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Discover tons of amazing things to do in Bologna! From the iconic Two Towers to the lively Piazza Maggiore, and the beautiful Basilica of San Domenico. Also explore some of the lesser known, equally impressive hidden treasures with your local host.

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Witness the Fantastic Things to Do in Bologna

See all the amazing things to do in Bologna! From medieval architecture to foodie gems, the charming streets of Bologna will take your breath away. Magnificent Churches & Palaces When searching for what to do in Bologna, kickstart your tour by visiting the stunning architectural treasures of the city! The Basilica di San Petronio and Basilica of San Domenico are two proud churches that contain beautiful works of art inside. Sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca sits atop a hill overlooking Bologna and you can take a lovely walk through its portico that connects the church to the city. Then, admire the historic Palazzo d'Accursio and Palazzo del Podestà and learn how they became two of the most important palaces in Bologna. Fascinating History The history of Bologna can be told through its fascinating landmarks! The iconic Two Towers are the most prominent structures that overlook the city. Then, learn the interesting story behind the marvelous Fountain of Neptune and its symbolic meaning. Discover Bologna’s past as another Italian canaled city by viewing the often overlooked Finestrella di Via Piella. Foodie Attractions You cannot mention Bologna without talking about its world-class cuisine! Watch it all come to life at FICO World Eataly and learn everything there is to know about Italian culinary tradition. If you are not through shopping for all your gastronomic delights, wander to Mercato Delle Erbe for fresh produce, cheese, wine and more. Customize Your Tour Your local guide will show you all the wonderful things to do in Bologna! Personalize your itinerary based on the highlights you wish to see most. Just inform your local host of your interests and they got you covered!

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