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Notable Porticoes in Bologna - page 3

Notable Porticoes in Bologna

Almost 25 miles (40 kilometers) of porticoes, or shaded arcades, line the streets of the Italian city of Bologna. Simultaneously functional and architecturally beautiful, the porticoes provide outdoor promenades that are protected from sun and rain. Here’s where to find the best examples throughout the center of Bologna. 

Piazza Maggiore

Dating back to the 13th century, this square has porticoes on three sides. Each side has its own architecture and character, reflecting the era in which they were built and the style of the designer.

Via dell'Indipendenza

Dating back to 1888, the porticoes along Via dell'Indipendenza are relatively new compared to other historic walkways in Bologna. Connecting Piazza Maggiore to the railway station, this road is lined with shops, and the wide walkway offers shelter from the weather.

San Luca

Stretching almost 13,125 feet (4,000 meters), the porticoes along Via San Luca and Via Saragozza were built in the 17th and 18th centuries. This covered walkway was considered a religious route and leads to a church, the Madonna of San Luca (Santuario Madonna di San Luca). 

Via Marsala

Some of the oldest examples of this architecture style can be seen in the wooden porticoes of Via Marsala, dating back to the 13th century. 

Via Zamboni

You can see porticoes from different eras in history along Via Zamboni, once the home of many noble residences now belonging to offices and universities. A range of architectural styles and intricate details are displayed here. 

Piazza Santo Stefano

Two sides of this square are lined by porticoes dating back to different moments in Bologna’s history from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Craftsmanship on the columns and arches is especially noteworthy.

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Bologna Wine Tasting in One of the Oldest Inns

Bologna Wine Tasting in One of the Oldest Inns

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Are you in the city and want to taste the best local wines and typical products without leaving the center? This tour is for you! Spend an afternoon or evening in one of Bologna's oldest wine bars and wineries, famous all over the world for its wines and salami and cheeses. Tour includes: - Local escort - 3 tastings of typical local wines with description - Platter of cold cuts and cheeses with homemade bread and breadsticks - walk to one of the historic areas of the center
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FICO Eataly World + Luna Farm ticket

FICO Eataly World + Luna Farm ticket

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Visit FICO, the new theme park of food and entertainment located in Bologna. FICO is the "park to taste" stimulates the 5 senses and combines the passion for Italian food and fun. In the park you will find a new entrance populated by farm animals, 7 themed areas dedicated to the great Italian culinary excellences (Area of Salami, Cheese, Pasta, Game, Wine, Oil, Sweets) divided by new and spectacular scenery and enriched with games, rides and food-themed attractions. In addition, with the ticket you can access the Luna Farm, the farm-themed amusement park and have fun on the 12 attractions without limits.
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  • 4 hours
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Private Market Tour and Cooking Class in Bologna with a Local in Her Home

Private Market Tour and Cooking Class in Bologna with a Local in Her Home

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Enjoy a private and authentic market tour and cooking class in a local Bologna home with your host Giovanna, a native who has lived in Bologna for over 60 years. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Start with a memorable tour of one of Bologna's markets. Depending on the day, visit the Mercato del Quadrilatero (a market with medieval origins) or del Erbe where Giovanna buys her seasonal fruit and vegetables. Here, you can buy local and regional produce, from fruit and vegetables to meat, cheese, and salami. Return to Giovanna's home kitchen where she will teach you 2-3 traditional Italian dishes from family recipes - a pasta, sauce and a side or dessert. After cooking, enjoy your meal together with your host, a warm and gentle retired history and philosophy teacher who lives in an apartment in a large villa with her daughters. Giovanna loves cooking particularly enjoys introducing guests to traditional Bolognese culture and cuisine.
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Vinegar Balsamic Experience with Private Transfer

