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Geting to Bologna

I never travel by public transportation, instead I am traveling by car.
To get to Bologna there are tree possible road directions:
- A4 plus A13 from direction of Trieste
- A1 from direction of Milano
- A22 from direction of Brennero.
As in most of Italian cities, parking in the central part of the town is a huge problem. There are too many cars inside the city because great majority of Italian use it to move around. I suggest you to park your car in the garages, it will cost you a bit more but your car will be safe and, more important, you wont spend half of a day in searching parking fo free.
Besides, city center is limited traffic area and you risk fine.

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croisbeauty
Jun 16, 2006

Park at Piazza Otto Agosto

If you're travelling to Bologna by car and need to park then the best place to park is in the underground car park which lies under Piazza Otto Agosto to the north of the city centre. I spent a while trying to park in the city centre itself without any luck and then stumbled across this place. Also it keeps the car cool if the weather's warm!

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Willettsworld
Aug 27, 2005

Dad's car and we are in Bologna!

I'm living in Ferrara thus it's not so far heading to Bologna for me indeed.. It was a cool saturday morning when we made our way Bologna lately.. Just 30 mins on Padova-Bologna A13 Highway and we are on the target point!

kedi+
Jan 02, 2004

I noticed some buses driving...

I noticed some buses driving around, but all the people (included me) were comming with their cars (motorhomes).
Try walking, cycling (there are very nice four wheels bicyces to be rent for 7 EUR per day), dont use your car if it's not necessary.

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Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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Car sharing in Bologna

An alternative way to visit Bologna is to share a car. It's not soo expensive and it's easy. Every informations you need on this site:

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Apr 10, 2004

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"My way to stay in Bologna!"
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Santurario del Corpus Domini

We came across this church by accident while wandering the streets. Its façade is right on the street and you barely notice it until you are upon it, when the fantastic ornamentation of the brick...
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Palazzo della Giustizia

The magnificent Palazzo di Giustizia, also known as Palazzo Baciocchi, was designed and constructed by Andrea Palladio in 1534. The palace was sold in 1822 to Napoleon's brother in law, Prince Felice...
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San Domenico

The Basilica di San Domenico was built in 1238, and houses the tomb of St Dominic, the founder of the Dominican Order who died in Bologna in 1221. The tomb of St Dominic is in a very elaborate...
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Palazzo Comunale - Town Hall

The imposing building on the west side of Piazza Maggiore was once the home of the Accursio family, but has been the seat of the city council since 1336. It was renovated in 1444, and again in the...
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San Petronio

The huge Basilica was built to honour Petronius, bishop of Bologna in the fifth century. it is reckoned to be one of the greatest Catholic churches throughout Italy and features a length of 132...
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San Francesco

In 126 the city authorities gave the friars of the Bologna Franciscan monastery the parcel of land on which Basilica San Francesco now stands, so that they could build their own church. By 1251 the...
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