Discover Bologna an amazing city
The beauty of Bologna is not only that it's got (almost) everything that you expect of a big city, but on a human scale, Bologna is not only the seat of the oldest Western World University, founded in 1088, it also has an established reputation of capital of gastronomy and a well preserved medieval city centre containing some 40 kilometres of porticoes built over 1,000 years.
Discovering beautiful Bologna is a wounderful experience
When you think of Italy, famous cities like Rome, Venice and Florence definitely come to mind and while these are home to wonderful landmarks they are also places for mass tourism but if you want to escape the crowds and discover a part of Italy that isn’t often talked about come and visit Bologna an underrated city - from a foreign tourist perspective - that will help you get a sense of what the country and culture is truly about. It may not be a top tourist venue but it is a living breathing Italian experience, which can be hard to find in more popular destinations. It is very easy to reach Bologna, located halfway between Venice and Florence it is a major transport hub for rail travel throughout the country and it has got an international airport.
• 3-hour walking tour with a licensed tour guide
• Customize the tour to suit your own interests
• Choice a morning or afternoon tour
• Private Italian or English or German or Spanish speaking guide
• Guided tour of Bologna highlights
• Discover the RED, the FAT and the LEARNED Bologna
• University students today has made this city to what it is! Totally HOT and HAPPENING!
Meet your guide at the tourist office entrance at Piazza Maggiore. The tourist office entrance is located under the portico/porch of the big building in front of the Saint Petronio church.
Tour starts at Piazza Maggiore, Bologna historical centre since Roman time. The square is surrounded by important monuments such as the Neptune fountain, the Basilica of San Petronio, the old town halls, the Palazzo dei Banchi and the Sala Borsa. Strolling under the Porticos you will reach the Archiginnasio, the old University seat, home to the world’s largest heraldic wall complex, the whole palace is adorned with about six thousand family crests and coats of arms. Leading to Piazza della Mercanzia you will have time to admire the old medieval market streets called "Mercato di Mezzo" where still nowadays food stalls display the colourful local products. Discover the Saint Stephen Complex, a group of early Christian churches and the beautiful Corte Isolani. The tours ends at the two leaning towers, the Garisenda and the Asinelli, Bologna iconic symbol.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duración: 3 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Tourist office entrance at Piazza Maggiore
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.