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Bologna: Red Bus City Tour and Local Food Tasting

3.9 / 5

68 reviews

Activity provider: BOLOGNA TOUR

Bologna: Red Bus City Tour and Local Food Tasting

Activity provider: BOLOGNA TOUR

From US$ 35.88 per person

Explore Bologna from a modern open top bus, admiring notable local monuments and the architechtural beauty of the city. Afterwards, enjoy tasting some local food in a historical market.

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Duration 1 day
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Host or greeter
Italian, English
Audio guide included
French, Italian, English, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, German, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible


  • Get on and off the bus whenever you want at specified stops
  • Discover the city from a new perspective
  • Visit the most important attractions of Bologna
  • Taste local food products from Bologna
Full description
Discover Bologna in comfort via an open top bus, enabling you to admire and photograph all the major attractions of the city.  Upon arriving at the meeting point, staff will welcome you onboard. Choose from an audioguide available in 10 different languages to learn more about the specific landmarks as well as the general history of the city. You will then journey across the city, capturing views of some of the most famous points of interest. Hop on and off at your leisure at some popular spots such as: • Basilica San Petronio • Palazzo dei Notai • Palazzo Comunale • Palazzo di Re Enzo • Palazzo del Podestà, • Tower of Asinelli and Garisenda • Museo Civico Archeologico • Archiginnasio • Palazzo Bevilacqua • Porta Saragozza • Palazzo Bentivoglio • Fontana del Nettuno • Teatro Comunale. After the tour, enjoy a food tour in a historical market in Bologna, where you will try local delicacies.
  • City Red Bus ticket and timetable
  • Map of Bologna
  • Multilingual audioguide
  • Earphones
  • Food tasting voucher
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

We meet in front of the fountain of Neptune with all travelers

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

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3.9 /5

based on 68 reviews

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November 14, 2022

Excellent welcome to the city and delivery of information on the services purchased! The red bus is essential to get to know the basics of the old town and the pizza and chocolate tastings were very good! Advance coordination via WhatsApp is appreciated.

November 12, 2022

The tour gave us a good overview, added to the train ride it was an event

October 29, 2022

Product ID: 248562