Bologna: city centre and food tour (full day)
from € 200 per person
from € 200 per group
Bologna: city centre and food tour (full day)
from € 200 per person
from € 200 per group

Bologna: city centre and food tour (full day)

From art and culture up to gastronomic excellence.

Duration 6h
20 participants maximum
Service with guide

Private sightseeing tour Introduction: Bologna is known worldwide as"La Dotta"("The Learned"because it was home to the first university in Europe in 1088 and the 100, 000 students enrolled nowadays make it a lively and cosmopolitan place), "La Grassa("The Fat"thanks to the best cuisine in Italy. Even in Italy, a country that takes food very seriously, Bologna stands out. "La Rossa"("The Red" referring to the colour of its brick buildings) and"La Turrita"("The Towered"for the presence of 24 towers of the 100 built in the city around the 12 century). The tour will show you the reason why Bologna is known in Italy and abroad as dotta rossa turrita and … grassa. You will learn everything about Food and wines and discover that everyone knows spaghetti bolognese. . except Italians! TASTING is possible if REQUIRED. Tastings to be paid by the tourists on the spot on visit day.

Tour Highlights:

The tour starts in Piazza Maggiore, with the City Hall, Podestà Palace, Neptune’s Fountain, King Enzo’s Palace, Sala Borsa (closed on Sundays), Palazzo dei Banchi, dei Notai, Accursio Palace and Basilica of Saint Petronio (visit inside according to opening hours and services). The tour continues with the medieval Galluzzi court, Piazza Galvani, the Archiginnasio, the first unique seat of the University of Bologna, via Farini with its branded products and clothings, Saint Domenic church and the mediaval professors’ graves. A Walk through Food Market up to Saint Steven Churches Complex (visit inside according to opening hours and services). Through the Isolani Court we will reach Via Strada Maggiore, the Two Leaning Towers, Via Zamboni and its tresent university, palaces and churches, and the old Jewish Ghetto. In the Mercato di Mezzo some locals will be visited in order to explain the typical food of Bologna and show the close relationship between culture and food.

The tour includes:

6-hour guided tour service in Bologna city centre lunch time not included
Lunch and Tasting not included in the tour price
Advice: Tasting can replace lunch

The tour does not include:

4 EURO - Ticket for Cappella Bolognini in Saint Petronio Basilica and ticket for anatomic theatre and Stabat Mater Hall in Archiginnasio Palace. You can decide on the spot to visit them
For TASTING TYPICAL PRODUCTS and WINES € 20,00/each at client’s expenses to be paid on visit day on the spot. Inform the guide on visit day if you wish to have a tasting this in order to better arrange the guided tour.
Lunch at client’s expenses. Bologna is not an expensive city for eating, in Bologna you can find thousands of different places and combinations for lunch
Any kind of tastings and lunch not included in tour price
Tranportation is not included in the tour price.

Photos of this tour

Tour meeting point

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italia

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