Private guide, multiple tastings, fusion of art and lifestyle

Duration: Half day
Departures from: Bologna
Experience performed in: Bologna city center

AVAILABLEMonday to Saturday

WHERE: Bologna downtown

FROM: Milan, Parma, Piacenza, Modena

DURATION: 3 hours + transfer times

TYPE OF TOUR: Private, walking, slow-pace, fusion of art & lifestyle with an insider view

TOUR TIME: Ideally 10:00 am or 04:00 pm

MEETING: Your Bologna hotel / train station / in front of the Tourist Office; Your hotel elsewhere (if car&driver selected)



Want to discover the two souls of Bologna? Plunge into the Fat and emerge into the Learned with the best company ever, bites from the finest delis of the world and even shopping suggestions in between?

Try a half day as a local with this quintessential food&art tour!


After a quick look at the sfogline rolling out pasta in their shops, our Bologna expert guide will take you to her/his favorite spots in the Quadrilatero, the historical food market district full of irresistible temptations: formaggio bianco, tortellinis, lasagne, parmesan, mortadella… all of which ready to land in your mouth together with nice and long sips of local wine!

And to make it a real treat and an all-round experience, you’ll also get our insider-view of the most iconic corners and monuments of the town, from Piazza Maggiore, to the Neptune and the world-famous UNESCO-Porticoes.

Goes without saying, say Yum and enjoy Bologna!


  • Licensed expert Bologna guide for 3 hrs (English guaranteed / other languages upon request with specific supplement)
  • Tastings of typical cheese & cured meats
  • 1 type of fresh pasta (tortellini / tagliatelle / lasagne)
  • A glass of local wine


  • Entry tickets to monuments (on request, to be paid directly to the guide)
  • Everything not mentioned in the inclusions


 Cancellation policy:

  • No fee up to 8 days before the starting day;
  • From 7 days to 3 days before the tour starting date: 50% penalty;
  • 48 hours' notice: 70% penalty;
  • 24 hours' notice: 100% penalty.


 Please note:

  • Pick-ups: If you choose the car+driver option the price is calculated considering a pick-up from Bologna or immediate surroundings (max 15 Km). Pick-ups from other locations can be purchased with a surcharge to be agreed upon by email request.
  • Our drivers are NOT driver-guides, since this kind of professional profile is forbidden by the Italian law.
  • Sfogline: according to tour times, itinerary and their own production needs, it is not guaranteed to be able to see the pasta makers at work.

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