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Santuario di Madonna di San Luca

Via di San Luca 36, 40135 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 614 2339
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USD 81.29*
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“great walk” (22 reviews)
Via di San Luca 36, 40135 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 614 2339
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful church located on top of a hill overlooking Bologna. You can drive or walk up the stairs, about a twenty minute hike to the top. Well worth the effort to visit.

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm so glad we decided to jump on the San Luca express and visit the sanctuary while in Bologna. The ride up there was very interesting, don't think I could have walked it all. The building is so just draw dropping, built for giants and...More

Thank 80Shelley
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is worth a visit whatever the weather as you're in a covered portico all the way. In fact it's the longest continuous covered portico in the world. Quite a climb but well worth it.

Thank ianjfree
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The colonnades take you from the town, wide up a hill to a beautiful chapel far above the hustle and bustle of the city. Be prepared for a 3 km walk each way once you leave the city. The climb is not arduous and the...More

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The walk up is long and steep in parts. I'd recommend taking the "train" from piazza Maggiore up and walking back down into turn - same views. There is no true 360 degree view from the top, there is no full access to the side...More

1  Thank Graham H
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a long walk, sometimes a very gradual slope sometimes steps. It's worth taking the time and seeing the city views. Take water, there's nothing along the way. The views at the top are lovely. It's peaceful and when we were there not busy although...More

1  Thank BKK111
Reviewed 6 days ago

San Luca is a must see in Bologna. I would recommend to walk through the Porticos to the top to fully enjoy the architecture and the surroundings. We walked through via Saragoza to the end and followed the portico until we reached the top. You...More

Thank Denisa I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is really worth a visit as the view is spectacular. It's worth paying to go up the tower as it's not too difficult (and the steps are not too enclosed if you suffer from claustrophobia as I do - easily manageable). The area is...More

1  Thank Annette H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the bus trip and after 658 continuous porticos were pleased that we had chosen to do so. The building, at the top of a hill, was imposing, both externally and internally, unfortunately shrouded in mist on the morning of our visit - On...More

Thank Tino60
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the Santa Lucy Express (small road train from Piazza Maggiore at 10 Euros per person) as opposed to walking the 3 miles or so from the city centre. Very imposing landmark but check opening times if you want to go inside (closed when we...More

Thank manc301
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17 June 2015|
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¿cuales son los horarios de misa?
7 May 2017|
Response from Carlos L | Reviewed this property |
No tengo respuesta a esa pregunta.
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Vorrei sapere quanto dista in termini di tempo e km il percorso di salita da Porta Saragozza all'Arco del Meloncello e da qui al Santuario. Inoltre vorrei sapere dove parcheggiare nei pressi dell'arco di Meloncello. Grazie
26 August 2016|
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Response from Gianluca F | Reviewed this property |
Da Porta Saragozza al santuario sono circa 4 km a piedi. Purtroppo non ho idea per ciò che riguarda l'Arco del Meloncello. Per questioni di tempo sono arrivato al santuario in auto.
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