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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: Bologna Cycling Sightseeing Tour
"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
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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

More Transportation in Bologna

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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Trekki
Nov 08, 2014

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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Trekki
Sep 30, 2014

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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von.otter
Jan 14, 2013

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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Azhut
Apr 04, 2011

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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IanHB
Nov 28, 2010

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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ludogatto
Oct 20, 2009
 
 
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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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ludogatto
Nov 22, 2008

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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darkjedi
Nov 01, 2008

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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darkjedi
Oct 25, 2008

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...
Monci2
Sep 24, 2008

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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ludogatto
May 15, 2008

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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jdm267
Apr 22, 2008

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...
Fra.da.
Nov 27, 2006

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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sue_stone
Nov 14, 2006

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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Vicolo Cattani 7, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40126, Italy
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Via F. Parri 9, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40128, Italy
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Via Dell'Orso 6, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40121, Italy
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Via de' Pignattari 11, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40124, 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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San Petronio

I think it would be hard to argue that this is the most attractive of churches in Bologna, but it is certainly imposing. You can see its façade in one of the photos in my previous tip on the Piazza...
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Palazzo del Podestà

The Palazzo del Podestà was built around 1200 as the headquarters/offices for Bologna’s podestà, the chief administrator of an Italian city-state. It was at Bologna that the first documented usage of...
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croisbeauty

"BOLOGNA - "
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ludogatto

"My way to stay in Bologna!"
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toonsarah

"il gusto di Bologna"
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Trekki

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