Shopping Areas Tour in Bologna (Self Guided), 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 or 0.7 Miles
Author: vickyc
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Antique Shops
  • Corte Isolani
  • Mercato di Mezzo
  • Orefici Market
  • Via Rizzoli
  • Via Indipendenza
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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

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Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
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Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
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Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles
Specialty Shops Walking Tour in Bologna

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 Km or 0.7 Miles