Holidays in Bologna will take you to one of Italy’s
most elegant and exciting cities. Among the weaving porticoes and medieval towers, you will experience spirited markets and bustling arcades, all in a city that continues to feel vibrant and welcoming long into the evening. Bologna holds international acclaim for its food, architecture and automobile design, while retaining an authentic and intimate city centre where each street exhibits the city’s historical and social roots. Whether you are looking to taste the local tortelli al tartufo nero underneath the shadows of the famous Due Torri or for relaxing evenings spent strolling through the Colli district to watch the sun set over the skyline, you will find much to enjoy in this remarkable city.
Bologna’s food culture could entertain and fascinate even the most experienced gastronome. It is commonplace to witness the making of fresh pasta and the tasting of locally made burrata when walking around the central piazza. Alongside these delights, Bologna hosts over fifty museums displaying work from renowned historical figures such as Michelangelo, Raphael and Mozart, as well as prestigious modern institutions such as the MAMbo, Museo D’arte Moderna Di Bologna, which maintain a thriving contemporary art scene.
Experience Bologna like no other
Citalia will support your trip to Bologna with specialist understanding and knowledge of the city and surroundings, allowing for a truly special visit.
Upon arrival in central Bologna, you’ll find yourself immersed in roofs of aged terracotta, impressive towers, and the marvellous, embellished palazzo. A short walk in any direction will take you to another distinct district and you may find yourself in awe underneath the arches of the University of Bologna or wandering through the colourful maze of the 16th Century Jewish ghetto. It’s remarkably easy to stumble upon a hidden bar or tucked away restaurant where you can eat and drink with the locals.
Those seeking to immerse themselves in Italian culture will be able to enjoy the Cineteca di Bologna, which, as well as operating a wonderful cinema, contains an immense archive of cinema footage and writing. There is also the International Museum and Library of Music which not only showcases the city’s important musical heritage but is currently situated inside the Palazzo Sanguinetti, a building full of decadent design which has been preserved for hundreds of years.