There is an almost empty (half full if you are the optimistic type) circular pool in the Montagnola Public Park with an interesting stone fountain in the middle with large turtle statues.
You should definitely visit a trattoria while in Bologna on holiday with your family. This traditional Italian eatery is actually more casual than a restaurant, however more formal than the typical osteria, which is the least formal Italian eatery you can visit.
You can find many delicious Bolognese specialties in the historic city including mortadella, tortellini, and so much more!
The Parco della Montagnola is one of the oldest and most picturesque gardens of Bologna; it also has some of the most interesting animal sculptures made out of stone by Diego Sarti.
Bologna’s status in Italy is mainly associated with FOOD, apart from its cultural and architectural heritage, of course.
On a cold day, the best food item to order from the menu at the local restaurant is the pasta and a glass of their finest red wine to wash it down.
The Pincio Montagnola staircase entrance to the lovely Montagnola Park was founded in the late 19th century and designed by artists Azzolini and Muggia.
Visit the Parco della Montagnola when you are exploring the city of Bologna for a delightful change of atmosphere!
Bologna is also known for its common nickname, La Grassa, which translates into The Fat One. This is mainly due to its exclusive reputation of having such a wide selection of food.
You can see the violent rock statue of the two mermaids beautifully reflected in the lake's waters in the park, truly representing the notable violent act of one of the ladies trying to kill her opponent with a large rock!
After a long morning of sightseeing, find a spot at the local trattoria in the main centre of Bologna and enjoy a delicious traditional rich Bolognese served with golden tagliatelle complemented a glass of red wine.
The Montagnola Garden (or park) is located conveniently in between the train and bus stations; anyone going to and from these stations will come across this stunning park and its monuments.
The Parco della Montagnola is a stunning picturesque park in Bologna filled with unique and creative statues and fountains.
There are rows upon rows of linden trees and horse chestnut trees at the Parco della Montagnola.
The Parco della Montagnola first opened its doors to the public in the 17th century. It is pretty close to the center of Bologna and is in between the train and bus stations, so it is rather hard to miss!
You can find rare horse chestnut trees at the Montagnola Park in Bologna! There are so many rows of these cool trees!
The Parco della Montagnola is such a beautiful picturesque park filled with vibrant green nature and lovely remarkable statues and sculptures!
The Parco della Montagnola is situated just by the Porta Galliera, an old fortress. You can also find sculptured backdrop pictures on the ramp of stories from history!
The only problem with traditional Italian pizzas ordered IN Italy is the size! These things are relatively huge when compared with those you eat abroad!
Enjoy the natural beauty of the park in Bologna, Italy at the end of a long day of touring and exploring historic sites.
You can access the beautiful stunning 17th century Parco della Montagnola by going through the staircase ramp entrance also known as the Pincio in Bologna which was built in the late 19th century.
When you are walking in this breath-taking park, you look up and find the tall trees with the blue sky in the background.
You know Italians have a passion for food due to the number of courses people have at every meal in one sitting!
The innovative model of the Fountain of Neptune is ingeniously designed by the talented Giambologna and Laureti.