Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Paris, Normandy & Amsterdam with College Graduate
  2. 2 HP Printer 1800:681:7208 installation CONTACT HP Tec*h care
  3. 3 Trans Siberian Train
  4. 4 Itinerary for 4 days in Madrid
  5. 5 Trip Report Sampling Some of Sicily and Bits of Italy Beyond
  6. 6 Malaga Christmas lights
  7. 7 Real Estate in Andalucia
  8. 8 GTG Paris December 2017
  9. 9 10 days in europe
  10. 10 Must See/Do/Eat in Vienna?
  11. 11 Trip Report 3 weeks driving the Netherlands
  12. 12 Lisbon neighborhoods
  13. 13 London - Paris - Amsterdam trip planning help
  14. 14 Germany, Switzerland and Paris with teens
  15. 15 Slovenia and Croatia in January (Solo)
  16. 16 Greece during Easter week or August
  17. 17 Trip Report From Portugal to the Pyrenees and onto Paris
  18. 18 Tour Company recommendations for St. Petersburg
  19. 19 The World's Greatest Churches
  20. 20 Viking Cruise Tours (Barcelona and French Riviera)-- Please Help
  21. 21 And the winner is ...India? Egypt? no, Italy!
  22. 22 Rome, Tuscany & Umbria
  23. 23 Trip Report Three nights in the Italian Riviera: hiking in Camogli with day trips
  24. 24 My France Vacation
  25. 25 Trip Report Paris November 2017
View next 25 » Back to the top

Emilia Romagna: Bologna or Parma base? Rent car or train?

Jump to last reply

Hello
We will be 3 nights in E-R and love food! have searched Chowhound for food sites and are looking forward to this part of our trip.....We hope to do various day trips - Ravenna, Parma, maybe Modena or Padua and are looking for the best base.

In Bologna, any comments on the Hotel Porta San Mamolo? Hotel Metropole? or the B&B Antica Case Zucchini? I am a bit picky about nice clean rooms w/ decent beds.

In Parma, Looking at the Palazzo della Rosa Prati. Also have considered the Hotel Posta in Emilia nella Reggio.

We will be in Florence before, and go to Venice after this. - so would consider renting a car for the 3 nights that we are in E-R. Is this wise, or are trains the best bet? If car, where would you suggest renting it and dropping it off?

thanks!!

20 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement