Longiano is one of the medieval villages best preserved in Italy, on first hills between Rimini and Cesena, near the Adriatic coast. Elected in 2005 “orange flag” from Italian Touring Club, this small center offer several historical and artistic witnesses, to be discovered all over the year.
To be seen in Longiano
The historical center preserved a lot of evidences of the medieval era. Do not miss a visit to the village and its ancient walls, the Malatestian Castel, the civic tower, five museums, a war refuge, two important churches and the Petrella teatre.
Mostly reccomanded a visit to Tito Balestra Foundation inside the castle, who preserve many artworks of masters like Chagall, Matisse and Goya.
Other museums in Longiano, with free entrance and opened also in the weekend: the cast iron museum, the museum of holy art in the San Giuseppe oratory, the territorial museum and the gallery mask in the former convent of San Girolamo.
The village is also rounded by hills who are perfects for excursions, trekkings and simple walking tours.
What to do in Longiano
Longiano is rounded by hills who are perfect for green excursions through roads and paths. The perfect place for a visit reach of culture and enogastronomy, but also to discover typical products and the Romagna region specialities.
We can prepare tailored made tours. To be proved at least one time:
A visit to local museums
A show at Teatro Petrella
A slow walking in the historical center and the castle
A bike tour between hills. Better if in foliage period or in blooming spring
From December to January: visit the 100 cribs exhibition who illuminates the historical centre for Christmas
A memory picture with the “girl on the walls”, a statue of Ilario Fioravanti, who enriches the panorama
A Longiano oil tasting experience, in the squeezing period of Novembre
A visit to historical churches who preserve masterpieces from the fourteent to the nineteent
A tour in the second world war refuge
When to visit Longiano
Longiano is a fascinate destination all over the year. Its landscape its beautiful in every season. During summer, it’s perfect to find peace far from crawded places while being near to sea and nightlife.
During spring, its orchards on the hills offer a real show with their branches in bloom, with their porfum all around.
In autumn, to be not lose the foliage and the first oil squeeze, while during winter, Longiano become a small enchanted village with the magical cribs all around its streets.
To be not missed
During all the year, several events take place in Longiano.
To be not missed, in spring time, the Cherry Festival (2nd June), the Wines and Flavours Festival (second Saturday of July) the Longiano week (last week of July).
During the Christmas season, from 8 December till half of January, the cribs village colors the streets. In addition, exibitions and cultural activities of theatre and artistic foundation enrich the offer.
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*we can welcome you even in other time, by prior arrangement
7:00 – 12:00 am
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