Seaside, mountains and art cities: some ideas for a Christmas in Emilia Romagna
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Sweetly lying in the northern Italian landscape the Emilia Romagna’s cities have a magical and charming during the Christmas days. In order to offer you the best of local tradition, today we have four ideas to show you for a Christmas holiday in Emilia Romagna: different ways and time to tackle the free days, from the pure nature of the mountains to the night life on the Adriatic Riviera.
Christmas in the Adriatic Coast
Imagine the smell of salt in the sea in winter, and a walk on the deserted beach.
If you want to spend your holidays in the Adriatic Coast, be prepared for a dive into the world of perfumes where sea and inextricably mixed nightlife. We recommend Riccione, with its Christmas village and the ice rink, Cervia, with the artistic initiatives of videomapping and quaint floating nativity scene of the Maritime Museum of Cesenatico.
Christmas in the Apennines
The snow, the bitter cold of the Apennine hills and the nature of these mountains noises.
Christmas in Emilia Romagna mountain areas is highly recommended for those looking for isolated places where you soak in the tranquility of nature time. For lovers of ski resorts sports instead will be open for skiers and all other winter activities.
We suggest you to look for Grazzano Visconti or the many initiatives that will animate the city of Monte Cimone.
Want to explore more? here are some tips on Mountain medieval city.
Art Cities at Christmas
From the arcades of Bologna to the Ferrara Castle, from the UNESCO monuments in Ravenna to the historic city of Parma and Piacenza Duchy: the cities of Emilia Romagna in winter holidays have a magical atmosphere.
Art exhibitions, flea markets combined with events of all kinds are only little appetizer of what you can find in the streets of the city centers. You may decide to take a trip to Ferrara and Ravenna, two very impressive city to visit, and Bologna, Modena, ReggioEmilia, Rimini, Piacenza, Forlì …
A Gastro-Italian Christmas
Whether traveling or at home with relatives, it is not an Italian Christmas without spending at least a couple of hours between the delights of the table. Tortellini, zampone, sausages, pasta of various shapes and flavors, Christmas in Emilia Romagna tables is one of the richest and most delicious of the peninsula. Here you will find some recipes to try at home, but if you love the true flavors and traditions you have to reach their roots here in Emilia Romagna.