Vinegar Balsamic Experience with Private Transfer

A fantastic experience in the heart of the Food Valley. The perfect place to visit for anyone who wants to discover the history and millenary tradition of the famous "Black Gold" of Modena Guided tour + tasting Basics of the grapes used, visit of the cooking environments. Acetification and aging in wooden barrels. Afterwards there is the possibility of tasting directly from the barrel. Illustration of the various qualities of balsamic vinegars with tasting Note: The vinegar factory visited may vary based on availability.  
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Ferrari Ducati Lamborghini Factory and Museum Day Tour from Bologna

Ferrari Ducati Lamborghini Factory and Museum Day Tour from Bologna

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A tour that motoring enthusiasts and super-luxury cars can't miss. The Motor Valley of Emilia Romagna is an experience to live intensely: we will take you on an incredible journey through the "Land of Motors" to visit the factories of the most famous Italian supercars and motobikes in the world: the legendary FERRARI, the LAMBORGHINI supercar and the famous DUCATI bike. The tour lasts 8 hours and includes a visit to the Ferrari Museum, the Museum and the Lamborghini Factory, the Museum and the Ducati Factory. Also you will delight with a lunch of typical Italian flavor. With an additional cost, it will be possible to drive a Ferrari or a Lamborghini on the road or on the track, or try the F1 Simulator to feel like a real driver on the most important circuits in the world. The tour leader will accompany you throughout the tour, providing information in English.
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Private cooking class at a local's home with lunch or dinner in Bologna

Private cooking class at a local's home with lunch or dinner in Bologna

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Discover the secrets to Bolognese cuisine in a local’s home with this half-day private cooking class. Learn how to prepare fresh stuffed pasta including tortellini and tortelloni during this hands-on class. After the pasta workshop, relax over a meal to sample what you prepared alongside local red and white wines.
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Ferrari Lamborghini Maserati Museums-Parmigiano Cheese Tour

Ferrari Lamborghini Maserati Museums-Parmigiano Cheese Tour

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Give yourself an exciting day with engines and flavors famous all over the world! A tour to discover the legendary supercars and the world famous foods: you will can visit the Ferrari Museum, the "Casa Enzo Ferrari" Museum, the Lamborghini Museum and a wonderful private collection of Maserati cars; we will take you where the organic Parmigiano Reggiano is produced and you will have the chance to taste the king of cheeses. Also you will delight with a lunch of typical Italian flavor. With an additional cost, it will be possible to visit the Lamborghini Factory, to drive a Ferrari or a Lamborghini on the road or on the track, or try the F1 Simulator to feel like a real driver on the most important circuits in the world. The tour leader will accompany you throughout the tour, providing information in English.
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Secret Food Tours Bologna w/ Private Tour Option

Secret Food Tours Bologna w/ Private Tour Option

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Treat your hungry self to a food tour of Bologna, and discover why the city is known for its love of gastronomy. With a local guide, you’ll savor breakfast, then sample fresh pasta, balsamic vinegar, cheese, wine, gelato, and even a secret dish—to be revealed on the tour. Explore the city by foot in between tastings, and learn about Bologna and its food heritage through the tour. Just let the local supplier know in advance if you have special dietary requirements.
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Bologna's Best Kept Secrets Tours by Locals: Private & 100% Personalized ★★★★★

Bologna's Best Kept Secrets Tours by Locals: Private & 100% Personalized ★★★★★

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Follow a local to their favorite places in Bologna with this best kept secrets walking tour. See contemporary street art, trendy bars, quirky boutiques, and innovative restaurants during your stroll. Explore neighborhoods that are loved by locals for their vintage markets and contemporary art galleries. Discover a side of Bologna that's not in guidebooks.
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Wine experience Bologna hills

Wine experience Bologna hills

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Fun day to discover the wines of the Bolognese hills. immersed in the panorama of the hills the Tour includes: Pick up at the hotel Private round-trip transfer Companion 2 Visits to Producers of Typical Wines from the Bologna Hills Lunch in a Trattoria based on typical products Memory picture
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Private Ravenna Tour with Transport from Bologna

