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Bologna Food Walking Tour

  • Get an insider’s insight into local food and culture
  • Focus on savoring food and sights as the navigation is taken care of
  • Take home a cookbook with traditional recipes and a Bologna map
Bologna Food Walking Tour
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Learn about the history, culture, architecture, that make Bologna medieval market so unique.
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Bologna Food Walking Tour in the afternoon
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Learn about the history, culture, architecture, that make Bologna medieval market so unique. Get the foodie capital of Italy from Florence by a high speed train in just 35 minutes!
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Experience Bologna culture with walking food tour that skips the city’s conventional tourist restaurants. Savor five authentic tastings with your small group and take a guided city orientation stroll, visiting sites including the Neptune Fountain, Basilica di San Petronio, and Archiginnasio Palace. Sample food from its medieval market and ancient shops while your guide gives insight into local traditions and culture you might miss wandering alone.
What to Expect
Your tour begins in Neptune Fountain in Piazza Maggiore. After you’ve arrived, take a stroll around the piazza while a guide tells you about local history, art, and architecture. See Basilica di San Petronio, Archiginnasio Palace, the old University of Bologna, Two Towers, a medieval food market, and other city highlights.
Stop at the oldest bakery in Bologna to sample a torta di riso (rice cake). Then, continue to the city’s ancient chocolate factory, where the first sfoglia nera was created, and sample its chocolate specialties.
Afterward, get a taste of cured meats and cheeses with local breads and wine at a deli. There are two more stops on the sampling feast: a pasta laboratory for homemade egg pasta and a gelato shop.
Receive a cookbook with a selection of traditional recipes, and get ready for an afternoon nap.
Reviews (65)
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Reviewed yesterday
Great way to experience local food....

I did this tour on the 15th Jan with Michool...sorry but I think that was her name...she was just amazing. We were a group of three. Great knowledge of local history and local food. There is no other way to experience a place that to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vin612
Reviewed 4 days ago
Excellent experience

We had a wonderful time enjoying great food and memorable commentary from our guide. Highly recommendable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Riccardo P
Reviewed 25 November 2018
Great Food Experience

We had a great tour of Bologna and the food was wonderful. Can't remember our guides name, she was a local Bologna woman who was superb in her descriptions of the attractions and food.More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank lauraysmith
OlgaArena, Co-founder at Amazing Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Dear Lauraysmith, Thank you for taking time to post this 5-star review on our Bologna Food Walking Tour! We do our best to select the best boutiques in the historical center of Bologna and to offer off-the-beaten-path experiences to our guests and being rewarded with...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Delicious, Delicious Food

We took this walking tour on a Saturday and the streets and restaurants were very crowded, which made for a bit of a challenge. All of the food on the tour was amazing and there was plenty plenty plenty to eat. We appreciated being introduced...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Zoowabba
OlgaArena, Andrea at Amazing Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Dear Zoowabba, Thank you for your review! It is always important to us to listen out to our guests' feedback in order to improve our services at our best! We hope to see you again soon for more culture, food & fun! Happy travels! Andrea

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Enjoyable Bologna Tour

I thought the food tour was great. No one left hungry and being on the tour meant there was no waiting for tables at busy establishments on a Saturday lunch time. Some greater explanation and history of the food options themselves would have been appreciated...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank umenyi13
Travelnotesitaly, Owner at Amazing Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Thank you for your review! Your feedback is very important to us and your satisfaction is our main target. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour and the visits to the family-run food stores with tastings. We hope to see you back...More

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3 August 2018|
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Response from TrishH248 | Reviewed this property |
I think ours started at around 10 and finished around 1.30. You won’t want any lunch afterwards as we found it to be a progressive lunch. We would really recommend it!
15 May 2018|
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Response from Andrewintheuk | Reviewed this property |
It’s morning and works as extender lunch
Josh O
27 April 2018|
Response from Laura C | Reviewed this property |
Bringing carry-on luggage would be difficult. The specialty stores on the tour are small enough that our group just managed to fit inside, and in the restaurants, there is not a convenient place to put luggage around the... More