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Art cities in Emilia Romagna
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Distance from the resort: 0,5 km

Medieval fortress, with an antique tower and the ancient Romanesque crypt of St. Lorenzo, with massive rocks in the internal walls and precious capitals with eight columns, each entirely different from each other.

A pleasant walk a few steps from Palazzo di Varignana.


Distance from the resort: 8.5 km

A well-known city thanks to its thermal bath,  located under the green hills at the border between Emilia and Romagna. In 2005, the city gained the certification "Cittaslow" (slow city), consequently Castel San Pietro Terme entered the "International Network of Cities of Good Living" distinguished by the high quality of life and the numerous services available to citizens and visitors. Over the signs of the original Roman and medieval plant, the old town presents a handsome seven- and -eighteenth century atmosphere, characterized by the traditional elements of the arcade that reminds a lot of the nearby Bologna.


Distance from the resort: 17 km

Dozza is an interesting medieval village where art plays a very important role in the cultural life of its people; the town hosts the Biennial Festival of the Painted Wall (Biennale del Muro Dipinto), an event in which artists from different backgrounds paint artworks on the walls of the houses, turning Dozza into an open-air-art-gallery. You should visit the local landmark, the Sforza's Castle (Rocca sforzesca), whose cellars host a Enoteca Regionale, a wineshop and winebar dedicated to oenologic products of Emilia-Romagna.


Distance from the resort: 19 km

Lose yourself in the innumerable alleys of the historical centre of Bologna, you will discover local tavernas and deli shops at every corner. Enjoy the throbbing life of the university district, just a few steps away from the Two Towers, the symbol of the city.


Distance from the resort: 64 km

Ancient capital of the Roman Empire, the Kingdom of the Ostrogoths and the Byzantine Empire. Observing along the roads one notes the traces of the ancient center of the lagoon and the presence of water in the canals, closed during the Venetian domination. The historic center of Ravenna feels in particular the influence of the Byzantine civilization, characteristics are documented by the beautiful basilicas and battisteri in which is stored the richest heritage of mosaics from the fifth and sixth centuries. Any place in the city, from the park of Theodoric to the Planetarium, from the Garden of Forgotten Herbs to the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe, is easily reachable via the many cycle paths. The tomb of Dante Alighieri, who died in this city of Romagna, is located near the Basilica of St. Francis.


Distance from the resort: 72 km

The small town, declared World Heritage by UNESCO was the capital of the House of Este (Ducato Estense ) until 1598, the year of devolution to the State of the Church. Ferrara still preserved the tranquility of the Italian provincial towns, while maintaining its testimonies of ancient glories. The most iconic building of the town is the imposing Castello Estense (Castle Estense ), sited in the very centre of the town; around the magnificent cathedral we still find the streets of the medieval area, with its narrow roads and tiny churches in Gothic style as well as the ancient Jewish Ghetto and Synagogue.


Distance from the resort: 105 km

The oldest Republic in Europe not only lives for history.

Events, festivals, races and competitions, music and theater are all part of a series of proposals for reviving old and living new emotions for its visitors in the context of one of the most fascinating tourist destinations of the world. From shopping to cultural events, through the review of important historical occasions, there are always many occasions to visit San Marino.


Distance from the resort: 105 km

Rimini is not just a holiday resort on the Riviera of Romagna, but also a city of distinctive historical and cultural level. The Roman Colony was founded in 268 BC, on its soil Roman emperors erected monuments such as the Arch of Augustus (l'Arco d'Augusto), Tiberius' Bridge (Ponte di Tiberio) and the Amphitheatre, while during the early Renaissance, under the Malatesta, the court was one of the most vibrant ones of its era, hosting artists like Leon Battista Alberti, Piero della Francesca, Roberto Valturio, Matteo de 'Pasti and producing works such as the Malatesta Temple (Tempio Malatestiano).


Distance from the resort: 136 km

Founded by the Romans in the first century BC, Florence is one of the most breathtaking cities in Europe. Celebrated as the birthplace of the Renaissance, the city is home to many of its most famous artistic treasures. It has an exceptional artistic patrimony, Cimabue and Giotto, the fathers of Italian painting, the genes Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, Boccaccio, Dante.

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