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City Tour

Neighbourhood: San Donato
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Address: C/o Cosepuri, 40100 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 517070

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A great way to see Bologna from on high

Having walked the streets for two days we decided to take the city red open top bus tour and were so pleased we did. It was much easier to look up and see things you miss when... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Judy L

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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having walked the streets for two days we decided to take the city red open top bus tour and were so pleased we did. It was much easier to look up and see things you miss when walking. The route took us up to San Michele in Bosco for tremendous views over the city and past superb villas in beautiful... More 

Thank Judy L
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

An half hour train from Bologna took me in this lovely medieval city, where time seems to have stopped. Out of the station a little red bus took me up to the city centre where I managed to move freely without getting lost Everything so organized, so small and so cute in their own little way. Went in the famous... More 

2 Thank Luigitaly
Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We booked the Bologna city tour at the tourist information with no trouble at all. The tour was in both Italian and English, we had headphones and there were about ten people on the tour. Our Italian guide was knowledgeable and amusing and gave a brief history of the places we visited including the Archiginnasio di Bologna with its medical... More 

1 Thank Rita G
Woking, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Normally I would run a mile from any open top bus tour but as we had a senior with us we went. From the start my opinion was changed, a gentle 2 or so hour tour of not only central Bologna but the outskirts and up into the surrounding hills. Commentary was available in most major languages and you can,... More 

2 Thank Neil H
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Nearly left the city without doing this as we were on out way back to the car but decided we weren't in a rush, very glad we did, Lady on the bus was very helpful and the commentary was very good and we found a few things we missed and the view from the top over the city was worth... More 

2 Thank Michael S
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the trip. The commentary was insightful and interesting and interspersed with Vivaldi's music. All very relaxing and a lovely way to see Bologna. Be sure to check the times of the bus as there is a big gap in the service around lunchtime. We were very happy with experience and are surprised at the negative comments on... More 

Thank 633Judy
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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218 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Very informative tour. Everyone on our tour spoke English which was very convenient. We all had head sets which made it much easier to hear the guide. She was very pleasant and knowledge. Highly recommend. Price was 7 euro each. If you buy the welcome card for 20 euro. It includes the guided tour plus entry to many museums. I... More 

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296 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We took the City Red Bus tour the morning after we arrived in Bologna and found it a good way of spending an hour and getting you bearings of where we wanted to spend more time over the doing days. We were lucky in that there was a bus waiting when we arrived at Piazza Maggiore and so we jumped... More 

3 Thank TheBurgers
Camberley, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Pick up information at Tourist Information Office. Took the open top tour bus around Bologna - very informative, but quite speedy passing any places of interest. You can hop on and off, we didn't.

2 Thank Christ0pherM00n
London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Great way to see the city and get your bearings. Also takes you out of the city up into the hills and classy suburbs where there is a spectacular view of Bologna.

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