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Rimini: Guided Walking Tour of the Historic City Center

1. Rimini: Guided Walking Tour of the Historic City Center

Join a guided walking tour of Rimini's old town and learn about the city's ancient origins. Visit monuments and churches dating back to different Ages, like the Bridge of Tiberius from Roman times, the medieval Galliana Gate, and more. Follow your guide as you wander down narrow streets lined with ancient buildings and visit important monuments along the way. Start in Roman times, with the Arch of Augustus, which marks the main entrance to the old center of Rimini. Pass by the Surgeon’s Domus, an important archeological complex, and see the Ponte di Tiberio, a 5-arch bridge that stands as a testament to the technical skills of the Romans. From here, head to the Galliana Gate, which connects the city to the port area and once formed part of Rimini's defensive wall. As you continue, marvel at Malatestiano Temple and Castel Sismondo, both great examples of the city's Renaissance architecture. Next, make your way to Piazza Cavour where you'll see the renovated Teatro Amintore Galli and the iconic Cinema Fulgor. The ornate Art Nouveau movie theater is dedicated to the famous director Federico Fellini, who was born in Rimini. End your tour with a stroll through the San Giuliano district and admire the colorful murals that depict scenes from Fellini's most famous works as well as portraits of the director and his wife. 

From Bologna: Private Full-Day Ravenna and Rimini Day Trip

2. From Bologna: Private Full-Day Ravenna and Rimini Day Trip

The most exclusive way to discover some of the jewels in Romagna is by comforably leaving Bologna on a car driven by a private chafeur. Departure is set at your address in Bologna (at a hotel, accommodation facility or wherever you like in the city's urban area) to set off for Ravenna. The city of mosaics and Byzantine art, UNESCO heritage site as well as resting place for the supreme poet Dante is waiting for you. Around 10:30 am, upon your arrival our guide will be waiting for you to take you to discover this incredible city, with a walking tour of about two hours and 30 . The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, San Vitale will be just some of the most important sights you will get to discover during this walk through history. You will also have the opportunity to ask the guide to modify the itinerary in a way closer to your interests. At the end of your visit, you can continue sightseeing freely or regain your strength with a free lunch at one of the city's many restaurants, before meeting your driver again and departing for Rimini. Departure time is set for 3 p.m. to arrive in Fellini's city around 4 p.m. Near the scenic Arch of Augustus, your guide will be waiting for you to set off to discover the Roman Ariminum, and see with your own eyes some important testimonies of different eras here and there in the city: The Arch of Augustus, Tiberius Bridge, Castel Sismondo are just some of the monuments you will have the opportunity to admire. If you are curious about the history of the city linked to the famous director Federico Fellini, the guide will also be able to take you to Borgo San Giuliano, a picturesque area of the city full of mural decorations that inspired the director of "La Dolce Vita." Around 6:45 p.m. it will then be time to depart in your car to return to Bologna, at the address you indicated, with a wealth of memories and curiosities all to be shared.

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