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Apps

A list of apps specific or related to Bologna. AppDescriptionDownloadVeloBÒShows the cycle paths in the urban area. Useful because Google Maps does not provide this data.GoogleBLQ Bologna AirportUpdates on flight arrivals, departures, and lines.GoogleApplemyCiceroPay for metered parking.GoogleAppleil RifiutologoCreated by Hera Group. A guide to help you know which bin to...
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Learning Italian in Bologna

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Cell Phone Providers

There are several cell phone providers covering the city. You'll need to bring your passport when signing up for any of these cell phone providers in person. If you do not have residency and an Italian bank account, the providers will sign you up for a pre-paid plan which is...
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Where to do your Codice Fisacle

Italy's Codice fiscale is a tax code, similar to a Social Security Number in the US or the National Insurance Number issued in the UK. The tax code in Italy is an alphanumeric code of 16 characters. The card serves to identify unambiguously individuals residing in Italy irrespective of residency...
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Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ) Infomation

G. Marconi Bologna (BLQ) is a major airport in Italy and for Europe. It provides limited access to international flights but they continue to introduce more flights. There's a useful app available for Android and Apple for tracking flights and wait times. There's rarely a long security line at BLQ....
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Food Delivery Services in Bologna

There's an overwhelming amount of companies that will deliver food to your doorstep. You'll notice them riding around the city with bicycles and sporting the companies logo on their jacket and bike. Tipping is not required but many of these services do have the option to add a tip. Deliveroo...
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Medical Care in Bologna

Use this website to find and reach the offices of family doctors and pediatricians in the Emilia-Romagna Region. The official national health service website for the region can be found here. How to Get a Tessera Sanitaria? You can register for a doctor and your Tessera Sanitaria card at C.U.P....
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Getting Around in Bologna

Everything within the city wall is walk-able. As an example, Porta Santo Stefano (southern tip) to the train station (very top) is about a 40 minute walk. The city may seem confusing at first but you'll quickly get used to it. Most major roads lead to Piazza Maggiore. TPER TPER...
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What to Eat in Bologna

Truthfully, it's hard to find a bad meal in Bologna. Widely known as the foodie capital of Italy (which is certainly saying something), Bologna is a place that takes it's food culture seriously. In Italy it's always best to eat regionally. Look for local specialties on the menu, and you...
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