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Carnevale a San Lazzaro di Savena

The Carnival poster

Carnival parade

Where: historical centre - 40068 San Lazzaro di Savena (BO)

When: February 17, 2019



San Lazzaro celebrates Carnival with a parade is in piazza Luciano Bracci at 3pm, at the presence of the "Città di San Lazzaro" marching band and of the stock characters Dottor Balanzone and Lazzarone. The most creative and original masks will be awarded.


For those who want to make their own costume, the Mediateca of San Lazzaro organizes afree loan of carnival costumes for children from 2 to 12 years old.


Info on the event

Timetable: from 3pm
Entrance: free entry
Organization: Istituzione Prometeo of Comune di San Lazzaro di Savena in collaboration with associtzions and local grous of volunteers, Centro Sociale “La Terrazza”
Info: Comune di San Lazzaro di Savena - Istituzione Prometeo
Ph. 0039 051 6228038

Come arrivare
Info on the tourist location

URP - Public Relations Office


Address: Piazza Bracci 1 - 40068 San Lazzaro di Savena (BO)

Phone: +39 051 6228174   

Fax +39 051 6228283

Opening times:
Mon, Wed and Fri 8am-12.30pm

Tue 8am-1pm

Thu 8am-1pm, 2.30pm-6pm

Last update: 17-01-2019

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More information
Distance from Bologna:
6 Km.
40/331 m.
32.065 (updated January 1st 2016)
Market day:
Patron Saint:
San Lazzaro (December 17th)
Borgatella, Ca' de' Mandorli, Caselle, Castel de' Britti, Campana, Cicogna, Colunga, Croara, Farneto, Idice, Mura San Carlo, Paleotto, Ponticella, Pulce, Villaggio Martino.
How to get there

By car

· Roads from Bologna: SS 9 Via Emilia up to San Lazzaro di Savena
· Motorways
from Bologna: A14 Motorway, exit Bologna-San Lazzaro di Savena from Milano/Firenze: A1 Motorway, exit Bologna-Borgo Panigale / Bologna-Casalecchio and drive along the tangenziale (ringroad) towards San Lazzaro, exit number 13 from Padova: A13 Motorway, exit Bologna-Arcoveggio, then take the tangenziale in the direction of San Lazzaro, exit number 13.


By bus

From the Bologna Bus Station, ATC Public Transport Company (for information on timetables and fares visit
· Bus n. 19 Casteldebole-San Lazzaro (by Via Rizzoli)
· Bus n. 90 Bologna (by Piazza Cavour)-S.Camillo/Ozzano
· Bus n. 94 Bazzano-Bologna (by Via Marconi)-Castel S.Pietro Terme
· Bus n. 101 Bologna-Castel S Pietro Terme-Imola
· Bus n. 916 Bologna-Monterenzio-San Benedetto Q.-Monghidoro
· Bus n. 918 Bologna-Monterenzio-San Benedetto Q.-Monghidoro-Loiano


By train

From the Bologna Central Station (for information on timetables and fares visit
railway line railway line Ferrara-San Pietro in Casale-San Lazzaro di Savena-Imola, San Lazzaro di Savena stop.


By palne

The Guglielmo Marconi Airport  is about 16 km. from San Lazzaro di Savena. 
The BLQ Airport shuttle  connects every 15-30 minutes the airport to the city centre and to the central station. Piazza XX Settembre stop to get a bus towards San Lazzaro di Savena.