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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.
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.
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.
After savoring the aroma of the most delicious coffee brewed in the city we will discover the narrow streets of the historic center visiting the representative places of the Bolognese identity (the towers, the arcades, the signs of the Middle Ages). Our local expert will lead you through the city to have an authentic and direct contact with the sites that makes the city unforgettable. This is not the usual tour. A taste of the typical street food of the Romagna area will complete our experience.
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.
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.
Discover the three best Italian Supercars' producers. In Lamborghini and Pagani you will see with your eyes how a supercar is built, through the production lines of the Lamborghini factory, as well as the hands of the workers that realize a Pagani car!
The new “Lamborghini Museum of Technologies” is an amazing journey through the history, prototypes, special models and models on production today of the Bull.
The Horacio Pagani Museum will tell you about the history of a genius who has realized his dream! The Pagani Automobili Museum is a journey back to the beginning of Mr. Horacio Pagani, but you will see also the history of the Zonda and all its models, and of course the new amazing Huayra.
The Ferrari Museum is an unique trip into the Reds world. A typical italian lunch in a restaurant will be served during the tour. An english-speaking authorized assistant will accompany you for giving you informations and some secrets about the history of these cars! MIN. PEOPLE REQUESTED: 2
Rev your engines for a behind-the-scenes look at Italy’s famously fast motorsports culture. On this full-day tour of the ‘Land of Motors’ from Bologna, see how some of the world’s sleekest, most powerful cars and sport bikes are made during a tour of the Ferrari Museum, the Lamborghini Museum and the brand new Pagani museum and factory. Visit production lines, test tracks and official museums to trace the history of these state-of-the-art speed machines. Midday, take a break from touring for a delicious lunch with drinks near the Ferrari factory in Maranello.
The ideal introduction for first-time visitors to the history-filled city, this half-day, private walking tour of Bologna covers top attractions. Listen to in-depth commentary from your own art historian guide, and enjoy a personalized travel experience adapted to you and your party. Highlights include Piazza Maggiore, the Basilica di San Petronio, and the Mercato di Mezzo.
Bologna’s cuisine is so famous that the city is known as “La Grassa”, or “The Fat Lady”, for its rich local specialties. This guided walk combines sightseeing with tastings so you can experience both the city’s cultural and gastronomic treasures in one tour. Pair highlights like the Cathedral of S.Petronio and Fountain of Neptune in Piazza Maggiore with two gourmet stops during your visit.
Take a journey in this culturally rich, deeply historic and well-preserved towns, with our exclusive walking tour for a unique and unforgettable experience. You will see the highlights of Ravenna, with its mosaics, and Bologna just in one day with a top rated & local guide.
The tour will start in Ravenna where you will spend about 3 hours, then you will travel by train or your own car to Bologna where the guide will led another 3 hours tour.
Be sure to see both the famous sights and hidden gems in the Renaissance city of Ferrara with this guided walking tour. Take a deep dive into the history of this UNESCO-listed treasure, visiting its imposing cathedral, castle, and palace with a guide to learn more about these architectural highlights. You’ll also take in the former Jewish Ghetto as well as hidden cloisters and gardens—all in just a few hours.
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.
Meeting in Piazza del Nettuno
Quadrilatero Historical market
Piazza Santo Stefano
First time in Bologna? Wondering where to go and what to see in this traditional city? We got you! 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. Ready for a unique private journey as a local?
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. Historical facts, local stories, and great tips & tricks. What can be more awesome than that?
Discover why Italians call Bologna “La Grassa” (the fat one) on a 100% personalized private food experience with a local host hand-picked to suit your interests. Experience the city’s decadent cuisine and Emilia-Romagna’s fantastic produce as you share antipasti followed by two courses and two drinks per person at an authentic restaurant locals love. Leave with insider foodie tips to see you through your stay.
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.
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
Take the train from Bologna to explore the historic town of Modena with a local host. Visit landmarks including the Piazza Grande, which together with Modena Cathedral and Torre Civica hold UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Have lunch at a local restaurant that fits your style and budget, sampling the balsamic vinegar and Lambrusco wine the region is famous for. The experience is completely customized to your interests.
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.
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
Dozza is located in the province of Bologna and is the most colorful medieval village I have ever seen: the walls of the houses that overlook its alleys are open-air paintings, in which spectacular works of art have been painted.
Dozza is part of the club of "The most beautiful villages in Italy" and walking through its streets you will fill your eyes with pure beauty.
Hop on your local host's car and admire beautiful landscapes of Italy's countryside. Welcome to the heart of Parmigiano Reggiano land! Visit a Parmigiano factory where you can see the original production of the King of cheeses. Taste different ages of this famous cheese and other milky products. A day trip to Modena must have a Balsamic Vinegar tasting, and this experience takes you to meet a family that has been on the balsamic business for generations.
Explore the ancient Roman city and see its highlights unfold before your eyes. Take a look at astonishing Piazza Grande and beautiful Duomo di Modena that is a historical landmark that must be seen during your stay at Bologna! Visit home of the Italian Army Academy - the beautiful Palace of Este family in Piazza Roma.
Feeling hungry? Visit one of the most beautiful markets in Italy and have a look at rows of fresh produces that you can try. Get insights from your local host and discover the flavors of traditional Italy.
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.
A full day in the city of Bologna visiting all the major attractions of the city together with a private guide
It starts in the morning with a guided tour of the city with a certified expert guide. During the visit it will be possible to climb to the Asinelli towers. We continue with a typical lunch in a historic trattoria in the city and afterwards together with the guide you can go up to San luca with the train included in the price and visit the beautiful Basilica and enjoy the fantastic panorama. Upon returning, a delicious homemade ice cream