Private tour of the University of Bologna
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Private tour of the University of Bologna

Availability: Every day
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Join a unique tour of Bologna and learn all there is to know about the oldest University in Europe
  • Admire the monuments of the most illustrious professors of the Middle ages in Piazza San Domenico and inside the Museo Medievale
  • Walk around to the Archiginnasio Palace and its 17th Century Anatomy Theater decorated with wooden sculptures related to Medicine
What to expect

Take part in a unique experience and discover one of Italy's most enchanting cities. In the course of the tour, you'll get to uncover the history of Bologna, where the first university of Europe was built in the 11th century. In Piazza San Domenico you'll get to admire the monuments of the most illustrious professors of the Middle ages and inside the Museo Medievale, you'll learn all about with the vivid bas-reliefs that show the professors teaching an audience of students, all thanks to the engaging narration of your dedicated expert guide.

Also, you'll get to walk to the Archiginnasio Palace, home to city's schools from the 16th to the 19th century, and its 17th Century Anatomy Theater decorated with wooden sculptures related to Medicine.

In the course fo just 2.5 hours you'll learn all there is to know about the enthralling history of this charming city.

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What's included
  • Private guided tour
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to museums and other sites
Where

Piazza Maggiore, 1a, 40124 Bologna BO, Italy

Meeting point:

Next to the main entrance of the Basilica di San Petronio.

What to remember
  • The Museo Medievale is open from Tuesday to Friday from 9.00 am to 3.00pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10.00am to 6.30pm
  • Remember that this experience doesn't include entrance tickets
  • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of especially heavy rain, the tour might be canceled and you will be given a full refund
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When
  • Every day at 8.00am, 9.00am, 10.00am, 1.00pm and 2.00pm
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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 1 day before the activity begins.

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