Classic Bologna bike tour
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Classic Bologna bike tour

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Availability: Every day
Duration: up to 2 hours
Language: English , Italian , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover the very best of Bologna by bike with an expert tour guide
  • See the main churches, Piazza Maggiore and the iconic Two Towers
  • Enjoy the ride along the amazing porticoes in Bologna's town center
What to expect

This is the perfect bike tour to enjoy total immersion in the great history of Bologna. Discover the very best of the city in just 2 hours: from the oldest university in the world to the magnificent Piazza Maggiore, you will ride under the Two Towers, one of Bologna's most important landmarks, and along its amazing porticoes.

Starting from the modern district of Manifattura delle Arti, you’ll be guided through the story of the medieval port of Bologna towards the well-preserved Prendiparte Tower. You’ll discover the importance of the Jewish community passing through the former Jewish Ghetto and get to the main symbol of Bologna, the Two Towers.

Cycling surrounded by the porticoes, you’ll reach Bologna’s impressive main square, Piazza Maggiore, where you’ll admire some of the most important buildings in town: Palazzo d'Accursio, the amazing Basilica of San Petronio, the Fountain of the Neptune and Palazzo Re Enzo. Discover the Archiginnasio, the first seat of the University of Bologna, the oldest one in the western world.

You'll then move towards the Basilica of San Domenico, built to preserve the saint’s remains and the seat of masterpieces by sculptors Nicola Pisano, Niccolò dell'Arca and a young Michelangelo. You’ll discover hidden squares and ancient suburbs, thus reaching the extraordinary Piazza Santo Stefano with its Basilica, whose origins go back to the birth of Christianity.

Your tour will end in Via Piella, one of the few points in the city where the water canals that nourished the mills and gave energy to the medieval Bologna are still visible through the famous "finestrella" (little window).

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What's included
  • Certified tour guide
  • City bike and helmet
  • Raincoat (if needed)
  • Earphones
  • Insurance: Third Party Liability
  • On request: Accident Insurance
Reduced price
  • Child (6-13): reduced
  • Infant (0-5): free (on a child seat)

Via dell'Indipendenza 69/a, 40121 Bologna BO, Italy

Meeting point:

BikeinBO bike rental shop (just a few meters from the railway station).

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 activity requires a minimum number of participants: 2 people for tours in English and Italian, 4 people for the tour in Spanish
  • Sunscreen and a hat are recommended in the summer, and gloves, scarves and a cap in winter
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  • Every day at 10.30am, 1.30pm and 4.00pm
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.
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