Emilia-Romagna is a region in northern Italy. It extends the Apennine Mountains to the Po River. This area of the country is very fertile and a lot is produced due to its location and coastal climate. The region is well known for its culinary excellence and its elegant historical cities. Bologna is the capital city is known for its medieval towers, wonderful churches and famous porticoes of Piazza Cavour.
Ravenna with its Christian and Byzantine monuments is a popular city for art lovers who make their way there to view the amazing mosaics in the Basilica di San Vitale.
The region also offers natural beauty between mountains and the Adriatic Sea. The Riviera is dotted with resort towns like Rimini, Riccione and Cattolica that offer great beaches and lively settings for holiday makers.
In Emilia Romagna you will also find great culinary specialities like the Parimigiano cheese and the Parma Prosciutto a delightful and delicious cured ham produced in the area of Parma. Also in the region are Modena the home of the famous Ferrari car makers where car lovers can visit the Ferrari museum.