A private bike tour of the oldest University in Europe
The modern concept of university starts taking its form in Bologna at the end of the 11th century, for the first time in the western world, when grammar, rhetoric and logic teachers started applying themselves to law.
Walk ‘n Ride’s bike tour of the University of Bologna - also known as Alma Mater Studiorum, the mother of all universities - will tell you about the history of this institution which is entwined in the lives of the greatest scientists and scholars.
• On bike • Private tour • School tour
2.5 hs or 100% customized
Easy- Suitable for everyone
To be chosen
Watch out: In order to join one of our bike tours you need to be confident in your use of a bicycle
Hop on a bike and follow our guides to the most representative places of our culture and discover the characters who animated them, such as Dante and Petrarca, and scientists like Copernico, Galvani, Volta and Marconi.
The tour includes therefore a stop at the Palazzo dell’Archiginnasio, first and oldest seat of the university, built by Pope IV during the 16th century, which hosts the famous Anatomical Theatre; the current university district in Via Zamboni and finally the Tombs of the Glossatori, founding fathers of the law in the Middle Ages, adored by students and locals.
Casual, comfortable clothes and/or sportswear
During summer season sunscreen and a hat are recommended, as are gloves,scarves and a cap during winter season.
The sequence and the number of visited highlights may be subject of last -minute changes
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