Bologna Airport (BLQ) – Bologna Airport Transfers

Bologna Airport Transfers

Bologna Airport Transfers by Bus, Train and Car: Bologna is the largest city in the Emilia-Romagna region and the Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (Aeroporto di Bologna-Guglielmo Marconi) is the main airport servicing this region. Close to 6 million passengers pass through Bologna Airport (BLQ) annually, making it the seventh busiest airport in Italy. The airport […]

Castel Guelfo Outlet in Bologna

Bologna Shopping

Castel Guelfo Outlet – A Bologna Outlet with Some 100 Stores: While on our walking tour of Bologna, our tour guide made an off-the-cuff remark that Milan is the exhibition centre for fashion, but much of the production takes place in Bologna. If she is correct, then there must be some really good designer outlets […]

The Unique Porticos of Bologna

Piazza Maggiore porticos

The Bologna Portico – A World Heritage Site: It was raining when we arrived in Bologna and to say that I was disappointed was an understatement. I was so looking forward to seeing this historical city in all its summer glory, but instead what we have was grey skies and wet grounds. Not that I […]

Bologna Anatomical Theatre at the Archiginnasio

Archiginnasio of Bologna

Archiginnasio of Bologna – Anatomical Theatre of Bologna: Unless you’re a medical type, an anatomical theatre is not quite the kind of place that you would normally plan to visit during the holidays. However, a visit to the Bologna Anatomical Theatre is one that should not be be missed. This historical Bologna theatre in the […]

Bologna Festival 2013 – Bologna

Bologna Classical Concert

Bologna Festival – An Annual Classical Concert in Bologna: Bologna hosts quite a number of festivals throughout the year and one of the classical music festivals this city hosts is the Bologna Festival. Now in its 32nd edition, the Bologna Festival offers a selection of concerts that highlight the diversity of classical music in this […]

How to Get to Cortina d’Ampezzo

Cortina d'Ampezzo

How to Get to Cortina d’Ampezzo by Bus and Train: Cortina d’Ampezzo is situated on top of the Valle del Boite in the Dolomites. This very popular ski-resort town is 72 km from the town of Belluno, 162 km from Venice, 432 km from Milan and 692 km from Rome. There is no train station […]

How to Get to Castel Gandolfo from Rome

Castel Gandolfo

Travel to Castel Gandolfo by Public Transport: As the summer residence of the Pope, Castel Gandolfo is a very popular with people of the Catholic faith. They flock to this town from around Italy and overseas whenever there is a religious event or when the Pope gives an audience. Castel Gandolfo commune itself is very […]

How to Get to San Gimignano

How to Get to San Gimignano

Getting to San Gimignano by Train, Bus or Car: San Gimignano is a small Tuscan hill-town situated about half way between Florence and Siena. Although there is no train station in this town and the closest airports in the region are either Firenze or Pisa Airport, San Gimignano is nevertheless easily accessible by car or […]

Shopping in San Gimignano

San Gimignano pottery

For Those Looking to Shop in San Gimignano, there is Plenty to Buy Here: San Gimignano is not known as a shopping destination, but for those who love to shop, there are plenty of things you can buy here. In this town there are many shops selling handicraft such as ceramics and woodcraft, embroidery, leather […]

Food and Wine in San Gimignano

Italian cheeses

San Gimignano is a Great Food Destination: If you’re a foodie or love cooking, San Gimignago is a destination for you. The traditional cuisine of this Tuscan hill-town features many of the typical dishes that you’ll see on menus of trattorias and restaurants in Tuscany, and if you’re into cooking, you can easily buy these […]