Explore the range of golf in Emilia Romagna

Emilia Romagna is one of the largest regions in Italy's northeast, whose capital is Bologna. The region itself is known as one of the most luxurious in the entire country, something that is reflected in the golf resorts found within. When on a golf holiday in Emilia Romagna, golfers have some of Italy’s most beautiful cities close by: Bologna, Parma, Modena, and Ferrara are all well worth visiting.

The range of attractions on offer is wide, but the area is particularly famous for supercars and authentic Italian cuisine. All the way from Parma in the centre to Bologna and finally Remini on the coast, you are spoilt for choice. Play on luscious fairways and flawless greens all the while soaking in the gorgeous Italian scenery.

Why book a golf holiday to Emilia Romagna?

  • Famous as a centre of food in Italy - Explore FICO, the worlds largest food park
  • Home to oldest university in the world - University of Bologna
  • Explore Modena, the home of Ferrari & the Ferrari museum
  • Plently of options for a city & golf break (Bologna) or beach & golf break (Rimini & Cervia)

Play in Italy’s golfing heaven

Having long been established as a golfing hub in Italy, we cannot recommend a break to Emilia Romagna enough. It has something for groups and couples, with courses that are kept in excellent condition year-round and idyllic weather conditions April to October.

Look out for courses such as the Riviera Golf Course and its rolling fairways across the beautiful countryside. Golf in Bologna within Emilia Romagna deserves an additional mention of honour due to its stunning array of golf courses such as Le Fonti with its iconic water features creating fun and exciting holes, the American style of Modena Golf & Country Club and the championship layout at Bologna Golf Club that is better suited for experienced golfers.


Golf, wine & more during your golf holiday in Emilia Romagna

Emilia Romagna is undoubtedly an extremely popular tourist destination with many numbers of visitors throughout the year drawn to its fabulous art, history and culture, however, it is also becoming ever more popular among golfers who are drawn to it for its excellent array of varied courses which are in prime condition all year-round. Notable courses in Emilia Romagna include the superb Graham Cooke designed Riviera Golf course, the testing course at Croara Country Club and all the courses at the Adriatic Golf Club.

What makes Emilia Romagna such a great choice is that it offers more than just great courses. It offers a whole host of other activities, including city bus tours and wine tasting. Plus, when you consider the Mediterranean climate the area benefits from and the frequent flights from across the UK, It certainly makes Emilia Romagna a particularly good choice for your next golf holiday.

Golf travel tips for Emilia Romagna

Best months for golfing weather:

March to June/September to November

Best month for value:


Most popular months:

May and October

Our experts recommend:

April, May and October

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Stay and play in traditional hotels & elegant resorts

Thanks to Emilia Romagna’s immense popularity with the tourist and golf community, you will never struggle to find accommodation in this great region from city-based hotels to countryside-based golf resorts Emilia Romagna has it all.

Hotel Metropolitan, located in central Bologna, is a wonderful location for couples to visit. The hotel itself is high class and mixes traditional Italian buildings with contemporary facilities. Thanks to its marvellous location, visitors to Hotel Metropolitan have the opportunity to explore the city of Bologna when not on the golf course, and it offers a perfect hybrid of a city break and a golf break. There are three fantastic courses found within 30 minutes of Hotel Metropolitan, all of which offer brilliant variety and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.

Riviera Golf Resort is an excellent 4* resort specifically designed to provide golfers with the best atmosphere on their golf holiday. All rooms onsite have been superbly designed and incorporate modern facilities without sacrificing that all-important Italian feel. Also on offer at Riviera are a selection of bars and restaurants, highlighted by The Tee Restaurant, which serves food prepared by one of the region’s finest chefs. If that isn’t enough, Riviera is just 10 minutes from the deep blue of the Adriatic Sea. With a superb quality golf course, spa and restaurant on the resort, it’s the perfect spot for your next golf holiday to Emilia Romagna.

Last, but certainly not least, is the Savoia Hotel Regency. Located in a quieter section of Bologna, it is a grand resort that offers a very luxurious and exclusive atmosphere, with a wide variety of amenities for its visitors. The large Garganelli Restaurant is sublime and has a wide selection of Italian cuisine on offer, along with a chic 1960’s theme and frequent live music. Savoia also boasts relaxing terraced areas and many quieter corners, making it the ideal location for guests to truly unwind and switch off from the real world. There are golf courses just around the corner from Savoia, including the brilliant Bologna Golf Club, meaning that visitors once again can find the ideal mix of relaxation and golf.

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