Bologna Self-guided Bike Tour

This Self-guided bike tour is all about riding a bike and discovering Bologna and its historical relationship with music. We will provide all the (...)

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Overview Location: Bologna, Italy
Since the 18th century Bologa has been welcoming great musical geniuses from all over Europe, proving to be a city open to innovation and avantgarde. The lives of these musicians left a longlasting trail of signs and stories throughout the streets and places of the city. Now you can discover them by bike! This Self-guided bike tour has an approximate duration of 2 hours, during which you will follow an easy and enjoyable journey across the town center.

We will provide you with a bike, an itinerary with the history of the places you will visit and an audioguide which will explain and entertain you during your ride. 8 are the main spots where you will stop by: Dynamo, Piazza Grande, Via Caprarie, Strada Maggiore, Palazzo Carrati, Cirenaica, Arena del Sole, Mambo.

You will chose the right bike for you among a great variety of full-equipped bikes, including special bikes such as Cargo-Bikes and bikes for people with disabilities with all the necessary accessories, such as locks, baskets and child's seats. All made in Italy! The service is perfect for families with children too. We also have free maps and our staff is available for tips and suggestions about itineraries by bike and the city in general.

You can do this tour at any time, every day!

The opening hours are: 

Monday to Friday 6.30am - 10.30pm; 

Saturday 7.30am - 10.30pm

Sunday 8.30am - 8.30pm
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
What you can expect This Self-guided bike tour is all about riding a bike and discovering Bologna and its historical relationship with music.

We will provide all the necessary equipment and all you will have to do is get on the bike and enjoy the tour by yourself or with family and friends!

The tour lasts 2 hours, but you can decide to keep the bike for a few more hours as well. All the necessary is included: bike (for 4 hours), helmet, lock, basket, map of the tour, mp3 with headphones and a can of Redbull.

You will start from Dynamo - La Velostazione di Bologna, located in the very center of the city and come back here when you're done.

After the tour, you can also stay with us and chill in the relax area with free wifi and toilets or have something to drink and eat in our events area, where we have a bar, tables and chairs and a spacious courtyard with good music and people from all over the world.

Practical information

What's inside

  • Use of bicycle
  • Use of helmet
  • Use of lock
  • Map with a complete itinerary that you can put on the handlebars
  • Audioguide with mp3 and headphones
  • Drink
  • City Map
  • Tips
  • Bottled water

What's NOT inside

  • 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
  • Infant seats available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers

Departure point:

Dynamo, Via dell'Indipendenza, 71/z, 40126 Bologna BO, Italy


2 hours



Return details:

Returns to original departure point