Bikes resting against the wall of a medieval street in Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna

Erudite and refined, Emilia-Romagna is a region known for its good taste and unforgettable flavors. The region is a major contributor to Italy’s gastronomic heritage, being the birthplace of prosciutto, parmigiano, balsamic vinegar, and pastas like tortellini and lasagne.

Emilia-Romagna is well-known for its small cities, each more famous than the next. Modena, Mantua, Ravenna, and Ferrara all host UNESCO Heritage Sites, while Parma is known in both culinary and literary circles. Bologna, home of the oldest university in Europe, is the capital of Emilia-Romagna.

Map of Emilia-Romagna

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Italian Fashion Designers and Their Hotels

Fashion designers have known for a long time that it’s good to diversify. Not only have Italian fashion houses like Armani, Versace, and Dolce & Gabbana ventured beyond clothing to include perfume, accessories, and restaurants among their branded items, they’ve also gone into the business of designing and/or maintaining luxury…

5 October 2008
Destinations / Emilia-Romagna / Food & Wine / Tours

Gastronomic Tour of Emilia Romagna

You can eat well just about anywhere in Italy. But Italians know that Italy’s culinary heart lies in Emilia-Romagna. Lasagna, tortellini, premium balsamic vinegar from Modena, Parma ham, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, mortadella — all of these scrumptious items (and more) come from Emilia-Romagna. That’s why epicures who want to get the most…

5 March 2008