Shopping Areas Tour in Bologna, 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.
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Shopping Areas Tour in Bologna Map

Guide Name: Shopping Areas Tour in Bologna
Guide Location: Italy » Bologna (See other walking tours in Bologna)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Author: vickyc
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Antique Shops

1) Antique Shops

Via San Vitale is a wonderful shopping street where you will find many antique shops. You can find a large assortment of refined original items in a wide range of prices.
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Corte Isolani

2) Corte Isolani

Housed in a beautiful medieval building, Corte Isolani is a good place to go for local crafts. It is not one shop but a complex of shops, offering a variety of art pieces, antiques and trendy fashions.
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Mercato di Mezzo

3) Mercato di Mezzo

Mercato di Mezzo offers many gourmet shops that sell the best in Italian foods, including fresh fruits and vegetables. Their prices are a bit higher, but the high quality of its items is well worth the cost.
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Orefici Market

4) Orefici Market

Orefici Market, located in the center of Bologna on a street of the same name, is one of the city’s most popular food mercatos. In addition to the variety of Italian specialties found here, there is also a heavenly selection of local delicacies.
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Via Rizzoli

5) Via Rizzoli

Via Rizzoli is one of Bologna’s main shopping streets, containing many women’s fashion shops. Italy is famous throughout the world for its high quality clothing. Many high-end Italian designers sell their fashion lines on Via Rizzoli. Several book and antique shops can also be found along this road.
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Via Indipendenza

6) Via Indipendenza (must see)

Via Indipendenza is Bologna’s most popular street for shopping. There are a wide variety of goods sold here, where something for everyone can be found. Majani chocolates, Italy’s finest chocolates, are sold here, as well as the best Italian wines and many other things.

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.
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
Bologna Art Galleries Walking Tour

Bologna Art Galleries Walking Tour

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.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Kids Walking Tour of Bologna

Kids Walking Tour of Bologna

Bologna is such a beautiful city, with many fascinating buildings, art galleries and museums that are interesting for both adults and kids. It also has wonderful parks and amazing toy shops children will love. This self-guided tour will lead you to Bologna’s best attractions for kids.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
Specialty Shops Walking Tour in Bologna

Specialty Shops Walking Tour in Bologna

Italians prefer to do their shopping in small specialty shops, which are numerous in Bologna. You can find anything from Italian wines, Italian hats, ceramics and books to unique designer shoes and much more. Take this self-guided tour to discover the best in Bologna’s specialty shops.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 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
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