Casa Lia

Address: Via Luigi Silvagni 29, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Bologna


A travel blog entry by hippler on Dec 03, 2014

1 comment, 53 photos

... penny on it, but were not disappointed. Alessandro was our enthusiastic guide. We drove west from Bologna to Modena county and explored the holy trinity. No, not a church! We've seen enough of those. I'm talking cheese, vinegar, and cured meat here.

We visited a Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese factory, a Balsamic Vinegar operation, and a Prosciutto factory. We had to get up early to see the cheesemakers at ...


A travel blog entry by ckp on Nov 19, 2014

16 photos

... breakfast buffet comes with the room
Cakes, croissants, meats, eggs, fruit, cereal, juices
We choose "multivitamen juice"
And coffee - take your pick
Americano, Cappuccino
As many as you want
Next, to the train station
Adorable Spanish student
Strikes up a conversation, practice English
Very important
We manage to get tickets for "domani (tomorrow) on the 13:20
To Florence then to Siena (or so we thought :-))


A travel blog entry by ckp on Nov 18, 2014

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... city center
A mere 6 km away
Star Excelsior is contemporary and as promised
In city center directly across from the train station
From our window we can see the morning and evening rush
From our hotel, most of the "sites" are minutes away by foot
Modern art museum,
Main square
Farmer's Market
We have only 1 full day here
So we pick and choose
Dinner - da Nello al Montegrappa
Sauted mushrooms, house wine, veggie plate, ...

Ferrari Museum

A travel blog entry by corrica on Nov 07, 2014

11 photos

... out we saw some Maseratis (made in Modena) leaving the factory. This area really is super car heaven, with Pagani and Lamborghini also made close by.

We made it to our hotel in North Milan in the late afternoon and stopped in for a very nice meal in the hotel restaurant. As this is a business hotel and it is the weekend, we managed to pick up a suite at a very reasonable price with the hotel being next to a station and closer to the lakes.


Milan to bologna warm sunny day 18deg

A travel blog entry by kenb on Nov 03, 2014

... signage at station and no directions on hotel web site. Hotel 4 Viale Masini modern and comfy for 64e. Room faced Main Street to west and was 28deg when I arrived. Reception said law made them turn off aircon on 15 Oct!! Fortunately could open window a bit. Lunch at tabac/bar next door- cheese salad with good bread. Walked up yo main square and cathedral and back thru labyrinth of lane ways with covered footpaths ...

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