Bologna by bike [Public departure]

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Bologna by bike offers you a fun + active discovery of Bologna: with an official tour guide we will pedal through the various city areas, as the lively University of Bologna district, the ghetto and the old docks, where today are the Modern Art Museum MAMBO and the Cineteca Fratelli Lumière. We will see gardens in town and certainly I portici - the porticos - on which Bologna claims the world primate - and the main monuments. We will cross on our way Bologna food markets, hearth of Bologna's traditional food, where you can spot the character of the Bolognesi. The tour allows to get oriented in the city and offers ideas on how to continue your discovery of the beautiful Bologna.

More Info: The tour offers confortable cruiser bikes and always includes radio whisperers for a better enjoyment. The tour, led by a professional tour guide, is bilingual (Italian + English); for other languages you can contact us for a “Bologna by bike” Private tour. In case of bad weather: if the guide evaluates conditions as safe the bike tour is starting and rain coats will be provided; if the guide evaluates as 'not safe to go' on a bike it is generally offered in alternative a Bologna walking tour.

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  • University area
  • Ghetto
  • The Two Towers
  • Neptune and Maggiore squares + San Petronio church (external visit)
  • Mercato di Mezzo and Merchant's Lodge
  • Archiginnasio Palace (1500s university)
  • Santo Stefano basilica (also Le Sette Chiese)
  • Docks, MAMBO and Arts Manufacture area


  • Price: 35 Eur/Pax – Contact us for Private Tour
  • Language: Italian + English
  • Meeting Point: Bikeinbo shop; 69, Via Indipendenza (just right from I Portici Hotel entrance – 5 min walk from central train station)
  • Distance: 9 Km
  • Children: Childen on bike seat FREE (Must be request in advance); Children up to 12 years on own bike 15,00 Eur (Must be request in advance)
  • The tour includes: Third-party insurances (guide and bike), guide, bike usage, helmet, rain coat if necessary
  • The tour does not include: Other insurances, pick-up, tips
  • What to bring: Comfortable clothes for biking according with the season conditions, water
  • Duration: 2:00 hrs
  • Difficulty: Easy terrein with relaxed pace. Be prepared to share the streets with motorists