The two towers Garisenda and Asinelli are the traditional symbol of Bologna, strategically standing where the old Aemilian way entered the town. 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.
A route to discover the most important factories and museums dedicated to engines.
One of the symbols of Bologna: it’s a traditional place of worship because of the Virgin of St. Luke painting behind the altar; it is also the reassuring visual landmark for Bolognesi returning home.
The construction of the Palace was commissioned by Cardinal Borromeo between 1562 and 1563 and designed by architect Antonio Morandi called Terribilia; it was to house the lecture halls for the University (Law and Arts). Until 1803 it was the seat of the University and since 1838 it is the location of the Civic Library.
Art week is the event that for a whole week will combine exhibitions, special events and initiatives of ART CITY Bologna and Arte Fiera, turning Bologna into the capital of art.
It's time once again for the Galaverna of Pianoro, the traditional non-competitive walk that will take place as usual on Sunday, January 20th.
"Simply The Best" is the photo exhibition dedicated to Ayrton Senna and includes a series of meetings with the curators Angelo Orsi and Mirco Lazzari.
Opera in four acts which will start the Opera season at Teatro Comunale
What’s the most exciting thing in Bologna? Find out for yourself by climbing the 498 steps of one of Bologna’s remarkable symbols.
Every day € 5.00 per person. Free entry for Bologna Welcome Card PLUS holders
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Bologna and Italian cuisine at FICO Eataly World, the world’s first food-themed amusement park.
Every Saturday and Sunday, €20,00 p/person from 16th November to 24th February 2019 - 10% off for Bologna Welcome Card holders
Discover the prestigious Teatro Comunale di Bologna on a one-hour guided tour of one of the most enchanting places of the “UNESCO Creative City of Music”.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday until March, 2019, € 8.00 p/person
Save up to € 51 on ticket costs
Save up to € 71 on ticket costs