Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Bologna

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Discover the old food market and learn the secrets of Bolognese cuisine at a local's home. Watch and learn all about how tortellini are prepared (...)

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Overview Location: Bologna, Italy
Bologna is the true Italian 'foodie' capital, renowned worldwide for its cuisine. It is the home town of mortadella, tagliatelle, ragu' and, above all, super delicious tortellini.

Of course, true tortellini are home-made. For this very reason you are invited to a special tortellini preparation viewing session at a local’s home. Here you will learn the secrets of the traditional cuisine.

After the viewing session, and for an additional fee of 10 Euro’s per person, you will have the option to visit a unique restaurant located in a beautiful historical palazzo. While here you can eat a delicious dish of 'tortellini' with a glass of local red wine. Please advise your local guide ahead of time if you wish partake in this opportunity.

Sample Menu

• Tortellini
  • Led by a local guide
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
What you can expect Discover the old food market and learn the secrets of Bolognese cuisine at a local's home. Watch and learn all about how tortellini are prepared from a local expert during this 4 hour experience.

Before the session, you will enjoy a delightful walk around the city center and through the narrow cobblestone streets of the old food market, then a stroll around Piazza Maggiore, the real soul of the city.

Practical information


What's inside

  • Local expert guide
  • Tour in Bologna city center
  • Home cooking lesson and show
  • Lunch
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Wine and beverages

What's NOT inside

  • Hotel pick-up
  • Hotel drop-off

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Visit an old 'Osteria' (restaurant) for an additional fee of 10 eur per person to eat a delicious dish of 'tortellini' with a glass of local red wine. Please advise your local guide ahead of time if you wish partake in this opportunity.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Departure point:

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna BO, Italy

Duration:

4 hours

Frequency:

Daily

Departure time:

10:00 AM

Return details:

Returns to original departure point

Reviews & ratings

  • Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Bologna | . | 2018/01/29
    "This was an amazing experience! Irene was incredibly knowledgeable about Bologna and obviously loves her city! It was very interesting walking around and learning (...) "

  • Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Bologna | . | 2017/08/22
    "This was the most amazing thing I did while on vacation!!!! Irene was a wonderful tour guide and showed me some amazing hidden sights in Bologna, which was a (...) "

  • Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Bologna | . | 2016/11/12
    "Another great tour in Italy! Our guide Michol, a former teacher, loves her city and was proud to share her knowledge with us. We walked around the city center for a (...) "

  • Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Bologna | . | 2016/06/28
    "My girlfrend and I enjoyed a lovely morning touring round Bologna's foodie sites with our knowledgeable guide Micol. Learning how to make homemade tortollini after (...) "

  • Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Bologna | . | 2016/06/03
    "Our guide, Nicol was so nice and informative. I highly recommend this tour if you are looking to learn about Bologna's history and a bit of the history of the food (...) "

  • Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Bologna | . | 2016/02/25
    "Got a great walking tour around Bologna for a little while before heading to the home of a local to learn how to roll tortellini. Then walked across the street to a (...) "