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San Luca Express

Piazza Maggiore, 40138 Bologna, Italy
+39 366 616 1319
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San Luca train

Perfect thing to do on a hot day; easy pick up in Piazza Maggiore, although we thought we were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rachel H
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Reigate, United Kingdom
Easy way to see the city

If you don't want to walk up to Basilica San Luca through the miles of colonnades then you can take... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RIchard035
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London, UK
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Hours Today: 9:45 AM - 5:15 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Maggiore, 40138 Bologna, Italy
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+39 366 616 1319
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect thing to do on a hot day; easy pick up in Piazza Maggiore, although we thought we were getting on the little train around the city - there are two! Really glad we got on the San Luca train in the end as we...More

Thank Rachel H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you don't want to walk up to Basilica San Luca through the miles of colonnades then you can take the San Luca Express which is a land train that goes from Piazza Maggiore to the Basilica and back. You can get off at the...More

2  Thank RIchard035
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to get the train to the Basilica, joined the queue and the train soon arrived. It is 10 Euro Each to get the train but once you see how long and steep the walk is, you will realise that the cost is actually...More

Thank Chinchitchlud
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The audio was very hard to hear and unless you managed to sit on the outside seats the view was very restricted. The bus pulled into a large empty car park near the church which would have been a great place to take photos of...More

Thank 435collings
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Great way to discover San Luca and avoid the steps on the way up and down. Explanations are given in various languages, very nice.

Thank CDFBologna
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We bought a combination ticket for the hop-on hop-off bus tour and the little San Luca Express train. The bus tour was fine though the two routes were about 80% the same so we only did one. Both the driver and the ticket girl were...More

4  Thank OBM1635
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

There was a problem with my return from San Luca, but all the people of the office help me, understood my problem and suggested to me the solution. Any way, take the train to San Luca it worths every cent!

Thank K B
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We took the 9.45 train on Sunday May 13th. The drivers assistant was a friendly and efficient person. Sadly the driver was so disinterested and unhelpful and really couldn't care less about his job and the people on the train. A lady with crutches had...More

Thank PamelaAustralia
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This little train is a typical tourist attraction, but don't let that put you off. They run several routes, although surely he most impressive and value-for-money option is to take the journey to the hilltop Sanctuary Of Madonna Di San Luca. The ride takes maybe...More

Thank Chris V
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Take my advice and avoid this train ride/commentary in favor of a bus ride to the site. First, it is possible to take a bus to the site, and, in fact, we walked back, which served to allow us to see less touristy shops and...More

1  Thank maryfort c
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