This pocket-sized guide is a convenient, quick-reference companion to discovering what to do, what to see and how to get around Bologna. It covers top attractions like Santo Stefano, le Due Torri and San Luca, to cultural gems, including the show-stopping Neptune's Fountain in the heart of the city, the Palazzo dell'Archiginnasio, a former university building with anatomical theatre where human corpses were dissected, and the monumental Basilica di San Petronio, one of Italy's most imposing Gothic churches. This will save you time, and enhance your exploration of this fascinating Bologna. This title has been fully updated post-COVID-19.
This Mini Rough Guide to Bologna covers: Piazza Maggiore and Around; East of Piazza Maggiore; The University Quarter; North and West of Centre; The Bologna Hills; Excursions from Bologna.
In this travel guide you will find:
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER
Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Bologna, from cultural explorations in Medieval Museum or Palazzo dell'Archiginnasio to family activities in child-friendly places, like Museum of History at Palazzo Pepoli and Sala Borsa multimedia centre, or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas like Barrio del Carmen.
TOP TEN ATTRACTIONS
Covers the destination's top ten attractions not to miss, including Santo Stefano, le Due Torri, Mambo, San Luca, Basilica di San Petronio, Pinacoteca Nazionale and a Perfect Day itinerary suggestions.
Compact, concise, and packed with essential information, with a sharp design and colour-coded sections, this is the perfect on-the-move companion when you're exploring Bologna.
HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INSIGHTS
Includes an insightful overview of landscape, history and culture.
WHAT TO DO
Detailed description of entertainment, shopping, nightlife, festivals and events, and children's activities.
Handy colour maps on the inside cover flaps will help you find your way around.
PRACTICAL TRAVEL INFORMATION
Practical information on eating out, including a handy glossary and detailed restaurant listings, as well as a comprehensive A-Z of travel tips on everything from getting around to health and tourist information.
Inspirational colour photography throughout.
Free eBook download with every purchase of a printed book to access all content from your phone or tablet for on-the-road exploration.