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Why Go?

The cultured vibe of a city that's home to one of Europe's oldest universities

To indulge in tortellini, mortadella, torta di riso—and some of Italy's best gelato

To climb lofty Asinelli Tower for a bird's-eye view of the city's medieval ground plan

What To Skip

A visit during the trade fairs, when hotel prices soar

What For:

Design + Architecture, Food + Wine

When To Go:

September, October, November


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