The season changes as well as the smells and flavors at the table change - autumn is here and with it the delights of the underbrush, in particular mushrooms and truffles, celebrated with delicious combinations at the tasty town fairs and festivals around the region.
With the fall season, visitors are once again invited to spend a weekend in the ancient towns and cities of art to experience the charm of history and admire exhibitions of national and international masterpieces which are often housed in spectacular locations worth admiring in and of themselves.
The 2014 edition will be an authentic invasion of jazz: a whole month full of rhythm, with great stars in the best theaters in Bologna and Ferrara and an international cast of great renown in many concerts at the clubs. October 28 – November 22.
Modena will host the 21st edition of the biggest Italian showcase dedicated to winter sports and vacations. On schedule are conventions, awards, round table discussions and workshops, for both professionals and fans, competitions, shows and free entertainment. October 30 - November 2.
What not to miss
Harmony, wellness and the pleasure of the body go hand in hand with the hot springs in Emilia Romagna. In the 25 thermal spas in nineteen different towns, from Salsomaggiore to Riccione, there are many great deals this season dedicated to relaxation, getting into shape and free time.
Back again at the Torrione in Ferrara, jazz can be heard in all of its various forms. Until April 30 2015 will this music festival be followed by three concerts every week .
The Trade Fair of Reggio Emilia will host this national market exhibition of ancient and modern art with a selection of important art galleries and antiques stores along with a full program of special exhibitions and side events. November 1-9.
This series of events, which is held every year in October to commemorate the great Maestro's birthday, continue at the Teatro Regio in Parma, in Busseto and in the other areas dear to Verdi. For the entire duration of the festival there will be numerous side events held. Until November 4.
What's going on now
Markets filled with delicacies and traditional crafts held in the historic downtowns offer a great opportunity to dig through the stands and find unusual gifts with which to fill your pockets.
What to do
Chills will run down your spine on the nights from October 24 to November 1 at the Ravenna Nightmare Film Fest and suspense is a guarantee at the parties in the castles, squares, amusement parks and towns which have been transformed for this occasion into terrifying locations.
Surrounded by an unusual and evocative habitat populated by migratory birds and pink flamingoes, you will be able to discover ancient fishing towns.