Bologna For Literature Lovers

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4/18/2019 - 12/31/2023Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Bologna, Metropolitan City of Bologna, Italy
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Once you have booked your experience, we will be in touch in order to finalise the meeting point details with you. We can .. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Bolognas nickname of the learned city' isnt just because its home to the oldest university in the world; amongst the locals youll find plenty of writers, lecturers, musicians and artists who are passionate about their citys culture and literary heritage. So with a like-minded local, explore the literary side of Bologna and discover its independent bookshops, incredible libraries and an ancient archeological site that the city library is built upon! Hear unique stories about the citys famous authors and see the places that inspired them, and enjoy a coffee or aperitivo in a cafe or bar thats loved by local students and writers.

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Join a Local Host who is a fellow literature lover to discover Bolognas incredibly rich literary history and immerse yourself in the local culture through exploring famous sites, unique independent bookstores and spectacular libraries. Stroll through a neighbourhood famed for its literary roots, and see for yourself the enchanting places that have inspired Bolognas writers and film makers. The city has a unique book culture, and each of its independent bookshops have a unique personality and soul; so discover the places that are loved by locals, where you can not only by books but exchange them! Discover the citys incredible libraries, many of which are linked to Bolognas university which was founded in 1088 and is the oldest in the world, like the city library which is built upon an ancient archeological site. 


Private and personalised experience

3 hours with a Local Host

Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)


Food and drinks

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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Well 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.

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 17-Sep-2018

    Giacomo was very amicable The subject matter was not well defined in the tour.Not sure why the literary history was given as the name as it was not highlighted at all.