Street art bike tour in Bologna
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Street art bike tour in Bologna

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Language: English , Italian , Spanish
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Do this because
  • Discover the post-industrial Bologna through bike lanes
  • See the best murals and graffiti around the city with a guide
  • Listen to the stories of the most famous street artists
What to expect

Bologna is, and has always been, a cultural and social avant-garde city in Italy. It is not surprising that the most famous street artists have left their mark on its walls which are now perfectly embedded in the urban context. This street art bike tour takes you to the most impressive and colorful examples of murals in Bologna, both downtown and in the suburbs, in the company of a guide.

Your tour guide will lead you through bike lanes to discover the post-industrial Bologna, a fantastic immersion in places and contexts completely off the traditional tourist tracks. Enjoy a guided tour through murals and graffiti that were considered an act of vandalism until recently, but are now seen as genuine artworks, shattering the greyness and monotony of the city and transforming the urban spaces in open-air museums.

You will have the chance to see the murals of the university district such as the one painted by Luís Gutiérrez in 1988 in Via Zamboni, displaying the history of South America, perfectly immersed in the surrounding historical neighborhood. In the central Piazza Azzarita, you will stop to admire a collage by Levalet called The Hunt where 30 ninjas in black clothes are hunting a rhinoceros.

Riding towards the outskirts of the city you will see a work by Hitnes, a Roman artist who takes inspiration from the world of animals, and passing through Villa Angeletti park you'll reach other places decorated by murals such as The Philosophical Tree by Andreco in Via dello Scalo, Daim’s mural in Via Fioravanti and many others.

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What's included
  • Certified tour guide
  • City bike and helmet
  • Raincoat (if needed)
  • Earphones
  • Insurance: Third Party Liability
  • On request: Accident Insurance
Reduced price
  • Child (6-13): reduced
  • Infant (0-5): free (on a child seat)
Where

Via dell'Indipendenza 67/2, 40121 Bologna BO, Italy

Meeting point:

BikeinBO bike rental shop (just a few meters from the railway station).

What to remember
  • Please confirm availability and time as well as the language of the tour directly with the local operator. You can find the contact information on the voucher after booking
  • This activity requires a minimum number of participants: 2 people for tours in English and Italian, 4 people for the tour in Spanish
  • Sunscreen and a hat are recommended in the summer, and gloves, scarves and a cap in winter

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When
  • Every day at 10.30am, 1.30pm and 4.00pm
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Provider
BIKEinBO - Bike Rental Bike Tour
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.
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