Bologna Welcome – the official tourism website of Bologna – offers a useful, updated and easy information service to all Il Cinema Ritrovato participants or to all people in town for business or tourism purposes.

Participants are advised to book their accommodation in advance in order to take advantage of the dedicated rates.
Discover the Bologna Welcome offers


Tourist tax in Bologna
Like many other chief cities Bologna has complied with the legislative decree 23/2011, introducing the tourist tax.
Those who will stay overnight in any accommodation facility and who are not resident in the city have to pay an extra small amount of money for the overnight stay.



Thanks to the collaboration between Bologna Welcome, Trenitalia and Italo, you can book Italian high speed trains for Il Cinema Ritrovato Festival with a 30% or 40% discount for first and second class. Discover the offers on Bologna Welcome website!


Free bike
The best way to get around during the Festival? By bike! Enjoy going about town with Cicli Cinzia‘s free bicycles! You can pick up your complimentary bike at Dynamo – Bologna’s bike station, in via Indipendenza 71/Z – a partner of  the festival. At Dynamo you’ll find maps, information, supervised parking for your bicycle and a service station with refreshments. To reserve your bike write to: