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Bologna Piazza Maggiore Tours and Tickets

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Bologna’s most important square, Piazza Maggiore, is lined by elegant medieval and Renaissance palaces. Today, you can enjoy views of the Basilica di San Petronio and the Fountain of Neptune from the bustling café tables beneath their porticoes, or enjoy the square as part of a food tour or sightseeing tour.

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The 10 Tastings of Bologna With Locals: Private Food Tour

The 10 Tastings of Bologna With Locals: Private Food Tour

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Language barriers can make it tricky to know the best things to order at Bologna restaurants, but with this private food tour, eliminate menu guesswork and enjoy the company of a private foodie guide. Visit a variety of different eateries, and sample 10 local specialties along the way—from savory to sweet, and even local drinks. Potential bites include tortellini, local cheese, piadina (Italian flatbread), and fresh fruit.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$143.75
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$143.75
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Bologna Food & Wine tour with a local Chef

Bologna Food & Wine tour with a local Chef

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Bologna è così famosa per la sua ricca cucina da essere conosciuta come 'la Grassa'. Goditi il miglior cibo e vino locale con questo tour a piedi gastronomico guidato da uno chef. Sosta presso i principali mercati, le rosticcerie e i panifici; assaggia il miglior gelato della città; visita la più antica 'osteria' d'Italia mentre scopri la cultura e la cucina della città.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$68.03
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$68.03

5-Day Best of Italy Trip with Assisi, Siena, Florence, Venice and more
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5-Day Best of Italy Trip with Assisi, Siena, Florence, Venice and more

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Visit Italy’s top destinations on this 5-day tour from Rome. With a mix of free time and guided portions, this is an ideal introduction to the regions of Umbria and Tuscany. Check out the historical cities of Assisi, Siena, and Montepulciano; soak up Florence’s wealth of art and architecture; and then continue to Padua and Bologna before arriving in Venice, home to sights like St. Mark's Basilica. Four nights of accommodation in Florence and Venice, some meals, and round-trip transport by coach are included.
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  • 5 days
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$780.19
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Historical Tour of Bologna

Historical Tour of Bologna

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Discover the history of Bologna during a half-day sightseeing tour. Meet your guide for a city stroll led by a local art lover with deep knowledge of artistic masterpieces, history, food stories, and legends. Learn about local traditions and art during a tour that features popular sites including Piazza Maggiore, Palazzo d’Accursio, and Basilica di San Patronio.
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  • 3 hours to 3 hours 30 minutes
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$158.01
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$158.01
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Classic Bologna Food Tour

Classic Bologna Food Tour

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Explore the culinary traditions of Bologna with this half-day food tour. Join a guide for a small-group walking tour and taste local specialties such as Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Bolognese ragu, and mortadella. Begin the tour with a gourmet coffee, visit markets, and meet artisans at work to see how tortellini are made. Lunch at a historic osteria and a gelato tasting are included.
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  • 4 hours
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San Luca Experience Tour and Food Tasting

San Luca Experience Tour and Food Tasting

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The Basilica of San Luca is one of the symbols of the city of Bologna. At the meeting point you will receive from a member of our staff a map and a table with the timetables of the return train, available every 45 minutes. This tour departs every day and will help you discover the city aboard the San Luca Express, on which audio guides, available in 10 languages, will tell you the history of the city until your arrival at the Basilica of San Luca. You will have the opportunity to visit this sacred and very important place for the city of Bologna and you can decide what time to return by consulting the timetables on the map. On board you will find staff who will welcome you and answer your questions. On your return you can taste the specialties of Bologna with 2 typical tastings, in the welcoming setting of the historic market.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Classic Walking Tour Bologna

Classic Walking Tour Bologna

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Bologna is rich in cultural and culinary treasures. Experience both with this walking tour that touches on the city’s top sights before ending with a tasting of famed local specialties in a landmark gourmet shop. Explore highlights like Piazza Maggiore and the Two Towers and learn about their history and architecture from your guide. Cap off your tour with a stop in a local delicatessen to sample area wine and delicacies.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$115.22
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Bologna Half Day Tour with a Local Guide: 100% Personalized & Private

