PRIVATE TOUR – The best walking food-trip in Bologna

Are you looking for the best half-day wine-gastronomic tour in Bologna?
A licensed private and expert gastronomic tourist guide will led you along the narrow streets of the so-called “Quadrilatero”, the area of the ancient market and will show you the best places where you can be in touch
with the culinary local tradition. You will discover the process of making mortadella, the origin of the tortellino shape, the flavour of Italian espresso coffee and much more, admiring, in the meanwhile, the beauties of the city!

Meeting with a private licensed tour guide in Bologna to discover the beauties of the city, matched with food and wine stops.
Bologna is famous for its culinary tradition and, among other Italian destinations, it is the place where you can taste different coffee blends coupled with pastries or brioches.
The tour will begin with that Italian breakfast, at a shop that is the institution of coffee grinding! Walking at the feet of the famous two towers, the city landmarks, and after reaching Piazza Grande, you will admire the most important religious and civic buildings that characterize the historic core of the city. Then you will walk towards the so-called “Quadrilateral” of taste.

Among colorful fruit and vegetable stalls, fish and delicatessen shops, you will be stirred with the scent of Mortadella, the absolute protagonist of local cold cuts.
As a half-day snack, you will enjoy a mix of salami and cold cuts with hot “tigelle” and a good glass of local wine.
Then some more steps to digest, before tasting a dish of fresh pasta: have you ever heard about the origin of tortellino shape?
It is the navel of Venus, the goddess of love. So you will enjoy that sensual shape, even chocolate taste if you want to, after falling in love with one of Bologna historic shops!
During your tour, you will be enabled to indulge in shopping!

Customize and book now your private experience!


  • A private guided walking tour in Bologna
  • An amazing food tour
  • A wine-gastronomical tasting at a historical shop
  • St. Petronio’s Cathedral
  • The art of a “sfoglina”
  • A cozy atmosphere
  • Everything about the famous “tortellino”


  • The price includes: a private licensed tour guide at your disposal (maximum 4 hours), 4 tastings as per programme
  • The price does not include: lunch


The meeting point with the tourist guide or the private driver will usually take place in the lobby of the Client’s hotel if it is in THE HISTORICAL CENTRE OF THE CITY WHERE THE TOUR STARTS. Please, let us know the name of your hotel.

In case the Client’s accommodation is distant from the historical centers or if you come from other departure places, different meeting points will be communicated after the confirmation of the tour.


Private tour
Allergies or intolerances must be communicated on your reservation.
Comfortable shoes are recommended.


In case of cancellation of the reservation made by the buyer on the site, Travel-Lab/BookYourItaly will apply the following terms: • Up to 21 working days prior to the start of the activity: full refund of the service paid by the buyer; • From 20 to 10 working days prior to the start of the activity: 50% refund of the price paid; • From 9 to 0 days prior to the beginning of the activity or non-use by the buyer of the service: no refund. For counting the days the following rules apply: • The day of the activity is not counted; • The days begin at 00.00 and end at 24.00 hours in the time zone in force in Italy (GMT +1). The reimbursement by Travel-Lab/BookYourItaly will be made within 30 working days by crediting the credit card used. Moreover information about terms and conditions