La Wellness Valley è il primo distretto mondiale del benessere e qualità della vita, si trova in Romagna, tra le province di Rimini, Forli-Cesena e Ravenna.



Ciclopedonale in natura Cervia - Ravenna
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
Salina di Cervia
Info and start:
km: 30
difference in altitude: flat land
bike: trekking bike
track: paths through pinewoods, cycling paths, unpaved roads

Torre San Michele, Via Evangelisti, Cervia

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Route details
Cervia - Milano Marittima - Lido di Savio - Lido di Classe - Riserva di Ortazzo - Classe - Ravenna

From ancient salt town to Byzantine capital, an itinerary through nature to discover the most famous mosaic site in the world going through its millenary pinewoods and the Ortazzo and Ortazzino Natural Reserve, the place with the highest biodiversity rate on the coastline in Romagna. After your arrival in the town an urban route will be proposed to discover the most representative mosaic sites. From Ravenna to Cervia with the possibility to return by train.

Not to be missed:
from Cervia, a route along a nature path, without cars or traffic, arrives at the Basilica di Classe, one of Unesco’s heritage sites and most visited artistic site in Emilia Romagna in 2015.


1 - Salt Museum
A small yet great museum where images and stories about salters, take us inside adventure and the magic of the salt civilization.
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2 - Salt Warehouses
Overlooking the salt mine canal, the Salt Warehouse represents an example of industrial archeology on the territory. Built between 1691 and 1712, used to ensure the storage of salt produced in the nearby salt mines.
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3 - Cervia Saltpans (detour)
Cervia Saltpans, South Gate of the Po Delta Park and Nature Reserve, have always been the nesting area for many species of animals and plants. Here, thanks to the sun, the wind and decanting time, the famous swet salt of Cervia is generated.
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4 - Pinewood in Cervia
In ancient times it was part of a vast woodland area stretching from south of the Reno river to the town in Cervia. Apart from pinetrees – the dominating species - it hosts bushes, hedges and maquis.
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5 - Ortazzo and Ortazzino Natural Reserve
A place of great interest on the edge of the millenary Pinewoods in Classe, it is one of the wildest environments, with the most remarkable naturalistic value on the entire Adriatic coast.
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6 - The Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe
Together with the adjacent archaeological area, it bears witness to what used to be the military port in Ravenna in the Augustan era. Mosaic decors in the apse – among the best renowned in the world – date back to different ages, from the 6th to 12th century.
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7 - The Neonian Baptistery
The most ancient monumental work in the town of Ravenna and the best conserved baptistery in the history of primitive Christianity.
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8 - The Domus of the Stone Carpets
A recent archaeological site, it used to be a lordly Byzantine palace and is structured in fourteen rooms and three courtyards entirely decorated with wonderful mosaics and marble inlays. The fourteen mosaic floorings are decorated with geometric, vegetal and figurative elements, for an overall area of 700 sq m.
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9 - The Basilica of San Vitale and the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
These two adjacent sites represent two treasure chests which enshrine the highest expressions of Byzantine mosaic art.
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10 - The Arian Baptistery
Architecturally similar to the Neonian Baptistery, it was built in the first half of the 6th century, during the dominion of Theodoric, and the establishing of the Arian religion.
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Wellness Valley in brief
Land of genuine hospitality and wellness, where people are welcomed with a smile

Enjoy your stay
in one of the selected wellness hotels

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History and Culture Time
Let yourselves be captured by art

World Heritage monuments

Bike lovers?
Romagna has been always devoted to cycling

Cycling routes

Let’s discover Romagna
A unique land from the sea to the hinterland

Kilometres of coastline

Uncontaminated nature
Relax in its green parks

Parks and nature reserves

Fascinating challenges on the green
For all the golf lovers

Golf Club

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Internationally interesting places

It’s impossible to get bored
Great emotions, events and adrenaline

Amusement parks

Fitness programmes
For those who love wellness

Thermal resorts

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