Historically it is known as the "City of the Three Popes", today many know it for its university, some love it above all for its appetizing cuisine and there are those who remain enchanted by the streets of its historic centre. This is Cesena, a city in the heart of Emilia Romagna, located along the Via Emilia in an area extremely rich in cities of art, close to the Riviera and immersed in the gentle plain.
Halfway between the sea and the hills, it is surrounded by centers of tourist interest such as Cervia and its Parco delle Saline, where you can admire unique natural environments and panoramas of enchanting charm, and Ravenna, famous throughout the world for the splendor of its mosaics.
Many exciting fun-filled events take place throughout the year in the squares and along the streets of Cesena , tradition and art. There are alternating series of shows ranging from music to theatre, cinema and literary meetings with writers, exhibitions and food and wine events with a wide range of tasty dishes and delicious wines, in an irresistible journey among the scents of Romagna.
The splendid historic center is a meeting place for citizens and tourists: the Malatesta Library, named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Bonci Municipal Theater, the >Rocca Malatestiana, Piazza del Popolo, the Masini Fountain, symbol of the city of Cesena, are all located in a central position, convenient to visit on a relaxing walk .
10 minutes from the center of Cesena, the imposing complex of the Abbey of Santa Maria del Monte stands on the Spaziano hill.
Visiting Cesena also means discovering an entire territory where, alongside the consolidated seaside and spa offers, historic villages or small towns such as Gambettola (km 10), Cesenatico (km 17), Forlì (km 28), Santarcangelo di Romagna (km 29), San Marino (km 50), Rimini (km 35), Ravenna (km 35), Sarsina (km 31), Bagno di Romagna (km 50). They are places rich in ancient testimonies of artistic and cultural heritage, as well as, naturally, an offer of food and wine and typical products.