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2-Hour Walking Tour Discovering the Musical Side of Bologna

2-hour walking tour discovering the musical side of bologna-2

Discover the musical heritage of Bologna on this guided walking tour. Tune in to the soundtracks of stories and facts they play out the unbreakable relationship between music and Bologna.

Highlights

  • Revel in a real musical experience in the UNESCO Creative City of Music.

  • Listen to the stories about the musical wizards, Rossini and Mozart, from an expert guide.

  • Tune in to the soundtracks that have marked the musical history of Bologna.

  • Find out the city’s significant role in the international music world.

  • Take your pick between an English, Italian, and German-speaking guide.

Inclusions

  • Guided walking tour (English, Italian, or German)

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Known for its passion for Music from a long way back, Bologna is an enchanting city that received the UNESCO Creative City of Music title in 2006. Discover the year-old "musical" side of the city with this walking tour that will take you all around the town center and give you an insight into the musical history of Bologna. As you wander through the streets that whisper the songs and beats of Mozart and Chet Baker, you’ll understand how the city played a great role in the international music scene too.

On your way, you’ll pass by iconic sights such as the Teatro Comunale in Piazza Verdi, Giovan Battista Martini Conservatory in Piazza Rossini, Palazzo Carrati, and the Archiginnasio. Do not forget to stop by and take in the beauty of the ancient organ housed inside the magnificent San Petronio Basilica. As you continue your stroll, spend a few minutes at the Walk of Fame situated at the Quadrilatero market.

Itinerary

  • Conservatorio di musica Giovan Battista Martini

  • Piazza Verdi

  • Giardino di via Guerrazzi

  • Archiginnasio di Bologna

  • Basilica di San Petronio

  • Quadrilatero

Important Information

  • Please wear comfortable shoes and wear suitable clothing depending upon the season.

  • This tour is suitable for: wheelchair users, pram/stroller users, and guests with reduced mobility.

  • Pets are not allowed on this tour.

Timings

  • Mon: 3:30pm

  • Fri: 10:30am

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Piazza di Porta Ravegnana next to the statue.

  • Address: 40124 Bologna, Metropolitan City of Bologna, Italy.

  • Your guide will hold a "crusoe" call sign, lookout for it.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Piazza Di Porta Ravegnana. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses T1 and T2 to get you there.

Validity

This ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout.

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