Bologna, Metropolitan City of Bologna, Italy

Bologna tours, things to do and tickets

Bologna Food Experience: Factory tours & family style lunch

Duration: 9 hours
All guests will be picked up at the meeting point IN FRONT OF GRAND HOTEL MAJESTIC

Friendly family and fun tour without rush! If you are looking for a quiet and formal experience, please do not book it! This is a "family" tour, and Italian families are loud and love "la dolce vita" :-D

What's included:

– Pick up at 7am at in central Bologna (no later pick up available)
– Guided tour with English speaking guide
– Transfer in comfortable minivan or minibus
- Generose tastings of all products, breakfast with wine and coffee and multicourse italian-style lunch included
– Please notify us with your diet requirements (vegetarian, gluten or lactose free menu available) AT LEAST 3 DAYS IN ADVANCE 
or we won't be able to cater for you.
GLUTEN FREE MENU: extra €20,00

Guests joining from outside Bologna can contact us to arrange for a different meeting point if driving or travelling by train
$215.72*Per person

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Bologna Walking Food Tour With Secret Food Tours

Duration: 4 hours
On our Secret Food Tour Bologna: we'll provide you with an unforgettable taste experience.

We'll start with a traditional welcoming sweet. Then, we'll visit one of the oldest Salumeria of
the city to learn more about the local meat products and the famous pastas.

You'll enjoy: Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, Mortadella di Bologna and many
more regional cold cuts in the oldest Osteria in the world with a glass of our local wine.

Next we have planned a taste of fresh, handmade pasta made just for us at a local Trattoria,
always with a glass of local wine (and a coffee, if you like it) Then we will visit the main local
food market, called Quadrilatero, and we'll enjoy a tasting of different types of balsamic
vinegar from Modena (8-12-25 years of aging) to discover how this amazing tradition is still
deeply rooted in this region.

Please note that we are not able to offer any gluten-free or vegan option yet.
$97.2*Per person

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Bologna: City Center Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Enjoy a classic walking tour through the streets of the center of Bologna visiting the main cultural attractions of the city. Explore some of the picturesque squares and beautiful buildings of the city on this 2-hour tour.
$26.81*Per person

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Bologna Food Tour from a local perspective

Duration: 5 hours
Live like a local, escape the tourists with Delicious Bologna!

A walking food tour in Bologna, 6 stops at some historical shops to taste the traditional Bolognese food such as tortellini, ragù, mortadella, parmigiano reggiano, aceto balsamico DOP, local wine and much more...

We lead you in some small family run shops, away from the tourist area. Quality and respect of the local food tradition are the most important things that we want to enhance with our tour.

It's not all, walking through the narrow streets of Bologna you will learn about the culture, traditions and legends which characterize this wonderful city.

What's better than discovering a city with a local!?

$121.69*Per person

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Bologna City Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours
A classic walking tour through the streets of the city centre. With this guided tour you will discover the history of Bologna and its main cultural attractions. The ancient market area, the so-called Quadrilatero, the statue of Neptune and the Basilica of San Petronio are just some of the stops on this wonderful tour.
$27.66*Per person

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Pasta mama, Home cooking lessons at Grazia's house

Duration: 3 hours
If during your trip to Bologna you feel the desire to totally immerse yourself in the local culinary culture, you are in the right place, welcome to Grazia's kitchen! I offer a cooking lesson that includes the preparation of two types of fresh egg pasta, with two different typical condiments, including Bolognese sauce. It will be an interactive and well-balanced cooking lesson, you will have your hands covered with egg and flour, and you will see me at the stove for the preparation of the sauces and then the plating. Possibility of vegetarian menu on request and lots of information on the history of traditional Italian food.
The lesson is in English and Italian, but don't worry if you speak other languages that I don't know, we will be able to understand each other while we make pasta together!
my dog is my family and lives in the house with me. If you're allergic or afraid of dogs, maybe this pasta-making class isn't for you.
$98.45*Per person

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Classic Bologna Food Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Accompanied by a local guide, delve into the culinary scene of the city by visiting food markets, family shops and osterie.

Taste local specialities like Tortellini, Mortadella, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Aceto Balsamico of Modena.

Deepen your knowledge of Bologna culinary and cultural traditions and enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour limited to 10 people.
$109.52*Per person

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The Award-Winning PRIVATE Food Tour of Bologna: The 10 Tastings

Duration: 3 hours
Eat your way through Bologna's culinary scene on a private food tour. Go on a delicious journey as you try 10 of the best food items beloved by the locals: from savory to sweet and local drinks; this tour will leave every foodie satisfied!

Enjoy tastings typical of the local cuisine and hand-picked by a local guide passionate about food like Tortellini fritti and Formaggio Bianco Bologna. But that's not it! This tour is more than just food; it's a cultural experience! In between food stops, you'll also find city highlights making this experience a well-rounded tour that will satisfy every foodie.

Withlocals The 10 Tastings Private Food Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
$151.55*Per person

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Bologna traditional food tour - Do Eat Better Experience

Duration: 4 hours
The Do Eat Better Experience food tour is a walking tour in at least 4 stops, around the historical center of Bologna. The tourist is guided by a "Foodie", a local "buddy" able to explain every detail of the selected restaurants, their preparations, and the relevant history/curiosities.

