Forlì-Cesena Province

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Location of Emilia-Romagna
Area: 22,124 km²
Population: 4.2m
Density: 189/km²
Capital: Bologna

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Provinces
Comunes
  • Bologna
    • Anzola dell'Emilia
      Argelato
      Baricella
      Bazzano
      Bentivoglio
      Bologna
      Borgo Tossignano
      Budrio
      Calderara di Reno
      Camugnano
      Casalecchio di Reno
      Casalfiumanese
      Castel d'Aiano
      Castel del Rio
      Castel di Casio
      Castel Guelfo di Bologna
      Castel Maggiore
      Castel San Pietro Terme
      Castello d'Argile
      Castello di Serravalle
      Castenaso
      Castiglione dei Pepoli
      Crespellano
      Crevalcore
      Dozza
      Fontanelice
      Gaggio Montano
      Galliera
      Granaglione
      Granarolo dell'Emilia
      Grizzana Morandi
      Imola
      Lizzano in Belvedere
      Loiano
      Malalbergo
      Marzabotto
      Medicina
      Minerbio
      Molinella
      Monghidoro
      Monte San Pietro
      Monterenzio
      Monteveglio
      Monzuno
      Mordano
      Ozzano dell'Emilia
      Pianoro
      Pieve di Cento
      Porretta Terme
      Sala Bolognese
      San Benedetto Val di Sambro
      San Giorgio di Piano
      San Giovanni in Persiceto
      San Lazzaro di Savena
      San Pietro in Casale
      Sant'Agata Bolognese
      Sasso Marconi
      Savigno
      Vergato
      Zola Predosa

  • Ferrara
    • Argenta
      Berra
      Bondeno
      Cento
      Codigoro
      Comacchio
      Copparo
      Ferrara
      Formignana
      Goro
      Jolanda di Savoia
      Lagosanto
      Masi Torello
      Massa Fiscaglia
      Mesola
      Migliarino
      Migliaro
      Mirabello
      Ostellato
      Poggio Renatico
      Portomaggiore
      Ro
      Sant'Agostino
      Tresigallo
      Vigarano Mainarda
      Voghiera

  • Forlì-Cesena
    • Bagno di Romagna
      Bertinoro
      Borghi
      Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole
      Cesena
      Cesenatico
      Civitella di Romagna
      Dovadola
      Forlì
      Forlimpopoli
      Galeata
      Gambettola
      Gatteo
      Longiano
      Meldola
      Mercato Saraceno
      Modigliana
      Montiano
      Portico e San Benedetto
      Predappio
      Premilcuore
      Rocca San Casciano
      Roncofreddo
      San Mauro Pascoli
      Santa Sofia
      Sarsina
      Savignano sul Rubicone
      Sogliano al Rubicone
      Tredozio
      Verghereto

  • Modena
    • Bastiglia
      Bomporto
      Campogalliano
      Camposanto
      Carpi
      Castelfranco Emilia
      Castelnuovo Rangone
      Castelvetro di Modena
      Cavezzo
      Concordia sulla Secchia
      Fanano
      Finale Emilia
      Fiorano Modenese
      Fiumalbo
      Formigine
      Frassinoro
      Guiglia
      Lama Mocogno
      Maranello
      Marano sul Panaro
      Medolla
      Mirandola
      Modena
      Montecreto
      Montefiorino
      Montese
      Nonantola
      Novi di Modena
      Palagano
      Pavullo nel Frignano
      Pievepelago
      Polinago
      Prignano sulla Secchia
      Ravarino
      Riolunato
      San Cesario sul Panaro
      San Felice sul Panaro
      San Possidonio
      San Prospero
      Sassuolo
      Savignano sul Panaro
      Serramazzoni
      Sestola
      Soliera
      Spilamberto
      Vignola
      Zocca

  • Parma
    • Albareto
      Bardi
      Bedonia
      Berceto
      Bore
      Borgo Val di Taro
      Busseto
      Calestano
      Collecchio
      Colorno
      Compiano
      Corniglio
      Felino
      Fidenza
      Fontanellato
      Fontevivo
      Fornovo di Taro
      Langhirano
      Lesignano de' Bagni
      Medesano
      Mezzani
      Monchio delle Corti
      Montechiarugolo
      Neviano degli Arduini
      Noceto
      Palanzano
      Parma
      Pellegrino Parmense
      Polesine Parmense
      Roccabianca
      Sala Baganza
      Salsomaggiore Terme
      San Secondo Parmense
      Sissa
      Solignano
      Soragna
      Sorbolo
      Terenzo
      Tizzano Val Parma
      Tornolo
      Torrile
      Traversetolo
      Trecasali
      Valmozzola
      Varano de' Melegari
      Varsi
      Zibello

