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Private Tour: Ecclesiastical Heritage of Bologna
"Your guide can show you up to 3 different churches that present significant yet different aspects of the selected genre. (Popular visits include S. Stefano S.Petronio and S.Domenico). This in-depth hassle-free private tour is hosted by a professional guide. Please list any special interests you have at the time of booking to alert your guide so that he or she can prepare for your private tour.""""Delve into Bologna's Romanesque Gothic and Baroque churches on your private guided tour examining the history
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Private Tour: Classical Bologna Walking Tour
"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
From EUR71.00
 
Bologna Taverns Private Tour
"Students have always been a central and important presence in the city that's why in tour a visit to the famous and great Anatomical Theatre is included: located in an elegant 16th-century building the Archiginnasio was built as the first ""single"" seat of the University of Bologna Europe's oldest University. On the first floor we find the awesome Anatomical Theatre where corpses were sawn up during medicine and anatomy lessons.This itienrary can not start before 5.00 p.m. to better taste the typical Bologna atmosphere. telling the story of the pub and the story of the wine.""""A lovely walk through the ancient pubs in the historical city centre of Bologna. The presence of university students has helped the opening of this kind of ""shops"" since the XIIIth Century and also today
From EUR54.00

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Bus from the airport and city buses

Bologna’s Aerobus provides quick and easy transport into the town centre, 6 Euro one way (price as of September 2014), leaves every 10 minutes and takes approx. 15-20 minutes, depending on the...
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Bologna is very bicycle friendly

This is especially for Don, @Nemorino :-) So in case you want to attend an opera in Bologna, be prepared :-) Given that city cycling is not really popular throughout Italy and moreover is quite...
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Vespa: An Italian Icon

“Sembra una vespa!” (“It resembles a wasp!”)— Enrico Piaggio (1905-1965), his reaction to the buzzing sound of the engine of a Vespa prototypeItalians love their Vespas. And so does the rest of the...
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Cheap tickets and different routes

The best way to visit Bologna is absolutely by bus becuase it's fast and cheap. There are many destinations to choose that give you the chance to discover the city and other places nearby (Palasport...
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Taxis in Bologna

Taxis are plentiful but not cheap! There are a few taxi ranks - the station, Piazza Maggiore, but I saw no cabs cruising around looking for hire as in London or New York. If you call a cab to collect...
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Around with a bike

Bologna is not like Ferrara (the italian capital of the bicycle), but it's easy to have a plesant ride in the medieval city center....my parents live in the city center and I live 4 kn ouside near the...
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a cheeper way to go to the airport

the direct bus Aerobus that you can take to get to the airport and back it's fast but not cheep ( 5 euros for one way or 60 minutes on the regular bus) and if you need to go to the airport only for...
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Open-Top bus tour

Trambus Open, the new tourist bus tour Giro Tp, gives you the opportunity to discover the beauties, art, monuments and secrets of BolognaThe bus, whose route of about 10 km goes through the historical...
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Bologna Bus Station

Bologna Bus Station is convieniently located 200m from the main railway station. The station discharges busses and coaches to all local towns and also longer distance routes. There are large...
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Place to leave your car

You need to watch out where do you leave you car during the night. All the staying in Bologna I keep my car on private parking because it is cheaper than places on the street in the city center. One...
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Scooter rentals

If u want to discover the town and the neighboroud by motorbike or bicycle here some adresses if u want to rent it:Speedy, via Alberelli 1/a, tel. 338 4178286 or 338 4404440, open Mon - Sun 8am to 10...
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Walking around Bologna

I know, I know, driving and parking in Bologna is hazardous to one's health. But driving through the medieval streets in an Alfa Romeo is a dream come true....somedayThe most convenient way to...
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Travelling aroud by bus

You'll probably arrive in Bologna by train at "Bologna Centrale" railway station. The cheapest way to get to downtown Bologna is to travel by bus. Almost all lines leave from the square just in front...
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Getting to Bologna

I have now visited Bologna three times. The first time we arrived by train. The station is centrally located, and is only a short bus ride from the main square, Piazza Maggiore. There is more...
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Top Hotels in Bologna

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Via Indipendenza 8, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40121, Italy
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Via Oberdan 12, Centre - Maggiore Square, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40126, Italy
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Via F. Parri 9, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40128, Italy
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Vicolo Cattani 7, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40126, Italy
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Via Dell'Orso 6, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40121, Italy
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Via IV Novembre 10, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40123, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Bologna

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Piazza Nettuno

This is one of the must-see sights of Bologna, a draw for both tourists and locals. The former come to photograph the huge (in every sense!) depiction of the god, while for locals this is a regular...
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Santo Stefano

According the tradition it was Saint Petronio who create this basilica. He was Bologna' s bishop from 431 to around 450. The aim of this construction was to imitate the Holy sepulcre in Jerusalem....
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San Domenico

This church is dedicated to saint Dominic Guzman. He was the founder of the Dominican monks. This worship place was begun in 1221 after the death of Dominic. It was completed in 1233. Inside it was...
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University

Another nickname of the city is Bologna la dotta – Bologna the Learned. Bologna is the hometown of the oldest university in Europe, founded in 1088 (the official date) or the early 12th century –...
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Palazzo del Podestà

Those travellers who regularly visiting Italian towns probaly know what is the meaning of podesta. It derives from Latin word podestas, meaning power. In the Middle Ages each town had podesta, a high...
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Piazza Maggiore

The tourist office in the Piazza Maggiore organises a number of city tours, and although we usually prefer to explore on our own we decided to join the one they call “Enjoy Bologna”. This is...
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"My way to stay in Bologna!"
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toonsarah

"il gusto di Bologna"
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"Bologna – Eat, look up, marvel, eat and savour"
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"City of towers and arcades."
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