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Buon Appetito Bologna

Bologna's famous two towers.
Taste the essence of the red fat city of Bologna with a hands-on cooking class and excursion to a cheese factory, vinegar cellar, and a family run prosciutto factory - makers of one of the world’s most delicious pork products.
Food & Wine


Explore Italian cooking tradition during your hands-on cooking class in a stunning countryside area.

Discover Bologna's gastronomy with a tour of a cheese factory, vinegar cellar, and prosciutto factory.

Take pleasure in this amazing line-up of mouthwatering adventures in Bologna, Italy's food capital. Begin your gastronomic experience in a cheese factory and learn about the production of Parmigiano Reggiano D.O.P. - hailed as one of the greatest cheeses in the world. Visit a historic acetaia or vinegar cellar and discover why Balsamic Vinegar of Modena D.O.P is considered the 'king of vinegars.' From here you’re taken off the beaten path to a prosciutto factory which has been producing one of the world’s most delicious pork products for over three generations. Return to Bologna for your hands-on cooking class unravelling the secrets behind great tasting Italian pasta and sauces. Gauge your kitchen skill by tasting your freshly made creation accompanied by local wine.

This tour departs daily from November 2019 to October 2020.

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3-night accommodation in a 4-star hotel
Meals as per itinerary
Countryside cooking class
Food experience
Arrival transfers


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Day 1

Transfer from Bologna Station to your charming hotel set in the centre of Bologna.

Day 2

After breakfast at your hotel, your day begins with a morning excursion to a cheese factory and learn about Parmigiano Reggiano D.O.P. Continuing onto a family-owned farmhouse where you will learn all about making Balsamic Vinegar of Modena D.O.P. From here you’re taken off the beaten path to a prosciutto factory. Meet a family, that, for over three generations, has been committed to making one of the world’s most delicious pork products before returning to Bologna.

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3

Breakfast at your hotel. Make your way to your cooking school where you will learn to make Italian pasta and the relating sauces in a fully equipped professional kitchen. All the classes are hands-on. A yummy meal based on the fresh made pasta made during the class will be served accompanied by local wine, in the relaxing atmosphere of the farmhouse.

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4

After breakfast, check out of your hotel.


Additional information

Official language
3 nights
from AUD1,321
per person, twin share
Bologna (Daily)
01 November 2019 - 31 October 2020

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