Local market visit and dining experience at a local's home in Bologna

Bologna, Italy

From $153.13

Select Date and Travelers

Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Italy's Cesarina program connects travelers with local "home cooks," known as cesarinas, in an effort to promote the Mediterranean country's rich culinary traditions. With this experience, you'll get to join a ceserina as she shops in a local market, watch her make typically Bolognese preparations, and sit down to dine on a four-course meal, served with local wine.
  • Visit a local market with a culinary enthusiast
  • A private four-course lunch or dinner is included
  • Watch your meal be prepared in the home of a local
  • Wine and coffee are provided

Sample Menu


Seasonal starter



Sample pasta dishes: Tortellini or Lasagne or Tortelloni or Tagliatelle or Gramigna or Strichetti or Balanzoni


Bolognese Dessert

Sample dessert dish: Torta Tenerina or Zuppa inglese or Tiramisu or similar typical desserts

What's Included

  • Local taxes
  • Local market visit with an expert home cook
  • Private cooking demo
  • Private 4-course dinner or 4-course lunch
  • Beverages (water, wines and coffee)

    Meeting And Pickup

    Meeting point

    • Bologna
      Bologna, Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna

      This experience will be held in a local's home. For privacy reasons, you will receive the full address of your Cesarina host after you have booked. We will contact you by e-mail after you've booked to match you up with your ideal host based on what you are looking for.

    End point

    This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    What To Expect

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Operated by Cesarine

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.