Festival of welcome dedicated to german guests-meine Romagna in Cervia

The Municipality of Cervia greets all German-speaking guests present in the city on 22 May by offering them a series of heritage walks free of charge.

An indispensable tool for discovering the Cervia ecomuseum are the "heritage walks", itineraries and routes to be covered on foot in the company of ecomuseum facilitators, citizens, artists who, with different eyes, present Cervia.

PROGRAM OF THE ASSET WALKS:

1. Cervia Sale, Cervia Mare: in collaboration with Ecomuseo - fishermen coop

Hours: 10.00 and 15.30 Meeting: c / o Torre San Michele

Duration: 2 hours

Heritage walk in the company of a facilitator from the Cervia Ecomuseum and a German-speaking interpreter.

From Torre San Michele we will visit MUSA, the Cervia Salt Museum where we will be welcomed by former salt workers who will present their work tools and tell us stories of salt and salt.

We will continue towards the historic center of the city to discover life in the factory city of the late 700s and we will stop in some courtyards of the salt workers' houses. The inhabitants will welcome us to tell us how we live and how these ancient houses have been transformed.

We will then continue along a part of Viale Roma, the main street that connects the center to the sea. It is here that, in the early 1900s, the modern tourist Cervia was born; the liberty villas are a testimony of this. We will end our walk along the canal where we will meet fishermen ready to tell us about a difficult and proud profession but which unfortunately is disappearing.

2. The salt roads:

Hours: 9.30 am and 3.00 pm Meeting: c / o Torre San Michele

Duration: 2 and a half hours

Heritage walk in the company of a facilitator from the Cervia Ecomuseum and a German-speaking interpreter.

The saline yesterday and today. A short ride allows us to reach the visitor center of the Cervia salt pan where we will embark on an electric boat to discover the flora and fauna of this important wetland. Today the Cervia salt pan is the southernmost station of the Po Delta Park.

From here you reach the Camillone salt pan, the only one that still preserves the ancient method of salt processing. A salt worker will show us this ancient craft. We will conclude by introducing the modern sweet salt processing plant. Short visit to the recently restored hexagonal tower and "antenna" of the Salt and Sea ecomuseum. Then back to the bicycles to return to the city.

3. Milano Marittima, garden city:

Hours: 10.00 and 15.00 Meeting: 1st May roundabout

Duration: 2 hours

Heritage walk in the company of a facilitator from the Cervia Ecomuseum and a German-speaking interpreter.

Since the early 1900s Cervia and Milano Marittima have opened their borders to modern tourists. Middle and upper middle class, mostly Lombard, attracted by a virgin landscape and the comforts of splendid Art Nouveau villas used as a holiday home.
During our walk we will see a part of the villas, how they have been transformed and what they still have of liberty decorative elements.

The splendid flower beds of the garden city surround the promenade. We will meet historians, technicians, green architects who will lead us on this journey back in time.

Duration of the walk: 2 hours

4. Cervia, Milano Marittima, pedaling to discover the treasures of the city:

Hours: from 10.00 Meeting point: Pineta

Duration: about 2 hours

Heritage ride in the company of a facilitator from the Cervia Ecomuseum and a German-speaking interpreter.

Pedaling through the pine forest of Milano Marittima to the countryside surrounding the city and splendid jewels to be discovered: La Pieve di Pisignano, the Casa delle Aie

The walks will be free for German guests and at discounted prices for Italians.
Info: ecomuseocervia@comunecervia.it

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