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Bologna’s amorous side

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Discover Bologna’s amorous side with that special someone.  

Long walks, fairytale castles, hidden sites and gorgeous sunsets: impress your date with a dreamy getaway to Bologna.

  

San Michele in Bosco

San Michele in Bosco

One of the most panoramic places of the surrounding hills of Bologna and its parvis offers a wonderful view of the city and of the plane till the Alps chain, including in one view the old towers, the outlines of the seventeenth century domes and the modern buildings of the Fiera District.

Le due Torri: Garisenda e degli Asinelli

Le due Torri: Garisenda e degli Asinelli

The traditional symbol of Bologna. In the late 12th century, at least one hundred towers dotted the town's skyline, but today only twenty have survived the ravages of fire, warfare and lightning. From the top of the Asinelli Tower, you can enjoy an incomparable panoramic view of the city.

Giardini Margherita

Giardini Margherita

Huge and centrally located, it is the largest city park. It is inspired by the English romantic parks: big tree-lined avenues, a little lake surrounded by artificial gypsum cliffs, wide lawns, oaks groves and other more natural edges, a series of considerable samples trees, mainly exotics. The perfect spot for a long romantic walk!

Sanctuary of San Luca

Sanctuary of San Luca

Located on top of Guardia hill, it is one of Bologna's symbol. The stroll under the longest portico in the world that climbs up the hill is one of the most romantic walks and when you reach the top the view is breathtaking: the whole Bologna spreads before the eyes 

Piazza Maggiore

Piazza Maggiore

Piazza Maggiore is located at the very centre of Bologna. In the past the square underwent many changes and was further enriched with important buildings. It is the ideal setting for a romantic evening stroll, hand in hand.

Piazza Santo Stefano

Piazza Santo Stefano

This triangular square is one of the most romantic places in the world. A magical place to be at night, when it's not so busy and you can sit under a portico and admire its beauty in peace with your loved one.

Finestrella di Via Piella

Finestrella di Via Piella

This corner of the city is known as "little Venice". Looking out among the buildings, through a little window, you can see one of the few stretches of running water, which was not covered with asphalt between the beginning of the 20th century and the postwar period. 

Rocchetta Mattei

Rocchetta Mattei

Indulge your inner knight or damsel with a romantic trip to a fairy tale castle. The fusion of different architectural styles makes the Rocchetta a mesmeric and fantastic place, full of small rooms very expertly decorated and linked together by a labyrinthine plan mixed together with lodges, spiral staircases and towers.

Parco della Chiusa

Parco della Chiusa

The park covers 110 hectares between the Reno River and the ridge of the first Bolognese hills. It offers a wide variety of landscapes and paths that wind on the hillside and through the woods along the Reno River. From the park you can admire a suggestive sunset on the Chiusa di Casalecchio.

The Porticoes of Bologna

The Porticoes of Bologna

The nearly 40-km-long  porticoes make the city of Bologna unique in the world and have been nominated as  a UNESCO World Heritage Site . Take your loved one hand-in-hand and weave through the beautiful medieval streets under the protection of the porticos.