Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • New Fodors vBulletin Forum
  • coming soon -- discuss!
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 quickest way to Prague
  2. 2 Do I need a Swiss rail pass?
  3. 3 My Topic Title Edinburgh to Heathrow BA flight on Monday Question?
  4. 4 Paris for children
  5. 5 Should We Go to the French Riviera in August?
  6. 6 Trip Report Scotland - We're Here!
  7. 7 Euro Travel & Trivia Quiz - Memorial Day Special
  8. 8 Private Guide in Cordoba, Spain
  9. 9 Favourite Alpine and Mediterranean place?
  10. 10 Trip Report Trip Report- UK Gardens in May
  11. 11 Changing Planes at Fiumicino
  12. 12 Spain itinerary and railway advise
  13. 13 [Needed Recs] Cheap, widely available, good wine in Italy?
  14. 14 Transport Christmas and NYE
  15. 15 Day Trip Suggestions from Munich
  16. 16 Germany/Switzerland Help
  17. 17 16 days in France and Italy
  18. 18 Trip Report Madrid, Andalucia, Barcelona in May
  19. 19 Avoid Europcar!
  20. 20 10 days Greece in mid-Sept 2017
  21. 21 Nice/Villefranche/Monaco
  22. 22 Plitvace Lake 1 day or 2?
  23. 23 Feedback please on my itinerary Poland and Lithuania
  24. 24 Ideas for change in our Italian itinerary please
  25. 25 Vaporetto ticket time questions
View next 25 » Back to the top

Favorite city in Emilia Romagna for food vs culture?

Jump to last reply

My husband and i are Planning on spending 5-6 days (5-11 through 5-16 or 17) in Emilia Romagna and I'm looking for recommendations as to how to split up my time between the cities. My main interest is food - id like some opportunity for good restaurants, as well as good markets cause I'll be staying in an apartment and would like to do some of our own cooking, we might even be interested in a cooking class.

Our original plan was to pick one city only, because we prefer to settle in and become pseudo-locals, but I can't pick a city. Also, We're taking an overnight train out of Milan to Paris (thanks to answers from my previous question!) on 5-16 or 5-17, and I think well be flying into bologna. So our general direction would be from Bologna to Milan.

My delimma is that, though my main interest is food, I realize there are many cultural attractions in the area and dont want to discount them. So I'm looking for recommendations on which city in the region would be best for trying to blend in like local, and if there are any cultural highlights that should not be missed.

Also, would there be any Merritt in heading out early to spend a night in Como (or another lake city) before catching our train to Paris?

Thanks!

7 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement