated among the gentle hills of the Modena area.
At the end of the day, the driver will take you back to your place.
When select SELF DRIVE OPTION, you have to travel with your OWN car. NO TRANSFER is included
Explore the culinary traditions of Bologna with this half-day food tour. Join a guide for a small-group walking tour and taste local specialties such as Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Bolognese ragu, and mortadella. Begin the tour with a gourmet coffee, visit markets, and meet artisans at work to see how tortellini are made. Lunch at a historic osteria and a gelato tasting are included.
Italy is synonymous with pasta, and no city is more famous for this classic dish than Bologna. Connect with a home cook to learn the secrets to turning out fresh pasta like tortelloni and tagliatelle just like a true Italian “nonna” with this private cooking class. After preparing three types of pasta and tiramisù for dessert together, relax over lunch featuring the recipes you’ve created plus a variety of Italian wines.
Discover the beauty of the Unesco mosaics of Ravenna with this guided tour departing from Bologna by train.
The eternal beauty of the mosaics kept inside some of the most famous Unesco monuments of Ravenna, in a small group guided tour of the city center, and the Unesco monuments known all over the world.
Discover the history of Bologna during a half-day sightseeing tour. Meet your guide for a city stroll led by a local art lover with deep knowledge of artistic masterpieces, history, food stories, and legends. Learn about local traditions and art during a tour that features popular sites including Piazza Maggiore, Palazzo d’Accursio, and Basilica di San Patronio.
Scopri Bologna attraverso la sua gastronomia e impara a cucinare le ricette regionali con una persona del posto. La lezione si svolge in una casa privata sulle colline di Bologna e include tutto ciò di cui hai bisogno per apprezzare l'autentica cucina dell'Emilia-Romagna. Scopri Bologna mentre cucini, poi assaggia le tue creazioni accompagnate da un vino, nella cordiale compagnia dei tuoi accompagnatori.
Tagliatelle, tortelloni, ragu...What else?
Learn to cook like a real Bolognese and amaze friends and family when you get home!
Discover the secrets of the world's best flavors with the guidance of a local professional chef with 20 years of cooking experience.
Chef Antonino will explain you step by step the process of preparing the most traditional dishes of the area following the original recipe while also giving you juicy details about their history and tradition, and after the cooking class you will enjoy them in a playful and convivial atmosphere with guaranteed laughter!
Antonino is a professional chef and he's among the foremost experts in traditional Bolognese cuisine, his hands have brought thousands of tortelloni and tagliatelle to life...He looks forward to welcoming you to his cooking workshop and entertaining you, while also passing on his experience and passion for these fantastic dishes!
Book 24h in advance to Learn about three iconic Italian automobile makers during this full-day, small-group excursion to the Ferrari Museum, the Lamborghini Museum, and the Ducati Factory and Museum. Ride comfortably from Bologna in a private bus or minivan. Listen to detailed commentary from your English-speaking guide. Upgrade to test-drive a Ferrari or Lamborghini or try the F1 Simulator at an additional cost.
Bologna sits in the heart of Emilia Romagna's 'Motor Valley' and 'Food Valley'. Experience the both in one day with this unique tour that combines visits to the area's top automotive museums Marvel at iconic Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati collections and enjoy a cheese farm tour and tasting. You can even take a test drive around the local track (extra charge).