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San Luca Express

Piazza Maggiore, 40138 Bologna, Italy
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Handy if you don't fancy the walk!

We bought a combination ticket for the hop-on hop-off bus tour and the little San Luca Express... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
OBM1635
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UK
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There was a problem with my return from San Luca, but all the people of the office help me... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
K B
via mobile
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“headphones” (4 reviews)
“basilica” (9 reviews)
“porticos” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:45 AM - 5:15 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Maggiore, 40138 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We bought a combination ticket for the hop-on hop-off bus tour and the little San Luca Express train. The bus tour was fine though the two routes were about 80% the same so we only did one. Both the driver and the ticket girl were...More

3  Thank OBM1635
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was a problem with my return from San Luca, but all the people of the office help me, understood my problem and suggested to me the solution. Any way, take the train to San Luca it worths every cent!

Thank K B
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took the 9.45 train on Sunday May 13th. The drivers assistant was a friendly and efficient person. Sadly the driver was so disinterested and unhelpful and really couldn't care less about his job and the people on the train. A lady with crutches had...More

Thank PamelaAustralia
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This little train is a typical tourist attraction, but don't let that put you off. They run several routes, although surely he most impressive and value-for-money option is to take the journey to the hilltop Sanctuary Of Madonna Di San Luca. The ride takes maybe...More

Thank Chris V
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Take my advice and avoid this train ride/commentary in favor of a bus ride to the site. First, it is possible to take a bus to the site, and, in fact, we walked back, which served to allow us to see less touristy shops and...More

1  Thank maryfort c
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We didn't wish to walk up the hill so we took the train just for €5 each. It has commentary of some statues of churches we passed in front, just it was in Italian only. On our way back, there was a minibus instead and...More

Thank Svetlana D
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I rode the little train uphill as I was told in the tourism office that the Basilica di San Luca was too far away to walk. It turns out once I was up there I came down through the portico di San Luca and went...More

2  Thank DoCamandro
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

For €5 on weekends try the City Bo Express. A 30 minute whizz through the streets of Bologna with audio included. I felt worth every €.

Thank debsywalker
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We bought the 2 tickets - one for hop on hop off bus and one for this train. Rather make your own way to San Luca. The commentary on the earphones didn't work - we tried to get the guide and drivers attention, but they...More

1  Thank Sue53_11
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Hello, I'm from Bologna but I live abroad in Dominican Republic since ten years. This summer I'm here for a month with my son who is 12 and I'm showing him my town. San Luca is one of my favourite places in town !

Thank BedandBreakfastDR
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