Between Capitals and doors: the Bologna porticoes - bolognawelcome

Between Capitals and doors: the Bologna porticoes

Enjoy a lovely two-hour guided tour to discover fun facts and anecdotes of the Bologna porticoes, symbols of the city nominated to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Gems filled with history and beauty, the Bologna porticoes are teeming with small works of art.

Starting from Piazza Maggiore, the itinerary takes you to see the lovely capitals of Piazza S. Stefano and Palazzo Bolognini with many mythological citations and historical figures. You will then move on to the places of Signoria Bentivoglio, including the famous Portico of the Basilica di San Giacomo in Via Zamboni and Casa delle Tuate in Via Galliera.

Along the way, you will stop to see the richly-decorated doors and striking shutters that welcomed visitors and protected the dwellings from the outside world.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover the most surprising and peculiar details hidden around the streets of Bologna.
  • Immerse yourself in the history of Bologna
  • Enjoy an afternoon filled with fun facts together with an expert guide

DATA SHEET

 

WHEN:
Saturday June 30

 

TIME:
2h

 

TIME: 
6:30pm

 

PUNTO DI RITROVO: 
Fontana del Nettuno

 

LANGUAGES:
Italian / English

 

ITINERARY:
Piazza Maggiore - Piazza S.Stefano - Via Zamboni - Via Galliera

 

INCLUDED:

Italian / English speaking expert guide

Headset

 

RATE:
€ 15.00 p/person 

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:
If you cancel 1 day in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel later, you will be charged the entire price of the tour.

Piazza Maggiore - Piazza S.Stefano - Via Zamboni - Via Galliera

Highlights

  • Discover the most surprising and peculiar details hidden around the streets of Bologna.
  • Immerse yourself in the history of Bologna
  • Enjoy an afternoon filled with fun facts together with an expert guide

Route

  1. Bologna