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Bologna: Red Bus City Tour and Local Food Tasting

1. Bologna: Red Bus City Tour and Local Food Tasting

Discover Bologna in comfort via an open top bus, enabling you to admire and photograph all the major attractions of the city.  Upon arriving at the meeting point, staff will welcome you onboard. Choose from an audioguide available in 10 different languages to learn more about the specific landmarks as well as the general history of the city. You will then journey across the city, capturing views of some of the most famous points of interest. Hop on and off at your leisure at some popular spots such as: • Basilica San Petronio • Palazzo dei Notai • Palazzo Comunale • Palazzo di Re Enzo • Palazzo del Podestà, • Tower of Asinelli and Garisenda • Museo Civico Archeologico • Archiginnasio • Palazzo Bevilacqua • Porta Saragozza • Palazzo Bentivoglio • Fontana del Nettuno • Teatro Comunale. After the tour, enjoy a food tour in a historical market in Bologna, where you will try local delicacies.

Bologna: 4 Hour Guided E-Bike Tour & Wine Tasting Experience

2. Bologna: 4 Hour Guided E-Bike Tour & Wine Tasting Experience

Cycle from the center of Bologna into the historic hills on a guided E-bike tour. Ride through the peaceful parks of the city and ascend into the villages of Mongardino Grotta and Sasso Marconi. See Parco Talon and savor the taste of local cheese and wine. Make your way to the bike rental store and get ready for an adventure into Bologna and its picturesque surroundings. Cycle on your E-bike around the center of the city, admiring the architecture. Follow your guide into the beautiful, stretching parks and climb up into the hills. Take in stunning views as you pass through the little villages of Mongardino Grotta and Sasso Marconi. Ride through the serene Parco Talon, once owned by a marquis, before celebrating your tour and effort by indulging in an exquisite cheese and wine tasting experience.

Bologna: FICO Eataly World Ticket with Tour & Tastings

3. Bologna: FICO Eataly World Ticket with Tour & Tastings

Visit FICO Eataly World, an Italian food-themed amusement park in Bologna. Stimulate your senses while combining Italian cuisine and fun. Enjoy a guided tour with 4 tastings from many of the dining options available and have access to the Luna Farm children's amusement center. Be greeted by an entrance of farm animals and explore the 7 themed areas dedicated to Italian culinary excellence of salami, cheese, pasta, game, wine, oil, and sweets. Take your tour and enjoy 4 tastings as you're entertained by spectacular scenery full of recreational activities, rides, and food-themed attractions. With your ticket, access the Luna Farm, a farm-themed amusement park with 12 different attractions for children.

From Bologna: Romagna Region Wine Tasting Tour

4. From Bologna: Romagna Region Wine Tasting Tour

If you're a wine lover, you can't miss this day trip out to a family-run winery in the Romagna region. After the morning transfer from your hotel, you’ll head with your group to the heart of Romagna to visit one of its most famous wineries. Located in the Romagna Valle, this is one of the most historic companies in the area. Once you arrive, a guide will take you on a private 1-hour tour of the winery, where modern innovations are mixed with respect for the ancient traditions of the family.   After the tour, you’ll be greeted by a sommelier in the tasting area, where you’ll taste 5 glasses of DOC (Denomination of Controlled Origin) wine. Feel the warmth of Romagna and see if you can discern the complex tastes. Your day continues with a visit to a second winery surrounded by greenery. Round off your visit with a lunch based on typical local products.

Bologna: Home Cooking Experience & Walking Tour

5. Bologna: Home Cooking Experience & Walking Tour

Experience Bologna like a local, and discover Emilian culinary secrets with a friendly chef and guide. Enjoy a delightful walk around the city center and through the narrow cobblestone streets of the old food market, then a stroll around Piazza Maggiore, the real soul of the city. At the Herb Market, discover many hidden places that reveal the history of the city from the past to the present. Appreciate the true spirit of Bologna, admiring the beauty of its sights and discovering the richness of the Bolognese culinary tradition. Then, enter your chef's home and learn to make different dishes. Learn all about typical tortellini and then prepare them. Make the pasta fresca dough, the filling and then taste the fruits of your labor. Toast with fine local wine together with your chef and new friends.

