From Bologna to 10 Wonders of Italy
Starting from Bologna, one of the most connected and central cities in Italy, we invite you on an unforgettable adventure through some of the most fascinating and historically rich places in our country. A journey that holds hidden treasures and millenary legends and that will amaze your senses and leave you speechless. Are you ready to discover these Italian gems and be captivated by their timeless beauty? Contact us to organize your trip outside Bologna!
1. Milan - the city of fashion and art
We leave Bologna by hiring a private transfer or in a comfortable high-speed train directed to Milan, which will take us to the beating heart of Italian fashion and art in just over an hour. You will be surrounded by breathtaking architecture, such as the famous Duomo, a majestic Gothic cathedral that dominates the city with its gleaming spires. Strolling through the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, you will feel immersed in a veritable treasure trove of luxury and culture, where shopping and art blend harmoniously. Discover with our expert guides, theaters, lakes and cultural curiosities of this Lombard jewel!
2. Verona - An eternal love story
From Bologna, it takes about an hour by train or private transfer to immerse yourself in the city of love: Verona. Are you familiar with the famous Romeo and Juliet tragedy? Here you can visit Juliet's House, where love and passion have left an indelible mark. Between the historical frescoes in Piazza delle Erbe and the majestic architecture of the Arena di Verona, an ancient amphitheater that echoes the grandeur of the Roman Empire, you will walk the streets of the city in unparalleled artistic magic. Verona is a delight for the eyes and soul, rightly proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Indulge in the romance and treat yourself to a walking tour hand in hand, while our guides reveal you the most compelling sights.
3. Venice - A fairytale of canals, palaces and masks
Whether on board of an elegant private transfer or with a comfortable direct train, from Bologna you can reach the city of Venice, a pearl built on water, in just a few hours. Here, you will be greeted with the magnificence of St Mark's Square, where the Basilica with the same name and the majestic Campanile stand, offering visitors a breathtaking view. Gondolas, the undisputed symbol of this city, will take you through canals steeped in romance and mystery. Be captivated by the charm of the city's narrow streets and picturesque bridges. Whether you love food, walking or history curiosity, state your interests and we will help you choose the best tour a to fully enjoy this beautiful city. Discover the countless facets of Venice and prepare yourself to be enraptured by the timeless enchantment of this fascinating destination.
4. Padua - Between culture and spirituality
No less important is Padua, a city of ancient culture and an important center of learning since antiquity. Hop aboard a train, or contact us to book a private driver, and discover the wonders of this city that is home to the world-famous Scrovegni Chapel. Adorned with Giotto's masterful frescoes, it is a true work of sacred art. The Basilica di Sant'Antonio, a place of pilgrimage for believers from all over the world, will amaze you with its architectural splendor and meditative silence. Strolling through the historical center, you will admire the elegance of the squares and the charm of the historic cafés, accompanied by the stories of our private guide.
5. Ravenna - A mosaic of art and history
Ravenna is an Italian city located not far from Bologna, but shines in its own light thanks to its extraordinary Byzantine mosaics. This technique came from the ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, but reached the height of its splendor during the Roman Empire and especially during the Byzantine era, with Ravenna at the center of this artistic movement. It is an artistic technique in which small pieces of materials such as glass, stone, ceramic or enamel are assembled to create images and motifs. Today, the most famous mosaics are found in the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia and the Basilica of San Vitale and depict biblical and astrological scenes. But the charm of Ravenna can be felt in every cobbled street and charming little square. Walking along these streets will be an elegant journey through time and beauty of Italian iconography.
6. San Marino - A country within a country
San Marino, one of the world's oldest republics, established its independence in 301 A.D. from the rest of Italy, effectively becoming a country within a country. This choice is attributable to its unique geographical position and the determination of its inhabitants, as well as the economic stability that has always characterized its market. The towers and the castles, symbols of freedom and independence, dominate the surrounding hills and offer breathtaking views, bearing witness to the history and pride of San Marino. This fascinating republic, suspended between thousands of years of history and breathtaking natural cliffs, invites explorers to discover the culture, hospitality and tradition of independence of its inhabitants. Who would like to join a private tour with lunch?
7. Parma - Between Prosciutto and Parmigiano Reggiano
A short trip by train or private transfer will take you to Parma, a city famous for its prosciutto and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. This city is not only a joy for the palate, but also a riot of culture and art. It’s Impossible to not mention the majestic Teatro Regio, where internationally renowned plays come to life, as well as Correggio's frescoes in the Camera of San Paolo. Stroll through the historic center with our expert guides on your side and be captivated by the historic squares and elegant arcades. You will certainly not miss the local culinary tradition, savoring local products with unmistakable seasoning and flavor!
8. Modena - Home of Balsamic Vinegar and Ferrari
Easily accessible from Bologna is also Modena, a city known all over the world not only for its IGP Balsamic Vinegar, but also for being the home of Ferrari. Wander through the land where the first car models were born, visit the museum dedicated to the brand and the Fiorano track. For true enthusiasts, there will also be the opportunity to try out a racing car simulator! For the gourmet lovers, Modena hides, among its many nuances, an important history of tradition and recipes that give rise to the IGP Balsamic Vinegar. Come and learn about the processing stages of Modena's gold and taste the different vintages!
9. Florence - the cradle of the Renaissance
Another gem close to Bologna is the beautiful city of Florence, one of the most fascinating and culturally rich cities in the world. In a few hours by train or on board of a comfortable private transfer, you will be catapulted into the cradle of the Renaissance, surrounded by an unparalleled artistic heritage. Florence will captivate you with its magnificent Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Giotto's majestic Campanile.
The beating heart of the city, Piazza della Signoria, houses the Uffizi Gallery where masterpieces by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo will leave you speechless. Don't forget to cross the famous Ponte Vecchio, one of Florence's best-known icons. This is the ideal city for lovers of culture, art and the vast countryside that is home to important local wines! We offer numerous tours because there are numerous attractions in this wonderful Tuscan flower. Contact us to choose together the most suitable option for your holiday!
10. Pisa - The enchantment of the Leaning Tower
Finally, our journey takes us to Pisa, with its most famous symbol: the Leaning Tower, one of the most photographed monuments in the world. Admire the Piazza dei Miracoli, with the Cathedral and Baptistery, and enjoy the unique view from the top of the Tower. The city is a riot of art, history and culture, and a tour of its streets will let you discover the magic of this fascinating university town.
Each city will bring you thrills and surprises, taking you on a journey back in time through Italian culture, art and gastronomy.
Contact us to organize the most suitable trip outside Bologna for you!