On our Secret Food Tour Bologna, we’ll take you to the best Italian food spots where the locals themselves like to dine We’ll take you to a small trattoria to sample traditional Ragù alla Bolognese (Bolognese sauce), learn why a five year old Parmigiano Reggiano is so special, sip 12-24 year old balsamic vinegars from Modena, and see how homemade, fresh pasta is created by Bologna's very own sfogline (pasta makers). Your entire Italian gastro experience is focused in the heart of this medieval town where you’ll discover the history, culture and stories that make this town so wonderful.
The tour begins at 11:00 am.
Address of Meeting Point:
Piazza di Porta Ravegnana, 40126 Bologna
Secret Food Tours Bologna
[Add-on] Upgraded Drinks Package
Upgrade your Secret Food Tours experience with our upgraded drinks package! You must be 18 or older and have a valid ID.
How to Use
Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE FOOD TOUR?
The foods and stops may have some variations during the different seasons, but do not worry, no matter the season, you will always end the tour happy and full. If you want more alcohol (and who doesn't?) We offer a upgraded drinks package that gives you 2 drinks, tax and tip included.
WHERE IS THE MEETING SPOT?
We will meet between the 2 Towers in Piazza di Porta Ravegnana, 40126 Bologna, by the statue. Our guide will welcome you with an orange umbrella and a big smile!
WHERE THE TOUR WILL END?
Our Bologna food tour will end in Piazza Santo Stefano (St Stephen Square). If you need any route/directions advice, feel free to ask your guide at the end of the tour.
IS YOUR FOOD TOUR SUITABLE FOR A VEGETARIAN OR SOMEONE WITH OTHER DIETARY REQUIREMENTS?
Please note that we are not able to offer any gluten-free or vegan option yet. You can always tell our guide of any food allergies or special dietary requirements so that we will adapt the menu so you can enjoy the tour!
I AM TRAVELLING WITH MY FAMILY, IS THE TOUR OK FOR INFANTS/CHILDREN?
Children are more than welcome to our tour and it's free for any child 2 years or under! We have had many families attend from all over the world and everyone enjoyed the tour.
WE STRONGLY ADVICE AGAINST BRINGING STROLLERS/PUSHCHAIRS ON THE TOUR.
Most of the shops and restaurants included in the tour are small local businesses; they will be at their full capacity by the time we reach them and will not be able to accommodate strollers/pushchairs.
I DON'T DRINK ALCOHOL. CAN I BOOK YOUR TOUR?
This is not a problem. Just inform our guide before the tour starts. During the tasting you can select another beverage you like!
IS THERE ENOUGH FOOD DURING YOUR TOUR?
We give enough food to all our customers. Trust us, you will not need to go to any restaurant after the food tour!
FOOD AND DIET RESTRICTIONS
PORK MEAT is at the core of Bologna’s traditional food. It’s ok if you don’t eat it, but please let your guide know promptly!
IS THERE A LOT OF WALKING?
To join our food tour, you should wear comfortable shoes. There will be around 1.5 hours of walking but it is not too difficult and there are no hills or stairs. If you walk slowly, then our guide will walk slowly as well.