Bologna: E-Bike Guided Tour with Cheese and Wine Tasting

6. Bologna: E-Bike Guided Tour with Cheese and Wine Tasting

Get off the beaten track in Bologna and ride by e-bike. Discover the hidden jewels of the hills and gardens and learn their meaningful history. Visit local producers of traditional cheeses and have a tasting. Try different wines from the wineries and enjoy the option for lunch at a farmhouse. Take the option of a full or half-day tour and meet your guide at the bike rental shop in Casalecchio di Reno. Learn the basics of riding an e-bike, perfect for all fitness levels. Set off on your adventure and discover Bologna's natural beauty. Find the secret spots and beautiful views missed by many on the standard tourist track. Soar over the hills, marvel at the gardens, and work up an appetite for local wine and cheese. Stop and enjoy a domestic cheese tasting and pair it with some fine wine from a local vineyard.

Bologna: Italian Red Wine and Food Tasting

7. Bologna: Italian Red Wine and Food Tasting

From the convenient meeting point, stroll through the Quadrilatero area in Bologna and discover glimpses of the medieval city. Next, arrive at the wine shop for your tasting where you’ll receive a welcome glass of Metodo Classico sparkling white wine. Then, take an enchanting trip through Italian wineries as you drink the finest selected red wines. Choose 3 wines to taste from a huge selection including nebbiolo, barolo, barbaresco, barbera, aglianico, Amarone della Valpolicella, and much more. Your glasses will be accompanied with a refined selection of locally produced cold cuts and cheeses that you can enjoy with homemade bread and breadsticks. You’ll also be surrounded by a very familiar Bolognese atmosphere where you can chat with those around you, make new friends who share your passion for wine passion, and make a toast together.

Bologna: Wine Tasting Tour in One of the Oldest Inns

8. Bologna: Wine Tasting Tour in One of the Oldest Inns

Enjoy a unique wine tasting experience in one of the oldest locanda (inns) in Bologna. Hear about the local grape varieties with an expert guide, and taste 3 delicious DOC (Controlled Designation of Origin) wines. During your 2-hour tour, discover the quality of wines produced in Bologna's 3 main wine-growing areas: the Bologna Hills, the area of the Rhine plain, and the Imola Hills. Learn about the local wines, such as the white grape Pignoletto and Trebbiano, and the Sangiovese and Barbera red grape varieties. Over the years, foreign vines like chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, and pinot have also been introduced to the region. Finish your tour with a tasting of 3 wines, accompanied by typical foods like Bologna's famous mortadella (sausage-like lunch meat), bread, and cheese.

Bologna: FICO Ticket with Wine Class & Luna Farm

9. Bologna: FICO Ticket with Wine Class & Luna Farm

Experience FICO, a unique "park to taste" that stimulates the 5 senses, and combines the passion for Italian food and fun. Enter the park through an entrance with farm animals to encounter 7 themed areas dedicated to Italian culinary excellence. The areas are devoted to Salami, Cheese, Pasta, Game, Wine, Oil, and Sweets, and are all enriched with games, rides, and food-themed attractions. Take advantage of an inclusive 1-hour wine tasting class as part of this package. You will also enjoy access to Luna Farm, the farm-themed amusement park with unlimited access to its 12 attractions.

Bologna Market Tour, Home Cooking Demo and Dinner

10. Bologna Market Tour, Home Cooking Demo and Dinner

Uncover the secrets of Italian family recipes on your travels, Your guide, or Cesarina will share their wisdom, which has been passed down in their families for generations. Go food shopping like a local with your host, enjoy the distinctive Italian local market and learn how to recognize the best produces from the land.  Come back to your Cesarina’s home, attend a private cooking demo where your host will share the secret of her family cookbook while finishing one of the dishes in front of you. Sit at an authentic Italian table and enjoy a 4-course seasonal menu including starter, pasta, main course with a side dish, and dessert accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people. 

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What people are saying about Bologna

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 133 reviews

Excellent experience with amazingly skilled and well-placed guide who took us to the cozy wine retailer and bar with an absolutely amazing staff! Highly recommended

The bus ride had the right duration to discover the peculiarities of the city. Sufficient background information was given

The trip was good and long enough. We got a good overview of what we wanted to do during the week.

beautiful experience, with tastings, guided tours and various games. I advise.

Very nice Italian cooking class at the home of a lovely Italian family