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Bologna was off the tourist radar for many years but lately has become one of the most popular destinations in Italy.. why?

Slow food and fast cars. Bologna has been known for hundreds of years as the birthplace of Italian cuisine. The city is where the famous tagliatelle al ragù featuring the iconic Bolognese sauce was born and is now home to the new FICO Eataly World; a wonderland of food.

The area is ripe for tours in Bologna because of the closeness to so many popular things to do such as food, motor sports and culture. Bologna tours are numerous and can encompass so many possibilities. It is truly up to the imagination the things you can do on for tours in Bologna Italy.

The region that is home to Bologna is Emilia-Romagna and encompasses amazing food towns like Parma; known for Parmigiano-Reggiano and Pecorino Romano cheeses. The area is also home to mouth watering cured meats such as Prosciutto and the king of local meats called Culatello and the home of balsamic vinegar; making Bologna and the areas around it a food lovers dream.

Alongside the famous food are iconic manufactures of the worlds most famous cars and motorcycles. The area around Bologna includes the Motor Valley which includes the manufacturing facilities for iconic brands such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Pagani, Ducati, Maserati and more. When designing your Bologna tours, its important you do your research so that you know all the possibilities that are available in the area.

We specialize in tours in Bologna Italy because we have lived and worked there and understand that this area is one of the most important places you can go during your trip to this area.  When considering your Bologna tours, please contact us for the latest suggestions for what to see and do in this most amazing area of Italy.

What to See In Bologna

Bologna has an amazing church The Basilica of San Petronio which is the 10th largest church in the world by volume and contains an ancient calendar that is read by a dot from the sun which counts the days, years and time.

The city has a university dating back to the 11th century which you can visit and see the amazing library and The Anatomical Theatre of the Archiginnasio where autopsies were performed for the medical students to learn anatomy. Don’t miss the cobblestone streets behind the Basilica which are adorned with food shops of all types where you can sit and enjoy a glass of local wine and taste some of the most amazing meats and local cheeses you can imagine.

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World War II

Bologna also has a very interesting past that many find interesting. During World War II, Bologna was bombed and over 45% of the historic buildings were destroyed.

Battle of Bologna

During the war, Bologna was the home of the Italian resistance movement and fought the famous “Battle of Bologna.”

Modern Bologna

Today Bologna is a university and food town, offering the visitor a wonderland of sights, sounds and tastes. It is simply a must see for tourists visiting Italy.

Tours of Bologna

Bologna is a town to savor and enjoy. Our local guides are experts in Bologna tours and can offer an introduction to the city by food, history and culture. Visit the 11th-century university, the amazing church and taste your way across Bologna until you are completely full and happy.

Each of our Bologna tours is customized to your likes and budget so please submit your request and we will reply with a personalized route featuring Bologna, the food towns and Motor Valley.

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