Private tour of the churches and cathedrals in Bologna
Activities

Private tour of the churches and cathedrals in Bologna

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , Spanish , German
Availability: Monday to Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the fascinating history and secrets of Bologna's sacred places
  • Visit the majestic churches and cathedrals in the medieval city center
  • Enjoy superb city views from the complex of San Michele in Bosco
What to expect

Visit the majestic churches and cathedrals in Bologna with a local guide who will reveal the history and secrets hidden in some of the most fascinating places in town.

Meet the guide in Piazza Nettuno and head to the first stop, the Basilica of San Petronio, the city's most famous church that stands in the heart of Bologna on Piazza Maggiore. Admire the unfinished facade of this Gothic masterpiece, then enter to discover the statue of Pope Julius II by Michelangelo.

Afterward, you'll reach the magnificent Cathedral of San Pietro and the Basilica of San Domenico, the main seat of the order of the preaching friars. Discover the Ark of San Domenico and the remains of the Saint and founder of the order inside the church.

Finally, the guide will accompany you to the complex of San Michele in Bosco located on a hill just outside the city. The tour ends with the superb view of the city and the surrounding countryside from the churchyard.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Private tour of the churches and cathedrals in Bologna with a certified guide
    • Entrance to San Petronio Cathedral, San Pietro Cathedral, Basilica of San Domenico
    Reduced price
    • Child (4-11): reduced
    • Infant (0-3): free
    Where

    Piazza del Nettuno, 40124 Bologna BO, Italy

    Meeting point:

    In front of the Fountain of Neptune.

    What to remember
    • Please confirm the language of the tour directly with the local operator. You can find the contact information on the voucher after booking
    • This is a private tour: only your group (min 2 / max 12 people) will participate
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    When
    • From Monday to Saturday at 9.30am and 2.30pm
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    Provider
    Bologna Tour
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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