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Ravenna & Bologna

The Emilia Romagna region is renowned for its refined cities, rich gastronomy and significant cultural heritage

4 nights from £399 pp

Depart: UK Airports

Get a flavour of the region with a trip to Ravenna & Bologna where you can partake of local delicacies whilst unravelling historical tales dating back to the Etruscans...

Departures from UK airports are available throughout the year. Flight schedules vary between airports and seasons so please contact us for details of flights operating from your local airport. The lead-in price from £399pp is available in the low season from November through to March. April to October prices start from £449pp. The price is based on two people sharing a twin/double room and may vary depending on choice of departure date and airport. All holidays are tailor-made with extra nights, single rooms, checked luggage and hotel upgrades available at a supplement.


Your itinerary


Day 1

Fly direct to Bologna. On arrival join the private transfer to your hotel in Ravenna where you will spend 2 nights.


Day 2

Ravenna: Once the capital of the Western Roman Empire, Ravenna today is a haven for art lovers and historians alike. You can find spectacular displays of early Christian and Byzantine mosaics spread across the city. The city itself has a lively atmosphere. Many a happy hour can be sent exploring the narrow streets and alleys of the old city centre before taking to the elegant Piazza del Popolo for an evening stroll.


Day 3

Make your own way to the railway station for the journey by rail to Bologna where you will spend 2 nights. (Journey time is approximately 1hr 20mins.)


Day 4

Bologna: Home to Europe's oldest university, Bologna is the hidden gem of Italy. Explore its untouched medieval centre before dining in one of the city's many outstanding restaurants.


Day 5

Join the private transfer from your hotel to Bologna airport for the return flight to the UK.


Your Holiday Price Includes

 Return direct flights from UK airports to Bologna
 2 nights central 3* hotel sharing a twin/double room in Ravenna
 2 nights central 3* hotel sharing a twin/double room in Bologna
 Standard class rail travel from Ravenna to Bologna
 Return private airport transfers
 Hand Luggage Only
 VAT
 UK Air Passenger Duty
 Breakfast
 Airport Taxes
 Services of Our 24 hour duty manager

Your Holiday Hotels

Our opinion… Ideal for a short stay in Ravenna.

Location… Situated in the pedestrian zone of the historic heart of Ravenna. This charming hotel is ideally positioned within close range to the most significant monuments, the Alighieri Theatre and the lively shopping area.

Accommodation… 52 air-conditioned guest rooms at Hotel Centrale Byron feature minibars and safes. Bathrooms feature bidets and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to desks, guestrooms offer direct-dial phones. Premium satellite television is provided. Guests may request hypo-allergenic bedding and wake-up calls. Housekeeping is available daily.

Facilities… Breakfast room and a lounge/bar.

Transport… 10 minute walk from the station.

2 Reviews

Our opinion… Lovely hotel with excellent staff.

Location… Located in the heart of the historical centre, the hotel is close to Piazza Maggiore and to the Railway Station.

Accommodation… All rooms come with en suite bathroom, air conditioning system, minibar, TV, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, free Wi-Fi and soundproof windows. Rooms are non-smoking.

Facilities… Breakfast room and 24 hour reception and bar.

1 Reviews

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