Discover the secrets to having the ultimate food and cultural experience off the beaten path! Enjoy a variety of food specialties that has secured Bologna’s reputation as being the foodie capital of Italy!
What to Expect
This 3.5 hour walking food tour offers 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. The tour is for small groups and is led by entertaining local guides that 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.
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!
- Expert local guide
- Orientation tour of Bologna
- Visit to Bologna most ancient food market
- Visit to 5 food shops with 5 delicious food & wine tastings