Walk in the historic center of Bologna among history, art, curiosities and secrets.

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Italian
Guru: Frederik
Registered on February 16, 2023

I'm Frederik an Italian/Danish artist, born in Bologna. I love meeting new people and showing them around my city. I’m excited to share the beauty and secret of my city with you. I like classical music, Opera, contemporary art and travel.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Bologna seen through the eyes of an artist and tour leader. Walk in the historic center of Bologna among history, art, curiosities, secrets and flavours. Through this tour I will try to show you and immerse you in the beauties of the city. We will take a pleasant walk among the towers, the arcades and much more to better discover the city.
I will not only take you to tourist places but also to unusual places that only those who live in Bologna know.
The tour is open to everyone.

At the end of the tour I will give you advice on places to visit and recommendations on where to eat.

I will try to make this tour special for all of you, the tour will be open for small groups to have a better experience. If you want, I can also customize the tour if you have particular interests.

(If the tour is fully booked just contact me privately and I will try to help you)

The starting point of the tour will be in Piazza Minghetti, in front of the statue of Minghetti.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Piazza Minghetti, 2, 40124 Bologna BO...
    Piazza Minghetti, 2, 40124 Bologna BO, Italy
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    The meeting point will be in the center of Piazza Minghetti.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Piazza Minghetti
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Piazza Santo Stefano
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Two Towers
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Jewish ghetto
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Via Piella
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Prendiparte Tower (Sky Experience)
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Fountain of Neptune
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Piazza Maggiore
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Archiginnasio de Bolonia

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

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Jo-Anne 23 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Frederick does a great job with a balance of information and taking you to some quieter and interesting spots . A great tour
Veronica 14 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Frederic is really passionate about his city. The tour gives you a good look of the old and modern history of Bologna, it’s really interesting. We recommend it.
Isabell 14 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Tolle kurzweilige Tour durch Bologna. Perfekt für einen ersten Eindruck von der wunderbaren Stadt. Absolute Empfehlung!
Peter 12 Sep 2023
Great Carlton

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Very helpful, informative and nicely 'off the beaten track' route and style.
Camilo 10 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
We had an amazing time with Frederik walking alongside beautiful Bologna, learning about its history and how many towers there are (and how there were even more!!)
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people 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.
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