The 10 Tastings of Bologna With Locals: Private Food Tour

The 10 Tastings of Bologna With Locals: Private Food Tour

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.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mercato delle Erbe, Via Ugo Bassi 25, 40121, Bologna Italy

Mercato Delle Erbe: Meet your host at the largest covered market in the historical city center. Here it is possible to buy fruits and vegetables, meat, cheese, wine, and much more

Best Piadina in Town: Stop by a family-owned business in the market and start your food tour with a taste of Bologna’s traditional flatbread sandwich - when you think about Bologna you think about piadina!

Fresh Fruit: Find out which fruit is in season while wandering through the local market stands. Try a locally produced fresh fruit and save some time to take some photos, you will not regret it

King of Bologna: Try one of the most popular fried snacks in Bologna, Tortellini fritti, a terrific antipasto!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Neptune square, Piazza del Nettuno, Bologna BO, Italy

Piazza del Nettuno: Cross this beautiful square where you’ll find, standing tall, the imposing statue of Neptune, and discover why this mythical figure means so much for the local history!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Maggiore, 40121, Bologna Italy

Piazza Maggiore: Explore the heart of the medieval city as you walk through this square. Find the City Hall, the large Basilica of Saint Petronius, and other major landmarks

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Via Drapperie, 40124 Bologna BO, Italy

Famous Bakery: Visit the oldest and most famous bakery in Bologna, established in 1868; the perfect place to have a Crescenta, incredible focaccia made with prosciutto and lardo

Parmigiano Reggiano: Parmigiano needs no introduction as it is worldwide known and appreciated. Buy the original Parmesan cheese at a local shop and enjoy the taste of the Italian tradition

Queen of Bologna: Grab a slice of Mortadella or other local cured meats and cheeses to enjoy later at a local Osteria, like the locals do!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Quadrilatero, Via Clavature & Via Pescherie Vecchie, 40125, Bologna Italy

Ancient Market: Head for Quadrilatero, the city’s oldest food market where modern and old meets. Check out its many shops and find high-quality traditional Bolognese cuisine

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Osteria Del Sole, Vicolo Ranocchi 1/D, 40124, Bologna Italy

Osteria del Sole: Enjoy your Mortadella while sipping on a Pignoletto or Lambrusco wine, the choice is yours! Whatever your choice will be it will sparkle your day for sure

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Via Pescherie Vecchie, 40124 Bologna BO, Italy

Typical Treats: Have a tasty Tigelle, a focaccine stuffed with meat, cheese, or vegetables, right in the middle of a popular place in the middle of the charming medieval market

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Via Caprarie, 40124 Bologna BO, Italy

Delicious Dessert: After all those typical salty snacks is time to try a Torta di Riso, a sweet rice cake flavored with citrus candy

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Due Torri, 40125 Bologna, Metropolitan City of Bologna, Italy


Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Via Santo Stefano, Bologna BO, Italy

Local Espresso: What goes well with a dessert- The best espresso in Bologna! Finish your tasting experience with a bang and get more recommendations from your local host

Duration: 15 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Private tour: only you & your local guide"
"Includes city highlights in between food stops"
"Alternatives offered for those with dietary restrictions"
"Post Covid-19 regulations are applied to this product with regards to the number of participants, delivery methods of the tour and content of the tour."
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duración: 3 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Via Ugo Bassi, 25, 40121 Bologna BO, Italy

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Private Tour
  • Local Guide
  • 10 Food & Drinks Tastings
  • Vegetarian alternatives

No Incluye

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off


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