Bologna and its towers
A route to immerse yourself in medieval Bologna: of the 100 towers built in Bologna around the twelfth century, now there are 24, a unique feature of the city and once a symbol of power and protection of the richest families.
A vibrant university city, Bologna has now a wonderfully youthful atmosphere & rebellious spirit, contained in a historic medieval centre .
Strolling among the medieval & renaissance streets of Bologna is a real treat for culture vultures .
Bologna boasts a rich culinary legacy, we have this city to thank for ragù; so it can easily claim to be Italy’s food capital.
This tour will guide you through the main landmarks of the city, from Piazza Maggiore and the Cathedral of S.Petronio, enclosed by main sites such as Palazzo d’Accursio, the seat of the town council, the elegant Fountain of the Neptune and the palace of King Enzo, yet focusing on the typical products of our delicatessen.
It is certainly an unusual itinerary, in a city whose historic centre has been recognized by UNESCO as the largest and best preserved in the world.
It’s time to discover the history and secrets of Bologna through its towers, with the final surprise of a splendid panorama from the terrace of the Prendiparte Tower.
What are you waiting for?
Appointment at: Bologna railway station where you’ll be meeting with your guide
Access to: Torre
Itinerary: Walking tour with local guide, during which the most important towers will be described.
End of the tour at: The Prendiparte Tower
When: On Saturday
Duration: full day
The price includes
Planning and guided tour
Licensed tour guide of the Province of Bologna.
Aperitif on the Prendiparte Tower
Travel packages are available for groups,including transfers,accomodations and tasting,with the collaboration of local travel agency.