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Emilia-Romagna places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Emilia-Romagna region. See also our Emilia-Romagna travel guide.

photo of Bologna


The fascinating medieval centre of Bologna is one of the largest to be found in Italy
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photo of Carpi


The large town of Carpi has retained a good number of historic buildings and churches of interest
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photo of Castell'Arquato


The picturesque village of Castell'Arquato has an interesting medieval village centre and extensive views
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photo of Cesena


The historic centre of Cesena has kept a good number of its interesting buildings and also the famous 15th century Malatesta Library
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photo of Comacchio


The 17th and 18th century palazzos in Comacchio are separated by numerous canals and bridges
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photo of Correggio


In Correggio there are lots of historic buildings and an important museum containing artworks by the Renaissance artist of the same name
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photo of Dozza


The highlight in Dozza is the fortress, restored in Renaissance style in the 16th century
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photo of Faenza


Well known for the International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza town is also interesting to visit
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photo of Ferrara


The historic centre of Ferrara is important enough that it has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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photo of Fidenza


Fidenza is visited for both its substantial historic centre and for the very popular Fidenza shopping village
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photo of Mirandola


Although the historic centre of Mirandola has lost many of its original treasures a visit is still rewarding
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photo of Modena


Modena has a remarkable centre around Piazza Grande and the cathedral, now protected as a world heritage site
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photo of Parma


Famous for Parmesan cheese and Parma ham, Parma has a fascinating medieval centre and outstanding frescoes in the cathedral
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photo of Piacenza


Both the Renaissance and medieval periods are well represented in the architecture of Piacenza
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photo of Po Delta

Po Delta

The Po Valley is a large natural area that attracts a wide range of birdlife to its waterways and marshes
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photo of Ravenna


Ravenna is world famous because of the exceptional mosaics and several 6th century churches in the city
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photo of Rimini


Rimini is a lively and popular seaside resort on the Adriatic Sea in western Italy
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photo of San Leo

San Leo

The beautiful village of San Leo is overlooked by an ancient castle high on a rocky outpost
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