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Private Tour: Gourmet Walking Tour of Bologna - Pasta, Mortadella and Chocolate

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  • Location: Bologna, Italy
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2734BLQGOUR
Take a private guided walking tour through the medieval market of Bologna and explore the history, art and traditions of the city and its famous food. With only a few hours to spare, it's the ideal way to savor the history, art and traditions of Bologna. You'll enjoy personalized attention from your professional guide on this gourmet walking tour.

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
You'll visit a traditional bakery, followed by a pasta maker where you'll learn about the production of Tortellini and Tagliatelle. Continue to Beccari's salsamenteria to discover the history of mortadella, from the third century BC right up until modern times.

The highlight of the tour is perhaps your visit to a traditional chocolate maker, where solid chocolate was invented! Your tour also includes a visit to a typical Bolognese osteria (restaurant), to discover the fun-loving side of Italy's oldest university.

This in-depth, hassle-free private tour is hosted by an English-speaking guide. Please list any special interests you have (art, architecture, history, culture) at the time of booking to alert your guide, so they can prepare for your private tour.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs from Piazza Maggiore, near the fountain of Neptune
Departure Time:
10:00am
Duration:
2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Pricing information

Private Tour: Gourmet Walking Tour of Bologna - Pasta, Mortadella and Chocolate

Private Tour: Gourmet Walking Tour of Bologna - Pasta, Mortadella and Chocolate

Inclusions:
  • Tastings
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Bennett B, May 2015

Bologna's history is not as self-evident as in some other tourist-destination cities in Italy, so having a good guide is especially important here. Gioco did a great job. Personable and considerate as well as deeply well-informed, he gave us a solid historical tour at the same time as we got to sample some wonderful food.

Reviewed by: Ian W, United Kingdom, May 2015

A superb overall guide to the history and of course the food of Bologna. Giacomo, our guide was extremely knowledgable and interesting, and even going to places we had been on our own the day before we learnt so much more. There was probably less about food than we were expecting, but that was fine, and tasting of gelato, chocolate and a superb antipasto lunch with wine rounded it off perfectly, recommended!

From USD $116.64

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Tour code: 2734BLQGOUR