1. Italy
  2. Emilia-Romagna
  3. Bologna

Bologna: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

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See the main monuments of Bologna on a 3-hour walking tour, including the Fountain of Neptune on Piazza Maggiore and the porticoes of Piazza Santo Stefano. Learn about one of Europe's oldest universities and why the city is so famous for its food.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 3:30 PM
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  • Admire the main monuments of Bologna, including the palaces of Piazza Maggiore
  • See the 2 leaning towers and the magnificent porticoes of Bologna
  • Discover the longest sundial in the Basilica of Saint Petronio
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Discover the historic sights of Bologna, starting on Piazza Maggiore where landmarks include the Fountain of Neptune and the Palazzo del Podestà.

Learn why the city is known as "La Dotta" ("The Learned"), "La Grassa" ("The Fat") and "La Rossa" ("The Red"). See the medieval Torre Galluzzi and look inside the unique anatomical theater at the Archiginnasio. Stroll along Via Farini and walk to the magnificent porticoes of Piazza Santo Stefano.

Discover the covered passageway of the Court Isolani on the way to Via Strada Maggiore. Chat to the locals in the Mercato di Mezzo about why food is so important in Bologna.
  • 3-hour walking tour
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Optional food and wine tasting (approximately €20 per person, to be paid on site)
  • Optional visit to the Anatomical Theatre of the Archiginnasio (€3 per person)

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Meeting point

Meet outside the tourist information office under the portico in front of the Basilica of San Petronio, Piazza Maggiore 1/E.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that wearing shorts is not permitted inside churches, and you must cover your shoulders
• Please let your guide know on the day of your tour if you would like to include a food and wine tasting

From US$ 106.57 Per group up to 5

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Manuela Roversi

Product ID: 48085