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Where to stay in Bologna
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Gourmet restaurants interesting history and top sights from Piazza Maggiore to Palazzo Re Enzo – discover Historic Center, a destination also famous for its shopping.
Bologna Fiere District
Museums, historical sites and gardens are some highlights of Bologna Fiere District. Make a stop by Parco Nord Arena or Ippodromo Arcoveggio while you're exploring.
San Donato-San Vitale
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San Donato-San Vitale is known for its ample dining options, and you can make a stop by FICO Eataly World and EuropAuditorium Theater while in the area.
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Saragozza-Porto is popular for its lively bars, and if you're looking for more to see and do, you might think about a trip to Piazza Maggiore or Sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca.
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Travellers come to Santo Stefano for its cosy coffee shops, and you can see top attractions like Margherita Gardens and Basilica of San Domenico while you're in town.
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Top things to do in Bologna
Food Walking Tour & Tortellini Cooking Class with Lunch
Maranello: Ferrari Museum & Balsamic Vinegar Tour
Marconi Lounge at Bologna Airport (BLQ)
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Places to Visit in Bologna
Preparing for your trip to Bologna? Keen for some tips about what to see when you get there? That's where we come in! The Fountain of Neptune and Palazzo Comunale are on the doorstep of this neighbourhood. Since you'll only be a walk away, you'll want to take a pair of comfy shoes. If you'd like to find some spiritual enlightenment on your holiday, stop by Basilica of San Domenico. Who knows, you might even discover the answers to one or two of life's biggest questions! Travellers have a wonderful range of things to do in this destination. Wouldn't mind adding some greater meaning to your holiday? Make a pilgrimage to Basilica of San Petronio. Regardless of your beliefs, it's a fabulous place to educate yourself about the local faith. Still have some time on your hands? There's nothing like viewing great art when your soul needs to be nourished. As you marvel at the wondrous works at National Art Gallery of Bologna, see if you can find a deeper meaning.
When we reflect on our travels, we remember experiences rather than our ritzy hotel room and its view of the sea. Are you ready to start creating some new travel memories? Kick off your trip to Bologna by checking out one or two of these things to do:
- Secret Food Tours Bologna
- Street Art in Bologna- Bike Tour
- Private Pasta-Making Class in Bologna at a Native's Home
- Gelato-Making Class at Carpigiani University
- Full-Day Food & Ferrari Tour from Florence by Train
- Discover Ferrari & Pavarotti Land Tour
If you'd rather take a look at the full range of activities, go to our Bologna things to do page.
After a great day of exploring, you'll be in need of a comfortable bed. Luckily, there's a wide range of accommodation in Bologna. Pick between as many as 79 options and kick-start your cheap holiday or luxury getaway. Thinking about where to catch your Zs? Just keep in mind — cheap doesn't have to mean dust mites and tired old linen! You can find clean, affordable options like the Starhotels Excelsior (Viale Pietro Pietramellara 51) and the Casa Ilaria (Largo Respighi 8). If caviar and Champagne are more your style, pack your designer luggage and step inside the Grand Hotel Majestic già Baglioni (Via dell'Indipendenza, 8) or the Hotel Corona d 'Oro (Via Oberdan 12).
Nearest Airports to Bologna
Getting on a plane to Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ)? It's 3 miles to the northwest of the centre of this area. Time to claim those bags and get your trip to Bologna rolling!