Where to stay around Metropolitan City of Bologna?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 810 holiday lettings near Metropolitan City of Bologna. From 609 Studios to 607 Flats, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Metropolitan City of Bologna area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Metropolitan City of Bologna?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Metropolitan City of Bologna. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Bologna: 689 holiday homes
  • San Marino: 606 holiday homes
  • Imola: 58 holiday homes
  • Bolognina: 253 holiday homes
  • Villa Cicogna Conference and Events Center: 740 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Metropolitan City of Bologna! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Metropolitan City of Bologna?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Metropolitan City of Bologna with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Bologna: 689 holiday lettings
  • San Marino: 606 holiday lettings
  • Imola: 58 holiday lettings
  • Granarolo dell'Emilia: 636 holiday lettings
  • Porretta Terme: 182 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Metropolitan City of Bologna?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Metropolitan City of Bologna. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Villa Cicogna Conference and Events Center: 740 holiday rentals
  • Enoteca Regionale Emilia Romagna: 783 holiday rentals
  • Glossatori Tombs: 753 holiday rentals
  • BolognaFiere: 728 holiday rentals
  • EuropAuditorium Theater: 727 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Metropolitan City of Bologna listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental villa or accommodation in Bologna, Italy your home away from home

Bologna is the oldest and most prestigious university town in Italy. Famous for its enviable lifestyle and for having the finest cuisine in the whole of Italy, (which is a huge claim), Bologna holidays offer a magnificent opportunity to indulge in the finer things in life, and one not to be passed up! There is a great range of accommodation in Bologna city centre to choose from, placing you right at the heart of the action, allowing visitors to really throw themselves into the laid-back, high class lifestyles of one of Italy’s most important historic cities.

What to see in Bologna, Italy

The streets of Bologna are a wonderful place to walk, and although the bulky architecture is not the most beautiful in Italy, there is a real charm to the city centre. When thinking of what to see in Bologna, the twin squares in the centre of town are the perfect place to start. Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore are the real heart of the city, surrounded by excellent shopping streets and atmospheric pavement cafes where, locals, students and visitors all congregate throughout the day. The Neptune Fountain which stands in the centre is one of the cities must important symbols, and must be included on any guide of what to see in Bologna. The collection of black and white photographs adorning the walls of the Piazza del Nettuno are a stark reminder of the price paid by Bologna during World War II.

From its position between the beaches of the Adriatic Coast and the peaks of the Apennine Mountains, holidays to Bologna are also a nature lovers dream. Walking along the coastal paths and making the short journey from Bologna accommodation to the powder soft sands of the Emilia Romagna coastline are well worth the time, as the coastline is almost perfect, with endless miles of pristine beaches to choose from. Walking, riding and mountain biking in the Apennines also provides wonderful day trips from self catering Bologna villas, apartments and holiday houses.

Gastronomy is Bologna’s jewel in the crown. Food is taken very seriously, and simply shopping for ingredients from your self catering Bologna accommodation is a real spectacle. Food shops are meticulously presented and the treasures found within are of a quality unheard of in most countries. The food is quite exceptional, especially the delicacies of Parmesan cheese and Parma ham. There are some excellent restaurants and cafes to frequent, and if you take self catering Bologna accommodation, cookery courses and local markets are a perfect day’s entertainment.

Weather in Bologna, Italy

Although Bologna doesn’t suffer from tourist overcrowding at any time of year like many of Italy’s famous cities, the summer months are still the most popular. Average monthly temperatures in July and August are fantastically hot, making the near-by beaches almost irresistible as average monthly temperatures can climb to over 30˚C. Spring and autumn are some of the best times to visit Bologna accommodation, as some of the sting is taken out of the heat of the day, yet it remains marvellously warm.

Travel to Bologna, Italy

Flights to Bologna Airport (BLQ) arrive from Britain on a regular basis. British Airways provide direct flights to Bologna Airport from London Gatwick (LGW), and Aer Lingus provide cheap flights to Bologna Airport from Dublin (DUB).