If you are planning a holiday to Italy, you should consider visiting Emilia-Romagna region located in the northern part of the country. This perhaps is the only region in the world that is named after a road, which was constructed some 2000 years ago.
Formula One lovers will definitely love this region as the famous town of Imola is located here, and this town hosts the famous automobile race every year in April. This is tilesalso the region where the Sfroza Castle, also known as Rocca Sforzesca in Italian, is located in Dozza, a beautiful village. Wine lovers will swoon in this village as the local wines are really good. In addition, this is the village where you should pick up souvenirs made from ceramic for your friends and family.
The town of Faenza is famous for its pottery. In fact, pottery is being made here since the 12th century. The town also has a museum that showcases the art of pottery and ceramic making. From Faenza, you can easily travel to the town of Bagno di Romagna where you can relax in the numerous hot springs and spas. If you are stressed out after traveling through Italy, this is the best place to relax and rejuvenate your body and de-stress yourself completely.
Then you will be all set to go to the town of Ravenna, which is famous for being the capital city of the Roman Empire. The places to visit in the town are Church of Saint Vitale and Galla Placida Mausoleum. The mausoleum is quite puzzling as it is named after the Roman emperor's sister. However, the sister is not interred there. Also, do not miss the chance to see the underground Byzantine palace named Domus dei Tappeta di Pietra. This palace was constructed in the 6th century and has many beautiful mosaics to absorb and photograph.
The last town in the Romagna subregion that you should visit is Rimini. The town is located at the Adriatic Sea coast and is often teeming with tourists during the peak tourist tilesseason. Here you can see a Roman arch, which was built in 27 B.C. and is named after Arco d'Augusto. This arch is the oldest undamaged arch in Italy.
Romagna subregion is a food lover's paradise with its varied dishes and tastes. If you are in the region, you should make sure that you try the chicken liver with Tagliatelle noodles, and in Rimini do not forget to try out the tasty seafood stew.