  • Piacenza
    • Agazzano
      Alseno
      Besenzone
      Bettola
      Bobbio
      Borgonovo Val Tidone
      Cadeo
      Calendasco
      Caminata
      Caorso
      Carpaneto Piacentino
      Castel San Giovanni
      Castell'Arquato
      Castelvetro Piacentino
      Cerignale
      Coli
      Corte Brugnatella
      Cortemaggiore
      Farini
      Ferriere
      Fiorenzuola d'Arda
      Gazzola
      Gossolengo
      Gragnano Trebbiense
      Gropparello
      Lugagnano Val D'Arda
      Monticelli d'Ongina
      Morfasso
      Nibbiano
      Ottone
      Pecorara
      Piacenza
      Pianello Val Tidone
      Piozzano
      Podenzano
      Ponte dell'Olio
      Pontenure
      Rivergaro
      Rottofreno
      San Giorgio Piacentino
      San Pietro in Cerro
      Sarmato
      Travo
      Vernasca
      Vigolzone
      Villanova sull'Arda
      Zerba
      Ziano Piacentino

  • Ravenna
    • Alfonsine
      Bagnacavallo
      Bagnara di Romagna
      Brisighella
      Casola Valsenio
      Castel Bolognese
      Cervia
      Conselice
      Cotignola
      Faenza
      Fusignano
      Lugo
      Massa Lombarda
      Ravenna
      Riolo Terme
      Russi
      Sant'Agata sul Santerno
      Solarolo

  • Reggio Emilia
    • Albinea
      Bagnolo in Piano
      Baiso
      Bibbiano
      Boretto
      Brescello
      Busana
      Cadelbosco di Sopra
      Campagnola Emilia
      Campegine
      Canossa
      Carpineti
      Casalgrande
      Casina
      Castellarano
      Castelnovo di Sotto
      Castelnovo ne' Monti
      Cavriago
      Collagna
      Correggio
      Fabbrico
      Gattatico
      Gualtieri
      Guastalla
      Ligonchio
      Luzzara
      Montecchio Emilia
      Novellara
      Poviglio
      Quattro Castella
      Ramiseto
      Reggio Emilia
      Reggiolo
      Rio Saliceto
      Rolo
      Rubiera
      San Martino in Rio
      San Polo d'Enza
      Sant'Ilario d'Enza
      Scandiano
      Toano
      Vetto
      Vezzano sul Crostolo
      Viano
      Villa Minozzo

  • Rimini
    • Bellaria-Igea Marina
      Casteldelci
      Cattolica
      Coriano
      Gemmano
      Maiolo
      Misano Adriatico
      Mondaino
      Monte Colombo
      Montefiore Conca
      Montegridolfo
      Montescudo
      Morciano di Romagna
      Novafeltria
      Pennabilli
      Poggio Berni
      Riccione
      Rimini
      Saludecio
      San Clemente
      San Giovanni in Marignano
      San Leo
      Sant'Agata Feltria
      Santarcangelo di Romagna
      Talamello
      Torriana
      Verucchio

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Province of Forlì-Cesena, Emilia-Romagna
The province of Forlì-Cesena covers an area of 2,377 sq.km and borders the province of Ravenna to the north, the province of Rimini to the south and south east, the Adriatic sea to the east and the region of Tuscany to the west and south west.
Forli Cesena Province
Province of Forli-Cesena, Emilia-Romagna

The scenery in this charming province ranges from the peaks of the Apennines, across wide, sweeping hills and down to the coast.

Forlì
Forlì is the capital of the province of Forlì-Cesena and is a prosperous agricultural and industrial centre with the production of silk and the manufacture of clothing, machinery and household appliances.

It has a university campus which is part of the University of Bologna and specialises in economics, engineering, political sciences and has an Advanced school of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators (SSLMIT).


Piazza Aurelio Saffi, Forli

Life in this elegant town centres around Piazza Aurelio Saffi which is named after Marco Aurelio Saffi, an Italian polititcian who was an important figure during the period of Italian Unification. Saffi was born in Forlì and there is a statue of him in the centre of the square.

