Bologna Food Technology

from £542pp

Based on 4 days

Suitable for Secondary Schools


Bologna is considered by many to be Italy's gastronomic capital, making it the perfect base for a food technology school trip!  Bologna and the surrounding area boast plenty of local delicacies including Balsamic Vinegar, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Prosciutto to name a few.  Students will have the opportunity to visit family-run factories to witness the manufacturing process behind these products and what makes them so unique. 

Students will also be able to discover the rich food culture of Bologna through guided food walking tours and market visits, as well as having the opportunity to take part in a Gelato workshop and cookery class! 

Our Suggested Itinerary

4 days/3 nights from £542pp. 

  1. Day 1

    Flight from the UK to Bologna or Pisa.

    Discover each stage of the complex production process behind balsamic vinegar with a guided tour of an Italian Aceto Balsamico factory

    Transfer to your accommodation.

  2. Day 2

    In the morning, enjoy a guided tour of a local Parmigiano Reggiano factory to learn about how this famous cheese is produced using their ancient milk processing traditions. 

    Spend some free time in Modena, Italy’s gastronomic capital!

    Then visit a Prosciutto di Modena factory for a guided tour to see how this traditional cured ham product is manufactured. 

  3. Day 3

    Visit the Mercato Quadrilatero to witness a traditional Italian food market in action!

    In the afternoon, learn about the production process of the delicious Italian gelato with a Gelato Experience workshop at the Carpigiani Gelato museum.

    Afterwards, get a taste of Bologna’s enviable food scene with a guided walking tour of the old medieval market streets.

  4. Day 4

    On your last day, enjoy a visit to FICO Eataly World, the largest food park in Italy, and learn how to make fresh pasta with an Italian Cookery Class!

    Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

School Trip Accommodation


We use safe and secure accommodation especially suited to schools. Our options are usually 2* or youth hostel standard and provide a perfect base for enjoying your tour. All accommodation we use is audited, and our auditing regime is verified by independent experts.

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Bologna Food Technology

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