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Discover Bologna - City centre walking tour

Guided Tours
Do you have a few hours in Bologna and you’d like to discover the essence of the historical city centre? Or maybe you’d love to have an expert professional guide at your service to help you unlock the secrets of this medieval city? Then this is the perfect tour for you!  
Discover Bologna in two story-packed hours so you can experience the porticos, monuments and towers of what UNESCO has defined the best preserved medieval centre in the world.

Piazza Maggiore, San Petronio church, Piazza della Mercanzia, the ancient market area, Courtyard of Archiginnasio, Via de'CarbonesiPiazza Santo Stefano, Due Torri (from outside) - The itinerary is subject to change based on locations’ closures/opening.

Full price: € 15,00 p/person
Reduced price: € 12,00 p/person (Card Cultura holders; disabled people helpers)
Free: under 12, disabled people, Bologna Welcome Card holders

The booking of free tickets reserved for people with disabilities must be made by writing an email to or at the Bologna Welcome Info Point in Piazza Maggiore.

  • Licensed tour guide
  • Entrance to the Basilica of San Petronio, we recommend wearing appropriate attire for places of worship
  • Radio guide with disposable earphones, with the possibility of using your own earphones with jack connector (no bluetooth)

Meeting point:
Bologna Welcome
Tourist information and incoming services point
Piazza Maggiore 1/e - 40124

Cancellation policy:
Cancellation with refund or amendment of the reservation possible up to 24 hours before the scheduled start of the activity

Important rules:
All participants are also required to report to the Information Point in Piazza Maggiore at least 10 minutes ahead of the scheduled start of their tour.

Tourist services selling is managed by Bologna Welcome Incoming Travel Agency.


  1. Bologna Welcome, Piazza Maggiore, 1/e, Bologna
  2. Piazza del Nettuno, Bologna
  3. Basilica di San Petronio, Bologna
  4. Cortile dell'Archiginnasio, Piazza Galvani, 1, Bologna
  5. Quadrilatero, Bologna
  6. Piazza della Mercanzia, Bologna
  7. Piazza Santo Stefano, Bologna
  8. Due Torri, Piazza di Porta Ravegnana, Bologna
Piazza MaggioreSan Petronio church, Piazza della Mercanzia, the ancient market areaCourtyard of Archiginnasio, Piazza Santo StefanoDue Torri (from outside) - The itinerary is subject to change based on locations’ closures/opening.
  • Walking tour of Bologna with an expert local guide
  • See the most significant monuments, including the Two Towers, the inner Courtyard of Archiginnasio and San Petronio church
  • Learn about the city’s past and present

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