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BOLOGNA, PIACENZA AND THE GUERCINO EXHIBITION

Famous for being home to the oldest university in Europe, Bologna is a city rich in history and artistic treasures. Arrival in Bologna in the afternoon and evening tour in the heart of the city, talking about its legends and important events. Tasting in a typical restaurant in the historic town centre. The following morning, departure to Piacenza and visit to the exhibition of Guercino. The focus of the whole event will be the Cathedral, whose dome contains the extraordinary cycle of frescoes painted by the artist between 1626 and 1627, made even more impressive thanks to the new lighting.
Visitors will have the unrepeatable chance to go up inside the dome to have a closer look at the wonderful masterpieces by Guercino. The visit will be enhanced by a multimedia room that will allow the public to enjoy an unprecedented immersive experience through special 3D viewers.
The visit continues to the Ducal Chapel of Palazzo Farnese which houses an exhibition of 20 masterpieces of the artist, which show the deserved international reputation of one of the most popular Italian painters of the seventeenth century.

The programme includes:

Evening visit to Bologna with a tourist guide licensed by the Provincial Authority

Tasting dinner at a traditional restaurant

Transfer to/from Bologna-Piacenza by train

Guided tour of the Cathedral and the Palazzo Farnese in Piacenza with tourist guide licensed by the Provincial Authority

TRAVEL AND OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION IN BOLOGNA TO BE PAID BY MEMBERS.

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