5 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

5 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  5 h
1
Bologna
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
2
Ferrara
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Ravenna
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Modena
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
End: London

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night
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna trip itinerary site.

London, UK to Bologna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Bologna. Traveling from London in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Bologna: highs are around 22°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Ferrara.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio

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Ferrara

Ferrara ©
With surrounding medieval walls and network of 15th- and 16th-century architecture, the city of Ferrara is often deemed the Heart of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 6th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Erculean Addition, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Schifanoia (Palazzo della Gioia), pause for some serene contemplation at Ferrara Cathedral, thenadmire the striking features of Palazzo delle Poste, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Estense.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ferrara holiday planner.

Take a train from Bologna to Ferrara in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ravenna.

Things to do in Ferrara

Historic Sites
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Castello Estense ©
Castello Estense
Palazzo Schifanoia (Palazzo della Gioia) ©
Ferrara Cathedral ©
Ferrara Cathedral

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Ravenna

Ravenna ©
Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, examine the collection at Archiepiscopal Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), examine the collection at Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra, thencontemplate the long history of Basilica San Vitale, and finally don't miss a visit to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ravenna road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ferrara to Ravenna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Modena.

Things to do in Ravenna

Museums Historic Sites
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia ©
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo

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Modena

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): make a trip to I Love Maranello, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, thensee the interesting displays at Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti, thenexamine the collection at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Modena road trip planning website.

You can drive from Ravenna to Modena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Modena

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Maranello
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Highlights from your plan
Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti ©
Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti
Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena
I Love Maranello ©
I Love Maranello

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