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Kickstart your trip to Bologna with a local: private & personalized

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    Pass By: Basilica di San Petronio, Corte De' Galluzzi 12/2, 40124 Bologna Italy

    Spend a few hours with a host in Bologna and get to know the city in a way you’ll love – get orientated in the city while you see historic sites like the Basilica di San Petronio, as well as the hidden gems only locals know about

    IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences


    Pass By: Piazza Santo Stefano, Via Santo Stefano, 40125 Bologna Italy

    Get refreshed with some ice-cold prosecco, or sip on a coffee in the elegant Piazza Santo Stefano

    IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences


    Pass By: Mercato delle Erbe, Via Ugo Bassi 25, 40121 Bologna Italy

    Discover the highlights of the area or neighborhood or explore the ancient market Mercato Delle Erbe

    IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences


    Pass By: Parco Giardini Margherita, Viale Giovanni Gozzadini, 40136 Bologna BO, Italy

    Grab a gelato (or two) and stroll through the lush gardens of Giardini Margherita while you familiarize yourself with the best ways to navigate the city

    IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences


    Pass By: Tamburini, Via Caprarie 1, 40124 Bologna Italy

    Sip a spritz in a piazza or eat authentic aperitivo at a down-to-earth, cozy local hotspot like Tamburini in Via Caprarie while you chat to your host about life in Bologna and what it’s like to live there

    IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Bologna, Metropolitan City of Bologna, Italy

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Once you have booked your experience, we will be in touch in order to finalise the meeting point details with you. We can arrange pick up from hotels and other locations in the centre of the city. Your meeting point must be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance. This is a walking experience, so your host will meet you on foot.
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Private and personalised experience
    • 2 hours with a Local Host
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We spent a half day and more with our new “best friend” Andrea who was very careful to study our profile and design a walking tour perfect for our requests, but managed to learn more about us and add spots he knew would interest us ( a couple from USA). City Unscripted is a
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    We had a great time with Gabriele walking around Bologna this week. Gabriele clearly knows and loves his city and it was a pleasure to learn from him. It felt very easy to get along and we got to see so much in so little time without having to waste time in crowded spots.
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    Robinn asked our preference ofvthe places to see and actually followed our suggestions. Was glad to have explored the city using their public transport. Would have been better if Robinn shared info and facts about the places we visted though. But appreciated that he brought us
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    This was a perfect choice for anyone visiting Bologna. Elisabeth was a great guide and her knowledge was incredible. She was the perfect choice/companion for this tour. The tour was tailor made to my requests with a few hidden secrets added. Thank you Elisabeth
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    Antonia met us at the hotel and my wife and I clicked with her right away, being shown around the sights and history of the centre of Bologna, including many places away from the tourist crowds through some of the more back streets, stopping half way for a macchiato at a
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    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: City Unscripted Bologna
    40 reviews
    7588kris
    13
    A half day in Bologna with a local
    In October 2019 I traveled from Canada on my own to Bologna for a week. I was very pleased that I had arranged a
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    885aimeec
    11
    Walking tour of Bologna from a local's perspective
    Giacomo was an exceptional guide. He met us early on a cold January morning with a warm smile and a number of
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    SweetpeaPaula
    Dallas, Texas
    1611
    Perfect tour with a local-Alessandra
    We had a wonderful time touring Bologna with Alessandra. This is our first trip to Bologna and she did an
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    745beccar
    Alajuela, Costa Rica
    10
    Best day of our Italy trip!
    Took the ultimate food experience with Manuel early December. This was such a great experience! Could not have
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    canal825
    Ocala, Florida
    51
    Walking through Bologne with Gabriele
    Our host showed us churches, arcades, and his University, the oldest in Europe, where we went into the library and
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    JacobFDC
    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    21565
    Good tour to learn about the local food.
    First, our tour guide was amazing - he was super knowledgeable and did a great job. It was sort of a choose your
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    RivellaSW
    10
    Loved the food, the city, and our host
    We spent 3 hours walking around Bologna tasting all the incredible foods, and ended with great ideas of what food
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    Julie H
    10
    Great day with Andrea!
    We are sure you will enjoy your Bologna city walking tour with our new friend Andrea Ferraro! He planned a perfect
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    Victorriveratorres
    San Juan, Puerto Rico
    184
    Travel to Italy for my wife’s birthday
    Sofia Baroncini gave us today an excellent tour half day in Bologna. We really enjoy this experience and want to
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    145JulieH
    Denver, Colorado
    4916
    The perfect way to experience a city
    We spent a half day and more with our new “best friend” Andrea who was very careful to study our profile and
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    kimf3
    Austin, Texas
    10
    What a great time
    Elizabeth gave us a great tour of Bologna, giving us a view of Bologna that we would not have otherwise had. Plus
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    Dontsearchforme12
    10
    Great intro to Bologna
    We had a great time with Gabriele walking around Bologna this week. Gabriele clearly knows and loves his city and
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    Tamra C
    Coogee, Australia
    40
    Highlight of our Italian holiday
    Gabriele met us outside our accommodation and we started our food and wine tour around central Bologna. Gabriele
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    Rebecca M
    Baldwinsville, New York
    102
    Great private walking tour of Bologna
    Gabriele our tour guide was exceptional. Incredibly knowledgeable about the history of Bologna and current
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    Efmartyn
    132
    Great intro to Bologna
    A group of us arrived bleary from overnight travel to the city so it was especially nice that Sophia met us at our
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