16 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

16 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

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16 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Borgo val di Taro
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Parma
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Comacchio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rimini
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Bologna
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

1
day
Borgo val di Taro

Borgo val di Taro ©
Borgo Val di Taro is a town and comune in Emilia, Italy, in the Province of Parma, 63km from the city of Parma.Borgo Val di Taro is an important centre for cattle husbandry in Emilia and it is one of the zones where Parmigiano-Reggiano is produced.It is also commonly known as Borgotaro.The area is well known for its Boletus edulis or Porcini mushrooms, and the 'Fungo di Borgotaro' (Mushroom of Borgotaro) has IGP (English: PGI) Status.James Gandolfini Sr., father of Italian-American actor James Gandolfini Jr., was born in Borgo Val di Taro.Main sightsNot far from the town is the small church of S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Compiano Castle and then trek along Oasi WWF dei Ghirardi.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Borgo val di Taro road trip website .

Toronto, Canada to Borgo val di Taro is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. While traveling from Toronto, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Borgo val di Taro, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Parma.

Things to do in Borgo val di Taro

Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trip

Compiano Castle
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Compiano Castle ©
Compiano Castle

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Parma

Parma ©
Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, do a tasting at Cantina del Borgo, then identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale di Torrile e Trecasali, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di Parma. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Tenuta La Torretta, take a stroll through Borgo Castell'Arquato, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vigoleno, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Camera di San Paolo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Parma.

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Traveling by car from Borgo val di Taro to Parma takes 1.5 hours. In June in Parma, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Comacchio.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, Borgo Castell'Arquato, Riserva Naturale di Torrile e Trecasali, Cantina del Borgo, Tenuta La Torretta
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Cattedrale di Parma ©
Cattedrale di Parma
Borgo Castell'Arquato ©
Borgo Castell'Arquato

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Comacchio

Comacchio ©
Comacchio is a town and comune of Emilia Romagna, Italy, in the province of Ferrara, 48km from the provincial capital Ferrara.Geographythumb Comacchio is situated in a lagoon just north of the present mouth of the Reno. Get a sense of the local culture at Castello Estense and Palazzo Schifanoia (Palazzo della Gioia). Step out of the city life by going to Bagno Bambu and Bagno Aloha. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Valli di Argenta e Campotto (in Argenta) and Ferrara Cathedral (in Ferrara). Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Pineta di Volano.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Comacchio online road trip planner .

Drive from Parma to Comacchio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and bus. In June, daytime highs in Comacchio are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rimini.

Things to do in Comacchio

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Ferrara, Le Valli di Argenta e Campotto
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Castello Estense ©
Castello Estense
Ferrara Cathedral ©
Ferrara Cathedral

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Rimini

Rimini ©
A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica San Vitale and Mausoleo di Galla Placidia. Get in touch with nature at Bagno 92 and Playa del Sol. Get out of town with these interesting Rimini side-trips: Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe (in Classe), Ravenna (Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi) & Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo) and Pineta di Pinarella e Tagliata (in Pinarella). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Bagno 91 Massimo, don't miss a visit to Porto Turistico Cesenatico, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Egisto 38, and examine the collection at Italy in Miniature.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rimini road trip planner.

Drive from Comacchio to Rimini in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. June in Rimini sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Rimini

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravenna, Riccione, Pineta di Pinarella e Tagliata, Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Porto Turistico Cesenatico
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Playa del Sol ©
Playa del Sol
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe ©

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Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Get in touch with nature at Oasi La Rizza and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Get some cultural insight at Acetaia Villa San Donnino and Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bologna: Museo Ferrari (in Maranello), Bergogno Borgo Medioevale (in Casina) and Salse di Nirano (in Fiorano Modenese). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, take in panoramic vistas at Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda, identify plant and animal life at Parco Regionale Abbazia di Monteveglio, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Domenico.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bologna trip itinerary builder app .

You can take a train from Rimini to Bologna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Maranello, Acetaia Villa San Donnino, Salse di Nirano, Parco Regionale Abbazia di Monteveglio, Bergogno Borgo Medioevale
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Acetaia Villa San Donnino ©
Acetaia Villa San Donnino
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio

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