Bologna Art Galleries Walking Tour, Bologna

Italy has given the world some of the most talented artistic masters throughout history. Bologna has a fantastic art heritage, one of the most extensive in Italy. Its galleries display priceless patrimonial and contemporary art. This self-guided tour will lead you to the most famous art galleries in Bologna.
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Bologna Art Galleries Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Bologna Art Galleries Walking Tour
Guide Location: Italy » Bologna (See other walking tours in Bologna)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Author: vickyc
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Municipal Art Collections

1) Municipal Art Collections

Municipal Art Collections, or Collezioni Comunali d'Arte, is located in Palazzo Comunale, on the square of the same name. Stunning frescoes decorate the halls of this old building that displays works of art dating from the 14th to the 19th centuries.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 9 am - 6:30 pm; Saturday, Sunday: 10 am - 6:30...   view more
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Galleria D'Arte Maggiore

2) Galleria D'Arte Maggiore

Galleria d'Arte Maggiore, established in 1978 by Franco and Roberta Calarota, displays modern classic art, with works by universally renowned artists such as Pablo Picasso, Renè Magritte and Giorgio Morandi.

Operation Hours: Monday: 4 pm - 7:30 pm; Tuesday - Saturday: 9 am - 12:30 pm; 4 pm - 7:30...   view more
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Galleria Forni

3) Galleria Forni

Galleria Forni, opened in 1967, displays figurative paintings, abstract work and sculpture, including such artists as Morandi, De Chirico, Marino Marini, Sironi, Ipousteguy, Ben Nicholson, Allen Jones, Sutherland, Fontana and Morlotti.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 9 am - 1 pm; 3:30 pm - 7:30...   view more
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Galleria De'Foscherari

4) Galleria De'Foscherari

Galleria De'Foscherari appeared in the early sixties, displaying contemporary artwork by local and international artists. Pier Paolo Calzolari, Mario Ceroli, Claudio Parmiggiani, Piero Dorazio, Herman Nitsch, Nunzio, Luigi Ontani, Gianni Piacentino and Mario Schifano are only a few artists exhibited at this gallery.

Operation Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 12:30 pm; 4 pm - 7:30...   view more
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National Art Gallery of Bologna

5) National Art Gallery of Bologna (must see)

The National Art Gallery of Bologna (Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna) is a museum in Bologna. It is located in the former Saint Ignatius Jesuit novitiate of the city's University district, and inside the same building that houses the Academy of Fine Arts.

The museum offers a wide collection of Emilian paintings from the 13th to the 18th century and other fundamental works by artists who were in some way related to the city. The gallery's first nucleus of works came from the...   view more
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Walking Tours in Bologna, Italy

Create Your Own Walk in Bologna

Create Your Own Walk in Bologna

Creating your own self-guided walk in Bologna is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Nightlife Walking Tour in Bologna

Nightlife Walking Tour in Bologna

Bologna has a vibrant nightlife, where you will find many diverse nightclubs, discos and live music venues. The most popular place for a night out is the student quarter, Old Town and the streets around the main square. Take this self-guided tour to enjoy Bologna’s exciting nightlife.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
Museums Walking Tour in Bologna

Museums Walking Tour in Bologna

Bologna, a very old and beautiful Italian city, offers many museums, some of them located in beautiful palaces built centuries ago. Take this self-guided tour to discover the most fascinating museums in Bologna.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
Southern Bologna Walking Tour

Southern Bologna Walking Tour

Southern Bologna boasts many great attractions, such as the Sanctuary of the Madonna of Saint Luca, museums and palaces with magnificent architecture. Take this self-guided tour and explore the most interesting sites in the south of Bologna.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Bologna is a beautiful Italian city with a lot of spectacular sightseeing. It contains well-preserved architecture over 1,000 years old, including beautiful palaces with patrimonial art and furniture. This orientation walk will lead you to Bologna’s most popular attractions.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Palaces Walking Tour of Bologna

Palaces Walking Tour of Bologna

Bologna is an ancient city with beautiful architecture. In these palaces you can see art by the great masters, intricately decorated interiors and luxurious old furniture. This self-guided tour will lead you to Bologna’s most historically significant palaces.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Shopping Areas Tour in Bologna

Shopping Areas Tour in Bologna

Bologna offers a wide selection of shopping, having streets lined with small shops and markets. Shops follow an unusual schedule, being closed on Thursday afternoon and on Sunday. This self-guided tour will lead you to Bologna’s most interesting shops and shopping streets.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km