Located in Forlì, B&B CALICANTO is the perfect base for exploring the delights of Romagna. Being close to Ravenna, Rimini, the Montefeltro Valley and San Marino means that opportunities for discovering art & culture abound. The beaches of Milano Marittima and Lido di Classe are near at hand and so is the Mirabilandia theme park and the thermal spa at Fratta Terme and Castrocaro.
Considered as one of the best towns in Italy for quality of life, Forlì has maintained many historical monuments and buildings. Highly recommended is a visit to the “Complesso Museale del San Domenico”, situated in the town centre
Birthplace of the father of Italian gastronomy, Pellegrino Artusi, author of several cooking books, he is remembered annually by the Artusiana Festival. Forlimpopoli is just a short drive from B&B CALICANTO.
The name of this delightful town comes from a local legend concerning Galla Placidia, daughter of the Emperor Teodosio who once stayed in Bertinoro. The town offers the visitor ample opportunites for enjoying excellent food and wine and is known locally as the “balcony of Romagna”. The rolling hills of Bertinoro offer to cycling guests the ideal route to indulge in a biking break that takes in wine & food tasting.
Cesena is an interesting city to visit in any season and is a place that offers much to the art-lover. Not to be missed is the magnificent Malatestiana Library, the world’s oldest on public view since the 15th century and the Piazza del Popolo dominated by the Malatestiana Castle.
Home of art and culture, Ravenna is the town of mosaics. The town boasts 8 sites which are UNESCO protected. The town is also home of the remains of the famous poet Dante Alighieri. Just outside the town on the Highway 16, the largest theme park in Italy is to be found: Mirabilandia.
Surrounded by pine forests and salt flats, with a 9 kilometre long beach and more than 185 beach facilities, Cervia is an oasis for fauna and wildlife and offers the visitor so many things to do. The salt flats should not be missed and local salt-based products can be purchased.
- Milano Marittima
Renowned and elegant seaside town, with numerous restaurants, top-class shops and boutiques, discos and trendy bars, Milano Marittima is the ideal place for those seeking fun and entertainment. Situated a few kilometres from Cervia, the town also hosts a long list of national sporting events each year.
The world’s first “designer port” created by Leonardo Da Vinci. This delightful seaside town offers the visitor ample opportunities for enjoying good seafood in any of the numerous restaurants that run by the main canal where fishing boats deliver their fresh catch every day directly to the restaurants.
- Mirabilandia the largest theme park in Italy is only 15” by car from B&B CALICANTO
Located in the hills behind Forli’, Predappio is the birthplace of Benito Mussolini. Today the museo urbano functions as an open-air museum that can be visited all year round and tells the story of the rise of Fascism in the area.
Italy’s centre of entertainment and beach fun. But Rimini offers much more than just discos, bars and beaches. Rimini is a Roman town and today it is still possible to see Roman architecture such as the Ponte di Tiberio and the Arco di Augusto.
- San Leo
UNESCO protected, San Leo sits proudly on the top of a mountain overlooking the Adriatic Sea. A visit to San Leo means a visit back in time. Nothing seems to have changed here since medieval days and the atmosphere is enchanting and romantic.
- San Marino The oldest Republic in Europe, each year San Marino is visited by millions of tourists who wish to take advantage of its duty-free shopping but at the same time enjoy the historical aspects of this unique small and independent nation, land-locked and surrounded by Italy.