Most beautiful places to visit in Emilia-Romagna

Emilia-Romagna is a region extending in the heart of central Italy between the hills and plains of Po Valley, which separates the cold alpine north from the warm Mediterranean south. Thanks to the fertile farmland, ancient cities and industrial expansion, Emilia-Romagna belongs to one of the most prosperous regions in the country.

Castello Estense, Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Castello Estense, Ferrara by elvum

You will find this region south of Venice around the coast of the Adriatic Sea. It is full of beautiful sandy beaches, cafes, shops and restaurants with delicious Italian cuisine. There are lots of amusement parks within tourist destinations that attract not just children but also adults. Find accommodation and hotels in Emilia-Romagna: book_hotel_2 travel via italy

This vast region is composed of two parts, originally two Papal States, that were united in 1947. Through the middle of the region leads the Roman military road Via Emilia, built in 187 BC, which later became part of the medieval pilgrimage route to Rome. The country is rich in natural beauty and boasts significant historical and cultural character left by the Etruscans (in particular Bologna, Marzabotto, Spina), Byzantines and mainly by Romans.

Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Bologna by podoboq

Bologna, the capital of Emilia Romagna, is known mainly for the medieval palaces spread around two main squares. In the region of Emilia Romagna, however, we can find other important monuments. Those includes for example a water castle Castello Estense, the dominant feature of the city of Ferrara, or the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, or fortress Castello di Montebello located just few kilometers from Rimini. You should also visit Rimini, Parma, Modena, Pomposa Abbey and San Leo. Thirty kilometres west of Rimini is situated oldest European Republic of San Marino spread on the slopes of Monte Titano. This independent state has its own mint, postage stamps, representative football team and even army of thousand soldiers.

Top places to visit in Emilia-Romagna

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