Bologna is well-known for its food and for its politics, and is now regarded to be one of the most attractive cities in Italy, being full of character. Bologna is often referred to as 'Red Bologna' as it was the first city in Italy to elect a communist town council and opinions have always been important in this enchanting tourist destination.

Direct Flights to Bologna, Italy

Direct Flights to Bologna, Italy
The historic and beautiful city of Bologna is situated in northern Italy about half way between Florence and Milan. It is a lively university city and an important cultural centre, crammed full of many excellent museums, galleries and landmarks.

Famous for its exquisite cuisine and much-admired architecture this is a must see city.

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Head straight to the heart of the city where you’ll find the charming Piazza Maggiore, a huge bustling square surrounded by a host of impressive Medieval and Renaissance buildings. The square is also a great place to enjoy a coffee and some fantastic cuisine at one of the many cafes and bars or simply soak up the atmosphere watching the passing people and street entertainers.

Take a dip into the rich history of this beautiful city with a visit to some of its many interesting museums and galleries. Some of the best include the Archaeological Museum, home to one of Italy’s best Egyptian and Roman collections. Don’t miss the National Picture Gallery either which houses the city’s most spectacular artwork including works by many major Italian artists such as Vitale de Bologna.

If you’re feeling energetic, why not climb up the steep stairs to the top of Torre degli Asinelli, one of two leaning medieval towers where you’ll be rewarded with some fantastic views of Bologna and the surrounding countryside. 
The city is also home to one of Europe’s oldest universities. Dating back from the 11th century, this impressive university is well worth a visit.

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Bologna Climate

Bologna Climate
The weather in Bologna makes this city an ideal destination for a holiday or short break, throughout most of the year. Between May and September Bologna can become very hot and there can also be regular showers of heavy rain, particularly in spring and autumn. During mid-August, at the height of summer, many of the city's buildings, museums and restaurants close as many locals leave the city for the summer holidays.