Standard Tour

Ticket's cost: 10€ per adult

Free until 10 years old

5€ until 13 years old


Standard Tour - Bourbon Tunnel

The Bourbon Tunnel represents the bourbon civil engineering's pride of the underground; thanks to the “Standard” Tour you can visit and admire it. You can enter to our site from the Morelli Car Parking or from Vico del Grottone, 4, descending a staircase of the 18th century. The tour will show you the fabulous project of the architect Enrico Alvino and the technical problems he met, while he was working. You will walk through the “Bolla” Renaissance aqueduct system, admiring the bridges built by the Bourbon to bypass the cisterns. You will have the chance to visit a World War II air bomb shelter, built in these underground spaces, where a lot of authentic objects of the time have been found. During the whole guided tour you will be surrounded by statues' fragments, vintage cars and motorbikes found buried under tons of debris, illegally dumped into the underground – from the end of the World War II until the '70s-, when the Bourbon Tunnel was used as a police car pound.

Open to the public

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Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and on holidays.






Via D. Morelli, 61 (Morelli Car Parking's pedestrian entry)
Vico del Grottone, 4 (behind Plebiscito Square)


Entering from Morelli Car Parking (Via Domenico Morelli, 61)
disabled people can take part to the 60% of the guided tour.

Additional information

  • Reservation is not required
  • Opening on different days: by reservation only
  • Tour lasting: 1 hour
  • Kids can join the guided tour
  • Disabled people can join the guided tour
  • Taking pictures is not allowed
  • Smoking – cigarettes or e-cigarettes- is not allowed.

For further information or to book, contact us:

+39 366 248 4151

+39 081 764 5808

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