Bologna is the principal city of the region Emilia Romagna. It’s popular as a cultural and culinary capital. The historic centre is considered one of the best preserved and maintened in Italy. One of the first things you notice is how every street is lined with arcades, the portici. TrenItalia or Italo rail provides a direct train service to Ravenna, Venezia, Ferrara and the famous Milano, Roma, Firenze and Napoli every half an hour. Bologna Centrale train station is a fifteen minute walk away, there are usually plenty of taxis outside the station.
BLQ Bologna Aeroporto Marconi is the Emila’s primary regional and business aviation airport. BLQ is 20 mins far from Touring Hotel
SAT SYSTEM: LONG 11.43 / LAT 44.48 Address (via de’ Mattuiani 1, just closed by the Court House-Tribunale)
BOLOGNA’S CONGESTION CHARGE:
Applies to drivers of most vehicles in Central Bologna between 7am and 8pm every days. The charging zone is clearly marked by traffic signs and road markings. Motorcyles and electric cars are exempt from the charge, or may qualify for a discount. Disabled drivers are also exempt but must apply in advance. Hotel’s guest are allowed to enter in by informing us about the car plate number.
ZTL= CONGESTION CHARGE =PROVIDE PLATE NUMBER TO HOTEL TOURING=NO PROBLEM!
DIRECTION BY CAR FROM SUD ITALY (A14):
On leaving Bologna fair district(exit 7 from the Tangenziale),turn left onto Via Stalingrado after crossing a bridge over the train station, turn left again onto “Viale Berti Pichat”, the road that circles the centre. Stay on this road as it becomens Viale Filopanti, Viale Ercolani, Viale Carducci, and viale Gozzadini. You will then arrive at Piazza di Porta Castiglione and here take the right onto Viale XII Giugno. At the end of this road you will arrive at Piazza dei Tribunali, take the first road left and then left again onto Via de’ Mattuiani where the Hotel is located.
DIRECTION FROM NORTH ITALY (A1)Milano-Firenze:
Exit “Bologna Casalecchio” and follow Asse Attrezzato Sud-Ovest for 1 km, go ahead and follow Via Camellini for 4 km and then Viale Pietro Nenni for 1 km until Bologna. Go always straight ahead and follow Via Giuseppe Saragat for 300 mt, turn the roundabout Rotonda Luciano Romagnoli towards Viale Gandhi, proceed for about 650 mt. and then follow Via Tolmino for 426 mt. Then turn left, follow Via Sabotino for 700 mt. At the and of Via Sabotino, turn right toward Porta S. Mamolo. After the 4th street light Keep the left,the first street on the left VIA SAVENELLA,following the Hotel sign you will reach the Piazza Dei Tribunali
Map Link AirPort “BLQ Marconi”> Hotel Touring: http://goo.gl/maps/DBAh5
BOLOGNA BY BIKE:
There are many beautiful Bologna Walks and Cycle Paths (pardon, the link is to an italian page, please use Google Traslator) .Choose between routes showcasing Bologna’s amazing landmarks and s through the city’s many green open spaces.