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Welcome to Bologna: Towers, Food & Fun!

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Availability: Available upon request
  • Location: Bologna, Emilia Romagna

When you join us for our Welcome to Bologna Tour, you'll be able to sample the best Italian flavors in the historic city centre and climb the tallest preserved medieval tower in Italy!

  • We'll begin with an introduction to Bologna from Piazza Maggiore, the hearth of the city and you'll learn some interesting facts about its history.
  • Then we'll climb the Asinelli Tower the best preserved tower from the Middle Ages from which we'll enjoy a breathtaking view over Bologna.
  • Next we'll pop into Bologna traditional food market called Quadrialtero and enter an historical family-run deli-store to savor the city favorites: Parma ham, Parmesan cheese, salami, mortadella, balsamic vinegar, and more!
  • Finally we'll visit an ancient "Drogheria", a family-run shop that's hidden in plain sight. Here we'll taste local wine, chocolate and a pastry.


    This 3 hour walking tour is the perfect way to discover Bologna most attractive sites and foods as a first time visitor. Why should you book this tour?

    • Dicover the city centre of Bologna
    • Climb the best preserved medieval tower in Italy
    • Enjoy a breathtaking view of Bologna
    • Get tips from a passionate and experienced local guide
    • See the local food market and shops
    • Get a great insight into the history, the food and the Italian culture

    At the end of the tour you will leave with new friends, amazing memories, plus local knowledge and sightseeing tips, to enhance the pleasure of your trip that will last with you for a lifetime.

    The tour includes:

    • private expert local guide
    • orientation tour of Bologna
    • visit to Bologna most ancient food market - Quadrilatero
    • privileged admittance to Asinelli Tower
    • 1 food & wine tasting at a family-run deli-store
    • 1 food & wine tasting at a family-run winehouse
    • complimentary map of Bologna
    • a lot of fun!

    Tour starts at: 10:00 and 14:00 from Piazza Nettuno. Our guide will hold a sing reading “Wecome to Bologna Tour” and wait at the corner with Caffé Vittorio Emanuele

    This tour is available upon request, contact us to ask for a quote!

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Tour is only in English
    • Vegetarians and gluten free can be catered for. Please let us know of any food allergies or dietary restrictions
    • The tour is also available with departure by train from Florence
    • Due to uneven and steep surfaces, we are unable to accept wheelchair users
    • Book 2 tours and get 10% discount!!! Call us to get your discount code!
    • If you are a foodie you may also like the following experiences: YUMMY ITALY FOOD TOURFOOD & FERRRI TOUR

    Don’t forget to bring:

    • camera/ smartphone - fully charged
    • wear comfortable shoes

    We look forward to bringing some of the best of Italy too you!

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