Palazzo Di Varignana Resort & Spa

Bologna, Italy

Private garden

Junior suite

Standard room


Deluxe room


Deluxe Prestige room

Private garden


Private garden

A modern and elegant spa hotel in a quiet spot near Bologna – includes breakfast, spa access, a suite option, and spa and dining discounts

Set in rural Bologna, Palazzo di Varignana offers an intimate stay steeped in the area's rich history – from here you're close to many stunning archaeological sites, which are full of frescoes and mosaics. The resort's storied surrounds, along with a generously proportioned wellness area – complete with indoor pool, sensory showers and luxe treatment rooms – will have you truly understand Italian charm day-in, day-out.

When you're not meandering around the medieval network of Bologna itself, there's plenty to keep you occupied on site. Join a meditation or yoga class, Nordic-walk, trek or cycle, or learn a new skill with a cookery class or two. There's a golf course just 10 minutes away by car, or head to Attilio Beach Club for some time on the Italian sands. Palazzo di Varignana has earned itself a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Good to know

Please note that a city tax of €2 per person, per night is payable at the hotel upon check-out.

In order to avoid disappointment, please remember to pre-book spa entry and treatments.


Palazzo di Varignana is located a half hour's drive from Bologna, where you can explore the historic cobbled streets, piazzas and churches. Be sure to check out the Fountain of Neptune and the Basilica di San Petronio. It's only a 13-minute drive from the small city of Castle San Pietro Terme, with its thermal baths, dating back to the 1300s, and golf course. Head to Attilio Beach Club for some time on the Italian sands.

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