Cervia (Emilia Romagna)

Cervia is a town in the province of Ravenna, in the region of Emilia-Romagna. Cervia is a seaside resort on the Adriatic Riviera thanks to its 10-kilometre (6 mi) shore characterised by sandy beaches. The city has successfully gained the environmental EMAS certification thanks to its green areas and its harmonic touristic development and every year, since 1998, Cervia has also received the important “Bandiera Blu (Blue Flag)” award. Surrounded by more than 300 hectares of pinewood and 827 hectares of salt pans, it is a natural oasis with a large bird population. The most important monuments are the Cathedral (Santa Maria Assunta), built in 1699–1702, the Museum of Salt, the Communal Palace and the St. Michael Tower.

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Our writer Cindy gives us the best recipe for homemade whole-grain 'tagliatelle,' a fresh pasta that is easier to make then it seems, from the northern and central areas of Italy 

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Hello everyone! We're working on the second issue of Bellissimo magazine and are taking a deep dive into the fascinating region of Emilia Romagna.

My husband and I are planning to move to Bologna within the next couple of years.  We are working on a visa which requires us to have a rental agreement in place to qualify for the visa but we need the visa to get into the country.  Any ideas as to how to solve this catch-22?

@FGan asks:

My father died intestate in Italy 30 years ago. It was his verbal request that the apartment he owned with my mother be inherited by my eldest brother, which the family (my other 3 brothers and myself) agreed to, by signing a letter stating our acceptance.