©

Faenza trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Build your own package

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Europe  /  Italy  /  Emilia-Romagna  /  Province of Ravenna  /  Faenza

Faenza

4.1
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Parks
Faenza is an Italian city and comune, in the province of Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, situated 50km southeast of Bologna.Faenza is noted for its manufacture of majolica-ware glazed earthenware pottery, known from the name of the town as faience.GeographyFaenza, at the foot of the first Subapennine hills, is surrounded by an agricultural region including vineyards in the hills, and cultivated land with traces of the ancient Roman land-division system, and fertile market gardens in the plains. In the nearby green valleys of the rivers Samoggia and Lamone there are great number of 18th and 19th century stately homes, set in extensive grounds or preceded by long cypress-lined driveways.HistoryAccording to mythology, the name of the first settlement, Faoentia, had Etruscan and Celtic roots, meaning in Latin "Splendeo inter deos" or "I shine among the gods," in modern English. The very name, coming from the Romans who developed this center under the name of Faventia, has become synonymous with ceramics (majolica) in various languages, including French (faïence) and English (faience).
Plan the details of your Faenza holiday and any onward adventuring with our easy-to-use Italy visit planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Places to visit with Faenza

BolognaTrip planner BEST FOR: Church, Historic Site, Observation Deck RavennaTrip planner BEST FOR: Theme Park, Religious Site, Landmark ParmaTrip planner BEST FOR: Religious Site, Theater, Park ModenaTrip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Religious Site, Landmark FerraraTrip planner BEST FOR: Castle, Historic Walking Area, Landmark