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7 Things to Do in Forli

Located in the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy, Forli is a city and commune on the Via Emilia near the Montone River. It is a city that is well-known for its agricultural importance and also as the location for many of the most artistically significant landmarks in Italy. If this is the destination of your choice, there are plenty of things you can see and do during your stay.

Located in the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy, Forli is a city and commune on the Via Emilia near the Montone River. It is a city that is well-known for its agricultural importance and also as the location for many of the most artistically significant landmarks in Italy. If this is the destination of your choice, there are plenty of things you can see and do during your stay.

  • San Mercuriale Abbey

This is the main religious structure in Forli and was originally built in the 12th century. It has a Romanesque style and an impressive bell tower. Interesting features of the Abbey include paintings, frescos, and furniture.

  • Piazza Aurelio Saffi

This is the main square at the center of Forli and is a good meeting point. Surrounding the square are interesting buildings. The square is also home to many shops and restaurants, so you can enjoy some retail therapy and a bite to eat. A market is held in the square on several days of the week.

  • San Domenica Museum

The San Domenica Museum is part of the San Mercuriale Abbey and is situated in the Piazza Guido da Montefeltro. It is a set of museums within a former monastery. Many of the exhibits relate to the religious history in this region. Temporary exhibitions also take place throughout the year.

  • Parco Urbano Franco Agosto

At the southern edge of the city lies the Parco Urbano Franco Agosto and this is the main public recreational space in Forli. It is by the River Montone and there are several wooded trails to enjoy. Covering 20 hectares, the park has a huge lake and its own pizza restaurant.

  • Forli Cathedral

Forli Cathedral is located in Piazza del Duomo. It is in the neoclassical architectural style and boasts an impressive front façade. One of the main features inside the cathedral is the Chapel of Our Lady of Fire. It is ornately decorated in artwork, gold, and marble.

  • Parco della Resistenza

Located in the center of the city is the Parco della Resistenza. This is a wonderful place to take in the beauty of the city and enjoy the fresh air. If you are traveling with children, it is also a great place for the children to play and run around. The park was created in 1816 and has an English landscaped garden style. You can also hire a bike to cycle around the park.

  • Rocca di Ravaldino

This is one of the most historically and architecturally significant structures in Forli. During the 14th century, it was a defensive structure for the city. In the 15th century, the structure was extended and reinforced. A visit is a great photographic opportunity and a lovely place to walk around as it is surrounded by trees.

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