If you’re holidaying in northern Italy, the historic city of Bologna should be on your radar. Popular tours in Bologna are walking, wine tasting, and bike tours.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM BOLOGNA
Explore Bologna’s untouched medieval centre in style on a private walking tour with your own English-speaking guide to lead the way. You’ll enjoy seeing Bologna’s highlights with personalised attention from your private guide.
CHIANTI CLASSIC TOUR AND TASTING: FROM BOLOGNA
Come taste a unique and distinctive wine in a beautifully picturesque Tuscan region where the famous Chianti Classico is produced. You’ll have the chance to visit the vineyards and taste different wines along with some delicious local products.
SELF-GUIDED BIKE TOUR IN BOLOGNA
This Self-guided bike tour lets you discover Bologna and its historical relationship with music. We will provide you with all the necessary equipment, and all you have to do is get on the bike and enjoy the tour by yourself or with family and friends!
The tour lasts 2 hours, but you can decide to keep the bike for a few more hours as well. All the necessary is included: bike (for 2 hours), helmet, lock, basket, map of the tour, MP3 with headphones, and a can of Redbull. You will start from Dynamo – La Velostazione di Bologna, located in the very centre of the city and come back here when you’re done. After the tour, you can also stay with us and chill in the relax area with free wifi and toilets, or have something to drink and eat in our events area, where we have a bar, and a spacious courtyard with good music and people from all over the world.
FULL DAY BOLOGNESE HILLS TOUR ON A VESPA 50 SPECIAL: FROM BOLOGNA
A ride on a Vespa is a great way to discover the charm of the Bolognese green hills. It is a ride surrounded by nature, a self-drive tour to recall old tastes, to admire enchanting country lanes, stunning landscapes, green parks, ancient villas and monuments. So, explore Bologna and the surrounding area by vintage Vespa through unusual routes and creative trips.
BOLOGNA: A WALK INTO HISTORY
Bologna is the city where the first university of the Western world was founded. It is known as the city of music, culture and food.
On this unique tour you will discover which historical periods significantly marked Bologna architecture. Walking through its narrow streets is the best way to enjoy the city medieval atmosphere and its almost-40 km-long porticoes. You will visit one of the few still-preserved ghettos of the region as well as some of the first locations of the university.
BOLOGNA ANCIENT TAVERNS WALKING TOUR INCLUDING WINE TASTING
Explore the city of Bologna through the bottom of a glass.
We’ll take you around the historic centre of the city to three of the coolest taverns and tell you fascinating stories over a few glasses of local wines. This 3-hour walking wine tour is the perfect blend of historical insight, interesting locations, and of course, wine! The guide’s energetic personality, depth of knowledge and sparkling conversation will make this unforgettable tour a one-of-a-kind experience.
THE CHARCUTERIE MUSEUM PRIVATE TOUR AND TASTING: FROM BOLOGNA
Enjoy a splendid gourmet experience and discover the world famous Parma ham. You’ll not only be visiting its museum (the “MUSA”), but you will also have the chance to taste the real Prosciutto Crudo di Parma DOP together with a selection of typical local products.
3-HOUR PRIVATE GUIDED FERRERA TOUR: FROM BOLOGNA
On this 3-hour private guided walking tour, you’ll explore the fascinating city of Ferrara, a gem of history and beauty in the cultural landscape of Italy. Walk through its street and squares and discover the sights of this Renaissance town.
PRIVATE TOUR: BOLOGNA IN LOVE WALKING TOUR
Hear stirring medieval love stories of young maidens and noble youths divided by warring families, or the more recent experience of famous poets such as Foscolo, Leopardi, Shelley and Goethe, all of whom found passionate love in Bologona.
PRIVATE TOUR: WINE TASTING IN BOLOGNA
Take your taste buds on a trip to remember through Bologna on this private gastronomy tour. You’ll enjoy personalised attention from your English-speaking guide on this private tour of Bologna’s fabulous food highlights.
PRIVATE TOUR: ECCLESIASTICAL HERITAGE OF BOLOGNA
Delve into Bologna’s Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque churches on your private guided tour, examining the history, artwork and architectural features associated with the region’s Ecclesiastical heritage.
