Itineraries

When you come to Emilia Romagna don’t forget to:

Eastern area - Ravenna, Rimini, Forlì Cesena and Ferrara

Relax on the wonderful beaches of the Adriatic coast.

Visit Ravenna, a town famed for its incredible Byzantine mosaics and splendid monuments that UNESCO has named a World Heritage Site. See the mausoleums of Galla Placidia and Teodorico, and the Basilicas of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo, Sant’Apollinare in Classe and San Vitale.

Take your children and the whole family to the amusement and theme parks of Mirabilandia, Aquafan and Italia in Miniatura on the Adriatic coast.

Climb the road that leads to the top of the Republic of San Marino and enjoy the spectacular views that span from the Valmarecchia Park as far as San Leo, Torriana and Mount Carpegna.

Spend a day relaxing in the spa town of Riolo but only after having visited the splendid fortress and medieval hamlet of Brisighella.

Visit the beautiful medieval town of Bertinoro, also famous for the many small wine cellars and after a nice wine tasting cool off in the thermal waters and in the Spa Center of Terme della Fratta.

Cycle along the itinerary that explores the beauty of the Po Delta Park, through the natural oasis of Comacchio and Mesola Forest.

Spend a day walking around the splendid palaces and enchanting, narrow medieval streets of the town of Ferrara, home of the Este family and the capital city of bicycles.

Central area - Bologna and Modena

Visit the beautiful university city of Bologna, walk along its 40 km of porticoes, spend time shopping in the Galleria Cavour, buy some gastronomic delicacies from Tamburini in the city centre and enjoy a well-deserved coffee at one of the outdoor cafes on Piazza Maggiore.

Explore the wonderful hills surrounding Bologna and, from the centre of Bologna, climb to the marvellous Basilica of San Luca.

Savour the delicious wines and visit the Sforza Fortress in Dozza near Bologna.

Visit the Ferrari, Lamborghini and Ducati museums and the official Ferrari shop in Maranello, near Modena.

Visit a winery or a balsamic vinegar producer in the area near Modena.

Western area - Reggio Emilia, Parma and Piacenza

Explore the wonderful architecture and museums of Parma, with a special visit to the Cathedral and Baptistery.

Visit the lands of Giuseppe Verdi and the house in Roncole di Busseto where he was born on 10th October 1813, and enjoy the magical world of classical music at the Regio Theatre in Parma.

Savour a typically medieval meal in the castles of the former Duchies of Parma and Piacenza, surrounded by the sound of horns, epic duels, beautiful ladies and splendid noble men.

Spend a whole day relaxing in the baths of the spa towns of Salsomaggiore and Tabiano.

Lose yourselves in Masone Labyrinth in Fontanellato; designed by Franco Maria Ricci, it is the world’s largest maze and is made up of over 200,000 bamboo plants of different species.