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help me plan my Bologna day trip

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help me plan my Bologna day trip

Hi All,

I am planning a day trip to Bologna from Florence on a Saturday in June. I will be arriving about 9:30 AM and leaving about 4:30 PM. For those who have visited before, what would be your suggestions for making the most of this day? We are two active middle aged people and four young adults. Ideas and expertise are appreciated! Thank you.

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1. Re: help me plan my Bologna day trip

Take bus 30 from the station until bus stop Farini (ask the driver) go down and you are in Piazza Galvani, it's still early I suggest you a walk in the food market called Mercato di Mezzo; reach maybe the most beautiful piazza in town Piazza S. stefano and visit the church (the 7 churches), have a look at the 2 towers and Palazzo della Mercanzia and go back to piazza Maggiore to visit S. Petronio.

You can also have a ride with the tourist bus and visiyt all the centre and up to the hills to see the view from S. Michele in Bosco.

Include a stop for a lunch somewhere staying outside and a good icecream (Bologna centre is full fo good gelaterie).

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2. Re: help me plan my Bologna day trip

Thank you so much. This sounds like a lovely, and delicious day!

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3. Re: help me plan my Bologna day trip

Google map of Bologna with some sites marked.

https://maps.google.com/maps/ms…

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