Il Convento dei Fiori di Seta is situated in the heart of Bologna,
just a 10 minute stroll from the city centre
. This luxury hotel is located between the elegant Via Castiglione and Via Santo Stefano, two of Bologna's main thoroughfares.
From compelling ancient architecture to modern art galleries, and boutique shops to exuberant nightlife - Bologna has it all. Bologna's 350-acre historic centre remains one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe
. To this day it remains unique in its historic value and contains an immense wealth of important Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque artistic monuments.
The city's most popular landmark is undoubtedly the Towers of Bologna
. Over twenty medieval defensive towers, some of them leaning precariously, remain from the over two hundred that were constructed during Roman times
. The two most prominent towers can be found in the city centre and dominate Bologna's skyline.
San Petronio Basilica is one of the largest in the world and is worth a visit as are the basilicas of St. Stephen, St. Dominic and St. Francis; plus the 15th century architecture of Piazza Maggiore
, Bologna's central square.
Explore the Gallery of Modern Art of Bologna
, a leading experimental museum renowned throughout Italy and Europe. The museum is a hub for young, contemporary artists where you may well discover the next generation's Picasso.