Private Ravenna Tour with Transport from Bologna

Check out the sights of Ravenna on a private day trip from Bologna. Traveling with your own personal guide, you'll spend half a day in Ravenna, a city loved for its UNESCO World Heritage Sites and its wealth of architecture and mosaics. Learn of its Byzantine and Roman history as you explore, and discover areas such as Piazza del Popolo and the so-called Dante enclave.
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2.5-hour Bologna City and University Walking Tour

2.5-hour Bologna City and University Walking Tour

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Bologna University is the oldest of its kind in Europe, dating back to the 11th century, and this 2.5-hour walking tour provides a fascinating insight into the historic institution. With a small group of up 15 participants, admire the university buildings; see the Archiginnasio Palace, Museo Medievale, and Renaissance Palace; and stroll around Piazza S. Domenico.
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Pagani Ducati Lamborghini Factory and Museum Day Tour from Bologna

Pagani Ducati Lamborghini Factory and Museum Day Tour from Bologna

The ideal outing for luxury automobile enthusiasts, this full-day private tour includes visits to the Ducati, Pagani, and Lamborghini museums and factories. See where your favorite high-end Italian supercars are made, right in the region where they first originated. Tours include a traditional lunch in Bologna; upgrade to test drive a Lamborghini or try out a Formula One simulator.
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Ferrari Driving Experience on a Racetrack

Ferrari Driving Experience on a Racetrack

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Drive a Ferrari on an Italian race track during a driving tour near Bologna. Open up the power of the Ferrari F458 Challenge as you speed around the track five times. Your professional Ferrari driving instructor shares driving and safety tips for the experience of a lifetime. Upgrade to include round-trip transport between the racetrack and Bologna.
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Private Pasta-Making Class at a local's home with lunch or dinner in Bologna

Private Pasta-Making Class at a local's home with lunch or dinner in Bologna

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Immerse yourself in a private pasta-making class at the Cesarina's home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine. You'll have a fully equipped workstation with utensils and ingredients and your local host will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional pasta recipe, handed down by generations of mammas and nonnas. After the class, sit down at the table with your Italian family and taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of local wines. This experience is held by Cesarine, Italy’s oldest network of home cooks and wine experts. Cesarine are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences. Every host is reviewed for authentic culinary traditions.
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Bologna Private Walking Tour

Bologna Private Walking Tour

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Explore the beautiful and historic capital of Emilia-Romagna on this private 2-hour walking tour in Bologna. See the highlights of the bustling city and hear about Bologna's university, the oldest in the world. Learn about Bologna's fascinating history, dating back to 1000 B.C., and how the city remains popular among Italian and international students. Discover this fascinating and Medieval town with your private guide.
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Ferrari Full Day

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Ferrari Full Day

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Live a full day in contact with the Ferrari Myth. An incredible tour that will take you to visit the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, Guided tour of the Fiorano factory and runway, and the Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, all including an excellent lunch at the farmhouse Program From Bologna: 8.30 Pick up at the hotel or at the meeting point 8.40 Departure for Maranello in Private Transfer 10:00 Visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello 12.30 Tour by bus from the factory and the Fiorano track 13.30 Lunch in a Farmhouse Near Maranello 15:00 Visit Casa Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena 16:15 Return Program From Milan 7:30 am Departure with Altavelocità train to Bologna 9:30 am Departure from Bologna for the Ferrari Museum 10:30 Visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello 12.30 Tour by bus from the factory and the Fiorano track 13:30 Lunch in a Farmhouse Near Maranello 15:00 Visit Casa Enzo Ferrari Modena Museum 16:45 Return to Milan by train
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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E-Bike tour on the hills of Bologna

