3 days in Bologna Itinerary

3 days in Bologna Itinerary

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Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Get some historical perspective at Acetaia Villa San Donnino and Basilica di San Petronio. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza Maggiore and Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bologna: Ferrara (Palazzo dei Diamanti & Castello Estense), Acetaia Malagoli Daniele (in Castelfranco Emilia) and Florence (Outlet Cafenoir & Borgo Sapori di Toscana). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda, take in the exciting artwork at Bologna Fotografata. Tre Secoli di Sguardi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Abacanto Home.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bologna trip planner .

If you are flying in from Iran, the closest major airports are Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Peretola Airport and Verona Villafranca Airport. April in Bologna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bologna

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Florence, Ferrara, Acetaia Villa San Donnino, Acetaia Malagoli Daniele
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Castello Estense ©
Castello Estense
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio

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