Although Forlì has an appearance and ambience of a fairly modern city there are some significant historical buildings. In Piazza Aurelio Saffi is the Abbey of San Mercuriale which is named after a bishop who died in the 5th century. It is the most important religious building in the city along with the late medieval Dominican Church of San Giacomo Apostolo.

Another medieval building is the Rocca di Ravaldino which is a large fortress. It was enlarged further in the 14th century and then again in the 15th century.

Forlì has many green parks, the main ones being Parco della Resistenza and the Parco di Via Dragoni.

Cesena
Lying at the foot of the Apennines, Cesena is about 15 km. inland from the Adriatic coastline and is the second largest and co-capital city (since 1992) of the province of Forli-Cesena.

There are many beautiful, historic buildings in Cesena but the town is dominated by the Rocca Malatestiana which is a medieval fortress built over a period at the end of the 14th and beginning of the 15th centuries. It is octagonal in shape with two main towers and this fortress was where Cesare Borgia imprisoned Caterna Sforza.

The main square of Cesena is Piazza del Popolo with the Fontana del Masini in the centre. On the southern side of the square is the Palazzo Comunale (Town Hall) and the two 15th century buildings, the loggetta Veneziana and Rocchetta di Piazza. On the opposite side of Piazza del Popolo is the church 'Chiesa dei Santi Anna e Gioacchino.


Piazza del Popolo - Cesena

Away from the main square you can find the Abbey of St Maria del Monte standing on a hill. This Benedictine monastery was built at the beginning of the 2nd century and is now home to a workshop which is well known for the restoration of antique books.

    Other interesting buildings to visit in the town are:

  • The Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist which was built in the early 15th century and holds the remains of Saint Maurus of Cesena who died in the year 946.
  • The Biblioteca Malatestiana which was the first public library in Europe.
  • The Teatro Alessandro Bonci.
There are also many art galleries and musuems close to the centre of the town.

    Bertinoro
    The main sights of this small town are:

  • The Rocca, a castle which was built around the year 1000 and is now a Museum of Holy Arts.
  • The Communal Palace which was built in 1306.
  • The 16th century Cathedral.
  • The unique and interesting 'Colonna delle Anelle' which is a white stone column with twelve rings was erected by the twelve noble families of the town in the year 1300 as a mark of hospitality to visitors. Each of the twelve rings belonged to one of the noble families and depending on which ring visitors tethered their horses to on arrival then that family would be their hosts.

    Every year, on the first weekend in September, Bertinoro holds a 'Hospitality Festival' and families tie enveloes to the Colonna delle Anelle. You can take one of the envelopes and then that family will host you for a meal.

Bagno di Romagna
Founded by the Romans this small town is now well known as being an excellent centre for thermal treatments.

The Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta, supposedly build in the year 860, has 39 metre high bell tower and a baptimsmal font from the year 1000.

The Palazzo del Capitano was once the seat of the administrators of Florence.

Cesenatico
Lying directly on the Adriatic coast Cesenatico is a port with a canal which was originally surveyed and drawn by Leonardo da Vinci at the request of Cesare Borgia.

It is a popular tourist resort with a 118 metre high skyscraper which was once one of the thirty highest building in Europe.

There is an interesting Marine Museum, 'Museo della Marineria', where historic fishing boats are displayed in the canal.


The canal of Cesenatico - Photo: Hans Weingartz

Every year the town is host to the final of the Italian Mathematics Olympiad which is a mathematical battle between the best 300 high school students in Italy.

Forlimpopoli
There is a very well preserved 16th century castle here right in the centre of the town. It is now used as offices for the local government, an archeological museum, a theatre and a music school.

Just outside the town you can find the Sanctuary of Santa Maria delle Grazie di Fornò. This is one of the best examples in Italy of a 15th century circular church.

Meldola
Up until the beginning of the 20th century, Meldola was well known for its silk production. This no longer exists and the main activities are agriculture and the production of furniture. Recently an oncology hospital was built which, as well as providing excellent care for cancer patients, also has a large cancer research centre.

