Not everyone knows that Bologna is a land of water. From lakes and waterfalls, rivers and fountains to the canals that have made the city great since Medieval times.
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 large film library, festivals and events as well as world-class restoration and conservation centres. The seventh art made Bologna its home.
Bologna is world-renowned for its architecture. From old to new, traditional to contemporary, medieval to Baroque, and many styles in between, there are hundreds of great buildings and streets in the city. Here are some of the best
A great sports event in Bologna, at PalaDozza. The best teams in the world ready to triumph in the finals.
From 21st to 23rd September: the biggest sporting event to fight against breast cancer in Italy and worldwide returns to Bologna. A scheduled 5 km run, a 2 km walk and many other initiatives dedicated to living a healthy life.
roBOt Festival is an international event born in Bologna in 2008 dedicated to electronic music and visual arts, featuring concerts, dj sets, perfomances, projections, digital installations.
Stroll back through the city's history, admiring the historical monuments and medieval towers that watch over Bologna to this day.UNESCO has defined the historical centre of Bologna as the best preserved medieval centre in the world.
Every day € 15.00 per person - Free entry for Bologna Welcome Card - € 30 holders
Two-hour guided tour where you will discover the city as well the secrets hidden at the back of the best gelato shops.
Every Friday of August and September , € 20.00 p/person
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Bologna and Italian cuisine at FICO Eataly World, the world’s first food-themed amusement park.
Every Saturday, Sunday and Monday until 26 August, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 31st August, €25 p/person - 10% off for Bologna Welcome Card holders
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