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 features

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Bologna?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 667 vacation rentals near Bologna. From 15 villas to 480 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bologna for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bologna:

  • Navile: 250 vacation rentals
  • Santo Stefano: 476 vacation rentals
  • Bologna Fiere District: 305 vacation rentals
  • Saragozza-Porto: 426 vacation rentals
  • Savena: 56 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bologna?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bologna. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • BolognaFiere: 698 vacation rentals
  • Glossatori Tombs: 712 vacation rentals
  • Bologna Botanical Gardens: 705 vacation rentals
  • Arco del Meloncello: 725 vacation rentals
  • Piazza VIII Agosto: 710 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Villas in Bologna?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 15 Villas in Bologna. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bologna include:

  • Flats: 480 rentals available
  • Houses: 113 rentals available
  • Bed & breakfasts: 29 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bologna?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 30 vacation rentals with pool available in Bologna. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.