Spending a holiday in Romagna, where the food is essential and there is a great variety of food and wine thanks to the many vineyards, is a good idea for those who want to try some cycling itineraries not only to admire the beautiful landscapes that the Romagna offers, but also for the tasty recipes of this region … the land of the good food. Directly from Cesenatico, you can take the route of the famous "Nove Colli", a reference to thousands of professional and amateur cyclists who ride through the hinterland, a challenge for all cycling fans, but also an excellent opportunity to learn about the fascinating nature trails, culture and food of Romagna.
The tours go through the provinces of Cesena, Forlì, Rimini and Ravenna, the “mother towns” of the Piadina, a symbol of Romagna cooking, which in 2013 has been awarded the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) and which occupies a prominent place in the cuisine of Romagna. You can fill it with squacquerone cheese and sausages; try also a typical homemade bread called Bizulà. Products from the country are also the potato of Montescudo, truffles and chestnuts, and the renowned extra virgin olive or the PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) oil Colline di Romagna. The skilled hands of the azdòre (typical housewives from Romagna) create as a tradition, noodles, passatelli, gnocchi, cappelletti, ravioli and strozzapreti.
From Cesenatico you can also reach by bike the nice villages of Galeata, Roncofreddo and Bertinoro, homelands of the Albana, a sweet wine the first Italian white wine to get the D.O.C.G. (controlled and guaranteed denomination of origin) in 1987 and the Sangiovese, the red wine par excellence that dominates this great land also characterized by the production of Pagadebit, Trebbiano and Cagnina wines.
Going up and down the hills of Romagna you can taste typical products such as refined salt from Cervia, meat and cold cuts of Mora Romagnola pork, the Formaggio Di Fossa, one of the oldest cheeses produced in Sogliano sul Rubicone, whose taste is unique.
The Tiffany Hotel and Resort, the bike hotels in Cesenatico, is equipped to make you spend your cycling holiday in Romagna immersed in nature, with panoramic views down to the sea giving you the chance to try stunning excursions.