Relais Bellaria Hotel & Congressi
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
TripAdvisor Reviews Relais Bellaria Hotel & Congressi Bologna
Travel Blogs from Bologna
... of great bankers from 13thC and sheep farmers. Medici dynasty the rulers of Tuscany showed great support for artists. Chianti full bodied red wine is grown in Tuscan region. One of famous wines produced in Tuscany. Many olive trees as well. Walking in Rome. Trevi fountain. Basilica Santa Maria. Used for Roman ...
... and that it had to be tall enough so that a person riding a horse could easily pass under it. I suppose that the areas between the walkways in those days were possibly open sewers. Anyway it makes getting around the city easy, and I have enjoyed their shelter during a couple of heavy thunderstorms.
The other main attraction is two brick towers, built in the 1300's. The tallest one is 100mtr high and has another one of those 500 step internal staircases to climb up ...
... still surrounded by 9km of ancient walls. The Castello Estense in the centre of town is surrounded by a moat and is complete with drawbridges. The streets are quite cobblestones making riding the old noisy bikes pretty teeth chattering, but the kids loved it and it is such a good way to get around. We did a few laps of town, the obligatory ice cream, stracciatella fast becoming the favourite flavour! Luckily pulled up at ...
Today we woke up and it was pouring with rain! It rather put a dampener on our plans to go over to Murano on the ferry. We got absolutely soaked through on the way there and Ziggy had a massive melt down about something or other. Not the best for window shopping the beautiful glass that it is famous for - so we ended up having hot chocolate and croissants! In a better mood we headed back to Venice to see ...
... eat simply". I started to cook and over the next weeks I cooked almost every day. We spent two days halving apricots that had just been harvested for jam and juice. After that we bottled 100 jars of jam. I didn't get to see how the jam was made but it tasted great. The process of making the juice is similar. Making 4 crates of bottled apricot juice - well everything becomes banal in the end. Picking raspberries was more fun than black currants. Weeding was my ...