A handy guide on how to plan one, two or three days in and around Bologna!
The best lookouts over Bologna, all in this handy list!
The Museum of the History of Bologna gives a great overview of 3,000 years of Bologna history and could be the starting point of a visit to the city. Plus, there's a really cool temporary exhibit which you shouldn't miss!
In honor of upcoming International Women’s Day, learn about three remarkable Bolognese women who made a name for themselves as talented artists at a time when it was very difficult for a woman to emerge.
Valentine’s Day is coming up, so in the spirit of romance, here's a list of some of my favorite romantic places in Bologna and Emilia-Romagna...
Here's what to look out for when visiting Palazzo D'Accursio, the seat and symbol of Bologna's political power since medieval times.
Bologna's Fountain of Neptune is a must-see. Learn about its history and why the Bolognesi love it so much.
If you’re spending New Year’s Eve in Bologna or around Emilia-Romagna, here are a few ideas. Buon Anno!
If you're in town for the holidays, don't miss 'la Fiera di Santa Lucia', Bologna's Christmas market.
What you need to know before you visit San Petronio Basilica, the Bolognesi's most beloved church.
Venture beyond Bologna's historic city center to discover the lovely natural landscapes surrounding the city.
Seeing the artistry behind the tiny, handcrafted wooden spinning tops Mauro Sarti makes, it is surprising to learn it all started by chance...
A Local’s Guide to Bologna - my tips on the best sights/food/attractions for Ryanair magazine.
Dig deeper into Bologna's history with these intriguing little-known facts.
Follow this itinerary to discover Bologna through one of its most distinctive features: "le torri" (medieval towers).
“I appreciate that Bologna still allows me to imagine the world as it was then [in the Middle Ages, ed.], even if it is a somewhat romantic view. For me, this is magical and seductive”...
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita is the most important example of Baroque art in Bologna, with a scultptural masterpiece inside you shouldn't miss.
The museum for gelato lovers: Gelato Museum Carpigiani: 1,000 square meters dedicated to the history, culture, and technology of gelato. A must-visit!
Wouldn't it be magical to sleep in a 900-year-old tower in the heart of a medieval town in Italy... Well, you can do it in Bologna!
Meet Bologna native Davide Simoni, who's on a mission to make mortadella from Bologna known and appreciated all over the world.
Visit a 17th century mill in the hills south-west of Bologna still in use to make all-natural delicious bread and pastry.
Bologna is renowned for its cuisine, and for good reasons! Take a tour through the medieval open-air food market for a unique foodie experience!
If you've never been to Bologna, use this handy guide to make sure you don't miss some of its top attractions!
Your exploration of Bologna should begin from Piazza Maggiore, the main square and heart of town. Make sure you linger to take in the atmosphere...