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BOLoGNA ART & FOOD SPECIAL ReNAISSANCE TOUR

TOUR

Do you like Italian Renaissance style and traditional food? Then this tour is perfect for you, discovering hidden painted masterpieces and tasting must-eat traditional recipes. 

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DUE TORRI

Bologna and its towers: a lifelong affair. Let’s start from the most amazing medieval buildings that still dominate the city skyline.

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THE ELEGANCE OF THE PORTICOES

Let's travel back to the fifteenth century with the elegant red and white marble columns of one of the most beautiful Unesco Heritage porticoes in Bologna.

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SWEET AND SAVORY

After filling your eyes with architectural and artistic beauty, let’s now also tease your taste with a savory surprise, a delicious coffee, and a typical local sweet while strolling around one of the lesser known markets of the town.

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RENAISSANCE BEAUTY

Surprisingly full of colors and elegant figures, the Bentivoglio Chapel and the Santa Cecilia Oratory reveal how rich, cultivated and artistically fashionable Bologna was in the Early Renaissance period.

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THE FOOD AND MARKETS THAT CAN'T BE MISSED

In a local deli shop, we will taste the real Bolognese sauce while sipping a glass of local wine and then continue our culinary journey in one of the most authentic markets in town, tasting mouth-watering cured meat, bread and cheese.

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AT THE OLDEST OSTERIA

We wrap up the tour with a sweet treat and a glass of dessert wine in the oldest osteria of Bologna – the final step to become true locals!

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THE TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Entrance to the following churches: Santa Maria dei Servi, San Giacomo with the Bentivoglio Chapel and the Oratory of Santa Cecilia.

  • A special coffee/hot drink with a savory treat and a sweet one

  • A course of fresh pasta with Bolognese sauce and a glass of wine

  • A selection of cured meat, cheese and bread

  • A sweet treat with a glass of dessert wine

  • A little souvenir of the experience

  • Licensed tour guide fully in English. Other languages at request.

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PRICE

92 € adult (+12yo). 75 € kids (12-18 yo). Not suitable for 0-12 yo children: for family-friendly tours check out our Bologna Family Tour! The tour requires a minimum of 2 people.

WHEN

Tour starts at 09:00 a.m.

TOUR SCHEDULE

Saturday.

WHERE

Meeting with the guide 10 minutes earlier, in front of the Two Towers, next to the San Petronio statue.

DURATION

About 4 hours, 3.2 km.

MAXIMUM CAPACITY

The maximum capacity of this tour is 10 people.

Please note this is not a private tour: please contact us if you’d prefer a private and customized art & food tour.

 

The tour is suitable for vegetarians and people with gluten intolerance (or celiac disease), via previous indication. It’s not suitable for vegans. Sorry, dogs are not allowed. We recommend this tour to +12 yrs visitors. For family-friendly tours check out our Bologna Family Tour!

CANCELLATION POLICY

The tour is fully refundable if cancelled up to 24 hours before start. No Show: no refund planned.

SAFELY ENJOY OUR TOURS DURING COVID 19

  1. For guides and visitors it’s mandatory to wear a face mask, in line with the current Italian laws;

  2. For guides and visitors it’s mandatory to have a valid QR code for the European Covid vaccination or equivalents, in line with the current Italian laws;

  3. During the tour everybody must respect social distancing;

  4. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the tour

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