• Salvatore Fuda

Bologna the fat one, the red one, the learned...

Updated: May 13, 2021

Bologna is the city of arcades and food in the world.

In fact, the names that are attributed confirm this. The fat one for the food , the red one for the red roofs and the learned one for the ancient university among the oldest in the world.

City Center Piazza della Mercanzia.

Walking under the arcades, protected from the sun and rain, you can easily reach the many important museums, the galleries, the many religious buildings that house an unexpected patrimony of works of art. from the historic center of the city and for over 40 kilometers. Piazza Maggiore is the ancient heart of Bologna. Its medieval palaces, witnesses of lively public life and intense economic activity. The famous Quadrilatero is the center of the Bolognese Movida, full of small taverns and markets of all kinds.


The quadrilatero is a network of streets with small shops and taverns where it is possible to test the best of traditional Bolognese food. The famous tagliatelle al ragù, lasagne alla bolognese, tortellini and tigelle are among the most famous specialties not to be missed.

Piazza Santo Stefano

One of the most beautiful squares in Bologna and in Italy is Piazza Santo Stefano, also called the square of the seven churches, the Basilica is perhaps the most fascinating complex of sacred buildings in Bologna. The foundation dates back to the beginning of the 5th century where the patron saint of Bologna San Petronio is buried.

Romantic Bologna

Bologna can be a very romantic city. In every corner of the city it is easy to find a special place where you can enjoy and fall in love. Falling in love of Bologna, on the other hand, is much easier....

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