Churches, baptisteries

Anzola dell'Emilia
Chiesa di San Pietro e Paolo

Chiesa di San Pietro e Paolo

Parish church, whose medieval origins can be seen in the 13th-century font...

 
Baricella
Chiesa di Santa Maria di Baricella

Chiesa di Santa Maria di Baricella

It preserves an old wooden crucifix, believed by the faithful to be miraculous and carried in procession in cases of calamity...

 
Chiesa di Santa Maria Lauretana

Chiesa di Santa Maria Lauretana

Parish church of the small village of Boschi, it contains a beautiful wooden Madonna clothed in 17th century fabrics ...

 
Budrio
Chiesa dei Santi Gervasio e Protasio

Chiesa dei Santi Gervasio e Protasio

One of the oldest parish churches of the Bolognese area, it hides an underground ancient sacred building...

 
Chiesa di San Domenico

Chiesa di San Domenico

A formerly convent which contains some precious paintings from the seventeenth century Bolognese School...

 
Chiesa di San Lorenzo

Chiesa di San Lorenzo

Parish church overlooking the square with a nice porch; inside it greets the visitor with a double cloister colonnade...

 
Castel Maggiore
Chiesa di San Biagio di Saliceto

Chiesa di San Biagio di Saliceto

The oldest church of the municipality, it preserves the Romanesque style of the origins...

 
Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista in Trebbo di Reno

Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista in Trebbo di Reno

Damaged by the recurring floods of the Reno, its belltower was shifted by four metres since it was leaning dangerously...

 
Chiesa di Sant'Andrea

Chiesa di Sant'Andrea

Entitled to the local patron saint, it stands on the site of the primitive nucleus of the town, originally called Castagnolo Maggiore...

 
Castello d'Argile
Chiesa di Santa Maria di Venezzano

Chiesa di Santa Maria di Venezzano

Built from 1894 in the Gothic-flowered style, the church is one of the first examples of artistic using of the concrete material...

 
Castenaso
Pieve di San Geminiano

Pieve di San Geminiano

Rural church with a baptistery whose origins date back to the 12th century...

 
Santuario della Madonna del Pilar

Santuario della Madonna del Pilar

Gioacchino Rossini celebrated here his first marriage to the soprano Isabella Colbran...

 
Crevalcore
Chiesa di Bolognina

Chiesa di Bolognina

Church which preserves paintings by Simone Cantarini and Elisabetta Sirani, donated by the Bolognini family...

 
Chiesa di Palata Pepoli

Chiesa di Palata Pepoli

Parish church around which the village of Palata Pepoli was born as a hamlet of Crevalcore...

 
Granarolo dell'Emilia
Chiesa di San Vitale

Chiesa di San Vitale

Church built on a 14th century building, it contains a St. Jerome portrait attributed to Guercino and frescoes by Elisabetta Sirani...

 
Minerbio
Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista

Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista

This church houses important works of art, including the example of Bolognese Baroque by the Mazza sculpture group...

 
Pieve di San Giovanni in Triario

Pieve di San Giovanni in Triario

A parish church that still preserves an ancient baptismal font dating back to the medieval era...

 
Ozzano dell'Emilia
Chiesa di Sant'Andrea

Chiesa di Sant'Andrea

The remains of the Blessed Lucia, the mother superior made legendary for the love story with the knight Rolando...

 
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Quaderna

Chiesa di Santa Maria della Quaderna

A beautiful Nativity by Orazio Samacchini of the late Renaissance is housed inside this church...

 
Pieve di Cento
Chiesa della Santissima Trinità

Chiesa della Santissima Trinità

Together with the annexe chapel, the parish church is one of the masterpieces of the Bolognese art school...

 
Collegiata di Santa Maria Maggiore

Collegiata di Santa Maria Maggiore

It hosted till the earthquake famous altarpieces by Guido Reni, Guercino, Lavinia Fontana and others Bolognese painters...

 
Sala Bolognese
Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo

Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo

Parish church which houses two paintings attributed to Francesco Francia and Antonio Maria Crespi...

 
Pieve di Santa Maria Annunziata e San Biagio

Pieve di Santa Maria Annunziata e San Biagio

One of the most interesting building of Romanesque-Lombard style of the whole Bologna province...

 
San Giovanni in Persiceto
Chiesa della Madonna della Cintura

Chiesa della Madonna della Cintura

Designed by Alfonso Lombardi, the church houses a magnificent walnut-wood choir...

 
Collegiata di San Giovanni Battista

Collegiata di San Giovanni Battista

Seat of a chapter of canons, it contains paintings of the main Bolognese painters between 16th and 19th century...

 
Complesso conventuale di San Francesco

Complesso conventuale di San Francesco

Former monastery of medieval origin, now intended as cultural place...

 
San Pietro in Casale
Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo

Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo

Stylish building flanked by a Romanesque bell tower, showing its medieval origins...