Bologna food walking tour:
live Bologna like a local!

Learn about the history, culture, architecture, that make Bologna medieval market so unique.

During this tour you will enjoy a variety of food specialties that has secured Bologna’s reputation as being the foodie capital of Italy and visit the most famous sites.

This is the only Bologna tour combining history, art and Italian food! Discover the secrets to having the ultimate food and cultural experience off the beaten path!








  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Availability: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Location: Bologna, Emilia Romagna

Taste the Italian feeling

This 3-and-a-half hour walking tour offers a progressive lunch spread throughout 5 authentic tastings in various typical delicatessens: the food market with its secular family-run shops, a bakery, a chocolate shop, a pasta lab and a gelato shop.

This exclusive tour offers plenty of food so that for most people, lunch is not needed afterwards.

The tour is for small groups and is escorted by enthusiastic local guides that will not only make sure you eat enough but will also show you around, telling stories that give you insights of Bologna’s traditions and culture.

Eat local! You will visit:

The oldest bakery in Bologna and taste their delicious rice cake
("torta di riso")
The most ancient chocolate shop in town where the first solid chocolate “sfoglia nera” was born and savour their specialties
A deli-store where you will be served cold cuts and cheeses (Parmigiano Reggiano with balsamic vinegar, Mortadella, Salame di Felino, Caciotta, Prosciutto di Parma) with typical breads and local wine
a pasta lab to enjoy homemade egg pasta
and finally end your trip with the taste of a mouth-watering Italian gelato!

The ones who have taken a tour with us,
have left here a little piece of their heart


"The tour was so well organised with a wonderful selection of food and an amazing lunch." [...]

A must do

" Very knowledgeable Bologna born guide with a love for her home city which made this tour very enjoyable." [...]

Bologna FWT

"We learned a lot about the proper preparation of lasagna and tortellini, which does not belong in red sauce but in broth, among other interesting things. " [...]

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