Bologna Portici Festival: celebrating the enchantment of the arcades from 4 to 9 June

With the arrival of June, Bologna is preparing to host the second edition of the Bologna Portici Festival, an extraordinary event that celebrates the enchanting beauty of the city’s arcades, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The dates to mark on the calendar are those between 4 and 9 June, when the city will turn into a lively and vibrant stage of cultural activities.

The arcades of Bologna

The arcades of Bologna, fascinating evidence of the past, are the focus of this unique festival.
From the medieval heart of the city, with the majestic Piazza Maggiore that stands as a monument to history, to the most modern arcades of the Boat Train, every corner of the city comes alive with the magic of art, music and culture.

The complete program promises six unforgettable days of performances, guided tours and dance performances, skillfully mixing tradition and experimentation.
The official announcement of the Bologna Portici Festival is preceded by a two-day preview (17 and 18 May), dedicated to reflection on the historical urban heritage and the exchange of best practices with other European cities.

In this regard, the Municipality of Bologna is undertaking innovative initiatives to involve the community, efforts that testify to the city’s commitment to preserve and promote its precious architectural heritage.

Bologna Portici Festival: park in the center of Bologna thanks to Garage Excelsior

Garage Excelsior is located in front of Bologna Central Station and a short walk from the historic center: a perfect location to live the city in complete tranquility.

The parking space is spread over two floors and is constantly monitored and guarded video.
In addition, Garage Excelsior is located just outside the dreaded Limited Traffic Area, an important detail on which to properly document before finding any parking space in the center of Bologna.

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