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Discover Bologna's Best Kept Secrets with a Local: Private & Personalized

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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City Unscripted and all City Unscripted hosts follow the WHO (World Health Organization) and local government’s health and safety recommendations at all times. To keep up to date with the latest news we recommend visiting these World Health Organization (WHO) website pages.
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Updated 27/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    Metropolitan City of Bologna
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Teatro Anatomico
    Museo di Palazzo Poggi
    Collection of Anatomical Waxes "Luigi Cattaneo"
    Orto Botanico di Bologna
  • You'll end at
    Metropolitan City of Bologna
    Metropolitan City of Bologna, Italy
    Upon booking your meeting point can be arranged (e.g. your hotel/accommodation), however this MUST be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance.
    See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
Metropolitan City of Bologna, Italy
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private and personalised experience
  • 3 hours with a Local Host
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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canal825 wrote a review Oct 2019
Ocala, Florida7 contributions6 helpful votes
Our host showed us churches, arcades, and his University, the oldest in Europe, where we went into the library and the old anatomy theater where Medieval Drs. studied the human body. He introduced us to a small wine bistro, and recommended several restaurants for dinner. The
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1 Helpful vote
Kim Freels wrote a review Oct 2019
Austin, Texas1 contribution
Elizabeth gave us a great tour of Bologna, giving us a view of Bologna that we would not have otherwise had. Plus she was a very interesting person herself and fun to be with. We have already taken advantage of things to eat and places to visit that Elisabeth told us about.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Efmartyn wrote a review Sep 2019
15 contributions2 helpful votes
A group of us arrived bleary from overnight travel to the city so it was especially nice that Sophia met us at our hotel so we didn't have to navigate anywhere. She tailored our tour to our interests as well as adding information about the city, some history and things we
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Date of experience: September 2019
Passport51898541953 wrote a review May 2019
Boston, Massachusetts1 contribution2 helpful votes
Had a wonderful 3 hours exploring Bologna with a born native! He was eager, informative and pleasant throughout the tour! Would definitely recommend this tour.. we are foodies so much was spent on good places to eat and or buy foods native to Bologna and region.
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Date of experience: April 2019
1 Helpful vote
MarkandSheri954 wrote a review May 2019
Fort Lauderdale, Florida76 contributions22 helpful votes
My wife and I were very fortunate to stay in Bologna recently and our guide for our 3 hour walking tour was Elizabeth. She really gave us a good walk around the city and most importantly showed us the last remaining canal that still flows!! Lot's of fun. Thank you
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Date of experience: April 2019
1 Helpful vote
About the operator

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By: City Unscripted Bologna
Genuine Bologna experience
I have spent an exciting morning with Lorenza in Bologna together with my family. We visited some of the most inter
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Elizabeth was excellent and very accommodating to my jet lag. She tailored the tour to our interests and I feel th
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Bologna through the eyes of a native
We we so fortunate to have Giulio show us around the city that he holds so dear. Instead of the typical touristy ba
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Gabriel’s Beautiful Bologna
Gabriele’s enthusiasm is palpable and his depth of knowledge is impressive. His warmth matched his city’s welcoming
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A half day in Bologna with a local
In October 2019 I traveled from Canada on my own to Bologna for a week. I was very pleased that I had arranged a h
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Walking tour of Bologna from a local's perspective
Giacomo was an exceptional guide. He met us early on a cold January morning with a warm smile and a number of grea
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Perfect tour with a local-Alessandra
We had a wonderful time touring Bologna with Alessandra. This is our first trip to Bologna and she did an excellent
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Best day of our Italy trip!
Took the ultimate food experience with Manuel early December. This was such a great experience! Could not have aske
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Good tour to learn about the local food.
First, our tour guide was amazing - he was super knowledgeable and did a great job. It was sort of a choose your ow
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Loved the food, the city, and our host
We spent 3 hours walking around Bologna tasting all the incredible foods, and ended with great ideas of what food a
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Julie H
Great day with Andrea!
We are sure you will enjoy your Bologna city walking tour with our new friend Andrea Ferraro! He planned a perfect
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Travel to Italy for my wife’s birthday
Sofia Baroncini gave us today an excellent tour half day in Bologna. We really enjoy this experience and want to ex
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The perfect way to experience a city
We spent a half day and more with our new “best friend” Andrea who was very careful to study our profile and design
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Great intro to Bologna
We had a great time with Gabriele walking around Bologna this week. Gabriele clearly knows and loves his city and i
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Tamra C
Highlight of our Italian holiday
Gabriele met us outside our accommodation and we started our food and wine tour around central Bologna. Gabriele as
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian
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