Emilia-Romagna Blog posts
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20th January 2021 by Hand Luggage Only12 best things to do in Bologna, Italy
Nestled within the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, the historic city of Bologna is a total gem to visit when exploring some of Italy’s best cities. Not only that, there’s a whole heap of history that dates back centuries within the city. Which, all means that there’s a huge mix of incredible and bags of the best things to do in Bologna dotted all over the city. Of course, Bologna is a city break in its own right, but it’s also really easy to visit as part of a wider trip to some of...
5th June 2020 by Stoked to TravelBest things to do in Ravenna
Ravenna is a beautiful city in the eastern half of Emilia Romagna. It is a lesser-known destination that offers an authentic getaway, with far fewer crowds than other places in Italy! Ravenna is a destination packed with history and culture. From basilicas, mausoleums, tombs to the ancient and contemporary mosaics for which the city is famous. From visiting the many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, to sampling delicious fresh seafood, cycling in the nearby pine forests and swimming in the nearby...
25th January 2021 by TravelDaveExploring the Motor Valley of Emilia Romagna Italy
or motorsport fans, the Italian region of Emilia Romagna is a must-visit destination. The region is home to the top brands of motorsport manufacturing. Explore the land where speed was born and discover motor history along the Motor Valley of Emilia Romagna. Timeless brands, international circuits and private collections all highlight the excellence of Emilia Romagna and its motorsports heritage....
21st April 2021 by Inside the Travel LabWhy Rimini Old Town deserves your time: Italy’s historic coast
Rimini's Old Town serves as a timeless base for exploring Italy's Emilia Romagna. From her coast to her wine and her meticulous culinary secrets, head east from Bologna and get ready to travel through time....
29th January 2021 by Savoir There5 cool things to do in Bologna (especially if you love food)
The university city of Bologna makes the perfect weekend setting for an the alfresco lesson in romantic architecture, multiple courses in amazing eats and an in-depth study of aperitivo culture. As well as being home to the oldest university in the world, Bologna is the birthplace of tortellini and ragu, and boasts the tallest medieval towers in Italy....
16th July 2012 by Emma's Travel TalesTwo faces of Rimini
I didn’t expect to like Rimini all that much, if I’m honest. I’d visited before with my parents when I was twelve, and all I could remember was the beach and the pool at the hotel we stayed in. When you type Rimini into google (the fountain of all knowledge, right?!) all that comes up are tales of the beach, bars and clubs. It seemed like that was all there was to Rimini.This couldn’t have been further from the truth.Sure, the seemingly endless stretch of beach and the bars and clubs...
13th July 2012 by Emma's Travel TalesBologna – A feeling
I expected to like Bologna. Everyone I spoke to told me I would.When I arrived I knew I only had around 14 hours in the Italian city. Definitely not long enough to explore it the way I would have liked. As I wandered around that afternoon I was struck by the immense age of the city. History seeps from every pore of it. There is Piazza Maggiore with the imposing statue of Neptune, the arches that surround the city, the two iconic towers, all dating back centuries. History is everywhere in...