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Emilia-Romagna, one of the richest regions of Italy, it's worldwide well-known for the famous sunny beaches of its Riviera Romagnaola, for its capital: Bologna, with its ancient and famous university (dated 11th century) and monuments of great artistic value.
But Emilia-Romagna is much more: modern centers of artistic and cultural learning, monuments of great artistic value in any of other provinces and high standard of "Quality of life". Most part of its cities are at the top in the yearly ranking of "Quality of life in Italy".
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-Bologna: details about Bologna...

-Rimini- One of most famous Italian seaside resorts, with its sand beaches and lively night with the best discotheques in Italy

-Parma- Worldwide well-known for two gastronomic specialities, Parma Ham and Parmesan cheese, Parma also boasts a strong tradition for music, art and culture.

-Ferrara- Major Medieval and Renaissance center, preserves a lot of witnesses of its past. To not be missed: the castle of the Este family (they made Ferrara one of the most active centers in Italy during Renaissance times), the palace of Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan, and the Schifanoia palace.

-Modena- Famous all over the world for Maserati and Ferrari (the factories of these famous cars are located in the surroundings of Modena), for music events (Pavarotti is from Modena) and for some of its food delicacies, such as its famous Balsamic Vinegar.

-Ravenna- Ravenna once served as the seat of the Western Roman Empire (in early 5th cent. became its the capital) and later the Ostrogothic kingdom; the city preserves countless testimonies of these ages. Some early Christian monuments of Ravenna are inscribed on the World Heritage List.
They include: Neonian Baptistery (c. 430), Mausoleum of Galla Placidia (c. 430), Arian Baptistry (c. 500), Archiepiscopal Chapel (c. 500), Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo (c. 500), Mausoleum of Theodoric (520), Basilica of San Vitale (548), Basilica of Sant' Apollinare in Classe (549).

-Reggio Emilia- Another city usually ranked at the top of "Quality of Life in Italy" ranking; among the sights to not be missed: seventeenth-century Sanctuary of the Madonna della Ghiara.

Natural sights

Adriatic Riviera of Emila-Romagna meet anybody holiday needs (from the younger to the families). Its resort, from Cervia to Cesenatico to Riccione to Rimini, just to name a few, are appreciated throughout the world.

Cultural, Gastronomic and more...

Gourmet itineraries: you can choose among a countless typical wine and food delicacies, ranging from "Lambrusco wine" to "Parmesan" etc...
Shopping itineraries in a large number of factory outlets.
Sport car: visits to Maserati and Ferrari factories.
Lively night with a large variety of discotheques throughout the Riviera Romagnola.


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