West Kent Medico-Chirurgical Society Trip to Bologna

3 - 7 Sep 2021
  • Cultural Tours

About the tour

The beautiful city of Bologna is a showcase for the historical and culinary treasures of the region. Home to the oldest university in Europe, Bologna has long been a centre for academic and scientific learning, alongside a strong political history. Its moniker of 'The Red' is as much to do with its political learnings as its colourful buildings. This tour will delve into the rich history and culture of the city, with many opportunities to enjoy the wonderful cuisine and wine of the region.

This tour has been created for the West Kent Medico-Chirugical Society.

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Itinerary at a glance

  • Day 1: Bologna (Fri 3 Sept): Arrive into Bologna and check into the Hotel Porta San Mamola. There will be a dinner that evening at a local osteria.
  • Day 2: Bologna: (Sat, 4 Sept): Walking tour of Bologna with an art historian including a visit to the Santuario Santa Maria della Vitta. Lunch will be at a local osteria, before visiting the Teatro Anatomico of Archiginnasio and the Palazzo Poggi.
  • Day 3: Bologna / Ravenna / Bologna (Sun, 5 Sept): Depart Bologna for historic Ravenna. Walking tour of the city, visiting Basilica di San Vitale and the Galla Placida Mausoleum. Continue to visit Battistero Neoniano and the Tomb of Dante. Lunch will be in a local trattoria. Drive into the countryside to Fattoria Zerbina for wine tasting. Return to Bologna late afternoon.
  • Day 3: Bologna (Mon, 6 Sept): Morning food tour of Bologna visiting local food shops and stalls with tastings along the way. The afternoon is at leisure before a walk by President Louise Dolan to Basilica Dan Domenico. There will be a farewell dinner in the evening.
  • Day 4: Bologna (Tues, 7 Sept): The tour ends after breakfast that morning. Depart for the airport for the flight back to London.

Tour cost

£835.00 per person (ground only excluding International flights and airport transfers)

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