1. Italy
  2. Emilia-Romagna
  3. Bologna
  4. Saint Petronio

Bologna: Churches and Cathedrals Walking Tour

Product ID: 339771
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Immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of the beautiful churches and cathedrals of Bologna with an expert guide.
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Duration: 3 hours
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English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Cathedral of San Pietro and its bell tower
  • Learn about the history of the Basilica of San Domenico
  • Enjoy a walk through the medieval heart of Bologna
Full description
Discover the wonders of the historic churches of Bologna through this 3-hour tour. After meeting your guide at the meeting point, head to your first stop, the Basilica of San Petronio, which is the main church of the city. Outside, admire the unfinished facade of this Gothic masterpiece then head inside to discover the statue of Pope Julius II, made by Michelangelo.

Next, continue through Bologna's wandering streets to reach the Basilica of San Domenico, the main seat of the order of preaching friars. In the church, discover the Ark of St. Dominic and the remains of St. Dominic, founder of the order.

Finally, head to a hill located just outside the city limits, where you can admire the San Michele in Bosco complex. From the churchyard, you can admire panoramic views over the city and surrounding countryside, for the perfect end to your tour.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Food tasting voucher
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Near the Fountaine of Nettuno

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
Know before you go
• The tour route may be altered due to religious events or other circumstances beyond the local partner's control

From US$ 137.58 per person

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BOLOGNA TOUR

Product ID: 339771