From Wednesday 3 June Bologna reopens the Asinelli Tower, one of the most loved and symbolic places in the city and from the same day the Bologna Welcome information office in Piazza Maggiore, the eXtraBo space in Piazza Nettuno, the San Luca Express train will also be active. departure from Piazza Maggiore and the CityBo Express, departing from the Margherita Gardens.
How to access safely
The Asinelli Tower
It will be open every day from 10 to 18, you can go up in groups of maximum 9 people at a time, with the obligation to wear a mask for everyone, except children under 6 years. Ascent and descent will be facilitated by safety operators who will ensure the obligatory distance between visitors and will provide the necessary sanitization measures, also monitoring the temperature of each person who cannot exceed 37.5 ° C.
From 10 in the morning, there will be 2 accesses every hour – at 10, at 10.15; at 11, at 11.15 and so on until 18 – following some easy rules designed ad hoc to allow the visit in safety.
In particular, the first group of the hour will have direct access to the terrace of the Tower, while the second group will be required to take a short break of a few minutes of waiting in the stairwell landings, so as to allow the descent and exit of the previous group, alternating access to the top and ensuring the maintenance of safety distances for the duration of the visit.
The waiting point for the ascent is at the foot of the statue of San Petronio, in Piazza di Porta Ravegnana, the queue for access can extend to the door of the Tower, so as to guarantee the distance of one meter between a waiting visitor and the other, while at the exit, visitors will be directed to Strada Maggiore with a different route than the entrance, in order to avoid gatherings. Dispenser of disinfectant gel with hydroalcoholic solution will be available at the entrance and on the top of the Tower and all information useful for the visit will be illustrated on appropriate clearly indicated information panels.
To visit the Tower you must first book the entrance shift and buy the ticket. Since, as required by the rules to combat coronavirus infection, Bologna Welcome will keep some data of each visitor for 14 days – name, surname and telephone number – it is preferable to book and buy the ticket online, in order to simplify registration, but it is however, it is always possible to go in person to the Bologna Welcome information office in Piazza Maggiore.
All information including times and methods of booking and access to the San Luca Express and CityBo Express trains on www.bolognawelcome.com