Spring equinox: what to do in Bologna during spring?

The most awaited season of the year is coming: tomorrow, March 20, marks the arrival of the spring equinox, the precise moment when the day and night of equals in duration around the world.

This event marks the beginning of a new natural cycle, with days gradually lengthening and temperatures softening. In Bologna La Rossa, the warm lights of spring illuminate the roofs and porches, giving the city that uniqueness that distinguishes it.

In spring, choosing what to do in Bologna becomes very difficult, leaving nothing behind is in fact practically impossible.

Discover the parks and gardens of Bologna: an oasis of greenery and relaxation

What to do in Bologna with the arrival of spring? Rediscover the city’s parks, gardens and outdoor spaces.

With the arrival of spring, the green of Bologna awakens in fact in all its beauty. One of the most loved places by residents and visitors is the Park of Montagnola, located in the heart of the city. Here you can walk along the shady paths, admire the blooming flowers and find a moment of tranquility away from the bustle of the city.

Another green gem is the Villa Ghigi Park, which offers spectacular views of the city from the top of its hill. Ideal for a relaxing walk or picnic with a view, this park offers moments of peace and serenity.

Not to mention the famous Giardini Margherita, a vast green space that offers visitors an oasis of tranquility in the heart of the city, with large areas for walks, children’s play areas and spaces for picnics and relaxation.

Taste the flavors of spring

With the arrival of spring, the restaurants and trattorias of Bologna open their terraces and outdoor tables: it is the ideal time to enjoy traditional Bolognese dishes.

For an authentic dining experience, nothing beats a trip to local markets. The Herb Market, for example, offers a wide selection of fresh products, cheeses, meats and sweets typical of the region. It is the perfect place to stock up on ingredients for a picnic in the park or to prepare a dinner of local specialties.

Park near the center and enjoy Bologna in peace

Finding parking in Bologna, especially if you are coming to the city for the first time, can be particularly complicated. The capital of Emilia is in fact densely populated: the offer can therefore be limited, especially in the most central and crowded areas.

Even more complex is finding a parking in the historic center, characterized by narrow and winding streets, unsuitable for the delimitation of parking). Let us not forget the many limited traffic areas (LZT) and access restrictions, measures taken to reduce traffic congestion and preserve the centre.

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 is spread over two floors and is monitored and guarded 24 hours on 24.

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