Via Zamboni Vacations
Many of Bologna’s highlights are located near to Via Zamboni, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two sights that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the wonderful Teatro Comunale di Bologna and the ever-popular Santa Cecilia Oratory. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Museo della Specola and Naval Museum.
You’ll find some unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Via Zamboni. Visit the various museums and exhibit spaces the Museo di Anatomia Patologica, the Museo di Antropologia and the Museum of Palazzo Pepoli Campogrande. For a great night out, book tickets to Teatro Anatomico, the Teatro Arena del Sole and Teatro Duse, one of the region’s best-loved live concert venues. Often talked about art galleries, include the National Art Gallery of Bologna, the Modern Art Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art of Bologna.
If the weather is good get outdoors and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Enjoy some of the pleasant urban spaces such as Montagnola Park and the Bologna Botanical Gardens.
Some of Bologna's popular sights are within driving distance of the Via Zamboni area, such as the Fountain of Neptune, Piazza Maggiore and the Basilica of San Domenico. Blow the dust from the pages of Bologna’s past by seeing some historic sites, such as Palazzo Isolani, the Santa Maria della Vita and Porta Lame. To learn about the role of faith in Bologna, spend a little time at the area’s most important religious sites, such as the Chiesa di San Michele in Bosco.
If you are looking to buy souvenirs, fashion and food, shop til you drop amid the various stores of the Galleria Cavour Shopping Center.
Sports fans should book tickets for Land Rover Arena to see the Fortitudo Pallacanestro Bologna playing visiting rivals. On game days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of navy and white, as crowds flock together to get behind their home-grown heroes.
After exploring the delights of Via Zamboni, relax for the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. The Starhotels Excelsior, the Hotel Internazionale and the Mercure Bologna Centro are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.