Cultural and gastronomic guided walking tour of Bologna 

Discovery of hidden places

Multiple food tastings

City of departure: Bologna (BO) - Half day

A guided cultural tour of the town with its main focus on food and lifestyle: you’ll stop at some traditional food shops and taste our local products and learn about legends, stories and jokes. 

Walking round the medieval market you will try different foods among mortadella, ciccioli, salsiccia passita, chocolate, etc.: all the tastings will make your lunch.

You may also have the chance of seeing the typical "sfogline" at work: these ladies are traditional pasta-makers : with skill and patience and a magic touch they  show the curious visitors how to make and roll the perfect pasta into tortellini, tagliatelle and lasagne!

Type of tour: walking, private

AvailabilityMonday to Saturday

Duration: 2 hrs 1/2 

Departure time ideally 9:30 am (or afternoon without market tour)

Departure place: Bologna hotel if downtown / Bologna train station / Bologna townsquare

Cancellation policy

  • For cancellations up to 7 days before the tour starting day: 20% penalty;
  • From 7 days to 3 days before the tour starting date: 40% penalty;
  • From 3 days to 2 days before the tour starting date: 60% penalty;
  • 48 hours' notice: 80% penalty;
  • 24 hours' notice: 100% penalty.



  • private guide;
  • tastings of cheese & cured meats;
  • 1 type of fresh pasta (tortellini OR tagliatelle OR lasagne);
  • coffee with a piece of chocolate/ small piece of pastry OR gelato;
  • a glass of local wine. 


  • entry fees to monuments (on request) and everything not mentioned in the inclusions.


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