If you love to spend your holidays in Italy, you won't want to miss a visit to Bologna. With good connections to Padua and Florence, Bologna is a wonderful starting point for a round-trip through Italy. A holiday in beautiful Bologna could end up leaving a lasting impression on both your mind and your waist-band. In this popular and vibrant city, you can expect to encounter a very high-standard of local and international cuisine, with scores of restaurants serving up arguably the best pasta and pizza Italy has to offer, naturally the ubiquitous spaghetti requires no further introduction! With a relaxed Mediterranean atmosphere characterised by typical Italian hospitality, spend your vacation in one of our Bologna villas or apartments and experience Italy! If after a few days of pure culinary indulgence spent sampling Bolognas edible delights, you feel a pang of calorie induced guilt, why not spend an evening or two in the relaxing environment of your Bologna villa. Our high-tech kitchen designs make self-catering holidays a dream, allowing you to save a few pennies and try your hand at tossing a healthy Italian salad together or cooking a healthy meal for the family. We must warn you though with such delicious cuisine located only a matter of minutes away from your Bologna apartment, we can't guarantee the kitchen will get much use!
Bologna Villas - beautiful and well located for your holiday
The best way of exploring the city is undoubtedly on foot as you will run into stunning architecture on every corner. However, the Piazza Del Nettuno, is a brilliant starting point to take in all of the stunning sights Bologna has to offer. History lovers will have a lot to see and do due to the wealth of internationally renowned museums seemingly located around every corner, from the Museo di palazzo Poggi specializing in Science and Art, to the Museo civico medieval which features old artifacts from the 14th century. Be sure to take time to visit the gigantic Basilica di San Petronio church in the city centre as it features a stunning interior. Another place that you can visit when you stay in Bologna accommodation is that of Castenaso, a small yet attractive place to walk around. You can also visit Budrio, which is nearby and is distinguished for the Bentivoglio Castle that has seen history in the making since its inception in the 16th century.
Enjoy Typical Italian Flair and an authentic setting
Despite its ancient roots, Bologna has developed into a modern city, with all the mod-cons you need tucked away amongst the beautiful architecture of days gone by. With scores of bars, clubs and lively restaurants at your disposal you'll never be bored of what Bologna has to offer and Shopaholics will be sated too, with fashion boutiques selling the latest in Italian fashion at high-street prices. If all of that sightseeing has got you hot under the collar, head down to the local market and pick up a bargain bottle of the region's finest vino and retire to your Bologna villa to make the most of the evening sun on your terracotta terrace. La vita e bella! If you already know Bologna and now you're searching for another interesting city in Italia?
After the Bologna province, name-giver to 'Spaghetti Bolognese' you want to visit more culinaric regions? What about Naples, home of 'Spaghetti alla Napoletana' or Genoa, home of 'Pesto alla Genovese'?