6 days in Bologna, Rimini & Siena Itinerary

6 days in Bologna, Rimini & Siena Itinerary

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Bologna
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Rimini
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Siena
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Bologna — 1 night

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Piazza Maggiore, take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, don't miss a visit to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, then steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, and finally ponder the design of Fontana del Nettuno. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Azienda Agricola Medici Mattia, push the limits with an extreme tour, see the interesting displays at Museo Ferrari, get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico Medievale, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Domenico.

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If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Peretola Airport and Verona Villafranca Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rimini.
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Rimini — 2 nights

Seaside Capital

A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
On the 24th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Fiabilandia, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oltremare, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Acquario di Cattolica, and finally stroll through Playa del Sol. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Vitale, then find something for the whole family at Mirabilandia, then examine the collection at Italy in Miniature, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Egisto 38.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rimini trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Rimini takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bologna in June: highs in Rimini hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Siena.
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Siena — 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Piazza della Cisterna, make a trip to San Gimignano Bell Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano, don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of San Gimignano, then steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa, and finally examine the collection at Museo della Tortura di San Gimignano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di San Galgano, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, then contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Campo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Siena trip builder website.

You can drive from Rimini to Siena in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Siena sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.
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