Patron of Bologna: the unmissable events of October 4

October 4 is an incredibly dynamic day for those who live in the Dotta: it is celebrated Saint Petronio, the patron saint of Bologna.

The feast of Saint Petronio is an event that involves a series of religious celebrations and cultural activities that take place throughout the city.

During the patron, Bologna is continuously celebrating: cultural events, shows and live music entertain not only the Bolognese community but also a considerable number of tourists.

Patron of Bologna: events and celebrations

The patron saint of Bologna, celebrated far and wide throughout the city, is Saint Petronio, the bishop who led the Diocese of Bologna from about 431 to 450.

In honor of its celebration, the Emilian capital offers a series of unmissable activities, able to convey warmth and culture of a whimsical city like Bologna.

The festivities – started already on September 29 – will last until October 8, prolonging one of the most heartfelt festivals of the city.

First of all is definitely the Tortellino Festival, the culinary event scheduled at Palazzo Re Enzo on October 4 that, from 11.30 to 21.45, will delight the palates of citizens and tourists.

Followed by an endless series of shows, live events, clubs open until late and moments of conviviality unique in their genre.

How to reach San Petronio from Garage Excelsior

The patron saint of Bologna is a very well-known and especially awaited celebration, by citizens and not.

For this reason, reaching the Basilica of San Petronio and in general the center of Bologna, Wednesday, October 4 will be virtually impossible.

Garage Excelsior is the perfect parking in Bologna for these occasions.

In front of the Central Station – a few steps from the historic center – is spread over two floors and is constantly monitored and guarded video. Not only that, it is also located just outside the dreaded Traffic Zone.

Garage Excelsior is the perfect solution to enjoy the celebrations of Saint Petronio without worries.

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