Guided tour

Bologna: Guided Traditional Food Tour

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Bologna: Guided Traditional Food Tour

Activity provider: Do Eat Better Experience
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From US$ 87.65 per person

Join a full, multi-course, traditional Bolognese lunch divided into 5 different restaurants hand-selected by local experts. Your guide will share stories and recipes, as well as divulge the history of Bologna and its famed dishes.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the top 5 food stops in Bologna
  • Enjoy Bologna with a full belly guaranteed
  • Taste a variety of traditional foods
  • Avoid the tourist traps
  • Enjoy the company of a friendly and motivated small group
Full description

In Italian tradition, Bologna is called “the wise” (for containing the second oldest university in Europe), “the red” (for the red roofs of its houses), and “the rich” (for its food offerings and flavor). Italian gastronomy points at the Emilia-Romagna region as a reference, due to its historical ties with food, and Bologna is in fact quite a hot spot for Italian culinary excellence. This Bologna traditional food tour is a unique opportunity to visit the city center from an unusual perspective. You will be able to learn all of the secrets of Italian traditional food culture, specifically items from the Bologna region. Your foodie guide will navigate you through the history behind dishes and preparation, and will even disclose to you some of their favorite recipes. Within your food tour, you will have the opportunity to try dishes such as cured meats with cheese and hand-baked bread, various styles of bolognese, "brazadela" (an Italian desert), and an espresso with whipped cream. This tour is sure to leave you with a profound knowledge for Italian cuisine, and will definitely have you hungry for more!

Includes
  • Food
  • Water
  • Wine or beer in fixed amounts
  • Live commentary
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Piazza di Porta Ravegnana, in front of Feltrinelli bookstore

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • Tours are run in English and Italian. Other languages are available upon request
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.4 /5

    based on 9 reviews

    Review summary

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    • Service
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    Eleanora was delightful and accommodating. People in our group were all friendly and interesting. Loved this tour.

    April 30, 2022

    April 20, 2022

    Gaia was fantastic A fun afternoon

    April 5, 2022

    Product ID: 195896