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Bologna University Quarter

Bologna University Quarter Tours and Tickets

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Bologna is home to the oldest university in Europe, and the city owes much of its youthful vibrancy and thriving cultural life to the formidable student population, concentrated in the lively University Quarter. Tour this area to discover its cache of cafes and clubs, along with fascinating historic museums and university buildings.

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Via Zamboni, Bologna, 40126
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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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Bologna City Walking Tour

Bologna City Walking Tour

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A classic walking tour through the streets of the city centre. With this guided tour you will discover the history of Bologna and its main cultural attractions. The ancient market area, the so-called Quadrilatero, the statue of Neptune and the Basilica of San Petronio are just some of the stops on this wonderful tour.
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  • 2 hours
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$21.95
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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
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$143.75
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Bologna Food Tasting box

Bologna Food Tasting box

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The first self-guided tour in Bologna to discover food and culture at your own pace! The Bologna Food Tasting Box includes 7 vouchers to be used during your stay in selected shops in the historic center for a complete gastronomic experience. It also includes a handy city map with a recommended route to 11 of its top attractions, which you can discover by scanning the QR code with your smartphone. Enjoy traveling your way!
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  • 1 day
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$46.09
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Private City Kickstart Tour: Bologna

Private City Kickstart Tour: Bologna

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Get your bearings in Bologna and touch on the city’s top sights in just 90 minutes with this quick walking tour. Enjoy an overview of Bologna’s history and touch on the blockbuster attractions and a few hidden corners with the help of a local guide. Gather tips for sightseeing and dining in the old town to set off on your own and explore more deeply after the tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Bologna Custom Private Tours by Locals, Off-the-Beaten-Path

Bologna Custom Private Tours by Locals, Off-the-Beaten-Path

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Follow a local to their favorite places in Bologna with this best kept secrets walking tour. See contemporary street art, trendy bars, quirky boutiques, and innovative restaurants during your stroll. Explore neighborhoods that are loved by locals for their vintage markets and contemporary art galleries. Discover a side of Bologna that's not in guidebooks.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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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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Bologna Wine Tasting in One of the Oldest Inns

Bologna Wine Tasting in One of the Oldest Inns

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Are you in town and want to taste the best local wines and typical products without leaving the centre? This tour is for you! Spend an afternoon or an evening in one of the oldest wine bars in Bologna together with your local tour leader.
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  • 2 hours
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$73.16
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Hidden Gems of Bologna: "The Untold Stories" City Game

Hidden Gems of Bologna: "The Untold Stories" City Game

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Break the binds of a set itinerary and strict schedule and explore Bologna at your own pace with this app-based quest that leads you to the top sights in the medieval old town. Learn about the city’s history and lore as you follow prompts to landmarks like Piazza Maggiore, the Two Towers, and the Quadrilateral in this combination treasure hunt and walking tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Ascent to the Asinelli Tower More tasting Typical Protots
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Ascent to the Asinelli Tower More tasting Typical Protots

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Climb the 498 steps to reach the top of the Torre degli Asinelli and enjoy the splendid panorama that dominates the whole city. Scan the QR code to listen to the audio guide and discover the history of this monument, now a symbol of Bologna. Recover your strength with a small tasting in selected shops in the center using the vouchers that will be given to you. NOTE: Admission is prohibited to unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 and to pets of any size.
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  • 2 hours
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Food markets tour with a local!

Food markets tour with a local!

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i am Benedetta from @my.bologna! I will bring you to the typical and local food markets. We will go shopping in the best food shops of Bologna, where usually locals go. We will taste local salumi, local cheese and home-made pasta, and local wine of course! We will go also to a special ancient indoor market, where you can buy specialities of the town to bring home! I will suggest you what to but and how to cook it. We Will also have amazing gelato! You will enjoy the special atmosphere that makes the district so special, lively and energetic while learning more about things you can’t miss when visiting Bologna. For DISCOUNT contact me also on my instagram: @my.bologna IMPORTANT: the price of the food and the drinks are not included, everyone will pay for himself, i will suggest you what to buy, to taste, and where, i will be your "food guide" ! (If you want to try all that i suggest, you will spend not more than €17/18 each person).
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  • 2 hours
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Bologna Private Food Tour Eating around the Centre

Bologna Private Food Tour Eating around the Centre

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Discover the gastronomy of Bologna together with your private guide who will accompany you through the streets of the city centre. You will explore and taste its typical products while the guide will tell you anecdotes about the Bolognese cuisine.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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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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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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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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Taste Bologna Food Walking Tour

Taste Bologna Food Walking Tour

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This tour will allow everyone to discover the gastronomy of Bologna with a walk inside the Quadrilatero market, the true beating heart of local specialties. Enjoy 3 tastings in the company of a local guide and discover all the anecdotes about Bolognese cuisine! Immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of the city center and its flavours. At the end of the tour, treat yourself to a small sweet treat.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Bologna Private Walking Tour

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.
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  • 2 hours
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Discover Bologna an amazing city
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Discover Bologna an amazing city

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The beauty of Bologna is not only that it's got (almost) everything that you expect of a big city, but on a human scale, Bologna is not only the seat of the oldest Western World University, founded in 1088, it also has an established reputation of capital of gastronomy and a well preserved medieval city centre containing some 40 kilometres of porticoes built over 1,000 years.
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  • 3 hours
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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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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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2-Hour Walking Tour Discovering the "Musical" Side of Bologna
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2-Hour Walking Tour Discovering the "Musical" Side of Bologna

Bologna has been named Unesco Creative city since 2006: get the opportunity to discover the "musical" side of the city with this walking tour that will take you around the town centre to discover all the stories and facts of the music and Bologna.
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  • 2 hours
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$71.33
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Bologna Audio-guided tour of the archiginnasio and local tasting

Bologna Audio-guided tour of the archiginnasio and local tasting

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The Archiginnasio is one of the most important buildings in Bologna. Located in the heart of the historic center of the city, it was the seat of the ancient university, and is now the seat of the Municipal Library. The Anatomical Theater was the hall used for the anatomy lessons held at the Bologna medical faculty. With this audio-guided tour you will discover the history of the oldest university in the world and the evidence of its long and important activity. At the end of the tour you will be able to enjoy a tasting of products in the city centre.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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$21.95
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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
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$43.89
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