3 days in Bologna Itinerary

3 days in Bologna Itinerary

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A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Delicious Bologna - Bologna Food Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano and Santuario di Madonna di San Luca. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bologna: Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe (in Classe), Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna) and Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli (in Misano Adriatico). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Archiginnasio di Bologna, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant’Antonio, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bologna trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Peretola Airport and Verona Villafranca Airport. October in Bologna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bologna

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Padua, Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Basilica San Vitale
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Santuario di Madonna di San Luca ©
Santuario di Madonna di San Luca
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