Bologna and FICO Eataly World day trip from Florence
Day trips & excursions

Bologna and FICO Eataly World day trip from Florence

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 11 hours
Do this because
  • Reach Bologna and FICO agri-food park from Florence on a high-speed train
  • Taste delicious Italian food and discover how it is produced
  • Learn about the city’s history and see its most significant monuments
What to expect

Don't miss the opportunity to see the main attractions in Bologna and to learn all about local food and wine; enjoy a journey from field to fork in the world's largest agri-food park: FICO Eataly World.

Discover the processes involved in the production of renowned Italian food products by meeting the local producers of 40 farming factories on 2 hectares of open-air fields and stables housing more than 200 animals and 2000 cultivation varieties. After the visit, taste Italy’s most traditional and innovative recipes in one of the 45 restaurants, trattorias, bistros and street food kiosks on site. Take a walk through the markets and shops and buy excellent Italian specialties.

In the afternoon, the tour continues on to the historic center of Bologna. Discover century-old monuments, palaces, distinctive streets and squares such as Piazza Maggiore, where the town hall and other important palaces are located, and via Rizzoli, where you'll understand the original plan of the city and how it's changed over time. Enjoy a stroll through the Quadrilatero, the famous food district, and the local food market. Then stop at Palazzo della Mercanzia and the two medieval towers, the symbol of the city, before visiting the mystical Santo Stefano Complex and the Church of Saint Petronius, one of the biggest in Europe. The guide will also take you to the Jewish ghetto, where the Jews were forced to live till the Italian unification.

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What's included
  • Return train ticket from Florence to Bologna
  • Return bus ticket and entrance to FICO agri-food park
  • Walking tour of Bologna with an experienced tour leader
  • Free time to explore the city independently
Where

Via Nazionale 149R, 50129 Florence FI, Italy

Meeting point:

Italy on a Budget tour office.

What to remember
  • The tour runs with a minimum number of 6 people (max 15)

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When
  • On Sunday at 8.00am
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Provider
Italy on a Budget tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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