Bologna for literature lovers

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Calling all booklovers to the city, which encloses the oldest university in the world, to join one of our book-mad hosts and discover why the (...)

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Overview Location: Bologna, Italy
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Palazzo Pepoli Campogrande, Via Castiglione 7, 40124 Bologna Italy

Immerse yourself in Bologna’s rich culture, history and literary life. Visit sites like the Palazzo Pepoli and the Palazzo Pogi

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Librerie.coop Ambasciatori, Via degli Orefici, 19, 40124 Bologna BO, Italy

Browse unique independent bookstores like the Librerie.coop Ambasciatori and local book exchanges

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Biblioteca Casa di Khaoula, Via di Corticella 104, 40128 Bologna Italy

Explore the many historical libraries of Bologna such as Biblioteca comunale dell'Archiginnasio or the Biblioteca di Casa Carducci

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Strada Maggiore, Bologna Italy

You could grab a bagel at Zoo in Strada Maggiore or visit other cafes that are loved by locals.

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Cineteca di Bologna, Via Riva di Reno 72, 40122 Bologna Italy

If you are interested in learning about some of Bologna’s acclaimed film directors, you could visit the Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna or discover other literary spots in the city.

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

What you can expect Calling all booklovers to the city, which encloses the oldest university in the world, to join one of our book-mad hosts and discover why the city’s nickname, la dotta (the learned one), extends far beyond its academic past. Among the locals you’ll also find many writers, musicians, filmmakers and artists, all of whom are dedicated to and passionate about their city’s culture. Follow your host as you explore the independent bookstores and spectacular libraries together, truly immersing yourself in a world of words, knowledge and intrigue.

Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

Practical information


What's inside

  • Private and personalised experience
  • 3 hours with a Local Host
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)

What's NOT inside

  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Departure point:

Bologna, Metropolitan City of Bologna, Italy

Traveler pickup is offered
Once you have booked your experience, we will be in touch in order to finalise the meeting point details with you. We can arrange pick up from hotels and other locations in the centre of the city. Your meeting point must be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance. This is a walking experience, so your host will meet you on foot

Duration:

3 hours

Frequency:

See Availability

Departure time:

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4/18/2019 - 12/31/2023
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Return details:

Returns to original departure point

Reviews & ratings

  • Bologna for literature lovers | . | 2018/09/17
    "Giacomo was very amicable The subject matter was not well defined in the tour.Not sure why the literary history was given as the name as it was not highlighted at (...) "