2-HOUR HISTORIC BIKE TOUR OF BOLOGNA
Set off on your adventure to discover Bologna. Bologna by bike is the perfect solution to immerse yourself in the great history of the city, the heart of Emilia.
Your journey around the city exposes the beauty of the arcade-lined streets and the secrets of the medieval town along with a skilled guide, in an easy-to-ride city surrounded by prominent landmarks. You will see sights including the University of Bologna, the oldest university in the world, right next to the historic Piazza Maggiore. While cycling to Giardini Margherita, you will appreciate the tranquillity and flexibility of a two-wheeled tour.
PASTA MAKING CLASS IN BOLOGNA
A lesson to discover the secret of making fresh and delicious pasta in a nice and real atmosphere. Enjoy making Tortellini, fresh dough and Tagliatelle with your expert ‘Sfogline’, a Bolognese woman that can create wonderful and perfect pasta starting from two very simple and basic ingredients: eggs and wheat.
FULL DAY WINE TOUR: FROM BOLOGNA
Leave the city crowds behind during this day tour. Visit two wineries in the wine country surrounding the city of Bologna. This small group tour provides an intimate, yet social and light-hearted way to see and taste the best wines produced in the Bologna area.
BOLOGNA FOOD EXPERIENCE: FACTORY VISITS WITH GOURMET LUNCH AND WINE TASTING
Explore the province of Bologna on this full-day food tour. Indulge in degustation of Parmigiano Reggiano, prosciutto, wine and traditional balsamic vinegar. At the end of the tour, enjoy a traditional Italian lunch at a local ‘trattoria’ or in a certified organic winery.
PRIVATE TOWERS BIKE TOUR
A private tour to discover the medieval part of the city with its remaining towers, and the unique opportunity of visiting a private owned tower with amazing views of the city.
PRIVATE BIKE TOUR CLASSIC BOLOGNA
Your journey will start with the beauty of the arcaded streets and the secrets of the medieval town.
You will visit the University of Bologna, the oldest one in the world, right next to the historic Piazza Maggiore. You will ride under the two towers, symbol of the city, and visit the most important churches: S.Petronio, S.Stefano and S.Domenico, and then cycle to Giardini Margherita, a green oasis near the city. In 2.5 hours you will see the most important landmarks of the city, comfortably enjoying your bicycle tour. A certified tourist guide tells the story behind each and every landmark, in your desired language.
PRIVATE BOLOGNA PHOTO SHOOT
Our portrait sessions put you squarely in the frame as we spend three hours in Bologna, photographing you and your loved ones so you can share beautiful images of yourselves on your vacation. You’ll come away with a unique selection of wonderful photographs to show your family and friends, as an elegant keepsake of your holiday.
BOLOGNA PRIVATE WALKING TOUR
Bologna dates back to 1000 BC and has played an important role in the world’s history. With a history of almost 3000 years one can only imagine how much there is to tell! It is a bustling city that holds the first university in the world, which is still, to this day, popular with Italian and international students. Why not join us and discover this fascinating and Medieval town on a private and exclusive walking tour.
MUSICAL BOLOGNA WALKING TOUR
Bologna today is a UNESCO world heritage site. Music has long held a privileged position in Bologna’s history, from the Renaissance to Jazz, and made the city a world music capital, therefore it comes as no surprise that the world’s oldest organs are conserved here.
BOLOGNA CITY WALKING TOUR
Visit medieval squares and landmark churches on a 2-hour guided walking tour of Bologna.
Choose from a morning or afternoon departure and see the city’s key sights including Piazza Maggiore, the unfinished Basilica di San Petronio, and the prominent Two Towers (Due Torri), which, due to geographical and architectural reasons, tilt at a precarious angle. Admire the monumental sculptures including Fontana del Nettuno, and explore its market streets – you’ll find an abundance of gastronomic delights, which act as a testament to the city’s gourmet reputation, and you’ll be tempted to indulge.
BOLOGNA SEGWAY TOUR
Cruise effortlessly through Bologna’s stunning medieval centre by Segway! See some of the city’s most important attractions such as the Basilica di Santo Stefano, Piazza Minghetti and the famous Fountain of Neptune (Fontana del Nettuno), which dates back to the 16th century. Numbers are limited to eight people on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalised attention from your friendly guide.