"Untouched by mass tourism Bologna is the capital of the prosperous Emilia Romagna region. On this Classical Bologna Private Walking Tour you'll discover why Bologna has so many nicknames including La Dotta (The Learned) for its ancient university; La Rossa (The Red) for the warm colors of its roofs and houses and La Grassa (The Fat) for the wonderful food you'll find here!This private walking tour takes you to see some of the most important buildings in the city
"You'll also view the Medieval Market and Loggia Dei Mercanti the Anatomy Theatre (closed Saturday afternoon and Sunday) Basilica of San Petronio the Archiginnasio Two Towers and the Complex of Santo Stefano. Pedal the length of the ancient canal system you may just be surprised at how much water runs through Bologna! For those with a little extra time to explore the city an extended tour may include San Giacomo
"On this enchanting private walking tour through the city of Bologna you will visit numerous interesting and off-the-beaten-path places. The tour commences in the largest square Piazza Maggiore located in the ancient part of Bologna. Its medieval buildings have witnessed Bologna’s vibrant public life and intense economic activity for centuries. Nowadays these historical sites are combined with the latest functional places: Sala Borsa Public Library the Municipal offices shops and Cafés.A network of porticos along the streets of the center makes this city unique. Walking under the porticos
“Upon another hill, stands the celebrated church of the Madonna di St. Luca, three miles from Bologna. A portico consisting of seven hundred arcades reaches from it to the gate of the city. The church...
“We were present at the great annual procession of the “Madonna di St. Luca.” This is a lady almost as distinguished as her namesake at Loreto, being one of the black images painted (as the story is)...
XIV - XVII centrury Sanctuary, designed by architect F. Dotti.There is a pathway all the way up the hill. The pathway was 666 arches to protect the perigrims from bad weather.There is a pilgrimage at...
Sep 22, 2003
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