Bologna + Emilia-Romagna

Bologna + Emilia-Romagna Travel Guide

The Scene: Home-cooked meals in Italy are a holy grail for any food-obsessed traveler, and thanks to Egeria Di Nallo, a sociology professor from Bologna, that elusive culinary quest is within reach.

This bakery with Art Nouveau murals serves a delicious crescente (Parmesan-topped focaccia).

Two exquisitely frescoed rooms by Renaissance master and Emilia-Romagna native Antonio da Correggio.

An eighth-century monastery with an imposing vaulted interior.

Inside, racing lanes map the floor, where a half-dozen Formula One car sit side by side - small, sleek automobiles that resemble spaceships out of Star Wars and are packed with enough advanced technology that they probably operate like them too.