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A VIRTUAL TOUR IN MEDIEVAL BOLOGNA

Take a plunge in the past and discover Medieval Bologna through virtual reality, experiencing firsthand an unforgettable adventure. Accompanied by an expert tutor, the Virtual Reality Museum's "The Time Machine" exhibit offers you the unique opportunity to explore the shops, towers, alleyways and streets of the 13th century.  Wear a special viewer and start your virtual adventure among the historic buildings of Medieval Bologna.  Interact with the characters you meet along the way and experience the charm of the city by day and by night. Take part in a sensorial and fascinating tour that combines culture and unique emotions in the heart of Bologna. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a unique experience at the Museum, travelling through time via virtual reality Explore Medieval Bologna, amidst the alleys and towers. TIMETABLES: From Monday to Sunday 10am-7pm    LENGTH: 25min   LANGUAGES: Italian / English / French   MEETING POINT: Museo Realtà Virtuale – Via Zamboni 7 – first floor   INCLUDED: Entrance to the Museum and assisted Virtual Reality experience   RATE: €18 p/person €16,00 p/person from 8 to 14 y/o  Not suitable for children under 8 years old and people with epilepsy   CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel at least 24 hours 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. Cancellations are to be communicated by email to incoming@bolognawelcome.it

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A VIRTUAL TOUR OF ROMAN BOLOGNA

Take a plunge in the past and discover Medieval Bologna through virtual reality, experiencing firsthand an unforgettable adventure. Accompanied by an expert tutor, the Virtual Reality Museum's "The Time Machine" exhibit offers you the unique opportunity to explore the shops, towers, alleyways and streets of the 13th century.  Wear a special viewer and start your virtual adventure among the historic buildings of Medieval Bologna.  Interact with the characters you meet along the way and experience the charm of the city by day and by night. Take part in a sensorial and fascinating tour that combines culture and unique emotions in the heart of Bologna. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a unique experience at the Museum, travelling through time via virtual reality Explore Medieval Bologna, amidst the alleys and towers. TIMETABLES: From Monday to Sunday 10am-7pm    LENGTH: 25min   LANGUAGES: Italian / English / French   MEETING POINT: Museo Realtà Virtuale – Via Zamboni 7 – first floor   INCLUDED: Entrance to the Museum and assisted Virtual Reality experience   RATE: €18 p/person € 16,00 p/person from 8 to 14 y/o  Not suitable for children under 8 years old and people with epilepsy   CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel at least 24 hours 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. Cancellations are to be communicated by email to incoming@bolognawelcome.it

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AT CESARINA'S HOME: COOKING CLASS, TOUR AND DINNER IN BOLOGNA

Explore all the secrets of Bolognese recipes in tre simple steps: a visit, a cooking class and a menu at Cesarina's home, ambassadors of local culinary tradition in the world. HIGHLIGHTS Visit the vibrant local markets or the traditional Bologna’s food shops: learn how to recognize the best ingredients for the perfect Italian meal (1 hour)  Attend a private cooking class in the morning or in the afternoon: learn the tricks of the trade of the most famous recipes of the local culinary tradition, test your cooking skills with 3 recipes and have fun by learning how to reproduce the Italian specialties at home (3 hours) Discover authentic Bologna 4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish and dessert with drinks included (2 hours). Enjoy a selection of red and white wines from Emilia Romagna cellars: our Cesarine offer only wines of the territory Sip a real Italian Espresso like Italians do - Take the official Cesarine apron and shopping bag back home WHEN: Everyday   TIMETABLE: Market + Morning cooking class: 9 am Market + afternoon cooking class: 4 pm   LENGTH: 6 hours   LANGUAGE: English MEETING POINT: The full address of the Cesarina will be disclosed after the reservation   INCLUDED: Local taxes Market visit Private cooking class Private 3-course dinner or 3-course lunch Beverages (water, wines and coffee) Apron and shopping bag  NOT INCLUDED: Hotel pickup and transfer with driver are available upon request at an extra charge   RATE: € 215.00 per person - children 0-3 free - children 4-8 years old 50% discount CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel at least 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.   INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS: In order to ensure a memorable experience, after the reservation you will be asked if: - you prefer a market visit + cooking class in the morning or a market visit + cooking class in the afternoon - you have any food allergies or intolerances

