The Roads of Dante consist of a priceless historical site, made accessible by a renewed synergy between Emilia Romagna and Tuscany, which resulted in an interregional project based on collaboration, participation and dialogue.
Dante’s journey from Florence to Ravenna, crossing the Apennines between Romagna and Tuscany, becomes a tourist product with a perfectly synced slow rhythm between culture and nature. Retracing and visiting the places where the greatest Italian poet lived in exile, thus becomes a unique travel experience, among ancient palaces, Romanesque churches, small villages, museums and libraries, craft shops, and unspoiled nature. Visitors can climb on the “little train” linking Faenza to Florence via Marradi, or ride a bike along the ancient Via Faentina, or trek through one of the many trekking routes between the provincial territories of Ravenna and Florence.
The tourist offers concern the seven Municipalities of Florence, Scarperia and San Piero, Borgo San Lorenzo, Marradi, Faenza, Brisighella and Ravenna with their heritage of monuments, tradition, identity, and food and wine. Two regions are enhanced and merge within the routes of the Roads of Dante, amplifying their common features including warmth, authenticity, people’s spontaneity, their innate propensity for hospitality, good living and conviviality, the evocative and timeless charm of the places, the ability to combine tradition and innovation, culture and fun, quality and affordability.