There’s a new panoramic spot in town you don’t want to miss: the rooftop terrace of the Torre dell’Orologio (Clock Tower) on Piazza Maggiore. Read my latest post for all the info.
Unsure whether to visit and/or stay in Bologna or Florence? In this post, I give you some points to ponder.
As promised, here are the answers to the questions published in my blog post from last week, where I asked about some important elements of Bologna’s history and culture, which will help you to familiarize with the city as you plan a visit, or just for the fun of it.
Test your knowledge of Bologna! Answer ten questions to get an overview of Bologna’s history and other elements that give the city its character. Quiz results will be published next week!
When is the best time to visit Bologna? Any season really is good if you know how to make the most of it. Here's my advice.
Being stuck at home is no fun, but you can still travel virtually. Here are five great videos and documentaries I've picked about Bologna and Emilia-Romagna. Enjoy!
Welcome to the first post of this new year! Read on for new things happening in Bologna and Emilia-Romagna in 2020.
If you’re spending New Year’s Eve in Bologna or around Emilia-Romagna, here are a few ideas. Buon Anno!
San Michele in Bosco offers one of the best views over Bologna and is a site rich with history and spirituality.
Here's a concise guide to FICO Eataly World to help you understand if it may be a fit for you or not and plan your visit accordingly.
Must-have info for first-timers and anyone who needs guidance about Bologna’s transport, where to stay/be, when to visit, stores and restaurants opening hours, and all those practical details needed when traveling to a new city, plus lots of useful links for planning your visit, all compiled in one place!
When the weather gets hot in Bologna, there are only two things you can do: find shelter under porticos, and eat gelato.
An itinerary to guide you through the history and variety of Bologna's porticoes.
Big news for Bologna! The porticoes will be nominated for inclusion on the coveted Unesco's World Heritage list. Here's the scoop.
To answer the often asked question of where to stay in Bologna, I've compiled this list of my favorite hotels and B&Bs in Bologna. I hope you find it useful.
Discover why walking along the Portico di San Luca is a quintessential Bologna experience! I also tell you about my guided walking tour of the portico and the Bologna hills.
For gorgeous views of Bologna, and a quintessential Bologna experience, climb the 97-meter-high Torre degli Asinelli!
Bologna's Fountain of Neptune is a must-see. Learn about its history and why the Bolognesi love it so much.
What you need to know before you visit San Petronio Basilica, the Bolognesi's most beloved church.
Dig deeper into Bologna's history with these intriguing little-known facts.
“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”...
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!