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City Tour

C/o Cosepuri, 40100 Bologna, Italy
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Wonderful way to see the city in an hour

The Red Bus tour is brilliant- it takes you around the major points of the city in an hour and in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TrevorCrichton
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Chesham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Not what we were sold

The tour was in English and Italian. The microphones were poor quality so having to listen to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JoanneAndco
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London
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4 weeks ago
“Not what we were sold”
24 Jun 2017
“Get an idea of the layout of Bologna”
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C/o Cosepuri, 40100 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Red Bus tour is brilliant- it takes you around the major points of the city in an hour and in an open top bus - maybe not so good if it rains! It is great to decide what you want to go back and...More

Thank TrevorCrichton
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour was in English and Italian. The microphones were poor quality so having to listen to the Italian version after each time she gave her speech in English, was annoying and also time wasting. When we asked in the office for the English tour...More

1  Thank JoanneAndco
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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Last October 27 at 16:45 we took a tour to visit Bologna. We were very disappointed with this tour. All in all, we felt that this was one of the worst TOURS that we have taken, in our life.  She showed no enthusiasm while talking about the...More

1  Thank kettygrande
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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Informative tour...good way to have a short tour of the city. I wouldn't recommend the combined ticket - the little train to San Luca didn't have audio and is really bumpy and uncomfortable. Rather find your own way there - the view is spectacular! The...More

Thank Sue53_11
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

Poor value. Couldn't hear the commentary because of the loud background music on the tape. The tape was also frequently out of sync with what could be seen.

Thank David B
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Reviewed March 19, 2017

Having walked the streets for two days we decided to take the city red open top bus tour and were so pleased we did. It was much easier to look up and see things you miss when walking. The route took us up to San...More

Thank Judy L
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

An half hour train from Bologna took me in this lovely medieval city, where time seems to have stopped. Out of the station a little red bus took me up to the city centre where I managed to move freely without getting lost Everything so...More

2  Thank Luigitaly
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Reviewed December 5, 2016

We booked the Bologna city tour at the tourist information with no trouble at all. The tour was in both Italian and English, we had headphones and there were about ten people on the tour. Our Italian guide was knowledgeable and amusing and gave a...More

1  Thank Rita G
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

Normally I would run a mile from any open top bus tour but as we had a senior with us we went. From the start my opinion was changed, a gentle 2 or so hour tour of not only central Bologna but the outskirts and...More

3  Thank Neil H
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Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Nearly left the city without doing this as we were on out way back to the car but decided we weren't in a rush, very glad we did, Lady on the bus was very helpful and the commentary was very good and we found a...More

2  Thank Michael S
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Normannomates
May 17, 2017|
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Response from julia a |
No, no free walking tour. But you can take the tour from the tourism office in Plaza Maggiore for 15 euros. I really enjoyed it
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