Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Bologna

Enjoy the area's history, museums and monuments with a rental holiday home in Bologna. This city's cafes, university setting and cathedral draw many visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Communal Collection of Fine Arts, Museum of Giorgio Morandi or Archaeological Museum. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Bologna

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Bologna a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Azienda Agricola Martelli Winery (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Golf Club le Fonti (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Enoteca Regionale Emilia Romagna (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Pala Danze (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Bologna

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Bologna is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Montagnola Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Bologna Botanical Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Margherita Gardens (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Villa delle Rose (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Villa Spada (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Caserme Rosse (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bologna

Fly into Bologna (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi), the closest airport, located 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Bologna Central Station, Bologna Rimesse Station and Bologna San VItale Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Bologna?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 922 holiday rentals near Bologna. From 713 Condos/Apartments to 110 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bologna for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bologna?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bologna:

  • Santo Stefano: 684 holiday homes
  • Bolognina: 280 holiday homes
  • Quartiere Saragozza: 514 holiday homes
  • San Donato: 212 holiday homes
  • San Donato-San Vitale: 411 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Bologna?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Bologna. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Museum of Giorgio Morandi: 957 holiday rentals
  • Civic Museum of the Middle Ages: 982 holiday rentals
  • Portico of San Luca: 998 holiday rentals
  • Santuario della Beata Vergine di San Luca: 1,002 holiday rentals
  • Parish of St. Maria Lacrimosa of the Alemanni: 971 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bologna listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Bologna?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 713 Condos/Apartments in Bologna. Our other popular types of Bologna holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 110 holiday houses
  • Villas: 22 holiday houses
  • Studios: 724 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bologna?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 32 holiday homes with pool available in Bologna. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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