Bologna Half Day Tour with a Local Guide: 100% Personalized & Private

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A great tour for first-time visitors, you’ll see the city with a local guide who has a passion for Bologna. The tour is completely customizable—visit a cafe for a snack based on your dietary preferences (or maybe some grappa), indulge in a bit of shopping, or check out a few art galleries. Learn about the city’s Medieval and Renaissance history and explore the plazas and old buildings downtown.
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  • 4 hours
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$154.48
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Drinks & Bites in Bologna Private Tour

Drinks & Bites in Bologna Private Tour

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Bologna is a lively university town, known for its vibrant nightlife. Experience the city’s festive atmosphere for yourself with this local-led tour that stops at some of the trendiest spots downtown for drinks and nibbles. Learn about life in the city from your guide while you sip Lambrusco wine and sample cheeses, cold cuts, and other specialties. Admire some of the city’s sights during your stroll from bar to bar.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private Walking Tour of the Historic Center of Bologna
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Private Walking Tour of the Historic Center of Bologna

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Make the most of your day in Bologna with this guided walking tour that touches on the city’s A-list sights in just hours. Stroll beneath the UNESCO-listed porticoes to the main Piazza Maggiore to visit Basilica of San Petronio and Fountain of Neptune, gaze up at the twin medieval towers - a symbol of the city - and admire other significant city landmarks while you learn about Bologna's long history and famed cuisine.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$120.70
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Local market visit and private cooking class at a local's home in Bologna

Local market visit and private cooking class at a local's home in Bologna

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Learn the secrets behind traditional recipes from Bologna during this private cooking class, complete with a local market visit. Get tips for selecting the best ingredients at the market and then settle into the chef’s home in the Bologna city center for a cooking class. Prepare three courses and then feast on everything you cook alongside a variety of local red and white wines.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$207.39
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Secret Bologna walking tour

Secret Bologna walking tour

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During our experience, I will guide you through the magnificent city of Bologna, where you will be able to find out about your city. I'll reveal the secrets of the town, walking throu both markets and monuments. I'll also make sure you have a true local for the city! I'll take you to differents "neighborhood" where you can fully feel how the atmosphere of the city changes and you can live it at the fullest. I will give you a little map to AVOID all the turistic spot, and give you advice for restaurants, taverns and markets Where to have a drink and where to buy and where to buy! Many more secrets ... can just reveal all now ...;)
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$68.03
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Full-Day Ferrari Museum Maranello and Bologna Private Tour from Florence

Full-Day Ferrari Museum Maranello and Bologna Private Tour from Florence

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Visit Museo Ferrari in Maranello, Italy, on this full-day tour from Florence with private transportation. Head out of Tuscany and into the region of Emilia-Romagna. Explore the museum (own expense), then travel to Bologna where you have free time to explore the cities historic center. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 9 hours
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$531.10
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10-Night Italy Tour: Rome, Florence, Venice and Sorrento

10-Night Italy Tour: Rome, Florence, Venice and Sorrento

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See the best of Italy on a comprehensive 10-night tour from Rome to Tuscany, Venice, and Sorrento. During these 11 days in Italy, visit some of the country’s greatest hits, including Siena, Florence, Bologna, Naples, Capri, and UNESCO-listed Pompeii. Compare the historical sites and rich cultures of these different areas of Italy while admiring top attractions like the Florence Duomo, St. Mark’s Basilica, and the Vatican Museums. Accommodation at 3- or 4-star hotels is included.
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  • 11 days
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$1,986.32
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Bologna Food & Cultural Walking Tour

Bologna Food & Cultural Walking Tour

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This walking tour was created for those who are in the city and do not want to miss the chance to admire the beauties of Bologna but at the same time savor the flavors of typical products such as salumi, crescentine and good wine. Piazza Maggiore, Palazzo Daccursio, Via d'azeglio, Archiginnasio, are just some of the destinations you can admire. The market of the quadrilateral will welcome you with its ancient perfumes where you can taste the authenticity of high quality products Absolutely not to be missed
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  • 3 hours
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$148.14
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Bologna : a walk into history

