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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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tourist train” (45 reviews)
“longest portico” (34 reviews)
“great walk” (27 reviews)
LOCATION
Via di San Luca 36, 40135 Bologna, Italy
Saragozza
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+39 051 614 2339
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"tourist train"
in 45 reviews
"longest portico"
in 34 reviews
"great walk"
in 27 reviews
"up hill"
in 14 reviews
"km walk"
in 8 reviews
"covered walkway"
in 16 reviews
"breathtaking views"
in 7 reviews
"number bus"
in 7 reviews
"surrounding countryside"
in 20 reviews
"small train"
in 7 reviews
"walking shoes"
in 8 reviews
"city centre"
in 26 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 27 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 22 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 10 reviews
"sunny day"
in 14 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 22 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend taking the tourist train to the top. You can get the train in the main square. The walk up can be a bit much, particularly in the heat. Walking around the church area is lovely, and it’s a little walk uphill to reach...More

Thank Virgina C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I took a trip up on the St. Luca Express, which was great because it's a LONG way uphill. Great views, not worth staying around for too long, though. Twenty minutes is more than enough. You can walk all the way down from the hill...More

Thank GrainneWaterford
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will need to walk a reasonable distance from central Bologna to reach the Santuario Madonna di San Luca, including a few km up hill, however it is worth it. Fantastic views over the city and the surrounding hills. the covered pathway is busy on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the miniature train rather that endure the very long walk and were glad. You get to see views throughout Bologna as well a great scenery on the way. The climax is the very beautiful and secluded Church of the Madonna of St Luca....More

Thank paknasi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Breathtaking views of the city, gorgeous architecture. I just wish I had more time to visit the entire sanctuary or attend Mass. We did happen to have dinner at a nearby restuarant that was absolutely charming brimming with locals and some tourists. Our waiter spoke...More

Thank mavgirl17
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went up to the Basilica by the San Luca express Train, return journey per person was €10, which was great, you get headphones and audio. Basilica was beautiful and we lucked out as there was a service going on as we arrived. And extra €5...More

Thank Virginia K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not religious but love going there. There is such an energy, a view of nature and the colors are so beautiful that everytime and regardless of the season, I have a great experience. Very spiritual. I recommend doing the steps, at last one...More

Thank CDFBologna
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a long walk going up. The covered portico offers some protection from the sun but the walk is still exhilarating. We needed to catch our breath on the way up but was rewarded with nice views of the city. The Bologna airport is...More

Thank renesio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The walk to this place is quite hard, but it’s beautiful, and totally worth it. At the top you can pay to go to the dome, and have a 180 degree view (east, south, west). Saw a mess at the church. Would recommend my friends...More

Thank Nikolaj J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in the area and want some great views then its worth a trip or hike to the top! inside is calm and beautiful

Thank Samson E
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Stephanie L
13 June 2017|
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Response from Sandy S | Reviewed this property |
You can get to the bottom of the hill by public bus, then hike up through the porticos.
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AnnetteLocatelli
17 June 2015|
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