City breaks to Bologna
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Hotels in Bologna
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Grand Hotel Elite Located in the city centre, just a stroll from the historical centre, the hotel is near Porta San Felice. Guests can easily walk to the Two Towers, Piazza Maggiore and Piazza del Nettuno, as well as all the other attractions and famous monuments in the city.
Zanhotel Regina This lovely hotel is located in centre of Bologna, just a few metres from the Due Tori and the Piazza VIII Agosto, which is the venue for a weekly market. This location provides an optimal opportunity to experience Bolognas rich culture and lively atmosphere.
Things to do in Bologna
Towers of Bologna the two towers are the symbol of Bologna, at one time there were around one hundred of these towers in Bologna, built for defending the city now not many have survived and these are the two most famous.
Basilica Santuario della Madonna di San Luca houses a representation of the Virgin Mary, supposedly painted by St Luke and transported from the Middle East to Bologna in the 12th century.
Museum of Bologna This museum tells the story of the city using super modern technology including 3D film, a mock canal and more in this futuristic museum of Bologna’s past.
Other popular activities in Bologna include Wine tours, Private tours of the city, Segwey tours etc.
Food and drink
Bologna is a port city and so you can expect that seafood will feature prominently but not exclusively on menus in the city. Calamari, lasagne and other pasta dishes are common including the famous Bolognese dish that emanated from the city and turned into a world favourite.
Nightlife in Bologna
By day Bologna is a relaxed historical city but comes alive at night time. Matis is the city’s most famous nightclub and is a great place if you are in the mood for dancing as it has a huge dance floor. The Covo Club is the place to check out for live music bands. There are also many theatres in Bologna where classical music is performed.
Bologna Airport is officially called Guglielmo Marconi Airport and is situated 6km northwest of the city of Bologna. The airport is connected to the city by rail and bus which both operate a frequent service and takes about 20 mins to reach the city.
Weather in Bologna the city of Bologna experiences four different seasons. In summer the temperatures can easily reach 30degrees Celsius. Autumn cools to the low twenties. January is the coldest month with the average temperature at near freezing. Spring is a lovely time to visit as it is warm and mild.
Electricity The standard European 220Volt two-pin round pronged plugs.
Currency Italy uses the Euro
Bologna Time is one hour ahead of Irish time. +1GMT
Visa requirements Irish Citizens travelling to Bologna do not require a visa as Italy is a member state of the E.U