15 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

15 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

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Bologna
— 5 nights
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Ravenna
— 4 nights
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Cattolica
— 5 nights

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Bologna

Bologna ©

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Attractions like Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell and Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Bologna: Bellaria-Igea Marina (Bagno Renzo, Bagno 76 Eden, &more), Maranello (I Love Maranello, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, &more) and Santuario Madonna Della Provvidenza (in Castelfranco Emilia). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Caseificio San Pier Damiani, take an in-depth tour of La Macchina del Tempo, steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Estense.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bologna, use our trip itinerary maker.

Istanbul, Turkey to Bologna is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. In July in Bologna, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ravenna.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

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Ravenna

Ravenna ©

City of Mosaics

Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica San Vitale and Mirabilandia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravenna: Bagno Renato 164 Cervia (in Cervia), Cesenatico (Marino Moretti, Bagno Ferrara 43, &more) and Milano Marittima (Bagno 300 & Bagno Dario). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Gori 16, and get to know the resident critters at Safari Ravenna.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ravenna online holiday planner.

You can drive from Bologna to Ravenna in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cattolica.

Things to do in Ravenna

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Theme Park
Mirabilandia
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World heritage site
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
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Cattolica

Cattolica ©
Family-friendly places like Bagni Stella Marina and Playa del Sol will thrill your kids.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cattolica visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ravenna to Cattolica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cattolica

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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Aquarium
Oltremare
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