29 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

29 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

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29 days in Emilia-Romagna Itinerary

Start: Joao Pessoa
Fly:  25​h
1
Castell'Arquato
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Parma
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rimini
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Bologna
— 9 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Joao Pessoa

3
nights
Castell'Arquato

Castell'Arquato ©
Castell'Arquato is an Italian town located on the first hills of Val D’Arda in the province of Piacenza, in Emilia-Romagna, approximately 30km from Piacenza and 35km from Parma. Explore Castell'Arquato's surroundings by going to Castello di Grazzano Visconti (in Grazzano Visconti), Gazzola (Castello di Rivalta & Luretta s.r.l.) and Madonna delle Rose (in San Damiano). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Azienda Vitivinicola Badenchini, look for gifts at Al Borgo Incantato di Vigoleno - l'Enoteca Piacentina, make a trip to Palazzo del Podesta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church and Baptistery in Vigolo Marchese.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Castell'Arquato trip planner .

Joao Pessoa, Brazil to Castell'Arquato is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Joao Pessoa to Castell'Arquato. Traveling from Joao Pessoa in March, expect Castell'Arquato to be colder, temps between 15°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Parma.

Things to do in Castell'Arquato

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Vernasca, Gazzola, Gropparello Castle - Fairy Tales Park, Castello di Castano, Azienda Vitivinicola Badenchini
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Castello di Rivalta ©
Castello di Rivalta
Borgo Castell'Arquato ©
Borgo Castell'Arquato
Palazzo del Podesta ©
Palazzo del Podesta

7
nights
Parma

Parma ©
Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Parma: Rocca di Soragna (in Soragna), Reggio Emilia (Consorzio Vacche Rosse, Museo Diocesano di Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, & more) and Salsomaggiore Terme (Cantina Il Poggio, Giardino Botanico Gavinell, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Parma, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Quartiere, don't miss a visit to Palazzo Foresti, and see the interesting displays at Boretto - Museo del Po, della navigazione interna e del governo delle acque.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Parma road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Castell'Arquato to Parma takes an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Parma can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rimini.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Carpi, Salsomaggiore Terme, Reggio Emilia, Brescello, Boretto
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Cattedrale di Parma ©
Cattedrale di Parma
Battistero di Parma ©
Battistero di Parma
Camera di San Paolo ©
Camera di San Paolo

7
nights
Rimini

Rimini ©
A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Venture out of the city with trips to Marino Moretti (in Cesenatico), Cesena (Biblioteca Malatestiana & Cimitero di Guerra) and Ravenna (Mirabilandia, Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), & more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, look for gifts at Cuore Di Romagna, pause for some serene contemplation at Convento Francescano dei Frati Minori, and contemplate the long history of Forte di San Leo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rimini driving holiday site .

Traveling by car from Parma to Rimini takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Rimini, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Rimini

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ravenna, Cesena, Cesenatico, Riccione, Forli
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia ©
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
Italy in Miniature ©
Italy in Miniature

9
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 Modena (Acetaia Villa San Donnino, Piazza Grande, & more), Maranello (Adrenaline & Extreme Tours & Museo Ferrari) and Ferrara (Centro Storico Ferrara, Ferrara Cathedral, & more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda, take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Archeologico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bologna online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Rimini to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Modena, Ferrara, Maranello, L'Eremo di Tizzano
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Academya Lingue ©
Academya Lingue
Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda ©
Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©

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