60 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

60 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bologna
— 14 nights
2
Cattolica
— 7 nights
3
Ravenna
— 12 nights
4
Parma
— 12 nights
5
Gazzola
— 5 nights
6
Bardi
— 7 nights

14
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Castello Estense and Basilica di San Petronio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Torre Prendiparte and Salse di Nirano. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bologna: ACETAIA DEL CRISTO - Tradizione Balsamica dal 1849 (in San Prospero), Rocca di Vignola (in Vignola) and Parrocchia di San Possidonio (in San Possidonio). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, explore the historical opulence of Forte di San Leo, contemplate the long history of Rocchetta Mattei, and view the masterpieces at Palazzo dei Diamanti.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bologna trip planner.

Florianopolis, Brazil to Bologna is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 4 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Florianopolis in March: high temperatures in Bologna hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cattolica.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ferrara, Rimini, San Leo, Bellaria-Igea Marina, Sassuolo
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 29:
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Cattedrale di San Pietro ©
Cattedrale di San Pietro
Forte di San Leo ©
Forte di San Leo
Rocchetta Mattei ©
Rocchetta Mattei

7
nights
Cattolica

Cattolica ©
We've included these beaches for you: Playa del Sol and Lido delle Sirene. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Altamarea Beach Village and Ospedale delle Tartarughe.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cattolica tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Cattolica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cattolica can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ravenna.

Things to do in Cattolica

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Riccione, Misano Adriatico
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 5:
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Altamarea Beach Village ©
Altamarea Beach Village
Playa del Sol ©
Playa del Sol
La Spiaggia delle Donne ©
La Spiaggia delle Donne

12
nights
Ravenna

Ravenna ©
Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Musei San Domenico and Casa dei Ricordi - Villa Carpena will appeal to museum buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Attilio Beach Pleasure Club and Bagno 169. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravenna: Pineta di Pinarella e Tagliata (in Pinarella), Cervia (Bagno Flores, Bagno Keko, &more) and Bagno Bambu (in Lido delle Nazioni). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Vitale, steep yourself in history at Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), take a peaceful walk through Pineta di Milano Marittima, and see the interesting displays at Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Ravenna fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Cattolica to Ravenna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Ravenna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Parma.

Things to do in Ravenna

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cervia, Cesenatico, Forli, Faenza, Cesena
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 17:
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Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Pomposa Abbey ©
Pomposa Abbey

12
nights
Parma

Parma ©
Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cattedrale di Parma and Borgo Castell'Arquato. Let the collections at Museo Ferrari and Museo Renato Brozzi capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Parma: Collegiata di Santa Maria (in Castell'Arquato), Vigoleno (Museo degli Orsanti & Castello di Vigoleno) and Castello di Scipione dei Marchesi Pallavicino (in Salsomaggiore Terme). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena, get engrossed in the history at National Gallery (Galleria Nazionale), explore the historical opulence of Rocca Sanvitale di Fontanellato, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Grande.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Parma holiday planner.

You can drive from Ravenna to Parma in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. April in Parma sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Gazzola.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Reggio Emilia, Piacenza, Castelnovo ne' Monti, Fontanellato, Maranello
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 29:
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Castello di Vigoleno ©
Castello di Vigoleno
Castello di Torrechiara ©
Castello di Torrechiara
Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena

5
nights
Gazzola

Gazzola ©
Escape the urban bustle at Cascate del Riglio and Pietra Perduca. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castello di Rivalta and Luretta s.r.l.. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gazzola: Pianello Val Tidone (Rocca d'Olgisio & Museo Archeologico della Val Tidone), Saint Peter's Castle (in San Pietro in Cerro) and Madonna delle Rose (in San Damiano).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Gazzola day trip site.

Drive from Parma to Gazzola in 1.5 hours. In April in Gazzola, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bardi.

Things to do in Gazzola

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Borgonovo Val Tidone, Grazzano Visconti, Gropparello, Pianello Val Tidone, Agazzano
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 4:
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Castello di Rivalta ©
Castello di Rivalta
Castello di Gropparello ©
Castello di Gropparello
Madonna delle Rose ©
Madonna delle Rose

7
nights
Bardi

Bardi ©
Bardi is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Parma in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 130km west of Bologna and about 50km southwest of Parma, in the upper Ceno valley at the confluence of the rivers Ceno and Noveglia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello di Bardi and Compiano Castle. Visit Santuario della Madonna della Guardia and Castello di Varano de' Melegari for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Bardi: Tarsogno- Alta Via (AVML) (in Tornolo), Duomo di San Moderanno (in Berceto) and Borgo val di Taro (La Diga & Riserva Naturale Regionale e Oasi WWF dei Ghirardi). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Gambaro di Ferriere, explore the world behind art at Museo Collezione Mazzolini, make a trip to Abbazia di San Colombano, and head outdoors with Alpe di Succiso.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bardi trip planner.

You can drive from Gazzola to Bardi in 2 hours. In May, Bardi is a bit cooler than Gazzola - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bardi

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bobbio, Ferriere, Berceto, Borgo val di Taro, Compiano Castle
Find places to stay May 4 — 11:
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Castello di Bardi ©
Castello di Bardi
Compiano Castle ©
Compiano Castle
Duomo di San Moderanno ©
Duomo di San Moderanno

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