Slowbike... a slow ride to intensly enjoy, live and seize every aspect of the visited location from an historical, folkloristic, naturalistic, environmental and panoramic point of view. We'll take you to Romagna, land of tradition, culture, mosaics and excellent food... with high quality services.
BOLOGNA. Arrival and hotel check in. Meeting at the bicycle point BikeinBO if bike rental is required and then guided tour of the city. Overnight stay in 3* hotel.
BOLOGNA - IMOLA km 35. Breakfast and departure towards IMOLA, autonomous tour of the Racetrack. Free time for lunch, an opportunity to choose your own delightful culinary experience along the way. In the afternoon wine tasting at Podere Neretta where you will find typical local wines. Dinner and overnight stay at 3* hotel Donatello.
IMOLA - CAMPOTTO Km 47. Departure from IMOLA with guided tour at the Rocca Sforzesca or Palazzo Tozzoni; then a ride to the Medieval town of CASTEL GUELFO (must-see: the keep and the old village); the suggested stop for lunch is in SESTO IMOLES to then carry on towards CAMPOTTO with the optional visit at the local Museum (Museo delle Valli di Argenta). Overnight stay in a 3* hotel, dinner at restaurant.
CAMPOTTO - COMACCHIO Km 52. Breakfast. Departure towards ARGENTA and tour of the parish church of San Giorgio and the Civic Museum. Suggested lunch stop at the bar La Fiorana, then ride to the archeological site and necropolis in SPINA. In the evening arrival at COMACCHIO, overnight stay in 3* hotel and dinner at restaurant.
COMACCHIO - MARINA ROMEA/MARINA DI RAVENNA Km 54. Departure towards the Comacchio valleys, with suggested lunch stop at the farm Prato Pozzo. In the afternoon ride to the Boscoforte peninsula, ancient moors of Etruscan age that encompass a precious and rare environment, ideal habitat of many different bird species: flamingos, spoonbills, pied avocets, shelducks, black-winged stilts, little grebes and black-necked grebes. Arrival in CASALBORSETTI and stop at the birdwatching tower, then visit to the old pinewood and relax by the beach. Overnight stay at the 3* hotel La Tavernetta in Marina Romea or at the 3* Camping /Village Rivaverde in Marina di Ravenna.
MARINA DI RAVENNA - RAVENNA km 25. departure towards RAVENNA, external visit of the eight Unesco sites (the San Vitale Basilica, the Galla Placidia Mausoleum, S.Apollinare Nuovo, S.Apollinare in Classe, Arian and Neonian Baptisteries, the Archiepiscopal Chapel, the Teodorico Mausoleum) Dante Alighieri's Tomb, the Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra. Suggested lunch stop at the Darsena Popup. Dinner and overnight stay in Ravenna in a 3* hotel .
RAVENNA-BAGNACAVALLO Km 39. Departure towards RUSSI (the Roman Domus, Antiquarium and the Palazzo San Giacomo); free time for lunch then the Zanelli canal and arrival in BAGNACAVALLO with tour of the town. Dinner, overnight stay in a 3* hotel .
BAGNAVALLO-FUSIGNANO-ALFONSINE-VILLANOVA B.CAVALLO Km 44. Departure and visit of the San Pietro in Silvis Parish and Pantaleone farm; stop in FUSIGNANO, the Senio river (Battle of the rivers) and ALFONSINE Museum of the Battle of the Senio river; lunch especially created by the renowned chef of "Le Spighe non solo piadine" (with local products of the highest quality, beverages included) tasting of fine local wines at the Cantina Randi. In the afternoon visit at the EcoMuseum in Villanova di B.Cavallo; dinner and overnight stay in Bagnacavallo.
BAGNACAVALLO- FAENZA Km 34. Departure towards LUGO and visit at the Rocca Estense (old citadel), the Pavaglione and the Baracca Museum; then ride to COTIGNOLA with visit at the Roman tombs, the d'Acuto tower and S.Francesco; after that ride to FAENZA with optional tour of the Pottery Museum and the Palazzo Milzetti. Dinner at restaurant and overnight stay at the B&B Fondo Riso.
FAENZA - BOLOGNA optional stop at ERRANO-BRISIGHELLA-RIOLO TERME depending on the time of departure from Bologna.