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Bologna your destination

Salaborsa library

Salaborsa library

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.

Tours and guided visits

Tours and guided visits

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.

Five things to see in Bologna

Five things to see in Bologna

Bologna, with its chaotic look is a mix of cultures, styles, curiosities and flavours.

Five things to eat in Bologna

Five things to eat in Bologna

Bologna is famous worldwide for the excellent wine and food products of its territory.

A weekend in Bologna

A weekend in Bologna

If you are planning a weekend in Bologna, you can forget home the umbrella, but take a pair of comfortable shoes!

Basilicas of Bologna

Basilicas of Bologna

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.

Main Historic Buildings in Bologna

Main Historic Buildings in Bologna

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.

Archaeological Civic Museum of Bologna

Archaeological Civic Museum 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.

National Art Gallery of Bologna

National Art Gallery of Bologna

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.

Quadrilatero market in Bologna

Quadrilatero market in Bologna

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.

Underground Bologna: memories from Bologna’s subsoil

Underground Bologna: memories from Bologna’s subsoil

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.

Bolognese culinary traditions: mortadella

Bolognese culinary traditions: mortadella

Among the most renowned  and appreciated cold cuts, mortadella bolognese is a real symbol of the city’s gastronomic excellence.

Bolognese culinary traditions: tortellini

Bolognese culinary traditions: tortellini

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.

Three special destinations to discover Bologna in autumn with a touch of romanticism

Three special destinations to discover Bologna in autumn with a touch of romanticism

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.

Bologna seen from above in eight stages

Bologna seen from above in eight stages

Come to Bologna to touch the sky with a finger. 

The Bolognese food tradition: friggione and green sauce

The Bolognese food tradition: friggione and green sauce

Celebrations have been the occasion to rediscover family traditions and the warmth of grandparents’ love. 

Patience has its limits. No Patience in Bologna.

Patience has its limits. No Patience in Bologna.

Those who remember or heard about the '77 events, Bologna is symbol of student protests and Dams is the ideological cradle. 

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