Food and wine tour with gourmet lunch from Bologna
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Food and wine tour with gourmet lunch from Bologna

Availability: See calendar
Duration: up to 9 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Meet boutique producers of prosciutto, parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar and wine
  • Taste the finest food and the best wines produced in the Italian Food Valley
  • Enjoy a 6-course gourmet lunch in a traditional restaurant, with wine included
What to expect

Meet boutique producers of prosciutto, parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar and wine in the Food Valley of Emilia-Romagna, where the most famous and delicious Italian food comes from. Taste these delicacies paired with local wines and learn how they're produced. At the end of the tour, enjoy a delicious 6-course Italian lunch in a family-run restaurant, including homemade pasta and a selection of local wines.

First, you will visit a Parmigiano‐Reggiano PDO factory. The authentic parmesan cheese is made today as it was eight centuries ago, using the same genuine ingredients, the same methods and secular knowledge that cheese masters have handed down, generation after generation. The visit will be followed by a tasting of this extraordinary product.

You will then meet a Prosciutto PDO producer. One of the earliest references to ham production in the area appeared in about 100 BC in the writings of Cato. During classical times, ham from the region was one of the delicacies featured on banquet tables. You'll end the tour with a delicious tasting.

Have you ever heard about Italy’s "black gold"? It is the traditional balsamic vinegar which is only produced in the areas of Modena and Reggio Emilia. Born centuries ago as a medicine for the exclusive use of kings and emperors, it has found its place in the kitchen as a product of excellence. Sample this delicacy and learn special family recipes based on it.

Finally, enjoy a wine tasting experience in one of the most famous wineries in the area. You will tour the cellar and discover how grapes are picked, crushed, blended and bottled. You’ll walk through beautiful vineyards with a sommelier and taste the finished product.

The tour ends with a delicious 6-course gourmet lunch accompanied by a selection of local wines served in a family-run restaurant on the hills.

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What's included
  • Pick-up and drop off from/to your hotel in Bologna
  • Transportation by a/c minivan with a professional driver
  • Small-group tour with a licensed guide
  • Tour of a parmesan factory with tasting
  • Tour of a prosciutto factory with tasting
  • Tour of a balsamic vinegar factory with tasting
  • Tour of a famous winery with tasting
  • 6-course lunch in a local restaurant (drinks included)
Reduced price
  • Child (4-12): reduced
  • Infant (0-3): free
Meeting point:

Pick-up and drop-off service from/to your accommodation in central Bologna and Bologna railway station. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator.

What to remember
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time as well as the language of the tour directly with the local operator. You can find the contact information on the voucher after booking
  • Vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Please let the local operator know of any food allergies or dietary restrictions
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  • Departure at 8.00am
  • From May to October (except in August): from Monday to Saturday
  • From November to April and in August: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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