Best Luxury Hotels In Bologna

The chief city in the Emilia-Romagna region, Bologna has a rich heritage. Famed for having the oldest university in the Western world ( a complex dating back to 1088) it’s packed with romantic medieval and Renaissance architecture. But there’s another side to the elegant city — an edgier, politically outspoken community have brought a more modern ‘street’ vibe to the destination. Piazza Maggiore stands at its centre, with stunning collonades, alleyways filled with colourful fruit and veg stalls, buzzing cafes and the impressive Fountain of Neptune. Come here if you’re interested in the city’s history, or for a romantic break with a wide choice of beautiful restaurants and cafes.

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