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Santuario di Madonna di San Luca

Via di San Luca 36, 40135 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 614 2339
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“great walk” (23 reviews)
Via di San Luca 36, 40135 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 614 2339
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Reviewed 3 days ago

At least I can say I walked up the longest Portico in the world . It`s length varies depending upon which description you read, but could be 3.8km according to Wikipedia. It is steep, consisting of steps and slopes and is some physical challenge for...More

Thank royl708
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Basilica is open every day, although the cupola where you can see the views is only open Wednesday - Sunday. We took bus 20 from the city center and got off at Meloncello then hiked on up early in the morning while it was...More

Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can get to the top of the hill by walk, long but really nice, or with a tourist train (never did it). San luca is a special santuarium, with nice wiew if Bologna hills. Recommended!!

Thank PaulAbaccia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is far out of the city so take the tourist train (unless you're very athletic) but do walk back down through the 666 arches and note how each one is numbered. The church and surrounding area is lovely.

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely to get out of the city and see some of the countryside.Building was. stunning,especially if you take the stairs( not for the faint hearted) to the top tower,were the views where spectacular.Theres also a nice restaurant nearby

Thank suewill5
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for the outlook point of the surrounding Bologna area, then this is what you need to go an do. I went for a sunrise "run" up the 666 porticos to the top. No tourists going up at that time of the morning,...More

Thank Allison P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Basillica yesterday. Lovely to see. We went up to the viewing point for an extra small fee. We used the st. Luca express red bus tours.

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit with small city train. Still the santuario is quite " normal "..thus the view is superb. We did hop of from the train for 1 hour but it took just 20 minutes to see it. But train is nice.

Thank Harri A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one experience you don't want to miss out on. The walk up is quite a bit of a workout. You are bound to be hot and bothered but happy once you’ll get to the top. If you are up for it (and you...More

Thank Inger H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the tourist train from the Maggiore it was 10 euros return .They dont do singles.It was about 35 degrees so far too hot to walk back.The train was well worth it meandering round the streets of Bologna then up the hill to the...More

Thank chinadoll795
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Stephanie L
13 June 2017|
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Response from bijoux2015 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy a one day ticket on the tourist bus which can take you both ways or one way and even use it to go to other attractions. You can purchase this from Piazza Maggiore. Whatever you do or whichever you go, it is a... More