What more fun can a foodie have than crafting your travels around food? And for lovers of Italian food, there’s no better place to do that than Bologna, Italy. Centrally located in the country and rich in agriculture, it’s not surprising it’s widely considered to be the culinary capital of Italy. There are so many amazing food things to do in Bologna - from farm-to-table experiences, cooking classes, a Bologna food tour, and Michelin restaurants galore - even Nonna would love it!
There’s no greater expression of the history and culture of a place like Italy than the food, and exploring the unique regions through traditional Italian food is the most fun a foodie can have! Here are 25 must-try regional foods of Italy that'll flavor your culinary tour of bella Italia.
The name Ferrari is so big in Italy they needed two museums to honor the legendary brand - both the automobile and the man who built it. The Ferrari Museum Maranello and the Museo Enzo Ferrari are part of the Ferrari tour and a required visit for any fan of the Prancing Horse. For a price, you can even drive a Ferrari in Italy, an experience you'll never forget!
One of the best things to do in Bologna Italy for food and wine lovers is taking a Bologna wine tour of the Valsamoggia region and discovering wines completely unique to the region, like organic Pignoletto wine. Can you think of anything better than enjoying the wines of Emilia Romagna - some of the best Italian wines - than right at the source? Salute!
Dreaming of Italy? It's no secret that travel moves us, and so does a good film, novel, or epic TV series. Cinematographers make Italy look irresistable, and these 10 movies are no exception - old favorites and new ones I guarantee you'll love - to get you dreaming and scheming of your next trip to la bella Italia!
The delicate and intoxicating flavor of truffles is reason alone to want to go on one of the coolest food tours in Bologna -- truffle hunting in Emilia Romagna -- for the black summer truffle or white. But if you also like knowing where your food comes from, this is one of the most interesting foodie things to do in Bologna!
Bicycling is as much a part of Italian culture as cafe life and wine in the afternoon. So what better way to see one of our favorite Italian cities than by bike. A 2-hour Bologna bike tour is just one of the many things to do in Bologna, Italy.
Why is traditional balsamic di Modena so expensive? It's one of the most authentic foods of Bologna and Emilia Romagna. Here's why you should invest in the best, and why you no longer need a plane ticket to get the good stuff!
Luciano Pavarotti was undeniably the world's greatest opera singer of our time, and visiting his home in Modena, Italy gives you a rare glimpse into the Italian artist who reshaped opera and pop music as well. This popular tour is one of the many things to do in Modena, Italy.
For first time visitors to Bologna Italy, its curious nickname “La Rossa, la Grassa e la Dotta” sums up the very best of one of the most underrated cities in the world. This First Timers Guide to Bologna has all the essential things to do in Bologna for lovers of food, culture, wine, and history to make the most of your trip!
If you’re a foodie, no doubt you’ve wondered about the food in Bologna, the culinary capital of Italy. Like the iconic luxury cars that also hail from this region, Bologna and Emilia Romagna are the Ferraris and Lamborghinis of Italian food. With a food scene this epic, knowing what to eat in Bologna is key. Don’t miss these 10 must-eat foods!
If you love Italian food, Bologna Italy is the place to visit, and no better intro to its food than on a Bologna food tour. Italian Days Food Experience is the original - and still the best - food tour in Bologna. The one-two punch of education plus food coma will turn you into a DOP food lover forever!
The production of one of Italy's most iconic foods, prosciutto di Modena, is just part of what's in store when you book the Italian Days Food Experience. It's a rare inside look into what makes the top quality of Italian foods.
Have you ever wondered why some Italian foods like parmigiano reggiano and balsamic are so expensive? It comes down to quality, the key ingredients in both Modena balsamic vinegar and the Italian Days Food Experience. This educational Bologna food tour will change your appreciation of Italian food forever.
It's called the King of Cheese and with good reason. Over a decade to produce and just a second to wash down, DOP parmigiano reggiano cheese is the highest quality cheese produced in Italy, and enjoyed the world over.
Bologna, Italy is completely unique from other cities in Italy with its authentic Medieval architecture, cobblestone streets, and grand covered porticos. And strolling the the Quadrilatero, or Mercado di Mezzo, the oldest Medieval market in the city is one of the best things to do in Bologna. Truly, a foodie's dream!
As they say, when in Rome.... I love trying new foods around the world, but when it came to trying horsemeat in Italy, I could take it or leave it. Here's why I gave it a try, and maybe you should too.
Like any delectable handmade sweet treats, it takes a passionate heart to create a perfect gelato. We did the heavy lifting for you (it's a tough job) and tried over a dozen around Bologna, Italy, and here's what we found for you. Prego!