5 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

5 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

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5 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + train:  13​h 30​min
1
Parma
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
Bologna
— 2 nights
+3
train + bus + Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Parma

Parma ©
Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at Museo del Violino and then take in panoramic vistas at Cathedral of Cremona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Modena, see the interesting displays at Museo Ferrari, then examine the collection at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di Parma, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Parma.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Parma trip planning website .

New York City, USA to Parma is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from New York City to Parma, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for little chillier nights in Parma, with lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Bologna.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cremona, Modena, Museo Ferrari
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Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena
Museo Ferrari ©
Museo Ferrari
Cathedral of Cremona ©
Cathedral of Cremona

2
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 1st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Domenico, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Estense, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Vitale. On the next day, admire the striking features of Archiginnasio di Bologna, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Petronio.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bologna route planner.

Traveling by bus from Parma to Bologna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello Estense, Basilica San Vitale
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Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Santuario di Madonna di San Luca ©
Santuario di Madonna di San Luca

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