Food tour in Bologna

Food, art and history in Bologna

A food tour in Bologna is the perfect mix of history, culture and good food.
La Dotta: the Erudite. La Rossa: the Red. La Grassa: the Fat. This is how Bologna is called. “Dotta”, because here there is the oldest University of Europe; “Rossa”, the typical color of rooftops and medieval houses; “Grassa” for the food. History, Art, Culture and Food make Bologna an amazing and unique city. As capitol city of the Region Emilia Romagna, Bologna is world known for its Towers (about 180 in the Middle Ages), its Arcades (UNESCO World Heritage 2021; about 40 kms in total only in the city Centre) and especially for its food as tagliatelle, tortellini, lasagna, Mortadella and…gelato!

Enjoy a Food tour in Bologna and its traditions starting from the local markets Mercato di Mezzo and Mercato delle Erbe, where also Bolognese people is used to go for their daily shopping: here you can taste thousand flavors of good food, as Mortadella, prosciutto, salami, Parmigiano Reggiano.
Walking in the narrow streets of the city Centre, under the shade of the Neptune Fountain, San Petronio Basilica and King Enzo Palace, continue your Food Tour in Bologna stopping at some family shops, specialized in home-made pasta: take a moment to look how the “sfoglina” (the lady) works pasta and create tortelloni, tagliatelle and tortellini. Have a lunch in one of the typical Osteria , but before, as locals do, take an aperitif with a glass of Lambrusco or Prosecco.
Finish your Food Tour in Bologna with an amazing Italian gelato (ice-cream).

Food tour Bologna

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