Explore Bologna's rich gourmet food history with your private English-speaking guide specialized in local cuisine and wine specialties
Visit the historic medieval food market with your own expert guide
Taste mortadella, ciccioli, chocolate, and many more traditional delicacies produced locally
Uncover the hidden secrets of Bologna's food botteghe and sample their tempting wares
What northern Italian city seamlessly combines a thriving center of intellect and culture with delicious, local gourmet delicacies? Bologna, of course! On your private half-day tour, you'll have a chance to explore this unique city and its rich culinary legacy that is still going strong today. Your half-day Bologna Market & Food Tour begins when you'll meet your knowledgeable English-speaking guide in a central location in Bologna. Rich in architecture, history, student activity, and organic food products, your private guide will show you a fascinating side of Bologna most tourists never discover. Together you will visit several historic "botteghe" - small artisan food shops - where your tasting adventure begins as you'll sample their organic gastronomic products. Hear the Bolognese stories and legends as you pass through the covered arcades and side streets on this unique walking food tour through Bologna's historic city center. Your next stop will be the historic medieval market, a one-of-a-kind foodie experience! See the huge rounds of mortadella, flavorful ciccioli, rustic sausages and the mouthwatering chocolate treats found exclusively here. Your guide will be happy to leave you at one of Bologna's delicious trattoria's for some of their famous handmade tortellini pasta.
Full services of private English-speaking guide specialized in local culinary history (approx. 2.5 hours).
Guided visit to several gourmet specialty food shops (tastings not included).
Stop in the historic medieval market (tastings not included).
Explanation of Bologna's food and cultural history.
Recommendations for good local trattoria for lunch (meal not included).
22% VAT taxes.
Our pampering care!
The main outdoor organic food markets are not open on Sundays in nearly every Italian city. If your calendar only permits a Sunday booking, we will be happy to work with you and customize your program in order to best accommodate your request. Grazie!