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Private Tour: Ecclesiastical Heritage of Bologna
"Your guide can show you up to 3 different churches that present significant yet different aspects of the selected genre. (Popular visits include S. Stefano S.Petronio and S.Domenico). This in-depth hassle-free private tour is hosted by a professional guide. Please list any special interests you have at the time of booking to alert your guide so that he or she can prepare for your private tour.""""Delve into Bologna's Romanesque Gothic and Baroque churches on your private guided tour examining the history
From EUR71.00
 
Private Tour: Classical Bologna Walking Tour
"Untouched by mass tourism Bologna is the capital of the prosperous Emilia Romagna region. On this Classical Bologna Private Walking Tour you'll discover why Bologna has so many nicknames including La Dotta (The Learned) for its ancient university; La Rossa (The Red) for the warm colors of its roofs and houses and La Grassa (The Fat) for the wonderful food you'll find here!This private walking tour takes you to see some of the most important buildings in the city
From EUR71.00
 
2-Hour Historic Bike Tour of Bologna
"Meet your guide at the bike rental store near the train station and take off on an easy 10 km (6 miles) bike ride through historic Bologna. Beginning with a look to the modern quarter of Manifattura delle Arti now the focus of the hi-tech centre of the city you will be guided around the history of the medieval harbour of Bologna with a focus on the importance of the subterranean canals in Bologna. Arrive at the Prendiparte Tower an elegant and well preserved tower to lead your imagination into the past. The discovery of the ghetto will show the importance of the Jewish community in Bologna
From EUR35.00

Bologna Centrale - some super-whizzy trains.

Italian trains are safe, comfortable and efficient enough with an extensive network. Getting to or from Bologna by train is very easy.Bologna Centrale station has been fairly recently extended to cope...
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leics
Oct 25, 2014

train in italy

Thanks to all..Just back home from Bologna. Bologna to Florence with high speed train because we had no enough time to visit because of our flight was late for bologna and we bought our tickets at a...
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Sep 24, 2012

Bologna Centrale

The size and traffic volume of Bologna Centrale makes it Italy’s fifth-largest train station. An average of 159,000 persons every day, 58 million per year, pass through its 839.5 square-foot facility....
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von.otter
Jan 24, 2012

Easy day trip to or from Ravenna or Parma

Parking in Bologna -- even getting there via car -- is challenging. So we opted to use the train, which runs frequently to and from both Ravenna and Parma. (Round-trip was about ten euros.) The trip...
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Bunsch
Aug 28, 2010

Day trip to Venice

There are a few types of trains going to Venice from Bologna. The fastest is the Eurostar AV train that takes about 1.5 hours and costs 28 euros (as at May 2010) 2nd class. The much more economical...
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milliturtle
Jun 24, 2010

Well connected!

We arrived to Bologna by train and I have to say that this city is well connected.It is easy to purchase the tickets in the stations but do not forget to validate them before you get into the train....
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tzuki
Jun 06, 2009

New railway station

Bologna is a natural crossroads between Continental Europe and the Mediterraneanbasin. It is crossed by goods and people from Europe and the Mediterranean area. Theconstruction of the Milan-Bologna...
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darkjedi
Nov 01, 2008

Bologna Central Train Station

The main station building is neoclassical style, its distinctive fifteenth century facade opens in nine entrance doors, and is towered by the trademark clock tower with its marble pillars. It has the...
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darkjedi
Oct 25, 2008

It was a bit on the odd side.

We had heavy suitcases and were a bit tired after strolling around for 4 hours - we are not as young as we used to be - so we were looking for a lift to get down to our platform. Not seeing any...
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craic
Jan 14, 2008

The Station

Reasonably well organised station if a little crowded. We found the left luggage (deposito bagagli) no problem in the main lobby and the staff were agreeable. We wanted a map but the Tourist Office...
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craic
Jan 14, 2008

Ferrovie dello Stato

Bologna can be easily reached by train from the north and the south of Italy. Although Bologna has its own airport you will probably get to Bologna by train, arriving at "Bologna Centrale" railway...
Fra.da.
Dec 03, 2006

Train travel in Italy

I have now been to Italy several times and have travelled around this fabulous country by train most of the time.Once you get the hang of it, train travel in Italy is easy. It is also a great way to...
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sue_stone
Nov 14, 2006
 
 
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"My way to stay in Bologna!"
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"il gusto di Bologna"
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"Bologna – Eat, look up, marvel, eat and savour"
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"City of towers and arcades."
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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 illustrious Ruini family originally from Reggio Emilia and transferred to Bologna in the early 16th century soon reached the senatorial ranks and called on an architect of international renown...
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San Domenico

This church is dedicated to saint Dominic Guzman. He was the founder of the Dominican monks. This worship place was begun in 1221 after the death of Dominic. It was completed in 1233. Inside it was...
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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

I think it would be hard to argue that this is the most attractive of churches in Bologna, but it is certainly imposing. You can see its façade in one of the photos in my previous tip on the Piazza...
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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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