Historical Routes

In the footsteps of ancient wayfarers in Emilia Romagna

Ancient itineraries which in the Middle Ages and following eras led pilgrims, wayfarers and merchants to Rome. An extraordinary cultural heritage that invites curious visitors to start a stimulating “journey in time” on the traces of historical-artistic beauties and at the discovery of new places with a mystical and evocative charm. Enjoy your journey along the historical routes of Emilia Romagna.

The Via Francigena in the Province of Piacenza

The Via Francigena in the Province of Piacenza

On the traces of medieval pilgrims...the Via Francigena was one of the most important communication routes in those times.

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The Via Francigena in the Province of Parma

The Via Francigena in the Province of Parma

The Via Francigena connected Rome to France and Great Britain. The section in the province of Parma starts from the ancient  "Fidentia Julia"

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The Via dei Romei

The Via dei Romei

The Via dei Romei, formerly called Via Popilia, connected eastern Europe to Rome passing also by the Adriatic coast.

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The Route of Matilde di Canossa

The Route of Matilde di Canossa

Across the lands of Matilde di Canossa: an inviting cultural and natural route to discover and appreciate the sites where important historical events took place.

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The Transromanica

The Transromanica

Closely connected to the historical routes that cross Emilia Romagna, the Transromanica is both a virtual and real itinerary at the discovery of the Romanesque artistic and architectural heritage in the province of Modena and other eleven European regions.

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The Via Bibulca

The Via Bibulca

A route that follows the steps of the pilgrims that travelled from the Secchia Valley to San Pellegrino in Alpe.

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The Via Vandelli

The Via Vandelli

Along trails and muletracks in the valleys of the Modena Apennines.

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Historical routes in the Province of Bologna

Historical routes in the Province of Bologna

A series of interesting itineraries in the beautiful province of Bologna.

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