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Compare Campervan Hire Bologna

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.

Motorhome Hire Bologna and Downtown Pickup Options

You can pick up your campervan rental from Bologna airport or Bologna railway station. It is also possible to pick up direct from the supplier's depot in Bologna city centre.

Top Brands Offering Campervan Rental Bologna 

Bologna is a popular location to start off on a campervan hire holiday with a good range of campervan rental companies offering a wide range of fully equipped camper cars and vans from budget to luxury, many with unlimited miles.  To get the best deal for your Italy RV rental adventure, comparing options from motorhome hire brands is key. Here's a quick guide to get you started:

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Road Surfer Italy Campervan rentals
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McRent Campers Italy

Roadsurfer: Roadsurfer Italy, a leading European campervan rental company. They have a modern and varied motorhome
fleet. Choose from trendy VW Californias for couples to spacious Sprinter vans for families. All campervans are well-maintained campervans and come equipped with all the campervan rental necessities.

Blue Rent: This Italian campervan rental company offer a modern and well-maintained fleet: Enjoy reliable and comfortable campervans with the latest features. One of the popular rentals with solo adventures and couples is the compact and trendy VW California. They also have a good selection of spacious Family Vans, suitable for families or small groups, with pop-up roofs and full amenities.

Motorhome Italy With locations in all key Italian location and a wide selection of campervan hire vehicles. They are able to provide vans of all sizes will meet all the needs of small and large families or couples. Campervans tend to be in range 2019 - 2021 a little older than McRent, but newer than Van Italy.

McRent: McRent is one of the top providers of campervan hire in Italy and other European counties, they have an extensive fleet with a campervan category to suit all needs from the budget for the solo traveller to family campervan holidays. All McRent campers are at most 2 years old, so you will be assured a campervan with all the latest safety features.

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McRent Norway Urban Plus 46


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MCrent Norway Family Standard


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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. 

Tips To Drive a Rental RV in Bologna

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.

Compare Multi Suppliers of Bologna Campervan Rental 

Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport is situated roughly 200 km east of Milan. The airport is known locally as 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 your Bologna campervan early to get the best choice and cheapest price.

Renting a Motorhome in Bologna FAQ's

What Do I Need To Bring When I Collect The Campervan?

Prepare the following document for motorhome rental pickup in Bologna

  • Original driving licence for the lead and named drivers (named drivers should be present at pickup)
  • Credit card in name of the lead driver
  • Passport or official form of ID for all drivers

Returning Your Camper Van Rental

Firstly, make sure you return on time and give your self extra time for the inspection and local paperwork. If you return late, they may charge you an additional day, plus you could be causing the next rental party to have to wait.

If you are going to be late due to some emergency, you should inform the rental company. 

Secondly, return the campervan in a similar condition of cleanliness as when received. If it is excessively dirty, you can be charged an additional cleaning fee.

Is There A Minimum Age To Drive A Campervan In Bologna?

The minimum age with motorhomes in Italy and other suppliers in Italy is 21. When booking, enter your correct age and the system will only display campervans that you would be permitted to drive given your age.

Is unlimited or free miles available in Bologna

We currently offer campervan hire in Catania with Motorhomes Italy, and they provide 150 kilometres per day free, but if you go over that limit they will change an additional 0.30 € per km

How new are the campervans?

With Motorhomes Rental Italy, campervans are in the year range of 2019 - 2021

  • With Motorhomes Rental Italy, campervans are in the year range of 2019 - 2021
  • With Van Italy, campervans are Age: 2007 or older
  • McRent Italy - All campers are kess than 2 years ol

Can You Sleep Anywhere In A Campervan In Italy?

The answer is No free camping or wild camping is against the law in Italy, but you will have lots of options to park your campervan overnight either on a campsite or on a parking lot for campervans and motorhomes

When Should I Book My RV Rental?

The number of motorhomes on rental fleets in Bologna are limited, and you should aim to book campervan hire in Bologna as early as possible, a few months in advance or longer if possible, especially during peak season or bank holiday weekends.