BOLOGNA – Day Three

Evidence that this city is an important university hub is everywhere.  Buildings celebrate the arts and sciences that are taught within their walls.  When traveling for any extended period of time, you will eventually have a few days of rain.  This happened to me in Bologna – but again, I was lucky as I was…

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BOLOGNA – Day Two

The growth of the city is easy to imagine when you view the remains of the different rings of walls which surrounded the municipality, long ago.  Now, they are simply incorporated into the different buildings which abut them.  The Chiesa di San Donato is located in the small, but charming, Piazetta Achille Ardigo, at the…

BOLOGNA – Day One – pt 2

In addition to having portico-covered sidewalks, the city of Bologna is also easy to walk because it is, basically, flat.  The Torre Guidozagni can be found at piazzetta S. Alo, and is another of the twenty remaining towers in the city.Palazzo Grassi, on via Marsala, dates back to the year 1200.   I love this structure,…

BOLOGNA – Day One – pt 1

Bologna is a city that has it all.  For art lovers, there are plenty of museums to explore.  Like most of Italy’s cities – it is full of history.  For food lovers – it is one of the best destinations in Europe!  If night life is your thing, then you are in luck – for…