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Bologna: City Center Walking Tour

Activity provider: BOLOGNA TOUR

Bologna: City Center Walking Tour

Activity provider: BOLOGNA TOUR
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From US$ 27.48 US$ 24.73 per person

Enjoy a classic walking tour through the streets of the center of Bologna visiting the main cultural attractions of the city. Explore some of the picturesque squares and beautiful buildings of the city on this 2-hour tour.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English, French, Spanish
Optional audio guide
Spanish
Small group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the Basilica of San Petronio
  • See the towers of Bologna
  • Discover the beautiful Quadrilatero Market
Full description
Your tour starts from Piazza del Nettuno. You'll discover the Piazza Maggiore and the Basilica of San Petronio and the Meridian. Next visit the oldest library in the world and Piazza Santo Stefano, where you'll see the wonderful Basilica that overlooks the square. Then visit the Towers of Bologna, the Asinelli and the Garisenda, before you explore the historical market Quadrilatero to admire the historical shops and take in the scents of local food. Finally, visit Palazzo Re Enzo which overlooks the square and is the palace seat of the municipality.
Includes
  • Bologna walking tour
  • Live guide
  • Food and Drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Long-sleeved shirt

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • Please cover your shoulders and knees during the visit to the Basilica of San Petronio. Short dresses are not allowed
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 356 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.6/5

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Our guide was sweet and knowledgeable - more of a historical tour than a “get familiar with the city” tour but still worth it. Tour description should add that you will more than likely be entering a church that has pretty strict apparel regulations (which in my opinion are completely hypocritical as we witnessed women being made to cover themselves while men were allowed to enter while wearing basically the same outfits like t-shirts and shorts).

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July 8, 2022

Guide was nice and told myths about the historical place which is great. However, eğile explaining the painting on the main church, she told an unpleasant thing about Hz Muhammed. She describe a rock in the hell which is drawn under jesus as the Muhammed. Elena should be more respectful for other religions.

June 21, 2022

It was a great tour. The guide was kind and helped me and my son find the venue as we were walking and lost. The only problem was the difficulty in hearing the guide when we were outside due to no microphone or earbuds connected to a radio as other tours have.

June 15, 2022

Product ID: 240057