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.
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!
How about walking from Bologna to Florence? Here's my account of the beautiful Via degli Dei trek, which I highly recommend doing if you love an active vacation!
Discover the history and get the official recipe of tortellini, a cherished dish that has become a symbol of Bolognese cuisine.