Located in the heart of the historic center, 5 mins’ walk from Piazza Maggiore, in one of the most picturesque streets,a totally renovated beautiful, spacious and very comfortable apartment with a wooden 17th century painted ceiling and wooden beams, with all modern amenities in an atmospheric historic setting.
Comfortably accommodating 5 (if necessary 6) people, it has 2 double bedrooms, 1 smaller bedroom (a single room where you can anyway accommodate 2 single beds) and 2 large bathrooms with showers, with a modern kitchen and sitting/dining area
Fully equipped and very comfortable, also for long stays.
Furnishings include high-quality modern furniture, fittings and new beds (beds are singles to be put together to form doubles) with top-quality orthopedic mattresses, offering all the elements for a comfortable stay - chosen for style as well as functionality.
All kitchen devices are state-of-the-art: refrigerator/freezer, cooking range/oven, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, electric kettle and coffee-makers, utensils, washing machine, vacuum cleaner, iron and ironing board and hair dryer. Television, DVD player and internet Wi-Fi are included. Bed linen and bath/kitchen towels are provided.
The apartment is in a great location – quiet and residential, steps from Via d’Azeglio which leads directly into the central Piazza Maggiore.
Everything you need is within walking distance or max a short bus ride.
Two well-equipped supermarkets are nearby (3 mins’walk) and“Il Quadrilatero /Mercato di Mezzo”, very picturesque food market is 5 mins’walk.
All the main attractions, as well as shops, cafés, restaurants are close by on foot.
Bologna's most elegant shopping district is very close by - and also the best gelato in town!
Plentiful historical monuments and churches are nearby, including the beautiful square and church of San Domenico, containing works of Pisano, Michelangelo and Lippi. This is a perfect spot for walking out the door to enjoy the best that Bologna has to offer.
“Giardini Margherita” (Bologna’s most famous park is close by (10 mins’walk), “S.Michele in Bosco” (nice park with a great view of the historic center from the square adjacent to the Church) is 10 mins’walk. The large beautiful “Villa Ghigi” in its park in the foothills of the Appennines is about 15 mins’walk, 5 mins by bus.
The station is about 5-10 mins. by bus.
In the apartment handsome details of the historic construction remain; exposed heavy timber framing and newly restored ornamental wood ceiling add generous ceiling height that lends a sense of spaciousness as well as history.
Situated on the first floor of a characteristic residential building that is connected to Bologna’s iconic portico system, the apartment is reached via a generous stairway one flight up from street level. It occupies the entire south-facing street frontage on this floor and receives generous sunlight throughout the day. Equipped with double-glazed windows, shutters, and new air-conditioning and heating systems, the environment is livable and controllable year-round.
Bologna is among the most centrally located cities in Italy, served with excellent bus and train transport providing easy access to the surrounding region, including the famous Emilia Romagna culinary centers, the Appennine Mountains and nearby cities such as Florence and Venice.