Private Bologna Food Tour

Private Bologna Food Tour

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Bologna Food Tour (Italy): Exploring Culinary Charms in the Medieval Center. Discover Bologna's charm by navigating its medieval city center and taste its local delicacies on this private 3-hour Bologna food tour with your local expert guide. Start our best Bologna food tour with delicious brioche pastry accompanied by a cappuccino, sample bolognese sauce on a fresh bruschetta bread, enjoy a selection of cold cuts and Parmesan cheese and don't forget: Bologna is the city of gelato!

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3 hours

Private Bologna Food Tour

From: 75.00

Duration: 3 hours

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Included in the Bologna (Italy) Food Tours
  • Local English-speaking city guide
  • Pick up at your accommodation, if centrally located
  • Italian breakfast in a local pastry shop: one coffee or cappuccino and one croissant per person
  • One ice-cream per person
  • Tastings of bruschetta bread with bolognese sauce and shaved parmesan with balsamic vinegar
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Discover the Culinary Heart of Italy with Bologna Private Food Tours
Regarded by Italians as the culinary capital, Bologna is a treasure trove of gastronomic delights. This ancient city is not only the cradle of the rich Bolognese sauce but also the birthplace of mortadella and tortellini. Embark on a Private Bologna Food Tour to explore the central market and quaint shops, while a local guide shares insights into Bologna's storied history and its culinary traditions.

Experience the Bustling Quadrilatero on Food Tours Bologna
Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the famous "quadrilatero" during this delectable Bologna food tour. This bustling hub, nestled in the heart of Bologna’s city center, boasts a rich craft, mercantile, and trading heritage that dates back to the Middle Ages. Adjacent to the Main Square of Bologna, Piazza Maggiore, your guide will lead you through the narrow, fragrant alleyways of this ancient market. Revel in the history and legends behind the local products while surrounded by a cornucopia of cured meats, cheeses, bread, and vegetables. It’s easy to understand why Bologna is affectionately nicknamed La Grassa (the fat one) — a true testament to why this is among the best Bologna Italy food tours.

Culinary Stops and Delights on Bologna Italy Food Tours
Our journey includes stops at handpicked locales to sample Bologna's iconic dishes. At a special shop, indulge in tastings of Bolognese ragù, Parmigiano cheese, and balsamic vinegar. Then, you could choose an optional visit to a typical osteria to enjoy a selection of cold cuts and cheeses that have made Bologna a paradise for food lovers, complemented by a glass of local wine (this tasting is an optional add-on at EUR 25 per person). Our culinary exploration concludes with ice cream in one of Bologna's most picturesque squares. This Bologna private food tour promises to leave a lasting impression on your heart and mind, celebrating the rich flavors and vibrant food culture of this historic city.

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  • Lunch and any additional food tastings
  • Gratuities, or any additional fees for extended tour options

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Where will your Bologna (Italy) Food Tour Start
This tour can start from your centrally located hotel or close to Piazza Maggiore square so that you can make the most of your time with your guide. The exact starting point will be confirmed upon booking

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Bologna Private Food Tours Additional Information and Accessibility
This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. However, please contact us directly and we will be able to take you on alternative routes suitable for you.
The Private Bologna food tour operates rain or shine. In the event of rain, the tour will proceed as planned, although adjustments may be necessary to accommodate the weather conditions.
We can arrange many optional add-ons for you, such as a light lunch: stop at a typical osteria to enjoy a selection of cold cuts and local cheese with a glass of red or white wine, for an extra EUR 25 per person.

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