Check out our Bologna Airport service if you intend discovering Italy by road. You will find various rental desks inside the airport. Make sure you get the best deal possible by booking in advance on this website.
Both Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights to Bologna Airport. You can fly direct with Ryanair from Dublin Airport on Mondays and Fridays while Aer Lingus offer a service from Dublin to Bologna between the dates March 29th and October 24th on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Ski holidays are extremely popular this time of year. Many resorts are within easy reach with a Bologna Airport car hire;
• Cimone 61 Kilometres
• Cutigliano 64 Kilometres
• Frassinoro Piandelagotti 65 Kilometres
• Abetone 67 Kilometres
• Malga San Giorgio 126 Kilometres
Bologna is located in the Po Valley Northern Italy. Bologna is a city with a rich history with much to discover. The oldest European university is located in Bologna thus Bologna is sometimes known as “university town”. In the year 2000 Bologna was named the European capital of culture.
Leaning towers are normally associated with Pisa however Bologna actually has two. The towers are known as Le Due Tomi (two towers). Torre Asinelli stands at ninety seven metres and offers excellent views of the city while Torre Garisenda is considerably smaller at forty eight metres.
There are two squares in Bologna. Piazza Maggiore and Piazza del Nettuno. At Piazza del Nettuno you will find the renowned sixteenth century Fountain of Neptun. Basilica di San Petronio can also be found here. It is the biggest church in Bologna as well as the 5th biggest basilica worldwide.
Bologna is host to many annual events throughout the year including a dance event which lasts for a week called Amores. Here you will find various dance events taking place on the street of Bologna.
Don’t forget to try some spaghetti Bolognese while in Bologna. Guess where it got its name from?