11 cities of art and countless historic villages make up a territory with a thousand souls
A land where passion is contagious. Emilia-Romagna thrives on the great passions that it nurtures day after day and wants nothing more than to share them with anyone curious to find out more.
The easiest way to learn all about what makes Emilia-Romagna tick is to follow one of the 48 thematic itineraries provided in this section, designed to appeal no matter your travel needs or interests. These itineraries vary in length, ranging from 24, 48 and 72 hours, offering solutions to travellers on a tighter schedule and those who are looking to enjoy a longer, more extensive stay.
After all, passions are the common theme that runs through these itineraries, spanning outdoor sports activities, the seaside and beach, and spas and wellness. Another must include the region's car-centric destinations, which are behind Emilia-Romagna's world-wide fame, as well as the cuisine and wines that are out of this world and, of course, the extraordinary artistic and cultural heritage of the region's art cities.
Some examples? Our itineraries will take you by the hand around Bologna on a 24-hour city tour, to see the animals and birdlife in the Po Delta Park, for a stroll along the Alta Via dei Parchi trail, before treating you to a wellness break at the Salsomaggiore Terme thermal baths.
On the Emilia-Romagna Riviera, you’ll spend two days exploring Cervia, Milano Marittima, Rimini and Riccione, before you head to the Motor Valley with its shrines to two and four-wheel racing vehicles.
Food lovers are bound to enjoy the ‘tortello tour’ around Emilia to sample the region's traditional stuffed pasta.
Whether you're travelling solo or in good company, although our itineraries are suitable for virtually any kind of holiday, some have been specifically designed with children, groups of friends and couples in mind.