Enjoy a golf break to Bologna

Bologna, situated within Emilia Romagna, is home to a stunning array of golf courses, making it one of the more popular regions within Italy. The favourable climate in Bologna means that you could travel April to October and enjoy ideal golfing conditions throughout most of the year. We’d highly recommend Bologna Golf Club for its fantastic course design and immaculate conditioning. We think a golf holiday in Bologna is seriously worth considering for your next Italian golf break.

Why book a golf holiday to Bologna?

  • Capital of Emilia Romagna, home to the oldest university in the world
  • Bologna rated highly for quality of life
  • A great destination for a golf & city break
  • Stay central & play a selection of great local courses - Bologna, Le Fonti & Modena

Bologna, the heart of Italian golf

Bologna is such a highly rated golf destination thanks to the scenic vistas of the Italian countryside, first-class hotels and beautiful golf courses.

Le Fonti is one of our favourites due to its unique arrange of water features that help to create truly exciting golf holes and an element of danger throughout the round.

Bologna Golf Club is a championship golf course with plenty of prestige for a relatively new course. It is moulded out of the natural landscape and requires good course management if you want to post a decent score.

Modena Golf & Country Club is well-known for its American styling thanks to its wide fairways and plenty of water hazards however, don’t let that put you off. It’s a great championship golf course that is better suited for experienced golfers.

Popular golf destinations in Bologna

Why book a golf holiday to Bologna?

Bologna is a city which has it all, from great food, superb atmosphere, plenty of wine and a plethora of top-notch golf courses. Although golf hasn’t always been a main staple of Bologna, golfers are falling in love with the city’s many varied courses and its certainly a location which leave you wanting to come back for more.

Notable courses of Bologna include the staple Bologna Golf Club, the exceptional Modena Golf & Country Club and stunning Le Fonti Golf Club.

The climate on offer in Bologna is typically Mediterranean and we recommend you visit during the late spring to early summertime to ensure you receive the best possible course condition and weather. Plus, with its growing popularity among tourists, there are plenty of flights to be found across the UK and golfers will not struggle to find suitable accommodation with a range of options.

Golf travel tips for Bologna

Best months for golfing weather:

June to September

Best month for value:


Most popular months:

July to August

Our experts recommend:

July to September

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Not sure where to play? Browse our map and find your ideal destination in a continent of possibilities. We know you will be spoiled for choice! Remember our knowledgeable golf experts are ready to answer any questions.

Charming hotels

Bologna is a city which has it all in the accommodation sense, owing to its immense popularity among tourists. Golfers can expect to find a range of great accommodation across the city ranging from the city centre to the outskirts.

Hotel Metropolitan is a charming 4* city centre-based hotel and is the ideal option for small groups or couples wanting to get away and experience both Bologna city and its golf courses. With fully furnished Italian style rooms complete with modern amenities, a fresh daily breakfast buffet and within a short distance of Bologna’s best local restaurants, bars, monuments and museums you can’t go wrong choosing Hotel Metropolitan.

Palazzo di Varignana Resort is a super resort located on the outskirts of Bologna, it overlooks the hills of Varignana from Villa Bentivoglio and exudes Italian sophistication. With 90 spacious modern rooms to choose from, along with 2 excellent onsite restaurants and an outdoor pool/spa area, Palazzo di Varignana Resort has it all.

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