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AT HOME WITH THE CESARINE: DINNER AND SHOW COOKING IN BOLOGNA

Immerse yourself in a private dining experience at a Cesarina's home, attend an exclusive show cooking and taste an authentic 4-course menu with beverages included. Enjoy a delicious three-hour experience with the Cesarine, global ambassadors of the Bologna culinary tradition. An exclusive show-cooking experience to discover the secrets of the most famous local dishes after which you will savour a menu paired with a selection of local wines to experience the warm Emilian hospitality to the fullest. Bring the official “Le Cesarine” apron and shopping bag home with you as a keepsake.   HIGHLIGHTS Meet one of the Cesarine, ambassadors of the Italian culinary tradition Attend a private show cooking at home with a Cesarina before lunch or dinner Enjoy an authentic 4-course Bologna menu paired off with the best wines Emilia Romagna has to offer RATE € 85.00 per person children 0-3 y.o.: free children 4-8 y.o.: 50% discount *2 people min.   WHEN: Every day   TIMETABLE: Lunch: 12 am - Dinner: 7 pm   LENGTH: 3 hours    LANGUAGE: Italian/English   MEETING POINT: The complete address will be provided after booking   INCLUDED: Local tax Show cooking 4-course lunch or dinner Drinks (water, wine and coffee) Apron and shopping bag   NOT INCLUDED: Transfer available upon request at an extra cost    CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel at least 7 days before scheduled experience, there is no cancellation fee.  If you cancel later, you will be charged the entire price of the tour.   INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS: In order to provide a truly memorable experience, you will be asked the following after booking: - if you prefer lunch or dinner - if you have any food allergies or intolerances If you cancel at least 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.  

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BIKE TOUR CLASSIC GHETTO - DUE TORRI - P. MAGGIORE

Goditi Bologna in sella alla bici visitando, tutti i luoghi più noti e non del centro storico. Un tour guidato davvero completo che pedalando in serenità ti porterà a toccare le zone più suggestive e caratteristiche della città. Cominciando dal moderno quartiere della Manifattura delle Arti, polo hi-tech e centro culturale di Bologna, pedalerai in compagnia di una guida esperta verso il Ghetto ebraico di carattere medievale, ai cui margini spicca l’imponente Torre PrendiParte. E poi il cuore del centro con le Due Torri, Piazza Maggiore e tutti i suoi monumenti e palazzi. L'Archiginnasio, la sede originaria della più antica Università del mondo occidentale, la chiesa di San Domenico e Piazza Santo Stefano saranno le prossime tappe del tour che si concluderà con gli affacci romantici dei canali di Via Piella. HIGHLIGHTS Visita tutte le zone e i quartieri più belli in sella alla bici Ascolta la storia dei luoghi d’interesse accompagnato da una guida locale Utilizzo di bici e casco incluso nel prezzo QUOTA Adulto: € 38,00 Bambini under 13: € 20,00 VALIDITÁ: Tutti i giorni ORARI: 10:30, 13.30 16.00.   DURATA: 2h   LINGUA: Italiano, Inglese e Spagnolo   RITROVO: BikeinBo, Via dell’Indipendenza 69/A, Bologna.   LA QUOTA INCLUDE: Noleggio, Guida Turistica Certificata, casco (su richiesta), impermeabile (su richiesta), radioguide, copertura assicurativa base e verso terzi   QUOTA: Adulti: € 38,00 Bambini under 13: € 20,00   MODALITÀ DI CANCELLAZIONE: Cancellazione gratuita entro 48 ore prima della partenza del tour, oltre penale del 100% Le cancellazioni sono da comunicare per email ad incoming@bolognawelcome.it  