Do Eat Better Experience tours are a mix of high-quality gastronomy as a way of showing Italian culture and lifestyle and a walking experience together with a local friend. This is the reason why we accept small groups only: we want to focus on a genuine exchange and give to each tourist the highest attention possible.

Please, note that the tour is always run in English and Italian; other languages upon request.
$98.45*Per person

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Bologna gastronomic experience with a local

Duration: 3 hours
You'll be able to experience the local way of eating and drinking in Bologna thanks to this experience.

We'll take you through a gastronomic journey which will make you discover what are the hidden places that only the locals knows and that you must try!

The goal is to share with you what exactly our typical day would be, the classic outing we do with our friends and family, surprising your appetite and taste buds with + 15 foods and wine tastings!

We'll start with a proper Italian breakfast in the best pasticceria in town!

Then we will move on directly purchasing and tasting cold cuts, cheeses and breads, many different types but all belonging to the Area of Bologna, always accompanied by local wine.

We'll visit an old family shop where we'll be tasting Aceto Balsamico!

Then walking through the old town centre, we'll try two iconic homemade pasta in a classical Osteria Bolognese, always paired with another local wine.

We will conclude with the best gelato in town!

$87.39*Per person

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Stay Hungry Stay Bologna

Duration: 3 hours
It's a lifetime experience to get in touch with local food and local tradition..
you will be able to learn some secrets and go back home and surprise your family and friends with a real dish of home made pasta

Bologna is the italian capital of homemade pasta, I will show you some tricks I've learnt from my grandmother and some unique ways to fill the pasta

We will make fresh pasta from scratch and after best tiramisu of your life!!

I also offer during my experience a unique wine tasting with best grapes of north east of italy from organic producers :)
$94.03*Per person

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Bologna: Torre degli Asinelli Entrance Ticket & Food Tasting

Duration: an hour
Experience the unique ascent of the historic Torre degli Asinelli and enjoy its panoramic views. Afterwards, enjoy a tasting of typical products.
$18.35*Per person

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From Bologna: Roundtrip San Luca Train Ticket & Food Tasting

Duration: a few seconds
Book a roundtrip skip-the-line ticket from Bologna to San Luca with the express train, the line that connects the city to the enchanting Basilica. Explore at your own pace and enjoy a food tasting.
$29.06*Per person

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Bologna: 3-Hour Secret Food Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Take a 3-hour tour of Bologna for a combination of flavorful ingredients, local produce, old-world knowledge and a centuries-old passion for food in the country's culinary capital.
$98.23*Per person

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Private Emilia Romagna Food Tour Full Day

Duration: 7 hours
Ever dreamt of spending a full day in the Food Valley of Italy with a top-notch guide and the most famous gourmet products of the world all around you? Well, here you can!
$221.25*Per person

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Tour of the Worlds of FICO

Duration: 4 hours
Visit FICO the new food and entertainment theme park located in Bologna.
An exciting thematic experience that takes you for 45 minutes through the wonders of FICO, accompanied by an expert guide.
Discover the deep roots of the relationship between man and food, immerse yourself in captivating stories and thousand-year-old traditions. Each tour is a unique opportunity to live a different tasting experience, with delights that will surprise you at each stop.

Check the tour timetable on our website!
$11.06*Per person

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Ferrari Lamborghini Pagani Factories and Museums - Tour from Bologna

Duration: 8 hours
For an unforgettable experience, enjoy an exclusive tour with us. The tour in the famous Motor Valley of Emilia Romagna is an experience to be lived intensely: we will take you on an incredible journey through the "Land of Motors" to visit the production factories and museums of the most famous Italian supercars in the world: the legendary FERRARI, the LAMBORGHINI supercar and the famous PAGANI supercars. The tour lasts 8 hours and includes a visit to the Ferrari Museum, the Lamborghini Factory and Museum, and the Pagani Museum and Factory. In addition, you will delight in a lunch with a typical Italian flavor. For an additional fee, you will be able to drive a Ferrari or Lamborghini on the road or track, or try the F1 simulator to feel like a real driver on the world's most important circuits. The tour leader will accompany you throughout the tour, providing information in English.
$486.74*Per person

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Bologna Traditional Home Cooking Class with Lunch or Dinner

Duration: 3 hours
Learn to cook a traditional home-cooked meal in a cooking class in Bologna. Prepare your own lunch or dinner of local specialties with the chef.
$74.12*Per person

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Historical Tour of Bologna

Duration: 3 hours - 4 hours
A mix of art masterpieces, history, food stories, legends and secrets described by a local art lover with a great experience and knowledge of the city. The tour itself will be like a dive into history and time. All information about art will be experienced by the visitors as a trip enriched with details about life, food, culture, music and traditions of those ages.
$159.3*Per person

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Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Bologna Private Tour

Duration: 3 hours
This is not just another city tour; this is the best of Bologna from a unique perspective! Get to know Bologna on a city tour that gives you the perfect overview, with city highlights, hidden gems, storytelling, and a local treat - this tour has it all!

Forget about big touristy groups and the crowds; it's time to see Bologna at its best but from the eyes of a local. Check out main landmarks like Piazza Maggiore, Quadrilatero, Due Torri and uncover hidden gems and city secrets with the help of a knowledgeable local guide. And the cherry on top, a local treat is included.

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems Private City Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
$162.62*Per person

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