Emilia Romagna Description


Emilia Romagna lies between the River Po to the north and the Apennine mountains to the south. It is one of the most fertile and productive regions of Italy also thanks to the effect of the Adriatic Sea mitigating the coastal climate. The variety between the mountains and the sea allows Emilia Romagna to offer its visitors breathtaking views, wonders for the eyes and for the spirit in a mixture of earthy colors and aromas, seaside happiness, music, cinema and art, all in one region.
Many who love the combination of sea, sun and entertainment choose the Romagna Riviera. Having the longest beach in Europe, visitors flock to enjoy the richness offered by its sports and leisure facilities. Towns like Rimini, Riccione and Cattolica are higly geared for tourists reception, emphasising relaxation and providing lots of entertainment. Further from the coast, the beautiful landscape offered by the Apennines may for instance be best appreciated horse-riding or walking in the area between Parma and Piacenza or by visiting the splendid parks and wonderful nature reserves.
The hinterland has several spas like Salsomaggiore and Bagno di Romagna, offering a wide range of proposals, thanks to the many types of waters springing in this region and the modern equipments, technologies and professionalism of the facilities, enhancing the experience of traditional thermal baths. Both culinary and artistic culture found fertile soil in this land and their roots run deep here.
This is the land of Verdi’s novels and Pascoli’s poetry, as well as Fellini’s unmistakable cinema, a director who became a myth, his many masterpieces having come to life in this, his native region. In Emilia Romagna, you can enjoy amazing views anywhere; the list of places to choose from is endless.

The provinces of the region are: Bologna (regional capital), Ferrara, Forli-Cesena, Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Ravenna, Reggio Emilia, Rimini. Emilia Romagna borders the third smallest European Country, the Republic of San Marino.

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