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Bologna Private Walking Tour

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Bologna, Italy
Bologna Private Walking Tour

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Explore the beautiful and historic capital of Emilia-Romagna on this private 2-hour walking tour in Bologna. See the highlights of the bustling city and hear about Bologna's university, the oldest in the world. Learn about Bologna's fascinating history, dating back to 1000 B.C., and how the city remains popular among Italian and international students. Discover this fascinating and Medieval town with your private guide.
  • 2-hour private walking tour in Bologna
  • Visit the Basilica of San Petronio and the two famous leaning towers
  • Learn about the city's historic university and visit its anatomic theater
  • Explore the Quadrilatero neighborhood
  • Get plenty of personalized attention from your private guide
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Departure Point

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna BO, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your private guide in the Piazza Maggiore, the largest square in the city located in the heart of historic Bologna. Learn about the Medieval buildings surrounding the square, which has been a center of life in Bologna for centuries. Some of the structures around the square today include the Sala Borsa Public Library and city's municipal offices as well as charming cafes and shops.

Visit the massive Basilica of San Petronio, dominating one side of the Piazza Maggiore. Walk to the nearby leaning towers of Bologna, one of the city's symbols. One of the towers was once home to Bologna's university – the oldest continuously-operated university in the world. Learn about this important historic university, and visit its remarkable anatomic theater.

Admire the graceful porticoes that cover Bologna's sidewalks. These provide shelter from sun and rain, making it a more comfortable walk to visit the city's museums, galleries, piazzas, and churches.

Explore the maze of streets in the Quadrilatero neighborhood. See the colorful old market. Get insider tips on hidden gems and main attractions from your guide.
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On this enchanting private walking tour through the city of Bologna you will visit numerous, interesting and off-the-beaten-path places. A network of porticos along the streets of the center makes this city unique. Walking under the porticos, protected from the sun and the rain, makes it possible to reach many important museums, galleries, main squares and religious buildings, which holds an unexpected patrimony of works of art.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Piazza Maggiore
The tour commences in the largest square, Piazza Maggiore, located in the ancient part of Bologna. Its medieval buildings have witnessed Bologna’s vibrant public life and intense economic activity for centuries. Nowadays, these historical sites are combined with the latest functional places: Sala Borsa Public Library, the Municipal offices, shops and Cafés.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica di San Petronio
This walking tour will obviously be visiting the Basilica of San Petronio and the two "leaning" towers of Bologna. One of the towers was the first seat of the University of Bologna: the Archiginnasio, which still contains unique frescoes and an Anatomic Theater that we also will visit.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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The evidence of Bologna's prestigious history is spread out in many places throughout the center. On the Bologna Walking Tour you will also get the chance to explore the Quadrilatero area with its maze of small streets, and the historical market with its colors and flavors, bringing us back to the ancient times. Let our passionate and knowledgeable guide show you the beauty and captivating history of Bologna.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Bologna Private Walking Tour?
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Bologna Private Walking Tour.


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Our guide was highly professional...
Hiroshi K
, Sep 2017
Our guide was highly professional and knowledgeable. We particularly enjoyed the underground museum of City Hall, as well as University of Bologna, the true core of Bologna tour we would say. She made our visit to Bologna very valuable.

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