MY ROMAGNA

Discovering places and flavors by motorbike

From Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 July 2021

SUMMARY

Lying between the course of the river Reno to the north and the Apennine mountains to the south, this region is considered among the most fertile and productive in Italy, thanks to the influence of the Adriatic Sea that mitigates the climate in the coastal area.
Thanks to this contrast between the mountains and the sea, Romagna offers visitors breath-taking landscapes, wonders for the eyes and the spirit in a mixture of colours and scents of the earth, joy, music, cinema, art.

Artistic culture has found fertile ground in this land and has planted its deep roots, as witnessed by the music of Casadei and the poetry of Pascoli. While the exploits of Passatore and the feats of cyclists like Pantani have given it to history.
In the winding roads of Romagna children were running around on motorbikes that reached adulthood, would have climbed on the podium of the world champions: Melandri, Dovizioso, Simoncelli… And then the cinema, the unmistakable Fellini, whose scripts have come to life in these places.

The My Romagna tour is an appointment lasting 4 days, and will always be based on the same structure, located in the beautiful setting of Castrocaro, perched in the hills that dominate the Adriatic and a few kilometres from the most precious jewels of medieval and Renaissance Italy.

Duration

4 days / 3 nights

km

400 km approx.

departure

Bologna

arrival

Ferrara

daily avg

100 km

stops

the tour is based in Castrocaro

Travel program

Day 1, Thursday 15 July: Bologna – Castrocaro Terme

km 60 approx.

Meeting near Bologna at 12:30 am, brief briefing of presentation and lunch in a quaint place. At 2:30 pm you will continue along the Via Emilia with a stop in Faenza for a short visit to the exceptional Museum of Ceramics and then arrive in the mid-afternoon to the final destination in time to enjoy the spa before dinner.

 

Day 2, Friday 16 July: places in Pellegrino Artusi

approx. km 100

The first destination of the day is Forlimpopoli where we will have a short cooking course in the native land of Pellegrino Artusi, school dedicated to him, today’s lesson will be “the Piada Romagnola”! Which, of course, we will enjoy tasting once the course is over. After lunch continue going up the Apennines and stopping in the thousand-year-old Castle of the Rocca of the Camminate, then you will return to the base among the tiny streets that join the most beautiful villages of Romagna.

 

Day 3, Saturday 17 July: Between fields of Lavender and Chestnut Trees

approx. km 150

Crossing hills, we reach the Lamone Valley where we will admire Brisighella, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy and its fortress. Then continue to Casola Valsenio, the undisputed Italian homeland of lavender where, at the wonderful Herb Garden, there will be a course dedicated to the preparation of herbal teas, infusionsand decoctions. After lunch we continue along the Senio River Valley reaching Palazzuolo and then, constantly cradled by the gentle curves of the Apennine roads, we will turn towards our base passing by Marradi, Tredozio and Modigliana.

Day 4, Sunday 18 July: Castrocaro – Ferrara

km 110 approx.

We return to the base along secondary roads that allow us to enter the quiet plain. We will cross the Regional Park of the Valleys of Argenta and the first stop will be in Ferrarafor an aperitif and a short walk in the centre. We will then continue until we reach the majestic Po for lunch on a typical boat lying in the river. At 02:30 pm there will be greetings and farewell among the participants.

 

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The tour will be confirmed upon reaching 12 participants

Prices

  • Rider Euro 590
  • Passenger Euro 540
  • Single room supplement Euro 100
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The price includes

  • 3 nights with breakfast and dinner
  • 4 lunches
  • Cooking course at the Hotel School Pellegrino Artusi
  • Course “infusions and decoctions” at the Herb Garden
  • Companion on a motorbike
  • Companion in van
  • assistance van for luggage transport and eventual recovery of motorbikes
  • Personalized gadgets of the event
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The price doesn’t include

  • Fuel
  • Motorway tolls
  • Drinks with meals
  • Possible parking costs of motorbikes
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Everything not specified in “the price includes”

Registrationby 15 June 2021