Tower, A Boscolo First Class Hotel

Tower, A Boscolo First Class Hotel Bologna

In a strategic position between the city center and its access roads, this hotel is a modern, elegant, multi-functional hotel managed with impeccable expertise and a great sense of hospitality. Well-lighted, comfortable spaces administered with impeccable professionalism together with a feeling of warm hospitality. The modernly furnished bedrooms are fitted with every comfort for a relaxing stay.

Starhotels Excelsior Bologna

Starhotels Excelsior Bologna

This hotel is located in colorful Bologna, facing the Central Railway Station, just a short walk from the city center. Guestrooms are soundproof and offer climate control, high-speed Internet access, pay movies, private bathrooms, and safes. Amenities include a fitness room with techno-gym equipment; restaurant, concierge services, business services, and library.

Jolly Hotel de la Gare Bologna

Jolly Hotel de la Gare, Bologna

The Jolly Hotel de la Gare enjoys an excellent location near Bologna’s museums, monuments, and other attractions. The light-colored decor in the spacious guestrooms is accented by fiery reds and oranges in the fabric and carpets that complement the look. The hotel features 12 conference and meeting rooms which are available for all manner of functions.

Hotel Europa, Bologna

Hotel Europa, Bologna

Modern hotel set within a quiet street in the historical centre of Bologna, located 100 metres from the train station. Traditional-style guestrooms with sleek wood furnishings; all open out onto balconies and have Internet connections. The hotel provides a conference room and on-site parking. Guests also receive complimentary access to the fitness center and beauty salon Il Sultano.

Jolly Hotel Villanova Bologna

Jolly Hotel Villanova, Bologna

Only 1 km from the motorway, the Jolly Hotel Villanova is located 7 km away from the city center and 14 km from Bologna Marconi Airport. The hotel is characterized by its modern design and fashionably furnished rooms. From Villanova’s location in the hinterland, you can easily reach both the center of Bologna as well as the renowned seaside resorts of the Adriatic coast.

Volterra in Tuscany

Volterra in Tuscany

Just a short distance from Florence and Pisa and several other better known Tuscany towns is the town of Volterra that sits on a hill top like several of the Tuscan towns and cities.

Pienza, Main square

Travel to Pienza

Often referred to as cute and cozy, you’ll find those two words fit the town of Pienza to a “T”. The birthplace of Pope Pius II who took it upon himself to actually remodel the town in 1459 or 1450, he picked Bernardo Rossellino as his man to do the planning with a renaissance flair.  You’ll find Pienza smack dab in the farms and fields of Tuscany and it’s Val d’Orcia.  It sits on a hill like something from a story book.

Montalcino

Montalcino holidays

Located in the province of Siena is the hill based town of Montalcino.  A neighbor to Florence, Pisa, and Siena the location has been in use since the days of the ancient Romans.

Montepulciano, Tuscany

Montepulciano tourism

The walled city of Montepulciano located in Tuscany is a site to see that will stay with you for a lifetime.  It’s legendary fine wines called Vino Nobile, Renaissance architecture, cuisine, art, and people are a spotlight on what’s so great about the Tuscany region.  It’s actually built on sloping limestone and is home to some famous places.  You’ll be able to see their Clock Tower, the town hall called the Plazzo Comunale a real bona fide Gothic style structure from the 1400s.  It’s got a tower that affords panoramic views of the region.  Of course the city walls are a sight to see.  It’s like something from a fairy tale story.  You can go there and see the Taddeo di Bartolo’s Assumption of the Virgin that was painted around 1401.  It’s located in the cathedral there.  Also there’s the Madonna di San Biagio Church  with it’s Renaissance design the masterpiece of of Sangallo built int eh early 1500s.

Empoli central square

Empoli vacation

You’ll find lots of history and adventure in Empoli on your Tuscany vacation.  This town goes back to the 8th century first as a castle and then for official recognition in 1119 AD as a city.  The town today is situated around the Piazza Farinata degli Uberti the focus of the city’s historical buildings.

Pitigliano houses

Travel to Pitigliano

Another medieval place to visit in the Tuscany region is the town of Pitigliano located in the Maremma of Tuscany.  It’s a fantastic place that sits atop a ridge looking like fortress out of some Hollywood movie.

Pistoia

Pistoia travel guide

Nestled between the Tuscan areas of Florence and Lucca is Postoia the capital of the Pistoia province and is a definite destination for travelers who visit Italy and especially the Tuscany region.  Visitors are often astounded by the legendary Piazza del Duomo which is in the main section or square.  It’s got that medieval look going on and for fans of the Gothic they’ll have to see the Cathedral of San Zeno and the Gothic Baptistery of San Giovanni in Corte.  There’s just medieval architecture and and ambiance all over the place.