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Walk Through The Historical Landmarks Of Bologna Over A 2.5-Hour Private Tour



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, Sightseeing, Walking

  • Duration

    2.5 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Sign up for this guided tour of Bologna, which will take you through the charming city, allowing you to experience its culture and history like a local. Get to witness two leaning towers and the Neptune fountain, followed by visits to the Basilica of San Petronio and the University of Bologna's courtyards. Explore the food district of Bologna to get a glimpse of the famous food shops and admire the specialities such as Parmigiano Reggiano and Balsamic Vinegar.

  • Visit the courtyard of the University of Bologna, which is decorated with the famous court of arms
  • Walk through "Quadrilatero" and learn more about the local products made here
  • Pay your respects at the Basilica of San Petronio
  • Walk Through The Historical Landmarks Of Bologna expand_more
    • The tour through the charming city of Bologna will allow individuals to get to know its culture and history like a local. The tour begins with a visit to the Basilica of San Petronio, located in the historical centre of Bologna. See the Neptune fountain, built in 1563, was put there to beautify and provide drinking water to the public. 
    • The tour continues to the main square where the Town Hall is located, showcasing the hall which is made up of three separate buildings. The courtyards of the University of Bologna will also be visited, decorated with the court of arms of wealthy families who studied there.
    • Towards the end of the tour, visitors will be taken through the narrow alleys of the "Quadrilatero", the food district of Bologna, where they will get a glimpse of the food shops, bakeries, and delis. The specialities of these establishments, including Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, Mortadella, Balsamic Vinegar, and many more, will be admired. 
    • The tour concludes in front of the two leaning towers, Asinelli and Garisenda, built in the early 12th century.
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance tickets, if any
Meeting Point

Fountain of Neptune (in the main square)

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Jack
    Beautiful and Educational Tour

    The walking tour of Bologna was beautiful and educational, we learned so much about the history of the city!

  • Emma
    Delicious Experience

    Francesco's tour of Bologna was not only educational but also offered a delicious experience of local Italian cuisine.

  • Lisa
    Highly Recommend for First-Time Visitors

    As a first-time visitor to Bologna, this walking tour was the perfect way to explore the city and learn about its rich history.

  • Emily
    Amazing Architecture and Views

    Francesco's walking tour of Bologna provided us with amazing views of the city's stunning architecture and historic landmarks.

  • Sarah
    Great for first time Travelers

    As a first-time traveler, I highly recommend the walking tour of Bologna, it was a great way to meet other travelers and learn about the city.

  • David
    The Perfect Introduction to Bologna

    Francesco's walking tour of Bologna was the perfect introduction to the city's history, culture, and food scene.

  • Anna
    Fun and Informative Tour

    The walking tour of Bologna was both fun and informative, we had a great time exploring the city.

  • Samantha
    A Breathtaking Tour of Bologna

    Francesco's walking tour of Bologna was an absolute delight. He took us through the narrow streets and winding alleys of the city, pointing out all the incredible sights along the way. The highlight of the tour was the view of King Enzo's palace, stunning architecture and bustling crowds. Francesco's deep knowledge of the city's history and culture added a lot of value to the experience. Overall, I highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to discover the best of Bologna.

  • Sarah
    A Fascinating Experience

    The tour led by Eleonora was an amazing journey through the rich history of Rome's Jewish Ghetto. We learned so much about the area's past and present, and loved visiting the local synagogues. Highly recommended!

Starting From


USD 205 / group

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 10)

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