Cheap flights to Emilia-Romagna

Emilia-Romagna is an administrative region in Northern Italy. As the name implies, it comprises of the historical regions Emilia in the western and north-eastern portions and Romagna in the south-eastern portion. The capital and largest city is Bologna, which is also one of the oldest cities in Italy. Bologna boasts of advanced social services and the highest quality of life indices in Italy. In fact, the Emilia-Romagna region itself is one of the most developed, not to mention one of the wealthiest, regions in Europe. The region is also well-known for its culinary delights such as Tortellini, Lasagne Verdi, Gramigna, and Anolini, as well as the region's very fine local wine.

What to see & do

Basilica of San Vitale - The Basilica of San Vitale in the city of Ravenna (capital city of the Province of Ravenna) is one of the most significant examples of western Europe's early Christian Byzantine art and architecture, and also exhibits some Roman elements. The Basilica of San Vitale, along with seven other Ravenna structures, is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Museo Ferrari - Museo Ferrari, formerly Galleria Ferrari, is a must-visit for automobile enthusiasts, especially for fans of the Italian luxury sports car Ferrari. The museum is dedicated to the Ferrari sports car marque, and exhibits include Ferrari road and track cars, trophies, photographs, historical items relating to the Italian motor racing industry, and even technological innovations.

Mirabilandia - Mirabilandia is an amusement park located in Savio, a frazione of Ravenna. The park encompasses an area of about 40 hectares, 10 of it being the waterworld area called Mirabilandia Beach. The amusement park’s most notable rides are the 60-metre high Divertical, the world's tallest watercoaster, and the 90-metre tall Eurowheel, the second tallest Ferris wheel in Europe.

Teatro Comunale di Bologna - Teatro Comunale di Bologna, located in Bologna, is one of the most important opera houses in the country. It was designed by the architect Antonio Galli Bibiena, and inaugurated on May 14, 1763 with a performance of Il trionfo di Clelia, a composition by Christoph Willibald Gluck specifically for the occasion. The opera house usually presents eight operas with six performances from November to April.

How to get around within Emilia-Romagna

Exploring the Emilia-Romagna region means seeing the beautiful countryside of Italy, coming across historic architecture, and tasting some of the finest local cuisine in the country. The best way to truly experience travelling independently is by renting a vehicle. If you don't drive, or don't want to, there is regular bus service available from Bologna and Rimini and other large cities in the region. Taking a taxi is also another convenient option, if only going around within the cities. The rest of the towns can easily be reached by train.

How to get there

There are two international airports serving the Emilia-Romagna region. Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport serves the city of Bologna, and is located some 6km northwest of the town centre. The airlines that operate to Bologna from Munich, Paris, Rome, Prague, London, Barcelona, and other nearby cities include Aeroflot, Air Arabia Maroc, Air France, easyJet, Germanwings, Pegasus Airlines, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, TAP Portugal, Tunisair, and Vueling. The other international airport in the region is Federico Fellini International Airport, located at Miramare, 5km southeast of Rimini. It is served by airlines such as Air Berlin, Arkefly, Donavia, Finnair, Mistral Air, Nordstar, Rossiya, Tomas Cook Airlines Belgium, and Yakutia Airlines for seasonal flights, charter, and seasonal charter to and from Amsterdam, Moscow, St Petersbug, Novosibirsk, Samara, Yekaterinburg, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Luxembourg, Marsa Alam, Sharm el-Sheikh, Berlin, Baden-Baden, Helsinki, Nuremberg, and Stuttgart.

Flights to Emilia-Romagna

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