Explore Bologna with an expert guide and learn all about the beautiful city, its sights and the local products and delicacies.
Explore Bologna with an expert guide
Find out more about the products manufactured in this city
Enjoy the tasting of local balsamic vinegar
Get to know Bologna, its sights and its local products.
During this tour you will have the opportunity to visit the traditional shops in the Jewish Ghetto and the "Quadrilatero". If you wish, we can also visit one or more museums - the Davia Bargellini Museum, the International Music Museum or the Industrial Culture Museum.
Otherwise, we can visit a Sfoglina, a traditional pasta maker who usually works in the morning, enjoy a free tasting of the traditional balsamic vinegar and learn all about the Quadrilatero.
If you would like to learn how to prepare local pasta, I could optionally organise a class costing 100 euros per person. Alternatively, I can accompany you to FICO, Eataly, where one-hour public food workshops cost from 15 euros. For 50 Euro you can book the courses in small groups.
If you decide to participate in a course at Fico, our tour ends there because the courses have their own guides.
• Guided city tour with professional guide
• Balsamic vinegar tasting
• Visit a Sfoglina
• Food workshops
• Optional wine and some rice cake (5 Euros)
Tourist Office at Piazza Maggiore.
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