4 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

4 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

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4 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

Start: Bologna
1
Bologna
— 1 day
train:  45​min
2
Modena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Rimini
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Bologna

1
day
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 (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Palazzo Comunale, contemplate the long history of Piazza Maggiore, take in panoramic vistas at Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico Archeologico.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bologna holiday planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Bologna. In March, daytime highs in Bologna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Modena.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums
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Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda ©
Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda

1
night
Modena

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
On the 2nd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, do a tasting at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then examine the collection at Museo Ferrari, then examine the collection at Panini Motor Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Modena trip planner .

Traveling by train from Bologna to Modena takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rimini.

Things to do in Modena

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Maranello
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Panini Motor Museum ©
Panini Motor Museum
Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti ©
Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti
Acetaia Villa San Donnino ©
Acetaia Villa San Donnino

2
nights
Rimini

Rimini ©
A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): find something for the whole family at Mirabilandia, contemplate the long history of Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Vitale, and finally make a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at The Tiberius Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, contemplate the long history of Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, then browse the collection at Biblioteca Malatestiana, and finally see the interesting displays at Italy in Miniature.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rimini tour planner.

You can drive from Modena to Rimini in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Rimini are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Rimini

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ravenna, Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Biblioteca Malatestiana
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia ©
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
Biblioteca Malatestiana ©
Biblioteca Malatestiana

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