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Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets

Secret Bologna Of Tour

3 hours

Discover Bologna's best kept secrets

An urban oasis, a hipster’s paradise and a medieval district all walk into a bar...

  • From $38.68 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, Bengali, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish)

What you'll do

Ssshh! Your local host is whispering some of Bologna’s best-kept secrets in your ear, because this city has more sides than your guidebook knows exist. You may have heard of the historic canals of Bologna, but did you know that one of the few remaining sections - Canale delle Moline, hidden by colored terraced houses - can be seen through a small, secret window on via Piella? You’ll explore the gritty, urban streets of Bolognina, a multi-cultural district with impressive street art, relaxed restaurants, and alternative rock music scene. Back in the city center, the famous Fountain of Neptune statue is a popular attraction – but can you spot the piece that inspired the Maserati logo (and a rather, er, risqué optical illusion)?

Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets
Discover Bologna's best kept secrets

Where you’ll go

Central Bologna’s historic cobbled streets might be a hive of activity, but taking a road (or two) less traveled creates an entirely new perspective on the city. You’ll save the well-trodden portici-arched paths for another day as you follow your local host through the lesser-known central neighborhoods. Just around the corner from the famous Basilica di San Petronio, the Archiginnasio of Bologna is less crowded, and east in the Cirenaica neighborhood, an eclectic melting pot of bohemians and refugees, you’ll see a totally different side to the city. 

    • Join a local host and discover the Bologna you definitely won’t find in a guidebook
    • Explore the off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods of Bolognina and Cirenaica, and the unique venues they house
    • See a famous local landmark that has a couple of hidden secrets of its own
    • See your host’s favorite haunts – the ones only locals would know about
    • Over a glass of wine, get tips from your local insider for other unique places to visit in the city
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized experience
    • 3 hours with a host
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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How it works

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  • 2
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  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
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