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Italy's Gastronomic Heart: Bologna, Parma & Ravenna

Bologna, Ravenna from £1,448 per person

Emilia-Romagna is the cultural, geographic and gastronomic heart of Italy. Here you will find revered culinary delicacies, historic universities, Renaissance art and ancient monuments. Fly into Bologna and head first to Parma, where you will stay for stay for two nights at the 4 star Palace Hotel Maria Luigia, followed by three nights at the 4 star Hotel Coronad’Oro in Bologna and two nights at the 4 star Palazzo Bezzi in Ravenna.

It is easy to travel onwards by local trains, which connect Bologna to Modena, Ferrara and Mantua – as well as Florence, Verona, Padua or Venice – please ask us about extending your holiday.


● Tasting authentic parmigiana e prosciutto and visiting the vast Palazzo Farnese in Parma
● Delicious cuisine in Bologna’s delicatessens and restaurants
● An expert-led walking tour in the historic centre of Bologna
● Ravenna’s dazzling mosaics, the last capital of the Western RomanEmpire

What's included

...when you travel with Kirker

  • Return flights
  • Return private car transfers
  • The services of the Kirker Concierge to book concert and opera tickets, arrange a private walking tour or reserve a table for a delicious dinner
  • Two nights at 4 star Palace Hotel Maria Luigia with breakfast
  • Three nights at the 4 star Hotel Corona d'Oro with breakfast
  • Two nights at the 4 star Palazzo Bezzi Ravenna with breakfast

The Kirker Difference

Arranged by us exclusively for our customers...

Bologna Welcome Card

All Kirker clients to Bologna receive a 72-hour card giving free entrance to the city’s top ten museums including the Archeological Museum, the Music Library Museum, the Municipal Art Collection and the Contemporary Art Museum. The card also provides entrance to the panoramic terrace of San Luca Sanctuary and a two-hour guided walking tour which includes visits to the Santa Maria della Vita Sanctuary and Teatro Anatomico.


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7 night high season price from £1,649 per person.
7 night low season price from £1,448 per person.

Included Hotels

Emilia-Romagna, Italy, Europe

A member of the privately owned Sina Hotel Group, the Palace Maria Luigia is located in the historic centre of the city with a wide range of monuments and churches, all within an easy walking distance.


Corona D'Oro
Bologna, Italy, Europe

The Corona d’Oro offers style and elegance in the very centre of Bologna and has rightly gained an excellent reputation as one of the city’s best places to stay. It is only 100 metres from the city’s distinctive medieval towers and a short walk from Piazza Maggiore.

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To make an enquiry please speak to one of our experts on 020 7593 2288, or enquire online

Our expert reservations team regularly travel to a wide range of destinations to explore new cities, visit hotels and to research museums, galleries and restaurants so that we can offer the most up-to-date advice and recommendations.