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2-Hour Bike Tour of Bologna

2-Hour Bike Tour of Bologna

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A historic university city, culinary capital, and hub of architectural beauty, Bologna offers no shortage of attractions—and this zippy bike tour through town gives you the perfect opportunity to explore. Get up close and personal with the sights, from the bustling Piazza Maggiore to the Basilica of San Domenico and the modern Manifattura delle Arti district. As you go, hear about the city’s long history from your guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.51
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Very easy and captivating

This was an easy ride with lots of breaks for historical explanations of beautiful bolongna.. loved It and a great way to start exploring!

Therese J, Oct 2019

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Classic Walking Tour Bologna

Classic Walking Tour Bologna

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A classic walking tour together with a private guide through the streets of the center of Bologna visiting the major cultural attractions of the city and the history of local gastronomy to discover all the secrets of the city that our guide will tell you. At the end a small tasting of local products in a historical shop.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.91
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$97.91
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Bologna Segway Tour

Bologna Segway Tour

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See Bologna, with its narrow streets, crooked medieval towers and miles and miles of arcaded walkways, from a different perspective: from a Segway. Cruise around this handsome Italian city on a Segway, learning about the history of each place, and seeing major landmarks, such as the five-hundred-year-old Fountain of Neptune, the Basilica di Santo Stefano, and much more. This small-tour is limited to just eight participants, which means you’ll get plenty of attention from the local guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$134.62
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$134.62
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Ferrari Full Day

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Ferrari Full Day

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Live a full day in contact with the Ferrari Myth. An incredible tour that will take you to visit the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, Guided tour of the Fiorano factory and runway, and the Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, all including an excellent lunch at the farmhouse Program From Bologna: 8.30 Pick up at the hotel or at the meeting point 8.40 Departure for Maranello in Private Transfer 10:00 Visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello 12.30 Tour by bus from the factory and the Fiorano track 13.30 Lunch in a Farmhouse Near Maranello 15:00 Visit Casa Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena 16:15 Return Program From Milan 7:30 am Departure with Altavelocità train to Bologna 9:30 am Departure from Bologna for the Ferrari Museum 10:30 Visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello 12.30 Tour by bus from the factory and the Fiorano track 13:30 Lunch in a Farmhouse Near Maranello 15:00 Visit Casa Enzo Ferrari Modena Museum 16:45 Return to Milan by train
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$252.84
$351.16
$98.32 savings
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$351.16
$98.32 savings
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Discover Bologna's Best Kept Secrets

Discover Bologna's Best Kept Secrets

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.93
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$79.93
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Must See Bologna With A Local: Private & Personalized

Must See Bologna With A Local: Private & Personalized

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Explore the historic streets of Bologna with a private guide leading the way during this walking tour. See top landmarks including Piazza Maggiore, taste espresso under the famous portici (arched colonnades), and wander through the Montagnola Market. The itinerary can be customized according to your interests.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.89
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$119.89
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A Half Day In Bologna With A Local: Private & Personalized

A Half Day In Bologna With A Local: Private & Personalized

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.57
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$106.57
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2-hour Walking Tour of Bologna

2-hour Walking Tour of Bologna

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With a large historic center that was built over millennia, Bologna is rich in important architectural and cultural monuments. Be sure to see all the highlights with this guided walking tour that touches on the Cathedral and Fountain of Neptune in Piazza Maggiore, the city’s two most famous medieval towers, and the university—the oldest in Europe—along with other important attractions.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.60
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$30.60

Bologna By Night Food & Wine Walking Tour

Bologna By Night Food & Wine Walking Tour

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Allow yourself an evening break enjoying a walk in the historic center where you can discover the secrets of the city while having fun with a drink and a taste of typical products.  Program: Meeting in Piazza del Nettuno  Piazza Maggiore Via D'Azeglio Piazza Galvani Quadrilatero Historical market Two towers Piazza Santo Stefano Tasting
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.58
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$113.58
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$176.29
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$176.29
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Private Food Tasting Bike Tour Bologna

