Bologna is home to one of the most beautiful old cities in Europe. In any weather you can reach the sights thanks to the approximately 40 km of arcades. In the Basilica of San Petronio there is a meridian by the astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini, implemented by Giandomenico Cassini.
The University of Bologna is the oldest university in the Western world. It is important to visit the Anatomy Amphitheatre in the university’s Palazzo Archiginnasio. It is not without reason that Bologna bears the nickname “La Dotta,” the scholar.
If you go to Bologna, you want to eat well. Even today, the tortellini, the small stuffed dumplings, are cleverly crafted by hand.
For motorsport fans, Bologna and the surrounding area are a mecca. Along Via Emilia are the main factories and museums dedicated to engines. This is about Ferrari (Maranello), Maserati (Modena), Lamborghini (Sant ‘Agata Bolognese), Ducati (Bologna) and others.