Free tour

Bologna`s Essential: history (story, legends, people) & food! :)

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English
Guru: Ela
Quality Verified Registered on October 30, 2019

Hi, Im Ela ( tour guide) and Im in love with Bologna. It was a love at first sight. I have been coming here for couple of years in a row, until I decided to move here for good! My hobbies are photography, yoga and Im a huge foodie!

Show more
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

The places that we are going to see are all placed in the center of Bologna.  We will talk about food, lifestyle, history, some people and how Bologna developed itself. 

Bologna offers much more then just tasty food and wines. 
City its full of resturants, bars and beautiful spots. 

Places where we will have a walk in town:
-Archiginnasio (First University in Europe) and Square Galvani
-Piazza Maggiore
-Quadrilatero district (Food area) 
-Square Santo Stefano 
-2 Towers 

Lets discover it together and lets have some fun!

Tour just in English and only with direct booking!

Show more

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Piazza Cavour, 40124 Bologna BO, Italy
    Piazza Cavour, 40124 Bologna BO, Italy
    View on map

    Piazza Cavour, next to the statue od Cavour :)

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Piazza Cavour

    Meeting spot :)

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Piazza Galvano

    We will talk about university of Bologna!

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Piazza Maggiore

    The most important square in town and its buildings!

  • 4
    Outside visit

    Food, food and more food!

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Piazza Santo Stefano
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Due Torri

    Symbols of Bologna!

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

(326 ratings)
By category
James 11 Jul 2024

Ela was fantastic! She is so knowledgeable and friendly, the walking tour was an absolute joy.
Tena 10 Jul 2024

Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Ela was perfect guide, interesting and fun. She told us everything about history of the city, showed us the best places in the city center and recommended us great bars & restaurants. Also Ela showed us all gourmet specialties of Bologna :) All recommendations for great guide Ela. We will definitely come back in Bologna :)
Paul 10 Jul 2024

Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Very interesting tour. Ela was very informative and keen to tell you as much as possible. Highly recommend
Seeberger 09 Jul 2024

Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Viele interessante Informationen, sehr sympathisch vermittelt ❤️
Ann-Kathrin 04 Jul 2024

Verified booking
Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Such an amazing experience. I highly recommend taking a tour with Ela. Ela was extremely generous with her time and knowledge and made the tour fun and interesting. The best walking tour I’ve taken so far. Thank you!!
Show 326 reviews

Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 100 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
When do you want to go?
Show more
See availability