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Visiting Emilia-Romagna: The Valmarecchia

Oh, Valmarecchia!  I’m so happy to have met you.

After a handful of trips to popular and busy destinations (most of which were outside Italy), I’ve been itching to spend more time in Italy exploring lesser known places, especially in the region surrounding Bologna.

I got the chance to visit the Valmarecchia during my stay at Blogville (see my last post), and this beautiful valley fit the bill to a T.

The Valmarecchia (also called the Marecchia Valley) is a long valley that borders the Marecchia River, which runs from the Apennines in Tuscany into the Adriatic Sea near Rimini. Continue reading

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