About Bologna

Located in Northern Italy, Bologna (about 389,000 inhabitants) plays a key role in communications due to its strategic geographic position. The center of Bologna develops around the main square Piazza Maggiore and the major streets Via Rizzoli and Via Indipendenza. The main tourist attractions and historical monuments are within walking distance from  them or in close proximity.

The conference is organized at AEMILIA HOTEL, Via Giovanna Zacchirini Alvisi 16, 40138 Bologna, tel. +39 051 3940311, mail-to: booking@aemiliahotel.it. For reservations, please proceed directly to the hotel official websiteFurther details about the conference venue are available here.

Apart from the conference venue, the accommodation offer in Bologna is wide and varied, ranging from bed & breakfast to vacation homes and apartments to hotels of all categories. An overview of the available accommodation facilities can be obtained from the dedicated section of the Official Tourist Information Site of Bologna, https://www.bolognawelcome.com/en/accommodation-facilities

Piazza Maggiore: Palazzo del Podestà (left) and Archiginnasio (right)
Piazza Maggiore: Basilica di San Petronio
Palazzo della Mercanzia
Cortile dell'Archiginnasio
Galleria Cavour
Giardini Margherita
Santuario della Madonna di San Luca
City view from the Clock Tower (Palazzo d'Accursio)

The photos above show landmarks located in the city centre or in close proximity, hence easy to reach and visit in a short time. However, if you really wish to see them all at once, catch this super high-speed train (your little ones will appreciate!) 


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