......some indications among the infinite possibilities offered by the surroundings:
in a few minutes you can reach the Medieval towns of Modigliana (km 5) and
Brisighella (km 7),
Faenza (km 18) a small town of Roman origin with a centuries old tradition for ceramics.
Ravenna (km 45) which, on account of the vestiges of its luminous past, is one of the very few cities in the world boasting as many as eight monuments that have been declared World Heritage by UNESCO.
Forlì (km 30) rich in architectural evidence ascribable to the rationalist movement, hosts the museum complex of S.Domenico, a centre hosting excellent exhibitions.
Cesena (km 60) an Umbrian centre before the Roman colonization. You may visit the Rocca (fortress)and the Bilioteca (Library) Malatestiana, a jewel of European architecture and culture, testifying the dominion of the Malatesta family.
Bologna (60 km) a very old University city, known for its towers and its long porches, has one of the largest well preserved historical centres in Italy.
Rimini the city of the Malatesta family, preserves historical and cultural evidence of the Roman ages, of the Renaissance, and today hosts a fair and a congress centre of European importance.
Ferrara, (90 km)
A suggestion ......Florence by train from Brisighella, a suggestive and relaxing tour which you can go on in a single day ..
For those loving to experience the land from a naturalistic point of view, the following are important and near at hand: the park with the chalk mineral vein, the carné park, the Casentino forest park , the Po delta park, and all the very numerous hiking and mountain bike trekking trails.
Romagna, furthermore, offers a wide choice of spas, different according to the types of water and treatment, all of which offer an opportunity of spending even only a single day in wellness and beauty. The nearest are Brisighella, Riolo Terme, Castrocaro Terme and Fratta Terme.
Another opportunity is theAdriatic coast, too, with its renowned sea resorts, and the fun parks of Mirabilandia, and l'Italia in miniatura (Italy in miniature).
For sport lovers: in the neighbourhood there is a riding ground and a well equipped golf course with 18 holes at Riolo Terme (10 Km). You also have the opportunity of going hunting in animal reserves and sport fishing in the nearby river Lamone.