Hello, bologna

As the capital of the Emilia Romagna region, Bologna is an art city, a university centre and a place renowned for its excellent cuisine. It hosts important international trade fairs and is one of the world’s greatest motor cities. Ducati, Lamborghini and Maserati were all born in Bologna and Ferrari’s headquarters can be found in nearby Modena.


The Cafes to visit

Cup of coffee, bag and scoop on old rusty background

Caffè Terzi

Caffè Terzi is a beloved and long-established coffee shop in the heart of Bologna. Although tiny, it is well worth a visit if you're a lover of fine coffee. Drop by for a cup of artisanal coffee, which can be enjoyed with a piece of cake or one of their delicious pastries.

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Il Duca d’Amalfi

In a quiet courtyard off Piazza Maggiore lies this picturesque café. The Duca D'Amalfi's large outdoor area is perfect for a relaxing or energizing cup of coffee. Indeed, here you will often see students and teachers taking their break altogether or simply reading a book.

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Il Caffè della Corte

Il Caffè della Corte is a charming retreat tucked away within a small and delightful patio, where you can indulge in a selection of coffee, light bites, and cocktails.

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italian ice cream

La Sorbetteria Castiglione

In a city abundant with ice cream shops, few rival the authenticity of La Sorbetteria Castiglione. More than just a gelateria, it stands as a revered institution deeply rooted in Italian culture and culinary heritage.

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Cup of americano coffee, shallow focus

Café Pastry Gamberini

Gamberini is not only the oldest pastry shop in Bologna but also a beloved and longstanding breakfast destination. Their menu features an endless mouthwatering selection of pastries, elegant cakes, and savoury options alongside a selection of tea, coffee, and thick Italian hot chocolate.

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the real and delicious italian coffee

Caffè Zanarini

Nestled in the heart of Bologna, near Piazza Cavour, Caffè Zanarini is a beloved meeting spot for locals. Serving up a delightful array of coffees, pastries, and cakes, it's perfect for a casual bite. Terrace tables provide a charming setting for evening aperitifs.

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salad with fresh fruits and berries

Caffè Zamboni

In the heart of the university district, Caffè Zamboni is a low-key café offering a lunch buffet with salads, pasta, sushi and desserts at affordable prices.

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