Private tour of Bologna with a local guide

Through this walking tour led by an expert local guide, you will have the chance to visit one of the most beautiful (and rich in history) cities (...)

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

Stop At: Piazza Maggiore, Bologna Italy

The itinerary starts with Piazza Maggiore and its civic palaces...

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fontana del Nettuno, Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna Italy

See the famous Fountain of Neptune, with the precious late Renaissance sculptures by Giambologna...

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di San Petronio, Piazza Maggiore, 40124 Bologna Italy

Visit the gothic Basilica of San Petronio (on the façade, sculptures by the Sienese artist Jacopo della Quercia)...

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Portico del Pavaglione, Via dell'Archiginnasio, Bologna Italy

Walkmalong the Pavaglione Portico and its elegant shops...

Pass By: Mercato di Mezzo, Via Rizzoli 9 Quadrilatero area, 40125 Bologna Italy

Through the picturesque alleys of the Mercato di Mezzo, the old market, and its fabulous food shops you'll get to the lovely Square of Santo Stefano...

Stop At: Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, Via Santo Stefano 24, 40125 Bologna Italy

Explore the complex of Santo Stefano also called the “Jerusalem of Bologna” or “The Seven Churches”, a group of small Romanesque churches...

Duration: 25 minutes

What you can expect Through this walking tour led by an expert local guide, you will have the chance to visit one of the most beautiful (and rich in history) cities of the whole Italy. The itinerary starts with Piazza Maggiore and its civic palaces. In the square is also the Fountain of Neptune, with the precious late Renaissance sculptures by Giambologna; you'll then visit the gothic Basilica of San Petronio (on the façade, sculptures by the Sienese artist Jacopo della Quercia).

Walking along the Pavaglione Portico and its elegant shops, you'll reach the 16th-century Archiginnasio Palace, the old University building, decorated with about 6.000 coats of arms of students.

Through the picturesque alleys of the Mercato di Mezzo, the old market, and its fabulous food shops you'll get to the lovely Square of Santo Stefano, with the complex of Santo Stefano also called the “Jerusalem of Bologna” or “The Seven Churches”, a group of small Romanesque churches.

Practical information


What's inside

  • Local guide
  • Private tour

What's NOT inside

  • Entrance fees (in case you decide to visit any particular churches/palaces/museums)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note that this tour does not include entrance to sites which require an entrance fee (in case you decide to visit the interiors too)
  • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of an exceptionally heavy rain the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Departure point:

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna BO, Italy

Duration:

2 hours

Frequency:

Daily

Return details:

Returns to original departure point