The beautiful rooms and impressive architecture of Palazzo Boncompagni, an extraordinary example of the mature Italian Renaissance, can be visited according to the hours published on this page with guided tours that can be booked online.
Vignola’s spiral staircase, the gallery with its inlaid colonnade, the courtyard and its precious magnolia tree and, of course, the Pope’s room with its frescoes.
• December 1, 8, 13, 22 and 29 | 6 to 9 p.m. – Boncompagni by night
• Every Saturday morning in December | from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Breakfast at the Palace
• Every Thursday evening in December | from 6 to 9 p.m. – Music at the Palace
• 12 euro, full
• 9 euro, Card Cultura Bologna / Touring Club Italiano / Group entrance
• free, children up to the age of 10
via del Monte 8, Bologna (Italy)
Exit the motorway at the Bologna Fiera exit and proceed towards the center. The building is located in a limited traffic area and it is recommended that you park at the Piazza XIII Agosto Garage.
From the railway station the Palazzo is a 15 minute walk up Via Indipendenza towards Piazza Maggiore and a left turn onto Via del Monte. Alternatively, take bus no. 25 towards the Due Madonne Depository, get off at the Rizzoli stop and then follow Via Indipendenza until you reach Via del Monte.
Take the Marconi express train or the Aerobus to Central Station and then follow the directions detailed in the “by train” section.
Palazzo Boncompagni has a ramp for disabled access. It is necessary to indicate your interest during the booking process and at least one week in advance to allow it to be assembled.
Every Saturday in December 2023, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, December 17, 2023, 11 a.m.
Palazzo Boncompagni is pleased to host the concert of the eighth edition of the Alberghini Prize, as part of the Domenica in musica festival curated by the Teatro Comunale di Bologna.