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

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Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
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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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 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
    • 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
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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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 24 hours before the experience begins.
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