Bologna, located in the heart of Italy, is a medieval pearl that enchants everyone with its glorious and rich past. The country of writers, poets, artists, and musicians, it is recognized by UNESCO as a “creative musical city”. In addition, the oldest university in Europe is located there!
Having visited Bologna once, you will undoubtedly want to come back there again!
Where to go?
Shrine of European culture
Take a walk through the halls of the oldest university in Europe (built in 1088!) and feel the inspiring atmosphere of the homeland of European culture.
Impressive Italian art
Head down to Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna to get acquainted with the works of the great Italian masters, such as Giotto, Raffaello, Tiziano, Tintoretto, Perugino and the Carracci family.
City of towers
Enjoy an exclusive aperitif on a 12th-century medieval tower overlooking the city.
Visit the museum of Enzo Ferrari in Modena (about an hour away from Bologna), and then the Ferrari museum in Maranello.
What to eat?
Real street food
Try food in the local markets of Bologna. Excellent taste!
Champion among cheeses
Discover the secret of Parmigiano Reggiano preparation. At the end of the excursion, you will have a possibility to taste different kinds of cheese.
Visit Osteria Francescana, the place nominated the best restaurant in 2016. It also has 3 Michelin stars.
What to listen?
Visit the house-museum of the great maestro Luciano Pavarotti in Modena. In addition, you can enjoy an aperitif in the house-museum itself and listen to the concert there.
«Doppio alla Bolognese»
Go up to the top of the tower and enjoy an amazing synchronous (“double”) concert of the 4 bells of San Petronio. Bell art passes from father to son since 1500.
And this is not the whole list of things you can do in Bologna…
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