Live in the city

A special selection of attractions and routes in Bologna of art, music and history to discover monuments, roads and the most beautiful views of the capital of Emilia Romagna. Explore the city with Adriano Group and experience the good food of Bologna with our Top List of the best traditional and modern trattorias.


The world’s largest agri-food park, covering an area of 100,000 sqm in Bologna, fico embodies the wonders of italian biodiversity.
FICO offers many fun and educational experiences along its routes and within its grounds.
(10% discount for Residence Guest’s on the purchase of experiences in the park)

Teatro Comunale

Is one of Italy’s oldest surviving theatres (second only to Naples’ Teatro San Carlo). Not only is it one of the oldest, but the Comunale is also one of the most original, never having needed more than minor restorations. Set in the center of this famous university town, the Teatro Comunale has made important contributions by shaping the attitudes of Bologna while adopting and adapting ideas from abroad.

Finestrella di Via Piella

This corner of the city is known as “little Venice”. Looking out among the buildings, you can see one of the few stretches of running water, which was not covered with asphalt between the beginning of the twentieth century and the postwar period.

Antico Mercato Del Quadrilatero

Market located in the Quadrilatero, between Piazza Maggiore and Piazza della Mercanzia, here you can find all the kind of food: fruit, vegetables, meat, cheese, fresh pasta… You can also try the typical “Aperitivo” in one of the bar in the street of the market

Palazzo dell’Archiginnasio

This is one of the most important palace in Bologna, itt was to house the lecture halls for the University Study (Law and Arts). Up to 1803 it was the seat of the University and since 1838 it has been housing the Civic Library. Remember to  visit also the anatomical theatre

Complesso di Santo Stefano

Also known as Sette Chiese (Seven Churches), is the most peculiar one in Bologna. This place were supposed to represent the places where the Passion of Christ had taken place (this would be testified by its old name: “Sacra Hierusalem”).  It is an artistic and religious example unique in the world

Le due torri

The two towers Garisenda and Asinelli are the traditional symbol of Bologna, strategically standing where the old Aemilian way entered the town. In the late 12th century, at least one hundred towers dotted the town’s skyline, but today only twenty have survived the ravages of fire, warfare and lightning


Creative cuisine with a wide selection of vegetarian, vegan and burger dishes.
Papparè welcomes you for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.
Daily selected dishes with natural products and fresh ingredients. Proposals that combine Mediterranean tradition with international flavors and tastes, as well as a wide choice for vegetarians and vegans.

Via De’ Giudei 2, tel. (+39) 051 0954088,
Special discount for Residence guests.


Entering at the “Osteria la Fontana” you can immediately smell freshly baked bread, and then the console of freshly made cakes. You can eat the special homemade “Tagliatelle al Ragù”. You can also discover the menu with revisited traditional dishes, or the dish of the day always different depending on seasonal availability. The warm atmosphere and the young and prepared staff make the guest feel comfortable.
The music of an old vinyl always plays…

Via Fondazza  83/a, tel. (+39) 051 391422,
Welcome drink for Residence guest’s


Enoteca Italiana is a meeting point of the old town of Bologna with the possibility to taste wine, cheeses and cold cuts. Over 2000 labels of wines to choose from. From 1972 to today a passion that becomes reality. You can have breakfast, lunch, snack and aperitif.  All the meals are carefully prepared for the customer; a unique place in Bologna!

Via Marsala 2, tel. (+39) 051 235989


A typical Bolognese restaurant that remembers the old  time “Osterie”
Here you can taste all the typical Bolognese dishes.
Try the seasonally starters and the fresh pasta dishes (tagliatelle al Ragù, tortellini, tortelloni..). Remember also to order the desserts, you will taste a big variety of handamade desserts.

Via Broccaindosso 7/a, tel. (+39) 051 234153
Speciali treatement for guest’s Residences


An historical Bolognese place renewed by the chef, grandaughter of the owner.
The chef suggest all the traditional typical dishes and also new dishes that she has created personally.
You can taste “Crescentine” and “Cotoletta alla Petroniana” or a special low temperature cooking meat.

Via S. Felice 50, tel. (+39) 051 555486
Special treatment for guest’s Residence


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