The atmosphere that is breathed is that desired by the artist who in the early 50s renovated an attic on the roofs of the city to make it his fashion atelier. The house is equipped with every comfort while retaining details of the era, such as the wooden floors and the wooden staircase and the fireplace that blend harmoniously with modern and functional furniture solutions. Lights, colors and changing shapes chase each other, enchanting and surprising the guest at every hour of the day and in every season. The location is ideal for shopping and to live intensely the cultural, artistic and gastronomic events of Bologna. From the entrance go up the wooden staircase that leads to the living area with access to the balconies and from these, with an external staircase, to the rooftop terrace. The living area consists of a dining room, a living room, a veranda and a very bright and fully equipped separate kitchen. In the living area you can accommodate two single beds leaving ample space for lunch and the living room. To access the sleeping area from the entrance go down some steps that lead into a first room with a single futon and from this to the master bedroom with large double bed at the corner, and to the bathroom with a comfortable shower and two sinks. Each room offers unexpected and beautiful views of the roofs and internal gardens. The silence and intimacy guarantee relaxation and rest, after an intense day of life and attractions in the heart of the medieval city, a few steps from the towers, the main squares, historic buildings, museums, and the elegant shopping streets and crowded alleys of the markets. From the large terrace in the summer evenings you will enjoy the cool breeze and tolling of the bell towers of the ancient Churches, let the time flow and admire the starry sky, the lights that light up on the facades of houses and those that illuminate the Basilica on the hill of San Luca, San Michele in Bosco, Villa Aldini.
The Marcella Atelier offers you the rare opportunity to experience the medieval 'rooftops' city.
The guest will have at his disposal the whole apartment and the balconies and the large terrace on the roofs, furnished with tables and chairs to dine outside.
Bed linen, towels and kitchen linen are provided; washing machine, dishwasher, fridge with freezer, electric kettle, toaster; iron and ironing board, hairdryer; drying racks and containers for separate waste collection in outdoor balconies. Heating, air conditioning. TV and WI-FI.
The spaces are large and adapt to the needs of families and groups of friends for up to four people.
The apartment is located on the third and last floor of a typical building of ancient Bologna without a lift.
The owner Maria Cristina has lived most of her life in the historic building where the Atelier is located and still lives there part of her family. For some years she has moved out of town to be close to her children and grandchildren, but she loves to welcome her guests personally and say hello when they leave. It will always be available by phone during their stay.
The Atelier is located in the central Via Farini, a stone's throw from the Basilica of Santo Stefano, the two Towers Asinelli and Garisenda, symbols of the medieval city, the arcade of the Archiginnasio, home of the oldest University and Piazza Maggiore. The shopping streets, the Galleria Cavour, museums and art galleries, theaters: everything 'under the house'. Most of the attractions of the city is within walking distance, but if you are lazy or want to get away to the fair or the numerous shopping centers, the bus will have a short walk home and with few stops you reach the main destinations.
If you wish to spend a day in Florence, or Venice or the sea of Rimini, reach the station on foot or by bus and get on the train, enjoy the trip and returned to the Atelier of Marcella.
If you are traveling by car you consider that the Atelier is located in the ZTL (limited traffic area) where you can only enter with Mark from 7 to 20 hours. You can however enter and park in a parking space (for a fee) in the guarded garage which also provides you with the authorization to enter the ZTL and which is 50 meters away. from the apartment. Alternatively, just outside the walls of the medieval city you can park in outdoor parking spaces and free.