Bologna: the red medieval pearl and its delicious food (private tour)

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The perfect tour to get deep into the tastes and the flavours of the heart of Bologna and Modena. Emilia Romagna history and art, explained from a culinary point of view, From the gothic frescoes to the medieval inns, canals and towers, our guests will bite some history and some local delicacies at the same time. More in details, it is a tasting tour to discover real authotenic flavors of Bologna's: Parmigiano Reggiano, Tagliatelle, Lasagne, Tortelloni, and the ACETO TRADIZIONALE BALSAMICO DI MODENA. The seven churches of Bologna and the renaissance / gothic chapels will complete this trip into history, art, and tastes.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Quadrilatero

Experiencing the early morning life in the old food market (QUADRILATERO) Visiting the shop and groucery ACETAIA GIUSTI (tasting of ACETO TRADIZIONALE BALSAMICO DI MODENA). Discover stories and art masterpieces of middle age and renaissance depicting the world of local tastes hundreds of years ago Visiting the special shops and inns of this ancient neighborood. Tasting different kinds of Parmigiano Reggiano, and plenty of other home made salumi, cheeses and other foodies.

Duration: 1 hour

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Old Acetaia, homemade production of Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Santo Stefano

old Medieval Abbey, its cloisters, roman and byzantin ruins, middle age mosaics and sculptures, its rich museum and the basin of the Longobards, the old medieval square, the coil staires by Vignola a unique example of 12 th century house view of Bologna and the towers from a terrace

Duration: 1 hour

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gothic church, renaissance gorgeous paitnings and frescoes describing food and daily life in the 15th century

Duration: 30 minutes

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100 local tastes and flavours: Inside a historical delicassy shop (salumeria / drogheria) we will discover 100 different tastings of delicious Mortadella, Salame, Coppa, Parmigiano Reggiano, Rice Cake (Torta di Riso Bolognese)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di San Petronio

visit the famous medieval gothic Chapel Bolognini, much information about the SILK WAY, and Bologna 14th century daily life, the old inns and food. Outside the church some witnesses of the roman celtic city, explaining the story of MORTADELLA....

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Osteria Del Sole

Tasting a local glass of wine (Cabernet Sauvignon - Rosso Bologna, Bianco Bologna, Pignoletto, Sangiovese) in a 15th century original Inn (Osteria del Sole) Smell the porfumes of the old market

Duration: 30 minutes
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