Bologna : a walk into history

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The city of Bologna is a rich tapestry of art, culture, cuisine, and music—a UNESCO–listed gem in the heart of Italy. On this morning or afternoon walking tour, follow your guide through Bologna’s medieval streets and find out what makes the city special. Hear the stories behind top attractions including Piazza Maggiore, the Quadrilatero, and the 14th-century San Petronio Basilica, and gain insight into Bologna’s colorful past.
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  • 3 hours
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$175.57
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Bologna By Night Food & Wine Walking Tour

Bologna By Night Food & Wine Walking Tour

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Enjoy an evening walking tour of central Bologna with a private guide. You will be able to walk through the suggestive illuminated alleys of the city and admire its iconic symbols. At the end of the tour, discover the typical aromas and flavors of the Bolognese culinary tradition with a small tasting of local products.
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  • 2 hours
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Bologna Walking Tour 2H Shared
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Bologna Walking Tour 2H Shared

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We provide tours with the best local certified guides, our guides had to pass a severe exam abouth the history of the city to obtain this grade level. The experience we provide is unique and will make the difference for bringing back a great memory of this amazing city. We can arrange the tour in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese and many other languages please ask us your needs.
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  • 2 hours
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Bologna City Red Bus and Food tasting
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Bologna City Red Bus and Food tasting

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Discover Bologna aboard the tourist bus and relax as the audio guide reveals all the secrets of the city. Admire the monuments and beautiful architecture of Bologna. An easy way to get a perspective of the city with a convenient hop-on hop-off tour covering its top historical attractions. At the end of the tour you will be able to enjoy some tastings in the city centre.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$36.21
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Bologna Highlights Small Group Tour with a Local Guide

Bologna Highlights Small Group Tour with a Local Guide

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On this history-packed, small-group tour of Bologna, you’ll discover a mix of top attractions and under-the-radar sites. Wander along medieval-era canals, see a pair of towers that lean more than Pisa, and learn about the origins of the spectacular buildings in Piazza Maggiore. You’ll listen to entertaining facts and legends along the way.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$97.66
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Bologna Panoramic Bike Tour

Bologna Panoramic Bike Tour

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Would you like to visit the city on two wheels, just like a local? During our bike ride through Bologna our tour leaders will show you the city's best-known places and its secret corners, and also give you lots of tips on what to do and where to taste Bologna's famous cuisine. The Bologna bike experience is a good idea if you wish to discover the city with a local, in a sustainable and fun way. Pedaling between churches, monuments and historic buildings, our tour leaders will provide you with some explanations of the city's most and least known attractions, but without lingering in lengthy explanations. This way you will be able to see many different landmarks in a short time, as well as fully enjoy the atmosphere of this vibrant city.
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  • 2 hours
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$43.89
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Walking Tour of the Historic Center of Bologna

Walking Tour of the Historic Center of Bologna

Bologna between arcades, arches and basilicas. In addition to the scent of handmade pasta and its Bolognese sauce, let yourself be guided through the alleys of the medieval city by an expert guide who will make you discover the best of the historic center.
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  • 2 hours
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Bologna Walking Tour 2H
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Bologna Walking Tour 2H

We provide tours with the best local certified guides, our guides had to pass a severe exam abouth the history of the city to obtain this grade level. The experience we provide is unique and will make the difference for bringing back a great memory of this amazing city. We can arrange the tour in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese and many other languages please ask us your needs.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.89
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Welcome to Bologna! Private Walking Tour

Welcome to Bologna! Private Walking Tour

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This is the ideal tour of Bologna if you want to get to know the best of the city on a half-day walk in the historic center. You will discover the history and culture behind each building and you will also receive further information to make unique and unforgettable your stay. We will end up in the medieval market area where you can receive some suggestions for your lunch and dinner based on typical local products. The tour is carried out by a local expert and certified local guide.
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  • 2 hours 40 minutes
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$175.57
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