Adriano Residence - Apartments for rent in Bologna town centre

Live in the city

A special selection of attractions and routes in Bologna of art, music and history

What to see

Explore the city with Adriano Group to discover monuments, roads and the most beautiful views of the capital of Emilia Romagna.

Where to eat

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 bars in the street of the market

Palazzo dell’Archiginnasio

This is one of the most important palace in Bologna, it 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 was 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


An historical Bolognese place renewed by the chef, granddaughter of the owner.
The chef suggests 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


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

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


“In our menu, ample space is given to city cuisine, fresh pasta in the first place. We cook what we like to eat. We believe in concrete and direct cooking, in the simplicity and taste of eating while getting your hands dirty. Our goal is only one: have fun and entertain yourself.”

The atmosphere of Casa Merlò wants to be that of the taverns that have made Bologna great.

 Via de’ Gombruti, 2d, tel. (+39) 051 239645


The restaurant is warm, cozy, and welcoming, with the typical design of the old taverns with pots hanging from the walls and wooden furniture. Biagi Restaurant is famous for its tortellini with a unique and undisputed fragrance, created according to the most rigorous of traditions. The tortellino here is a real institution … served in broth or with cream, they are real “jewels” of taste.

Via Saragozza 65a, tel. (+39) 0514070049


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 n. 2,  Tel. (+39) 051 0954088,