E-Bike tour on the hills of Bologna

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See a side of Bologna that many visitors overlook—and enjoy unparalleled views of the city—with this electric bike tour. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, and set off with just a small group for company. You’ll visit photogenic green spaces like the Parco Giardini Margherita and Parco di Villa Ghigi, will admire city panoramas, and will even bike to the hilltop Sanctuary of San Luca.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Bologna Private Food Tours with a Local: 100% Personalized

Bologna Private Food Tours with a Local: 100% Personalized

Discover why Italians call Bologna “La Grassa” (the fat one) on a 100% personalized private food experience with a local host hand-picked to suit your interests. Experience the city’s decadent cuisine and Emilia-Romagna’s fantastic produce as you share antipasti followed by two courses and two drinks per person at an authentic restaurant locals love. Leave with insider foodie tips to see you through your stay.
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Black&Red MotorTour: Lambo Museum, Ferrari Factory Tours & Museum, Lunch

Black&Red MotorTour: Lambo Museum, Ferrari Factory Tours & Museum, Lunch

This tour combines perfectly the two most famous Supercars' of Italy: Lamborghini and Ferrari. During the factory tour in Lamborghini, the guide will accompany you through the production lines and you will discover all secrets about the creation of a Lambo car. Lamborghini museum with vintage cars, unique models and prototypes, will tell you about the technologies of these fantastic cars. Ferrari Museum is an amazing journey for discovering all the history of Ferrari, starting from the "office" of Enzo Ferrari to the last fastest cars ever built as the Fxxk or the La Ferrari. The area dedicated to the Formula 1 is a very interested moment of the visit, which celebrate all the victories of the pracing Horse. During the Ferrari factory tour and the Fiorano track, the guide will present you all the buildings of the factory and tells some secrets about one of the best workers' place of Italy. Min. People requested: 2
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Modena Day Trip from Bologna with a Local: Private & Personalized

Modena Day Trip from Bologna with a Local: Private & Personalized

Take the train from Bologna to explore the historic town of Modena with a local host. Visit landmarks including the Piazza Grande, which together with Modena Cathedral and Torre Civica hold UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Have lunch at a local restaurant that fits your style and budget, sampling the balsamic vinegar and Lambrusco wine the region is famous for. The experience is completely customized to your interests.
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  • 8 hours
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Food Tasting Walking tour of Bologna

Food Tasting Walking tour of Bologna

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Bologna’s cuisine is so famous that the city is known as “La Grassa”, or “The Fat Lady”, for its rich local specialties. This guided walk combines sightseeing with tastings so you can experience both the city’s cultural and gastronomic treasures in one tour. Pair highlights like the Cathedral of S.Petronio and Fountain of Neptune in Piazza Maggiore with two gourmet stops during your visit.
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  • 2 hours
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Private Pasta & Tiramisu Class at a local's home with tasting in Bologna

Private Pasta & Tiramisu Class at a local's home with tasting in Bologna

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Immerse yourself in a private pasta and tiramisu-making class in a welcoming home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and tiramisu and taste the fruit of your labour for lunch or dinner accompanied by local wines. - During this private lesson, you will learn how to prepare 2 pasta recipes and the tiramisu dessert from scratch. Your host will reveal the tricks of the trade of these iconic recipes. - Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family once home with an Italian meal! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages. This experience is held by Cesarine: Italy’s oldest network of 1000+ home cooks all over the country in more than 500 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
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  • 3 hours
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Ferrari Full Day Experience with Test Drive, Lunch and Ferrari Gadget included

Ferrari Full Day Experience with Test Drive, Lunch and Ferrari Gadget included

Sports car enthusiasts can take a deep dive into the universe of “La Rossa” with this exclusive Ferrari experience. Visit the Ferrari museums in Maranello and Modena, as well as the Fiorano test track at the Ferrari factory. Get behind the wheel of a powerful 488 Challenge for a spin around the track and 488 Spider for a road test, and feel like a Formula 1 driver in a professional simulator.
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$3,185.82
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