Pensione Marconi 30 years in the heart of Bologna.

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December in Bologna is one of the most evocative times of the year.  Be part of it by booking a room at the hotel by the Bologna railway station to enjoy countless Christmas handicraft markets, stands, fairs, and celebrate your Christmas holidays.

From the railway station to Piazza Maggiore (Maggiore Square), porticos lit up to celebrate the Christmas holiday.  The city center abounds with lights and decorations during the Holidays.  Starting from our hotel by the railway station , in piazzale XX Settembre (September XX Square),  you come across an ice rink and food stands offering seasonal specialities, from warm Apulia bread to Calabria salami,  and, of course, the famous crescentine, also called tigelle (small round flatbreads), with squaquerone (fresh cream cheese).  Along via Indipendenza (Independence Street), it is possible to find handicraft stands selling handmade objects, fabrics, accessories and furnishing items, up to Piazza Maggiore (Maggiore Square), where artists perform under the Christmas tree until late night hours. From November until January 6, the Santa Lucia’s market will entertain tourists with its little wooden houses and Christmas sweet delicacies, German savory and sweet specialties, and countless stands selling little nativity figures and Holiday decorations.

Out-of-town Events and Fairs. And there is more, because Bologna offers many other Christmas attractions. Well-connected to public transportation, the small hotel by the Bologna railway station will permit visitors to arrive directly at the Expo of the San Donato neighborhood to attend international events.  Convenient and fast connection to the suburbs to reach natural parks for those who love nature, and wineries offering wine & food tours guided by sommeliers and enologists  for those who want to become acquainted with and taste the best that local culinary tradition can offer.