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GETTING THERE

United, Lufthansa, British Airways and American offer connecting flights from Washington Dulles to Bologna.

WHERE TO STAY

Grand Hotel Majestic

Via Indipendenza 8

011-39-051-225-445

grandhotelmajestic.duetorrihotels.com/en

Bologna’s oldest and most luxurious hotel. Double rooms from $340, including breakfast.

Hotel Orologio

Via IV Novembre 10

011-39-051-745-7411

www.art-hotel-orologio.it

A charming little hotel near Bologna’s central square. Double rooms from $140, including breakfast.

Casa Ilaria

Largo Respighi 8

011-39-051-412-4760

www.casailaria.com

A B&B in the centrally located university area, offering its own cooking classes and gastronomic tours of the surrounding region. Doubles from $124, including breakfast.

COOKING SCHOOLS

CIBO – Culinary Institute of Bologna

Via Augusto Righi 30b

011-39-051-056-6087

cookingclassesinbologna.com

Half-day, full-day and multi-day individual and group classes for all skill levels. Prices start at $59 per person.

Gelato Museum

Via Emilia 45, Anzola Emilia

011-39-051-650-5306

www.gelatomuseum.com/eng

Guided tours of the museum followed by either a basic gelato tasting or a one-hour or three-hour hands-on gelato-making class. Prices start at $6.

Il Salotto del Buongusto

Piazza San Francesco 10

011-39-393-104-1282

www.ilsalottodelbuongusto.it

Organizes a variety of cooking courses, from fresh pastamaking to gluten-free cooking to molecular gastronomy. Also offers wine-tasting and art-of-entertaining classes. All classes last approximately three hours and cost $51 per person, or $59 with a translation service.

Il Salotto di Penelope

Via San Felice 116/G

011-39-051-649-3627

www.ilsalottodipenelope.it

Half-day and full-day fresh pasta classes. Prices for courses in English start at $105 . Evening classes in Italian from $46.

International Cooking School of Italian Food and Wine

201 E. 28th St., Suite 5B

New York

212-779-1921

internationalcookingschool.com

Five courses in Bologna scheduled for 2013, between May 26 and June 6 and between Sept. 15 and Oct. 20. All courses begin Sunday afternoon and last from four to six days. Customized private courses may also be arranged. From $2,095 per person, including accommodation.

Vecchia Scuola Bolognese

Via Galliera 11

011-39-051-649-1576

www.lavecchiascuola.com

The most famous fresh pasta school in Italy. Now also features pastry- and bread-making classes. From $86 per person.

INFORMATION

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