59 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

59 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Florianopolis
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Bologna
— 15 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Grazzano Visconti
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Parma
— 11 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Ravenna
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Cattolica
— 11 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Bologna

15
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Venture out of the city with trips to Basilica of St. Anthony (in Padua), Florence (Cappelle Medicee, Campanile di Giotto, &more) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's still lots to do: pick up some new knowledge with Academya Lingue, get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico Medievale, admire the striking features of Palazzo Comunale, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo Maggiore.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bologna online travel planner.

Florianopolis, Brazil to Bologna is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Florianopolis in March, things will get cooler in Bologna: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grazzano Visconti.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Florence, Basilica of St. Anthony, Castello Estense, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Academya Lingue ©
Academya Lingue
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

9
nights
Grazzano Visconti

Grazzano Visconti ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Grazzano Visconti: Castello di Semino (in Ziano Piacentino), Lugagnano Val d'Arda (Chiesa di Sant′Antonino Martire & Veleia Romana Zona Archeologica) and Morfasso (Parco del Monte Moria & Museo Della Resistenza Piacentina).

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grazzano Visconti online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Bologna to Grazzano Visconti by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. March in Grazzano Visconti sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. You'll set off for Parma on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Grazzano Visconti

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Carpaneto Piacentino, Pontenure, Borgonovo Val Tidone, Morfasso, Gropparello
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Rivalta ©
Castello di Rivalta
Museo delle Cere ©
Museo delle Cere
Le Pietre Del Drago ©
Le Pietre Del Drago

11
nights
Parma

Parma ©
Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chiesa di Santa Maria Nascente (in Brescello), Grotte di Catullo (in Sirmione) and Lago di Garda (in Garda). And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Caseificio San Pier Damiani, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Parma, pause for some photo ops at Panchina Giuseppe Verdi, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Parma online trip maker.

You can drive from Grazzano Visconti to Parma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ravenna.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Reggio Emilia, Soragna, Modena, Maranello, Fidenza
Highlights from your plan
Caseificio San Pier Damiani ©
Caseificio San Pier Damiani
Food Tours
Cattedrale di Parma ©
Cattedrale di Parma

12
nights
Ravenna

Ravenna ©
Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Get out of town with these interesting Ravenna side-trips: Forli (Torre Nera Forli, Musei San Domenico, &more), Cervia (Salina di Cervia & Museo Del Sale) and Comacchio (Trepponti, Parco Delta del Po Emilia-Romagna, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, admire the landmark architecture of Loggetta Lombardesca, don't miss a visit to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, and look for all kinds of wild species at Il Villaggio delle Cicogne.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ravenna online trip planner.

Getting from Parma to Ravenna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In April in Ravenna, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Cattolica.

Things to do in Ravenna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Faenza, Comacchio, Forli, Cervia, Bertinoro
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia ©
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia

11
nights
Cattolica

Cattolica ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Cattolica: Assisi (Chiesa Santo Stefano, Azienda Agraria Saio, &more), Piazza Grande (in Gubbio) and Palazzo Ducale di Urbino (in Urbino).

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cattolica planner.

You can drive from Ravenna to Cattolica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Cattolica, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cattolica

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Riccione, Assisi, Misano Adriatico, Mondaino, Montegridolfo
Highlights from your plan
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio
Palazzo Giacobetti ©
Palazzo Giacobetti

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