Combined tickets #inEmiliaRomagna


Combined tickets #inEmiliaRomagna

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When you visit a new city or land, Art lovers like me have already experienced that for time and economic reasons, you often have to make some cuts, selecting only some places from your list.

This is why I decided to make a list of some combined tickets or entry tickets that are available #inEmiliaRomagna, in order to enjoy at best some of the most beautiful monuments and museums of our regions, SAVING MONEY.

The Castles of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza Card

Price: 2€
Duration: 12 months from purchase date

This card connects you to the extensive network of castles and citadels dotting the inland of the provinces of Parma and Piacenza, giving you the chance to visit narrow medieval fortresses or Belle Époque’s mansions dating back to 19th century. This card grants you a 1€-entry to all citadels (Bobbio and Torrechiara excluded), and it entitles you to a discount on accommodations and traditional restaurants as well. It is a suggestive itinerary to the discovery of the historic and artistic heart of this territory, where you can enjoy also the land’s historical food and wine tradition.

The Museums of Palazzo Farnese | Piacenza

Price: 17€; concession 13€
Duration: 12 months from purchase date

Centuries of history and culture are enshrined in an extraordinary museum itinerary with Medieval collections, antique collections, painting, sculpture and archaeological findings. The card is valid for the entry to Civic Museums of Palazzo Farnese, Ricci Oddi Gallery of Modern ArtMuseums of Collegio Alberoni, Natural History Municipal MuseumKronosCathedral Museum.

Musei della Pilotta | Parma

Price: 10€; concession 5€. Free admission on the first Sunday of the month

You can visit the imposing Palazzo Della Pilotta located in the heart of the city centre of Parma and some other sites linked to the ducal authority of the Farnese family, such as the Farnese Theatre, the National Gallery of Parma, National Archaeological Museum of Parma and the Palatina Library.

The complex of  Parma’s Cathedral

Price: 8€; concession 6€
Duration: 2 days from ticket issue or ticket first authentication

The cathedral and its baptistery, the Bishop’s Palace and the annexed Diocesan Museum in the centre of Parma have been hubs of art, history and sacredness for more than 900 years. This itinerary is perfect to know better Romanesque art and its developments during the following centuries. The dome’s cupola is a compulsory stop: it was embellished with frescoes by Correggio during the first half of 16th century.

The UNESCO complex in Modena

Price: 6€

It is a tour inside/within the heart of Modena, with a special stop at the Ghirlandina bell tower and Piazza Grande, Unesco World Heritage monuments since 1997. It is a travel backwards inside the Romanesque art of the beginning of 12th century, which includes also the Cathedral Museums, Acetaia – a traditional vinegar manufacturer company – and the historical venues of the Town Hall Palace.

Bologna Welcome Card

Price: choose between a 20€-card or a 30€-card

This card is for anyone who wants to visit the main places of cultural and touristic interest in Bologna with all a series of advantages: museums, buildings, a guided tour through the city centre, a panoramic look from the top of the Asinelli Tower or on the observation platform of San Petronio, as well as a panoramic tour on an open bus and discounts for wellness resorts, restaurants and shops.

Card Musei Metropolitani Bologna

Price: 25€
Duration: 12 months from the activation date

This is a great opportunity to enjoy in complete freedom all the cultural and artistic spots of Bologna. It is very useful for all citizens, city users and students who want to access to the cultural offer of the city: unlimited entries to permanent and temporary collections as well as special prices for theatres, festivals and cinema tickets scheduled every year.

myFE Ferrara Tourist Card

Price: 2 days 12€; 3 days 14€; 6 days 18€

Thanks to this card the entry to the city system is free, and most of the events in programme are at a special price, moreover, it allows you discounts on accommodations and restaurants. The touristic card of Ferrara myFE is a unique pass to get a fast access to all the city’s services, in order to enjoy every corner of its history and beauty, saving some money.

Comacchio Museum Pass

Price: 17€; concession 14€

This itinerary finds its source/routes from the history of Comacchio: it ranges from the recently opened Museo Delta Antico, where archaeology narrates the past of this place, to the Manifattura dei Marinati, linked to the cycle of eels and smelts processing. Last but not least, it includes contemporary art with the Casa Museo Remo Brindisi – Arte & Design del Novecento.
It is a unique itinerary: a real boat trip through the Comacchio Valleys will show you closer the magic of this extraordinary natural ecosystem.

Ravenna and its UNESCO monuments

Ravenna is famous all over the world for its early Christian and Byzantine buildings, UNESCO monuments since 1996. Inside their walls are preserved mosaics of rare beauty that prove/testify the splendour of the city between the 5th and the 6th century b.C.
The owners of the monuments are different though, and this leads to different combined tickets

Neonian Baptistery, Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo, Basilica of San Vitale, Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Chapel of Sant’Andrea (Unesco) + Archiepiscopal Museum
Price: 9,50€; concession 8,50€. From 1st March to 15th June, an additional charge of 2€ is applied for the entry to the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia.
Duration: 7 days, with one entry for each monument

Mausoleum of Theodoric, Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe (Unesco) + National Museum
Price: 10€; concession 5€. Free admission on the first Sunday of the month
Duration: 3 days after the issue date

Romagna Visit Card

Price: 17€
Duration: 1 year. The 2017 edition is valid until 01/06/2018

This is a touristic card that connects an entire territory and its treasures. From the wellness culture to the amusements and the food and wine tradition, Romagna Visit Card is a useful tool for accessing free to as many as 54 sites spread along the provinces of Forlì/Cesena, Ravenna, Rimini and Ferrara and at the same time, it allows discounts and advantages on more than 70 facilities every kind.


Davide Marino was born archaeologist but ended up doing other things. Rational – but not methodic, slow – but passionate. A young enthusiast with grey hair

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