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About Bologna

The beautiful city of Bologna is situated in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. The city is an alluring blend of breathtaking architecture, grandiose historical monuments and artistic wonders, making it one of the most scenic in Italy. It is affectionately known as "La Dotta, La Rossa, La Grassa" ("the educated, the red, the fat"), where the "educated" refers to it being the home of the oldest university in Europe, the "red" to the city's emblematic red-tiled roofs, and the "fat" because of its rich culinary heritage. Most of the attractions are within walking distance from each other, enabling visitors to simply wander, discover and take in the captivating sights, shops and celebrated cuisine.

Things to do and places to visit in Bologna

Whether you wish to spend your time strolling through the atmospheric streets, gazing at the magnificent architecture, soaking up the city's intriguing past at a museum or pausing at a sidewalk cafe to people watch, there is plenty to keep you occupied in Bologna – and plenty of good things to eat too.

When visiting Bologna be sure to:

  • Absorb the ambience of the arcades, cafes and medieval architecture in the vast Piazza Maggiore
  • Shop for local produce at the medieval market, Quadrilatero, where you can buy famous Bolognese and regional specialties
  • Feast on culinary treats such as tortellini, tagliatelle, mortadella and more in the bustling local restaurants
  • Hike up to the Basilica of San Luca and admire the views
  • Marvel at the Archiginnasio, the oldest part of the university turned civic library, dating back to the 16th century
  • Learn about the city's past at the Museum of the History of Bologna (Museo della Storia di Bologna)
  • Watch the sun go down with a Spritz in hand, from one of bar-terraces in the city's many squares
  • Flex your credit card in the designer-studded Galleria Cavour, Bologna's luxury shopping center
  • Climb to the top of the Asinelli Tower (Torre degli Asinelli) for panoramic views of the city
  • Visit the art-filled Basilica di Santo Stefano, whose origins are said to date back to 430 AD
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Airports in Bologna

There is one airport in Bologna, Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, which handles both international and domestic flights. It is the seventh busiest airport in Italy.

  • Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport

    Top Carriers

    There are a number of airlines operating flights to Bologna including: Ryanair, Lufthansa and Air France.

    Location

    Bologna's airport is located in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, approximately 4 miles northwest of the town center.

    Transportation

    The airport is accessed by the A1, A13 and A14 highways. Passengers can also take the Aerobus that connects to the railway station in approximately 20 minutes. Taxis are available outside the terminal building.

  • Florence Airport

    Top Carriers

    A number of airlines operate flights to Florence Airport including Alitalia, Vueling and airberlin.

    Location

    Florence Airport is approximately 2 miles from the city center.

    Transportation

    Florence city center is connected to the airport via the Viale Guidoni. Taxis are available outside the terminal building, with a journey time of about 15 minutes. Alternatively, there is a shuttle bus that takes around 20 minutes from the airport to the central train station.

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