Private Food Tasting Bike Tour Bologna

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Explore Bologna bike on a private and customizable tour. Pedal past historic architecture and learn about the city’s history from your guide and make a stop for a food tasting of local items. This tour is ideal for visitors looking to get under the surface of Bologna and to taste some traditional Italian food.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$465.05
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$465.05
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Private And Personalized Experience: See Bologna With A Local

Private And Personalized Experience: See Bologna With A Local

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Follow one of our friendly hosts around the walled medieval city as they show you the best of what their home has to offer. You’ll feel as if you’re exploring the vibrant piazzas and cobbled stone streets with a friend as you pop into stores, marvel at the towering turrets of the Due Torri and enjoy a creamy gelato. Whether you want to tick off the most famous attractions like Piazza Maggiore, San Petronio Church, Mercato di Mezzo and the Fontana di Nettuno or simply amble down the sidewalks and follow your feet, the day is yours! 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.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.61
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$66.61
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Ferrara Bike Tour

Ferrara Bike Tour

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One of the jewels of the Emilia-Romagna region, the UNESCO-listed city of Ferrara is famous for its lavish architecture. Get up close and personal with the city and its sights on an immersive bike tour. Explore the banks of the River Po, see the moated Castello Estense, discover the Ferrara Cathedral, and learn about the ruling Este dynasty, who made Ferrara a major capital of Renaissance Europe.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.73
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$47.73

Kickstart Your Trip To Bologna With A Local: Private & Personalized

Kickstart Your Trip To Bologna With A Local: Private & Personalized

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Get a feel for Bologna on an intimate private walking tour. In addition to navigating and translating, your guide customizes the day’s itinerary according to your interests, planning stops at top landmarks and hidden gems loved by locals. Leave with an inside perspective on the city and a handle on its layout and transit system.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.61
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$66.61
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Bologna Food Walking Tour Eating For The Center

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Bologna Food Walking Tour Eating For The Center

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Take home little pieces of heaven one bite at a time. Stroll with our guide through the center of Bologna, tasting the culture and tradition of the culinary art of Bologna Between stories of history and tastings of Bolognese specialties you can taste every specialty of the region. Explore the historic markets of the city and discover the aromas and flavors typical of the Bolognese culinary tradition
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.61
$119.54
$17.93 savings
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$101.61
$119.54
$17.93 savings
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Historical Tour of Bologna

Historical Tour of Bologna

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A mix of art masterpieces, history, food stories, legends and secrets described by a local art lover with a great experience and knowledge of the city. The tour itself will be like a dive into history and time. All information about art will be experienced by the visitors as a trip enriched with details about life, food, culture, music and traditions of those ages.
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  • 3 hours to 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.30
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$48.30

2.5-hour Bologna City and University Walking Tour

2.5-hour Bologna City and University Walking Tour

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Bologna University is the oldest of its kind in Europe, dating back to the 11th century, and this 2.5-hour walking tour provides a fascinating insight into the historic institution. With a small group of up 15 participants, admire the university buildings; see the Archiginnasio Palace, Museo Medievale, and Renaissance Palace; and stroll around Piazza S. Domenico.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$300.66
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$300.66
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Bologna Highlights Private Walking Tour with Local Guide

Bologna Highlights Private Walking Tour with Local Guide

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Please be aware that this tour is adapted to the local regulations post Covid-19. Our hosts will deliver this experience with the required equipment always keeping the distance suggested by local authorities. It will be safe and entertaining! Kickstart your time in Bologna with a 90-minute introduction to the town with the help of your favorite local. See the best local spots of Bologna and discover the city through the eyes of a local. On this private tour, you’ll visit the must-see hangout spots of the city, but also see hidden places that will give an authentic feeling of the town. Enjoy the atmosphere and views from beautiful Piazzas and, hear all about the oldest University in the western world as you walk down Via Zamboni. Get your recommendations from your local host plus extra tips and tricks on what to see and do in Bologna. Get insights on the local lifestyle and find out true stories about the city’s past as you take in historical, full-of-life Bologna.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.39
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$31.39
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Bologna City Walking Tour