    The main sights in this village are:

  • The church of the Madonna del Sasso which was built in 1523 and is now an Ecology Museum.
  • Two other churches of note are San Cosimo and San Nicolò.
  • The five arch bridge, Ponte dei Veneziani, which dates back to the early 16th century.
  • The Rocca delle Caminate fortress which used to be the summer residence of Benito Mussolini.
  • Just outside the village you can find the Castle of Teodorano which was destroyed by Cesare Borgia but a tower and part of the walls remain.

Galeata
Set in the heart of the Bidente valley this small village is rich in history and is a very pleasant place to visit. There are two main streets, Via Zannettia and Via IV Novembre, both lined by porticoed buildings and containing individual and unusual shops.


Façade of the abbey of Sant'Ellero - Photo: Icco80
    The main sights are:

  • The Palazzo del Podestà which was built in 1636 and has an ancient Byzantine marble cross supported by a marble column with a tower behind.
  • The church of Santa Maria del Pantano, first mentioned in 1295 but is believed to be much older and is part of an Augustinian convent.
  • Three kilometres outside of the village is the Romansque Abbey of Sant'Ellero.
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Emilia-Romagna Information
Location of Emilia-Romagna
Area: 22,124 km²
Population: 4.2m
Density: 189/km²
Capital: Bologna

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Provinces
Comunes
  • Bologna
    • Anzola dell'Emilia
      Argelato
      Baricella
      Bazzano
      Bentivoglio
      Bologna
      Borgo Tossignano
      Budrio
      Calderara di Reno
      Camugnano
      Casalecchio di Reno
      Casalfiumanese
      Castel d'Aiano
      Castel del Rio
      Castel di Casio
      Castel Guelfo di Bologna
      Castel Maggiore
      Castel San Pietro Terme
      Castello d'Argile
      Castello di Serravalle
      Castenaso
      Castiglione dei Pepoli
      Crespellano
      Crevalcore
      Dozza
      Fontanelice
      Gaggio Montano
      Galliera
      Granaglione
      Granarolo dell'Emilia
      Grizzana Morandi
      Imola
      Lizzano in Belvedere
      Loiano
      Malalbergo
      Marzabotto
      Medicina
      Minerbio
      Molinella
      Monghidoro
      Monte San Pietro
      Monterenzio
      Monteveglio
      Monzuno
      Mordano
      Ozzano dell'Emilia
      Pianoro
      Pieve di Cento
      Porretta Terme
      Sala Bolognese
      San Benedetto Val di Sambro
      San Giorgio di Piano
      San Giovanni in Persiceto
      San Lazzaro di Savena
      San Pietro in Casale
      Sant'Agata Bolognese
      Sasso Marconi
      Savigno
      Vergato
      Zola Predosa

  • Ferrara
    • Argenta
      Berra
      Bondeno
      Cento
      Codigoro
      Comacchio
      Copparo
      Ferrara
      Formignana
      Goro
      Jolanda di Savoia
      Lagosanto
      Masi Torello
      Massa Fiscaglia
      Mesola
      Migliarino
      Migliaro
      Mirabello
      Ostellato
      Poggio Renatico
      Portomaggiore
      Ro
      Sant'Agostino
      Tresigallo
      Vigarano Mainarda
      Voghiera

  • Forlì-Cesena
    • Bagno di Romagna
      Bertinoro
      Borghi
      Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole
      Cesena
      Cesenatico
      Civitella di Romagna
      Dovadola
      Forlì
      Forlimpopoli
      Galeata
      Gambettola
      Gatteo
      Longiano
      Meldola
      Mercato Saraceno
      Modigliana
      Montiano
      Portico e San Benedetto
      Predappio
      Premilcuore
      Rocca San Casciano
      Roncofreddo
      San Mauro Pascoli
      Santa Sofia
      Sarsina
      Savignano sul Rubicone
      Sogliano al Rubicone
      Tredozio
      Verghereto

  • Modena
    • Bastiglia
      Bomporto
      Campogalliano
      Camposanto
      Carpi
      Castelfranco Emilia
      Castelnuovo Rangone
      Castelvetro di Modena
      Cavezzo
      Concordia sulla Secchia
      Fanano
      Finale Emilia
      Fiorano Modenese
      Fiumalbo
      Formigine
      Frassinoro
      Guiglia
      Lama Mocogno
      Maranello
      Marano sul Panaro
      Medolla
      Mirandola
      Modena
      Montecreto
      Montefiorino
      Montese
      Nonantola
      Novi di Modena
      Palagano
      Pavullo nel Frignano
      Pievepelago
      Polinago
      Prignano sulla Secchia
      Ravarino
      Riolunato
      San Cesario sul Panaro
      San Felice sul Panaro
      San Possidonio
      San Prospero
      Sassuolo
      Savignano sul Panaro
      Serramazzoni
      Sestola
      Soliera
      Spilamberto
      Vignola
      Zocca

