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Bologna: Private Santo Stefano Tour with Food Tasting

Bologna: Private Santo Stefano Tour with Food Tasting

From US$ 101.86 per person

Explore the basilica of Santo Stefano, one of Bologna's most iconic sights. Learn about it's long and interesting history as you take in the beauty of the building. Relax at the end of your tour with samples of tasty local treats.

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Duration 2 hours
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Italian, English, French
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  • Learn about the fascinating history of this grand church complex
  • Take in the beauty of the architecture, and many artworks displayed here
  • Try regional delicacies and enjoy tastings of local wine
Full description
Discover the seven churches of the Santo Stefano basilica. Some say it was built in 430 AD with the seven churches representing the places where the Passion of Christ had taken place. Learn how others believe it was commissioned by Saint Petronio, built on top of the ruins of a pagan temple. Explore the churches of the Crucifix, of the Calvary, and of Saints Vitale and Agricola. Wander through Pilato's courtyard, remarkable for the marble basis. Make sure to take notice of the large amount of  paintings, sculptures, and other works of arts but not from different periods in time. At the end of visit, relax and taste some of the rich flavors of the area. Enjoy some wines from the region of Emilia-Romagna, and sample local delicacies such as mortadella.
  • Tour guide
  • Food tastings
  • Wine tastings
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Corte Isolani, 40125 Bologna BO, Italia

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Not allowed

  • Pets

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  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.
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Our guide, Margarita, wowed us with her knowledge and attention to detail. Her grasp of history and art astonished us, and she gave us the exact right amount and type of information to hold our interest. She's charming and she made us feel special. And when we asked, she gently steered us to a fantastic restaurant, thus making our first night in Bologna a perfect one.

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January 1, 2020

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