Bologna City Walking Tour

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Enjoy a classic walking tour through the streets of central Bologna visiting its main cultural attractions. Explore some of the picturesque squares, archiginnasio and beautiful city buildings on this 2-hour group tour
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.64
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$32.64
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Private Bologna’s Wine & Bites Walking Tour with a Local

Private Bologna’s Wine & Bites Walking Tour with a Local

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Imagine sipping delicious Italian wine in an authentic bar filled with locals. Let a local host in Bologna make this your reality! Discover Bologna’s relaxing bars and blend in with the regulars while you enjoy delicious local wine paired with Italian bites. 7 delicious tastings included. Start your experience at an award-winning wine bar where you’ll enjoy a glass of light and fruity sparkling Italian wine paired with some tasty local cheese. Then stroll through the city and admire the historic canals! Step inside a homely bar beloved by the locals. Sip on a glass of sparkling red wine with an Italian classic, parmesan cheese. The rich and salty flavors of the cheese paired with the citrus and floral notes of the wine are a match made in heaven. Follow your local host through the city’s old market and then weave your way to a local osteria (Italian restaurant). This local favorite has been serving wine since 1465 making it one of the oldest in Bologna.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.13
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$99.13
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Tour In Vignola And Castelvetro With Lunch In The Farmhouse

Tour In Vignola And Castelvetro With Lunch In The Farmhouse

The pretty town of Vignola is famous for its cherries, cake and important monuments, such as the spiral staircase designed by Jacopo Barozzi. Discover Vignola, its historical beauties including the 15th century Rocca, and food and wine specialties such as the famous blackberry cherry. Starting from Bologna or Modena by private vehicle you will reach the Rocca di Vignola where there will be a guided tour. Then we will stop to taste the famous Barozzi cake. The day continues with a guided tour of the historic center of Castelvetro di Modena. Lunch at an agritourism farm and visit to the historic vinegar factory Return to Bologna or Modena in the afternoon.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$301.87
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$301.87
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Bologna City Center Private Tour with a Local Guide

Bologna City Center Private Tour with a Local Guide

Get an insider's view of Bologna, known as one of Italy's cultural and culinary capitals. This private walking tour gives you the undivided attention of an art historian guide, who reveals stories and secrets behind Bologna’s fountains, palaces, and churches. See highlights of the medieval city center, learn about important former residents, and browse the delicious products of the Emilia-Romagna region at a typical market. Ask all the questions you like for a personalized introduction to beautiful Bologna.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$181.12
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$181.12
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Balsamic Vinegar, Pavarotti And Ferrari Museum Tour

Balsamic Vinegar, Pavarotti And Ferrari Museum Tour

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An incredible tour between musical culture, motors and food and wine. Discover the places where the great Maestro Luciano Pavarotti lived, visiting his Casa Museo and visiting the rooms where he lived and knowing the greatness of the great Tenor. An incredible visit that will take you to visit the Ferrari Museum in Maranello. A fantastic experience in the heart of the Food Valley. The perfect place to visit for anyone who wants to discover the history and ancient tradition of the famous "Black Gold" of Modena Guided tour + tasting Basics on the grapes used, visit the cooking environments. Acetification and aging in wooden barrels. Lunch in a farmhouse in the countryside. 8.30 am pick-up at the hotel 9.30-10.30 visit to the acetaia San Donnino 11.00-12.00 visit to the Pavarotti museum 12.30-14.00 Lunch at Cà del Rio farmhouse 14.00-15.00 Ferrari Museum 16.00 Drop-off
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$332.88
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$332.88
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A Full Day In Bologna With A Local: Private & Personalized

A Full Day In Bologna With A Local: Private & Personalized

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Experience Bologna your way on a custom private 8-hour tour. A bespoke itinerary is created just for you, based on your unique interests. Visit iconic attractions, like Piazza Maggiore and the Fountain of Neptune, or discover the hidden corners of a particular neighborhood. Whatever you decide, your Bolognese guide is with you every step of the way. Leave with exclusive recommendations on things to see, do, and eat with the rest of your trip.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$170.50
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$170.50
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