Bologna + Emilia-Romagna

Bologna + Emilia-Romagna Travel Guide

Two exquisitely frescoed rooms by Renaissance master and Emilia-Romagna native Antonio da Correggio.

Inside, racing lanes map the floor, where a half-dozen Formula One car sit side by side - small, sleek automobiles that resemble spaceships out of Star Wars and are packed with enough advanced technology that they probably operate like them too.

An eighth-century monastery with an imposing vaulted interior.

Here, Carla Galli produces some of Modena's best traditional balsamic, aged for a minimum of 12 years in wooden barrels in her attic (warning: a 3.3-ounce bottle costs $58).

Soak in thermal baths amid 1920's frescoes, sculptures, and bas-reliefs at this Art Deco spa.