  • Parma
    • Albareto
      Bardi
      Bedonia
      Berceto
      Bore
      Borgo Val di Taro
      Busseto
      Calestano
      Collecchio
      Colorno
      Compiano
      Corniglio
      Felino
      Fidenza
      Fontanellato
      Fontevivo
      Fornovo di Taro
      Langhirano
      Lesignano de' Bagni
      Medesano
      Mezzani
      Monchio delle Corti
      Montechiarugolo
      Neviano degli Arduini
      Noceto
      Palanzano
      Parma
      Pellegrino Parmense
      Polesine Parmense
      Roccabianca
      Sala Baganza
      Salsomaggiore Terme
      San Secondo Parmense
      Sissa
      Solignano
      Soragna
      Sorbolo
      Terenzo
      Tizzano Val Parma
      Tornolo
      Torrile
      Traversetolo
      Trecasali
      Valmozzola
      Varano de' Melegari
      Varsi
      Zibello

  • Piacenza
    • Agazzano
      Alseno
      Besenzone
      Bettola
      Bobbio
      Borgonovo Val Tidone
      Cadeo
      Calendasco
      Caminata
      Caorso
      Carpaneto Piacentino
      Castel San Giovanni
      Castell'Arquato
      Castelvetro Piacentino
      Cerignale
      Coli
      Corte Brugnatella
      Cortemaggiore
      Farini
      Ferriere
      Fiorenzuola d'Arda
      Gazzola
      Gossolengo
      Gragnano Trebbiense
      Gropparello
      Lugagnano Val D'Arda
      Monticelli d'Ongina
      Morfasso
      Nibbiano
      Ottone
      Pecorara
      Piacenza
      Pianello Val Tidone
      Piozzano
      Podenzano
      Ponte dell'Olio
      Pontenure
      Rivergaro
      Rottofreno
      San Giorgio Piacentino
      San Pietro in Cerro
      Sarmato
      Travo
      Vernasca
      Vigolzone
      Villanova sull'Arda
      Zerba
      Ziano Piacentino

  • Ravenna
    • Alfonsine
      Bagnacavallo
      Bagnara di Romagna
      Brisighella
      Casola Valsenio
      Castel Bolognese
      Cervia
      Conselice
      Cotignola
      Faenza
      Fusignano
      Lugo
      Massa Lombarda
      Ravenna
      Riolo Terme
      Russi
      Sant'Agata sul Santerno
      Solarolo

  • Reggio Emilia
    • Albinea
      Bagnolo in Piano
      Baiso
      Bibbiano
      Boretto
      Brescello
      Busana
      Cadelbosco di Sopra
      Campagnola Emilia
      Campegine
      Canossa
      Carpineti
      Casalgrande
      Casina
      Castellarano
      Castelnovo di Sotto
      Castelnovo ne' Monti
      Cavriago
      Collagna
      Correggio
      Fabbrico
      Gattatico
      Gualtieri
      Guastalla
      Ligonchio
      Luzzara
      Montecchio Emilia
      Novellara
      Poviglio
      Quattro Castella
      Ramiseto
      Reggio Emilia
      Reggiolo
      Rio Saliceto
      Rolo
      Rubiera
      San Martino in Rio
      San Polo d'Enza
      Sant'Ilario d'Enza
      Scandiano
      Toano
      Vetto
      Vezzano sul Crostolo
      Viano
      Villa Minozzo

  • Rimini
    • Bellaria-Igea Marina
      Casteldelci
      Cattolica
      Coriano
      Gemmano
      Maiolo
      Misano Adriatico
      Mondaino
      Monte Colombo
      Montefiore Conca
      Montegridolfo
      Montescudo
      Morciano di Romagna
      Novafeltria
      Pennabilli
      Poggio Berni
      Riccione
      Rimini
      Saludecio
      San Clemente
      San Giovanni in Marignano
      San Leo
      Sant'Agata Feltria
      Santarcangelo di Romagna
      Talamello
      Torriana
      Verucchio

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