Bologna: City Center Walking Tour


Embark on an intimate walking tour to uncover Bologna’s storied past and captivating culture. Meet your expert local guide to meander through the historic city center and discover why Bologna is affectionately called “La Dotta, La Grassa, La Rossa” (The Learned, The Fat, The Red). Marvel at the iconic Asinelli and Garisenda towers that loom over the cityscape.
Make a stop at the ornate Neptune Fountain and see if your wish comes true! Venture inside the magnificent Basilica di San Petronio, one of Italy’s largest churches, to gaze at vaulted ceilings and artistic masterpieces. Walk through the vibrant Quadrilatero market, where locals shop for fresh produce and artisanal goods.


Enjoy a typical walking tour through the streets of Bologna’s center, stopping at the city’s key cultural sites. On this 2-hour trip, you’ll see some of the city’s most stunning squares and buildings.

  • Admire the Basilica of San Petronio
  • See the towers of Bologna
  • Discover the beautiful Quadrilatero Market



  • Bologna tour welcome staff
  • Certified tour guide
  • Tips

Tour Plan

What to expect

Along the way, admire the signature reddish architecture and arches that give Bologna its characteristic beauty. With insightful commentary from your guide, embrace the enduring traditions and rich history that define this beloved northern Italian city.

Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Additional information
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Long-sleeved shirt

Not allowed

  • Short skirts
  • Skirts

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • Please cover your shoulders and knees during the visit to the Basilica of San Petronio. Short dresses are not allowed
Cancellation policy

Free cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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