Lifestyle

Discover the “slow side” of Bologna by relaxing and plunging into the pleasures of conviviality and family activities.


The Bolognese territory offers a wide range of shopping areas to suit all tastes. Here, strolling through the innumerable historical markets, you can find design, handcrafts, food and wine delicacies, musical instruments and accessories, which testify the valuable quality of the local tradition. Various spas, as well as outdoor walks and other locations for the whole family complete this fancy picture. But this is just a taste of all the hidden qualities and experiences that can be lived in the city and its surroundings like a true local!

Lifestyle in the Bologna area

Bologna and its surroundings boast an extraordinary variety of proposals to spend a relaxing afternoon with the whole family. In the city centre, various kinds of small shops and stores are yours to be discovered, ranging from music to fashion over gastronomy. Meander through the charming stands of historical markets like the antiques market of Piazza Santo Stefano or the Piazzola Market in Piazza VIII Agosto. If you are tired of wandering along the city streets, you can enjoy your well-earned rest at one of the outdoor spas, between nature and wellness, such as the Porretta thermal baths or the Villaggio della Salute Più in Monterenzio. And for the youngest, enchanting parks and interesting interactive museums for all ages are always to be explored.

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