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BOLOGNA CUISINE COOKING LESSONS WITH THE CESARINE

mprove your culinary skills with an engaging cooking lesson with the Cesarine, guardians of the Bologna culinary heritage. A journey through flavour to discover all the secrets of the local cuisine, enjoying the great traditional dishes you will be making with your own hands. Immerse yourself in a welcoming homely atmosphere and sip some excellent wine paired off with three authentic Bologna recipes. Bring the official “Le Cesarine” apron and shopping bag home with you as a keepsake. HIGHLIGHTS Meet one of the Cesarine, guardians of Italian flavour Take part in a private cooking class at home with a Cesarina and learn how to prepare the most delicious local recipes Enjoy your creations with a glass of white or red wine among the best in the Region RATE € 145.00 per person children 0-3 y.o.: free children 4-8 y.o.: 50% discount   WHEN: Every day   TIMETABLE: Morning cooking class: 10:00 am - Afternoon cooking class 5:00 pm   LENGTH: 3 hours    LANGUAGE: Italian/English   MEETING POINT: The complete address will be provided after booking   INCLUDED: Local tax Cooking class Tasting of the 3 recipes prepared during the class Drinks (water and a glass of wine) Apron and shopping bag NOT INCLUDED: Transfer available upon request at an extra cost   RATE per person:  € 145.00 per person children 0-3 y.o.: free children 4-8 y.o.: 50% discount   CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel at least 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.   INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS: In order to provide a truly memorable experience, you will be asked the following after booking: - if you prefer the morning of afternoon class - if you have any food allergies or intolerances

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BOLOGNA TOUR CLASSIC UNIVERSITA' - S.STEFANO - GIARDINI

Discover Bologna on a guided bike tour past its most beautiful monuments and through its prettiest quarters. You can visit the city every Sunday by bike, by taking part in a 2-hour guided tour to enjoy the city while on the move. Setting off from the Bike station, you will follow a well-structured itinerary in the heart of the centre, passing through the most beautiful and enchanting districts, enjoying the architecture, smells from the markets and green areas. On this fun bike ride, you will discover all the things it would be impossible to see on foot in such a short space of time.   HIGHLIGHTS • Visit the city comfortably by bike • Soak up the atmosphere of the place in the company of a local guide • Price includes use of bike, chain lock, lights and helmet   WHEN:  Sunday 28 April to 29 September 2019 TIMES: 10 am  LENGTH:  2 hours ITINERARY:  University District, Piazza Santo Stefano, Giardini Margherita, Mercato delle Erbe, Manifattura delle Arti LANGUAGE:  Italian, English MEETING POINT:  Dynamo Bike Station, via Indipendenza 71/z INCLUDED:  Specialised tour guide; Earphones; Bike hire with chain lock, lights and helmet; Civil liability insurance RATE:  €25.00 per person  CANCELLATION POLICY:  free cancellation up to 12 hours before departure

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Bologna Welcome Card EASY

Bologna Welcome Card is the tourist card that helps you discover what’s best in the city easily and cost effectively. Choose the version that most suits your needs, buy it on-line or at tourist info points and start your experience. Bologna Welcome Card EASY: € 25    Access to the Asinelli tower, one of the city’s symbols Entry ticket to the Musei Civici permanent collections: Museo Archeologico, Museo Medievale, Museo del Patrimonio Industriale, Museo del Risorgimento, Collezioni Comunali d’Arte, Museo della Tappezzeria*, MAMbo – Museo d’arte contemporanea, Museo Internazionale and Biblioteca della Musica, Museo Morandi; Entry ticket to Museo della Storia di Bologna in Palazzo Pepoli,  Collezione Tagliavini in San Colombano, Palazzo Fava** and the Church of Santa Maria della Vita with the Compianto sculpture by Niccolò dall’Arca; Entry ticket to the Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna; Discover Bologna, guided walking tours of the city centre leaving every day from Bologna Welcome *Temporarily closed for maintenance. **In the event of temporary exhibitions, 50% reduction on the full price.   What are the advantages? The more you experience, the more you save! Save up to €51 with Bologna Welcome Card EASY.   How do Bologna Welcome Cards work? No booking required to take advantage of the services included. Check the opening times, get there slightly early and show your Bologna Welcome Card to the staff. We’d like to remind you that you can only use the Card once per service and that it will remain valid until all services have ran out and for a year after its activation. Check the opening times of the museums included Check the starting times of the Discover Bologna guided tours Check the opening times of the Torre Asinelli Find out the list of all the benefits and discounts reserved to BW card holders: current offers and affiliated dealers    

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BOLOGNA WINE TOUR:

Immerse yourself in the aromas and flavours of wine thanks to a tour of the Umberto Cesari winery and visit the Medieval town of Dozza to discover its small yet charming centre and its Rocca. The tour starts from Bologna's city centre on City Red Bus. Thanks to a guided tour, you can discover the vineyards, wine-production area and main building of the company with its magnificent bottle cellar. At the end of the visit, enjoy 3 wines paired off with typical local products. The tour will continue with a free visit of the old town of Dozza on a discovery of its unique murals and Medieval Rocca home to the Enoteca Regionale.   HIGHLIGHTS Enjoy a selection of 3 “Umberto Cesari” wines and visit the cellar and vineyards Explore Dozza, one of the most beautiful towns in Italy Return to Bologna with City Red Bus RATE FULL PRICE: €52.00 p/person CONCESSIONS 6-18 yo: €26 p/person FREE under 6 yo   WHEN: Every Friday from March 20th to July 31st and from September 4th to October 30th TIMETABLE: 2.40 pm City Red Bus stop - San Pietro (in front of Hotel Majestic)  2.45 pm  City Red Bus stop - Piazza Maggiore  2.50 pm City Red Bus stop - Piazza Malpighi  3.00 pm City Red Bus stop - Central Station (Viale Pietramellara 63/a)  3.45/4.00 pm arrival at Umberto Cesari and tour of the vineyards, wine-production area, bottle cellar and tasting of 3 wines with typical products. 5.30 pm transfer for Dozza 5.45 arrival at Dozza and visit of the Rocca Sforzesca 7 pm departure from Dozza 8 pm arrival in Bologna LENGTH: 5 hours LANGUAGE: Italian / English MEETING POINT: 2.40 pm City Red Bus stop - San Pietro (in front of Hotel Majestic)  2.45 pm  City Red Bus stop - Piazza Maggiore  2.50 pm City Red Bus stop - Piazza Malpighi  3.00 pm City Red Bus stop - Central Station (Viale Pietramellara 63/a) INCLUDED: Return transfer from Bologna to Cantina Umberto Cesari and Dozza Tour of the vineyards, wine-production area and bottle cellar at the Umberto Cesari winery Tasting session of 3 local wines and typical local products Entry ticket to the Rocca Sforzesca in Dozza Full time tour leader NOT INCLUDED: Anything not listed in the "Included" section CANCELLATION POLICY: Free cancellation up to 48 hour before the start of the tour, 100% of the price will be charged after then Please cancel sending an e-mail to incoming@bolognawelcome.it NOTES: Other beverages will be served instead of wine to under-age participants.

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Discover Bologna

Do you have a few hours in Bologna and you’d like to discover the essence of the historical city centre? Or maybe you’d love to have an expert professional guide at your service to help you unlock the secrets of this medieval city? Then this is the perfect tour for you!    Discover Bologna in two story-packed hours so you can experience the porticos, monuments and towers of what UNESCO has defined the best preserved medieval centre in the world.   HIGHLIGHTS Walking tour of Bologna with an expert local guide See the main monuments, including the basilica of San Petronio, the Compianto by Niccolò dell’Arca and the Teatro Anatomico Learn about the city’s past and present ITINERARY Piazza Maggiore, San Petronio church, Piazza della Mercanzia, the ancient market area, Santa Maria della Vita church (Compianto by Niccolò dell’Arca), Archiginnasio, Due Torri (The itinerary is subject to change based on locations’ closures/opening) NB: Dressing appropriately is required to enter some places of worship. It is recommended to cover shoulders and knees, and you must wear shoes.   WHEN: Every day   TIMES AND LANGUAGES: TOUR IN ENGLISH Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 10:30am TOUR IN ITALIAN AND ENGLISH Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 03:00pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:30am   MEETING POINT: Bologna Welcome Tourist information and incoming services point Piazza Maggiore 1/e - 40124   LENGTH: 2 hours   LANGUAGES: Italian/English   INCLUDED: Skilled Italian/English speaking tourist guide  Entrance to the Anatomical Theatre and Stabat Mater hall Entrance to the Compianto by Niccolò dell’Arca   ITINERARY: Piazza Maggiore, San Petronio church, Piazza della Mercanzia, the ancient market area, Santa Maria della Vita church (Compianto by Niccolò dell’Arca), Archiginnasio, Due Torri (from outside) - The itinerary is subject to change based on locations’ closures/opening. NB: Dressing appropriately is required to enter some places of worship. It is recommended to cover shoulders and knees, and you must wear shoes.   RATE: € 15.00 per person Free for Bologna Welcome Card holders Free for children under 12   CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel at least 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.

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