January Monthly Meeting 2022

Our January Monthly Meeting was an outdoor walking tour of the Mercato di Mezzo in the old centre of Bologna with Maribel * from Taste of Italy. On our tour Maribel discussed the history of this fascinating market area of Bologna, she introduced us to food market etiquette and gave us other insightful local tips and traditions. We learned about […]

Launch of Bologna Inside third edition

A great and hopeful evening was shared by many as different generations of IWF women and guests came together to celebrate the latest version of the Bologna Inside Guide on the 18 November. IWF was honored to welcome the Deputy Mayor of Bologna, Emily Clancy to share in the celebration. Thank you again to all who’s contributed to the Inside […]

October Monthly Meeting 2021

For the October Monthly Meeting we met at Fontana del Nettuno on 21 October and explored Bologna on a walking tour by Anna Brini. The theme of this tour was Aneddoti Bolognesi. Aneddoti Bolognesi: “An outside walk in the historic center of Bologna to share funny stories, a little bit true and a little legendary, which have seasoned […]

Recap of Culture Club @ Ca’ La Ghiornda in October 2021

Cà la Ghironda Modern Art Museum is a museum situated in an architectural context of a very new conception. In a park of 10 hectares, a few minutes from the center of Bologna, you can admire 210 sculptures by the most significant masters of our time: from Manzù to Zorio, to Messina, to Minguzzi, etc […]

Outing to Parco di Forte Bandiera on 16 October 2021

This walk followed CAI (Club Alpino Italiano) route 902, which links several parks outside Bologna and ends at Porta San Mamolo at the top of Via D’Azeglio. It’s not too challenging, but it offers a lot of scenic variety, starting alongside the Savena River in San Lazzaro, rising up to some quite high hills with […]

Impressions from the Ramblers outing on October 10 2021

This walk started in the park just inside the Viale at Porta Saragozza. We proceeded up Via Saragozza to Villa Spada, where the route goes through Parco Villa Spada and, higher up the hill, Parco San Pellegrino, with spectacular views over Bologna. A wooded path led us to Via di Monte Albano, with views of […]