Bologna beckons with cultural allure and eno-gastronomic delights! Here you willdiscover castles, cathedrals, and museums…Stroll along medieval cobble-stoned streets…Savor samplings of Italy’s finest aromas and flavors with VIP tastings of sweet and savory local favorites...and so much more! You are sure to love every minute of this private adventure. Stroll along with your professional guide and learn insights on why it was given various nicknames: the red one, the learned one, and the fat one. This experience showcases a combination of art as well as food & wine traditions. Visit the city's main square, Piazza Maggiore, with its famous statue of Neptune, the Basilica of San Petronio, the medieval market, the Two Towers, and the Archiginnasio, once the main building of the University of Bologna that features Emilia-Romagna’s largest library and an Anatomical Theatre that was used for anatomy lectures and displays.A sweet tooth stop is next on the day’s exciting agenda at a small artisan confectionery-maker called Majani’s. This renowned Family of Master Chocolate makers remains as one of the very few companies in its field that still starts its chocolate-making process from the raw cacao seed. Next it’s on to Paolo Atti&Figli, founded in 1880, where you will enjoy learning the history of tortellini and tagliatelle. After your tastebuds are well tantalized, the finale of the tour approaches at Tamburini’s shop where the history of Mortadella greets you as does a tasting experience to please your palatte, featuring some delicious local products such asmortadella, parmigiano, reggiano, and salami, accompanied by locally produced wine.