Whether you are looking for culture, style, history, delicious food, exciting nightlife or beautiful weather, Bologna has it all. Italy's seventh-largest city and the capital of the Emilia-Romagna region will surprise, thrill and enchant you with its charm. One of Italy's most prosperous cities, a former European Capital of Culture in 2000 and a UNESCO Creative City of Music in 2006, Bologna is a cultural hotspot with many strings to its bow. Book your flights to Bologna for a holiday you will never forget.
Bologna is an exciting destination throughout the year. Those who like it hot will savour the glorious heat and sunshine in the months of July and August, while the city is a delightful place to visit during the slightly cooler climes of spring, early summer or autumn. The best opportunities to find cheap tickets are when the summer heat gives way to pleasant autumn temperatures in October, with return flights available for less than €150.
Bologna is served by Guglielmo Marconi International Airport (BLQ), located 6 km to the northwest of the city. You can find cheap tickets to Bologna from various locations throughout Europe. Compare fares from London Heathrow via British Airways or KLM, Paris via Lufthansa and Amsterdam via Air France, Alitalia or Austrian Airlines. With a flight time of just two hours from London or one and a half hours from Paris, book your cheap flights to Bologna and enjoy the perfect weekend getaway.
You can reach Bologna in just a few minutes by taxi, with fares costing around €15-20. Catch an Aerobus directly to the city for €7, or take a regular city bus if you have a little more time to spare.
Voted the city with the highest quality of life in Italy in 2011, Bologna is truly a delight. Sip a coffee under the shadows of the twin towers, the iconic image of Bologna. These two towers, La Torre degli Asinelli and La Torre Garisenda, were built by rival families in the twelfth century. If the summer heat is getting too much, take a stroll in the shade beneath the city's stylish porticos. Or marvel at the well-preserved historical sights around the Piazza Maggiore, including the majestic Palazzo dei Banchi and San Petronio Basilica. You will be immediately struck by the vivid colours of the city's architecture, with its famous terracotta roofs, fiery oranges and bright yellows everywhere you turn. Bologna is a paradise for foodies, and the Bolognese cuisine is one of the world's most loved. Make sure you try the famous ragù alla bolognese at one of the city's many exceptional restaurants. Bologna is renowned for its thriving student population from all over the world, and the University of Bologna is the world's oldest existing university, dating back to 1088 and counting luminaries such as Dante and Erasmus among its former students. Bologna is also famous for its rock, electronic and alternative music scene, with a wide range of concerts held all year around. Whatever you're into, book your return flights to Bologna and savour its endless range of attractions.
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