The view, the sea air and the nature – the pinnacles of Emilia Romagna
It’s time for a new holiday! Wondering where to go in Italy? Between the River Po to its north and the Apennine Mountains to their south, Emilia Romagna is one of the most popular regions of Italy, due to its breathtaking views, fresh sea air and wonderful nature reserves. Not to mention that Emilia Romagna is famous for its rich culinary culture and leisure facilities for the entire family.
Time to explore this amazing region with its splendid destinations: vibrant Bologna with its photogenic porticoes, Ravenna with its dazzling mosaics, aristocratic Parma with its impressive architecture and the biggest beach resort on the Adriatic Sea – Rimini. Whether you are in one of these regions, we’ve got a variety of amazing accommodations: villas near the beach, villas with a private pool, family villas, villas for two. Renting a villa here is a great choice if you’re staying for a week or longer.
Wondering why this region is called Emilia Romagna? You should know that this name is a legacy of Ancient Rome. Emilia comes from the via Aemilia, the Roman road connecting Rome to northern Italy, and Romagna derives from Romania, the name of the Eastern Roman Empire applied to Ravenna by the Lombards when the western Empire had ceased to exist.
First, how can you get here?
Thanks to its geographic location, Emilia Romagna is easily accessible from all of the major roads, highways and train lines in Italy. You’ll find airports in Parma, Bologna and Rimini connected with the most important Italian and European cities. If you are interested in taking the bus, with the new ticket Mi Muovo Multibus it’s now possible to take all the buses in Emilia Romagna. Also, the Alta Velocita (High-Speed) train connects Bologna and Reggio Emilia to Milan-Ancona-Florence-Rome-Naples. So, there are many options to arrive here and explore the entire region.
When is the best time to visit Emilia Romagna?
Between two different areas, the coastal area and the mountainous one, the climate is to be considered temperate continental. July and August are the hottest months of the year with temperatures around 30°C and the coldest months are December and January with temperatures around 0°C and 8°C. You can ski on the Apennine Mountains, which are just an hour from Bologna, or go for a relaxing swim at Rimini beach. Spring and autumn are probably the best periods to visit Emilia Romagna, but also the busiest time of the year. If you are a foodie and get excited by new tastes and textures, then come in September when you’ll experience the truffles, mushrooms, chestnuts, mulled wine and many food festivals.
Where to stay in Emilia Romagna?
Accommodation options from Italian Breaks around Emilia Romagna include some of the best villas to rent, ideal for a magnificent holiday with your friends or family in this region. From luxury villas with a private pool to villas near the beach, you have a lot of choices with all the facilities included so you can spend your vacation in a relaxed atmosphere. If you’re looking for a romantic break with your loved one, rent one of our perfect villas for couples. Picture a bottle of champagne, a gorgeous pool and your own luxury villa for two. Also, we offer plenty of family villas located close to the main attractions, with child-friendly facilities and all special activities to keep everyone entertained. So, don’t waste your time! Choose the best option for you and let’s collect authentic experiences in Emilia-Romagna!