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This vibrant, historic city is known for its fabulous food and stunning brick-and-terracotta architecture. It is ideal for using as a base to tour central Italy. Motorhome hire in Bologna is a popular way to do this and allows for scenic drives along the coast of the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian seas as well as through the hilly countryside.

Bologna is a northern city in Italy and is famous for many things including its old churches, towers, piazzas from medieval times, its cuisine and the world’s oldest school of higher learning, the University of Bologna which was established in 1088 AD. Its placement in the top center of the country make it an ideal location to explore Italy with Florence just to the south, Venice to the north east and Milan to the north west.

While some people might think baloney sandwich meat was named after this city, that is false. But the red sauce with meat many enjoy over pasta is named for this city being Bolognese sauce. Ironically many places in the world call it spaghetti sauce, which is a shame because that is the name of the pasta not the sauce. 

Bologna is the capital city of Emilia-Romania and is filled with museums, art galleries and landmarks. It makes for a great start to any self-driving tour, and there are four locations within Bologna where you pickup an RV rental

Your Bologna caravan adventure can be in a medieval journey back in time while sleeping in a natural setting. This will truly be a vacation or holiday to remember.

campervan Hire Bologna Trips and Campervan Sites

Adriatic coast:

From Bologna along motorway A14 to the very southwestern tip of Italy. Those with less time can stop midway. There are plenty of lovely seaside camper sites to stop at, such as Campsite Verde Luna and campsite Poneto Beach, among many others.


Via the Tyrrhenian coast, stop in the at the world’s most famous art city ― Florence, Pisa for its Leaning Tower and the Etruscan tombs in Tarquinia. Rest in camper sites such as campsite Torre Pendente and California camping Village.

Italian Alps:

This route will take you north out of Bologna on a scenic drive through the Italian Alps. Stop at Campsite Estense to tour around the lovely city of Ferrara, sip wine in Valpolicella while relaxing at the Della Rose Alda trattoria and explore the mountains and hills of the Dolomites from Campsite Malge Ciapela.

Bologna Campervan Sites

For those traveling in a caravan there are places you can make camp in and near Bologna. The closest to Bologna is one located on the edge of the city called the Centro Turistico Città di Bologna. They have pitches with electricity along with bathrooms with hot water in the camping area. There is also washing facilities for those with soiled cloths. This is a dog friendly campground along with a swimming pool and pizzeria on the grounds.

To the southwest just 21 miles outside of Bologna is the Eco Bio Camping Montequestiolo campgrounds. This location is nestled in the Apennines mountains and offers pitches for caravans and motorhomes. There is electricity at the pitches, water, restrooms with showers, launderette and food store on site. The campgrounds is also blanketed with a Wi-Fi signal. There are also numerous hiking and biking trails in the mountains to enjoy. Their restaurant is all organic and offers both the vegetarian and vegan cuisine. They also ask guests not to waste any resource while on the grounds. 

Driving Tips

Road network:
The road network around Bologna is great. Be cautious on the winding mountain roads in the Alps. There are petrol stations along all major routes.

Speed limits:
Urban roads: 50kph if not posted differently
Provincial highways: 90kph
National roads and motorways: 110-130kph

Alcohol limits:
Be prepared for hefty fines and the possibility of imprisonment if caught with a blood alcohol level over 0.5 per cent.

In Italy, traffic drives on the right-hand side and most roads are toll ways. Locals tend to drive very close to other vehicles and may cut in front of others with little warning.

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Motorhome hire Bologna airport is situated roughly 200 km east of Milan. The airport is known locally as Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. With budget airlines servicing this airport the airport has seen a steady increase of visitors to this charming part of Italy. We can offer campervan rental Italy at all key entry points and main tourist towns and cities. See what special offers we have by selecting the click deal button below. Booking you Bologna campervan early to get the best choice and cheapest price.

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