Emilia-Romagna is formed by two historic regions: Emilia with most of the districts in the west and Romagna in the southeast. With a hilly and flat land, the region is crossed by the Po and many other rivers and streams. In addition to the natural courses there are many channels used to irrigate fields. The thriving agriculture allowed Emilia-Romagna to develop one of Italy’s richest agricultural sectors and also due to the pastures and vineyards can boast a food production of excellence.
Emilia-Romagna shares two Parks with Tuscany, the Foreste Cantinesi National Park and the National Park of the Appennino Tosco-Emiliano. There are also 14 regional parks.
In Emilia, in Modena district, there’s the village of Marano sul Panaro, situated on the banks of the river Panaro. The village is famous for the cherries production, and the natural beauty of this area is underlined by the many regional parks, including the Parco Fluviale along the river Panaro. Where you will discover a cozy Charming Agritourism.
Modena is easy to reach from the village, it is the historic seat of the Duchy of Este, full of interesting places such as the Cathedral and its Ghirlandina tower that is 86 meters high and represents the symbol of the town. Modena is a World Heritage Site since 1997
In Piacenza district, where you will find a warm and cozy Charming Agritourism, there’s Pontenure village with the church of St. Peter the Apostle and its medieval tower and the Church of St. Columba. In Piacenza we can see a town full of monuments and historical sites, including the Town Hall also called the Gothic symbol of the town, dating back to the thirteenth century and joining the many prestigious buildings such of the town as the sumptuous Palazzo Farnese, built in the sixteenth century.
The town of Parma, the capital of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza, gives evidence of its important history with buildings and squares and numerous churches and basilicas, including the Romanesque Cathedral, the Baptistery tiled in marble and the Abbey of St. John evangelist. Here, a few steps from the Cathedral, you will be able to stay in an elegant Charming B&B.
In Romagna we can visit the village of Russi, in Ravenna district, Where we propose you a refined Relais. The Roman villa built in the second century is the symbol of an entire archaeological site that testifies the ancient origin of this settlement. Many of the archaeological finds are kept in the Fortress of Russi, the fortress built in the fourteenth century and used as a museum.
Ravenna is largest town of Romagna. The town is full of Christian monuments, basilicas and churches, including the Mausoleum of Galla Placida dating back to the fifth century, the Battistero Neoniano built in the fifth century and the Archbishop’s Chapel dating back to the sixth century.
The village of Ostellato in Ferrara district, is part of the Union of Valli and Delizie municipalities. Here, you will discover a warm and elegant Charming Hotel.
Its valleys are an oasis made to preserve the fauna and are protected by the Regional Natural Park of the Po Delta. From here you can easily reach Ferrara and its Estense Castle, one of the symbols of the town, also called Castello San Michele and dating back to the 1385. It was originally a fortress with imposing walls and three towers, but it gradually assumed the use of residence.
In Rimini district you can visit Sant’Arcangelo di Romagna, the birthplace of Pope Clemente XIV, where you will be welcome by a cozy Agritourism At the election of their countryman as Pope, the faithful people built the arch in his honor and it is used as access to the Piazza Ganganelli.
Besides, in other regions, Charminly offers you the possibility to stay in beautiful Relais, Boutique Hotels and Alberghi Diffusi.