Fatta a Mano

Cooking, Eating and Drinking in Bologna

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  • Original Bolognese cuisine and local chef
  • Tagliatelle, Lasagne, Tortellini and Ravioli
  • Visiting the oldest european University
  • Wine tasting with sommelier
  • Dozza and its painted walls
  • Dozza and its painted walls


Bologna, Dozza

Day 1.

Meeting with your guide for a visit focused on the peculiar atmosphere of the oldest and first University of the Western world: Alma Mater Studiorum. Bologna is one of the most creative city in Europe, an ancient middle-age city re-shaped by thousands of students living and working here: music&arts, bookshops, comics, cinema. Free time before a dinner in a typical Osteria. Accomodation at your hotel.

Meal included: Dinner

Day 2.
First cooking course

Meeting with your chef to shop the ingredients for your cooking course. Visit to a district food market. Half day cooking class followed by lunch based on hand made fresh tagliatelle and lasagne with the original Bolognese Ragout. In the afternoon meeting with your guide for a discovering tour of the middle-age historical city centre of the ancient Bononia with its 35km of arcades: Piazza Maggiore, Palazzo Accursio, the new fantastic public library hosted in the ancient stock market, S. Petronio Basilica, housing the largest sundial in the world, Archiginnasio and Quadrilatero.

Meal included: Breakfast, lunch

Day 4
Wondering in Bologna

Free time for your personal shopping tour . End of services

Meals included: Breakfast


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  • Travelling Dates
  • Type and number of travellers (small, big group, FIT)
  • Type/level of accommodation required
  • Any other info useful to customize your clients tour

How to customize your clients tour

  • Choice the level and type of accomodation: from 3 stars up to luxury level hotels, apartments
  • Modify number and type of cooking course or meals included and send us special meals requirements (like cooking course for veggies)
  • Ask for change according to type of your group: generalist, amateurs, professional
  • Adding visit and experiences (such as biking in Bologna, visit to artisanal atelier and shops, hiking to S. Luca Church, visiting the Bologna Cineteca famous for its collecion of film such as the Chaplin archive and world reputation for their skills in film restoration)

The above tour will include

  • Accomodation for 3 nights
  • Meals with original, fresh, local food as for the program
  • Cooking courses and shopping with a local chef
  • Wine tasting experience with a sommelier in Enoteca Regionale fo Dozza
  • Excursions and transfer as for the itinerary
  • Private Guides
  • Service charges and local taxes

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