Saturday Evening Aperitivo

Tour Number

Activity Level



Local Experience, Food and Wine, City, After Dark


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



Italian (advanced), French (basic), English (fluent)

It's the happy hour of Italy- a drink and delicious finger foods

Aperitivo is the Happy Hour of Italy and is a great way to spend an early evening before a dinner or a show This Tradition is all over Italian cities where bars turn their normally day time coffee shops into evening meeting places for a quick drink and bite. Saturdays join me, a local aperitivo connoiseur who can guide you through the unique Italian experience of aperitivo!

Have you ever tried:
local wines like bubbly Pignoletto or a cool red Lambrusco


This is a Saturday evening aperitivo tour in the quaint medieval city of Bologna, known for its great food and youthful energy. We can meet 17:00 at Piazza Maggiore and then stroll the city center doing a quick overview of the town center's best spots for aperitivo where we will find a cocktail bar I've chosen for you. One that has a wide range of cocktails and a superior spread of Bolognese finger foods.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: SATURDAYS ONLY - I can meet you in Bologna at Neptune fountain in Piazza Maggiore.
I will hold a sign with the writing Tours by Locals and
Please click message christine b. to contact me and if you have any questions.

End location: Piazza Maggiore

Duration: 3 hours

This tour is ONLY available SATURDAY evenings in a local cocktail bar for adults 18 and older. The visitor is welcome to stay as long as the establishment is open but the tour guide is committed to only 3 hours.


This tour is a walking tour by FOOT

What’s Included

Other: -one drink (glass of wine or cocktail) which also includes
-a large variety of finger foods (local Bologna tastes)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 euros - An average cost of various things in Bologna:
taxi around city center 15 euro
bus 1.50 euro
shopping clothes, shoes, purses starting from 50 euros for basic items
coffee from 1.20 euro to 2.50 euro
sit down meals 40 euros and up
street food (pizza or french fries or piadina) 5 euro and up

What’s Extra

Other: You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to shopping, souvenirs and any transport. This is an evening out where the first drink is included in the tour but any subsequent drinks are your responsibility.


I am not a licensed guide. I do not guide tourist when in churches or museums or cultural heritage sites. I can arrange taxis or private cars/vans. I have lots to share from my 14 years living in Italy as an artist, teacher and foodie expat!

Private tour guide Christine

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