From Piazza Maggiore, we will hike the hills just beyond the city walls through the Villa Spada garden to take in the views of Bologna's historic centre. We will reach the sanctuary of the Madonna of San Luca, an ancient place of worship and a city's landmark. From there, we will climb down along a beautiful porticoed path. A fascinating guided tour to discover the hills around Bologna, rich in nature, history and art.
Walking tour of Bologna with an expert local guide
Beauty and silence of the hills a few step from the city centre
MEETING PLACE: Bologna Welcome Tourist information and incoming services point Piazza Maggiore 1/e - 40124 Attention: On Monday April 2nd, the meeting point will be outside of the Tourist information and incoming services point in Piazza Maggiore
Skilled Italian/English speaking guide
USEFUL INFORMATION: Walking shoes are recommended. The ability to walk up and down on hills is required. In case of recent rain soil can be slippery. The guide will evaluate and vary the route depending on the terrain conditions and the possibilities of the visit. It's an half day tour. A supply of personal water and a small snack during the course in your backpack (snack, honey, dried fruit) can be useful to accompany the walk. The hiking tour will be cancelled in case of heavy rain.