In Mesola, near Ferrara, the 25th edition of this fair dedicated to the Prince of the Po Delta will be held. There will be tasty traditional dishes, using asparagus but also other products, tastings, music, exhibitions, markets and guided tours on foot, by bike and by boat. April 25 - May 10.
A unique event in Italy dedicated to live arts, this manifestation in Bologna offers a week of live works - performances, concerts, live media, expanded cinema with single dates, productions and previews - with important stars on the international contemporary scene. April 21-26.
Two events dedicated to the fantasy of wind artists. On the beach in Pinarella di Cervia, where more than 200 professionals are expected from 30 countries (April 24 - May 3) and in Ferrara, games in the sky and distribution of free kites to all children (April 24-26).
For those who love do it yourself greenery, the smell of flowers and the aromas of herbs, there will be the events "Nel Segno del Giglio" at the Reggia in Colorno (Pr), the outdoor exhibition "Cattolica in Fiore", the "Giardini Estensi" in Ferrara, and "Ancient Spring Fruits" at the Castle in Paderna (Pc).
What not to miss
With the “White Jewish Night in Italy” in Ferrara a unique event dedicated to Jewish culture in Italy will be inaugurated. On schedule are conventions, debates, cultural events, guided tours, tastings, and, of course, books. April 25-28.
Cesenatico hosts the 15th edition of this food event dedicated to promoting this princely local product, the blue fish, at quality restaurants. There will also be many food stands set up where visitors can taste traditional seafood dishes at moderate prices. May 1-3.
The highlight of this spring series awaits you in Comacchio, from May 1 to 3: the Festival of Nature Photography with photography workshops, learning labs, and photography excursions. The following weekend there will be the first edition of the Comacchio Wellness Walk.
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
From the calendar of exhibitions in the region, we recommend "Ferrari meets Pavarotti" in Modena, the retrospective "Escher" in Bologna, and "The spectacle of modernity" in Forlì. "The Rose of Fire - The Barcellona of Picasso and Gaudì" recently opened in Ferrara.
From days spent in bright hot springs pools to Ayurvedic massages, from rose Hammams to programs for getting back in shape, at the 25 hot springs spas in Emilia Romagna from Salsomaggiore to Riccione there are many new deals great for giving yourself or someone else the gift of health and wellness.