Tours & Tickets
Flights :Bologna’s main airport, Aeroporto di Guglielmo Marconi, serves the domestic flights within Italy and direct flights from other European countries. From the airport, you can take the BLQ shuttle bus to Bologna and to the neighboring cities, Firenze and Rimini. Taking a cab from the airport to Bologna city would costs 15-18 euros, baggage charges are excluded.
Bologna is the home town of Giorgio Morandi, and you could see his creativity in many high end greyish buildings in the city, absolutely exquisite artworks. One of Europe’s oldest universities, Bologna University is located here; within its walls, you could feel yourself being transported back to the 5th century and its way of life. There is also the 5th century twin towers (Torre Garisenda & Torre degli Asinelli), the landmark of Bologna. From the top of the towers, you could have the full view of the beauty of this antiquated city. The areas around the twin towers are the best places to sample the local way of life. Even today, the city of Bologna still retains its Roman era architectural styles as reflected from the shops, restaurants, and cafeterias and of course the Fountain of Neptune, Palazzo del Podesta and the Basilica di San Petronio.