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Bologna

The typical colors of Bologna

Flights to Bologna

Taste the cuisine and history of Bologna

Would you like to discover delicious food and numerous cultural highlights? Book flights to Bologna and experience Italy as it was meant to be. Eat pasta alla bolognese as you’ve never tasted it before. Wander around charming piazzas during the day and enjoy the dynamic nightlife in the evenings. Climb the 498 steps of the Asinelli Tower to understand why Bologna is called ‘the red city’ – the views are magnificent over the innumerable red terracotta city roofs.

A vista of culture

Bologna is one large open-air museum. The historic centre is full of amazing sights such as the Palazzo Pepoli and the San Petronio Basilica, the largest church in the city. The monumental Certosa cemetery is also definitely worth a visit. Dozens of picturesque streets extend out from the lively Piazza Maggiore. And you don’t need to worry about the weather: the city’s trademark arcades give protection from the sun or rain almost everywhere you go. If you’re looking for a world-class art collection, don’t miss the Pinacoteca Nazionale. Bologna is the ideal destination for a city trip and the perfect starting point for a tour of Italy. Let yourself be amazed: book a flight to Bologna now!

Gastronomic specialties from Bologna

One of Bologna’s nicknames is ‘la grassa’. This means ‘the fat one’ and refers to the culinary reputation of the city. Enjoy Italian cuisine, such as the world-famous Bolognese pasta sauce in its purest form, or the delicious tortelli (stuffed pasta) which are still made by hand here. It’s true what they say – Bologna is a foodlovers' paradise!

Flights to Bologna for a unique holiday

Looking for a cheap flight to Bologna? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Italy before you know it.

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Practical info about Bologna

Bologna G Marconi Airport

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Getting around the city

How to get around in Bologna

 

Visa and Healthcare

Visa and health information

Currency

Italy's currency is the Euro (EUR), which is divided into 100 cents. Those arriving in Italy with foreign currency can obtain Euros through any bank, ATM or bureaux de change. ATMs are widespread. Credit cards are accepted in upmarket establishments and shops around the cities. Banks are closed on weekends, but tend to have better rates than casas de cambios.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in September).

Electricity

Electrical current in Italy is 230 volts, 50Hz. A variety of plugs are in use, including the European-style two-pin plug.

 

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