Bologna your destination
Opened in 2001 inside Palazzo d’Accursio, set of the Township of Bologna, Salaborsa library faces Piazza Nettuno and is the cultural centre of the city.
In order to truly understand the identity of Bologna, the development of its history and the meaning of the art spread among churches and public and private buildings, it might be necessary the help of experienced tourists guides, who as well as giving historic information, can also suggest charming interpretations of some of the identities of this multifaceted town.
Bologna, with its chaotic look is a mix of cultures, styles, curiosities and flavours.
Bologna is famous worldwide for the excellent wine and food products of its territory.
If you are planning a weekend in Bologna, you can forget home the umbrella, but take a pair of comfortable shoes!
Windows, frescos and crypts: a tour of the basilicas of Bologna allows you to dive in the past and contemplate some of the most famous works of the Italian art history. Today, we are offering you some tips on the basilicas of Bologna that you should visit during your stay in Emilia’s chief town.
Thanks to the rich heritage of architectural styles, Bologna buildings are a suggestive proof of the history of Emilia’s chief town. Currently, some of these are open to the public while other buildings remain residential dwellings or private offices. Today, we propose you a quick itinerary among the historic buildings of Bologna.
The Archaeological Civic Museum of Bologna hosts a rich collection of historic and artistic findings that attract tourists and enthusiasts every day, from all over the world.
Built in the early 19th century as place to collect the works of the Academy of Fine Arts, the National Art Gallery of Bologna is currently preserving some of the most renowned examples of Emilia’s paintings and those who were inspired by it, between the 13th and 18th century.
The Quadrilatero Market in Bologna is the core of the craft and merchant tradition of the city, of which we can still admire the traces today. Located in a central area of Bologna, between via Rizzoli, via dell’Archiginnasio, via Farini and via Castiglione, the particular district of quadrilateral shape gave the name to the area.
Despite being still unknown by most visitors and tourists, underground Bologna is one of the most suggestive and charming sceneries offered by the chief town of Emilia Region.
Among the most renowned and appreciated cold cuts, mortadella bolognese is a real symbol of the city’s gastronomic excellence.
Typical product of Emilia, which represents the long gastronomic tradition of the region, tortellino is one of the most famous and imitated egg pastas all over the world.
The first leaves begin twirling on the streets of Bologna and when the season forces you to leave the sandals, the city charm finds a vibrant echo among the red of bricks and the red of the trees that lose their leaves for the winter.
Celebrations have been the occasion to rediscover family traditions and the warmth of grandparents’ love.