Emilia Romagna

The beautiful region of Emilia Romagna in northern Italy, with its strong mix of industry and agriculture, is home to the Ferrari, Lamborghini, prosciutto, and parmigiano cheese…

Located in the broad valley of the Po River it is one of Italy’s major agricultural regions. Wheat, corn, sugar beets, and animal fodder, like these giant hay bales, are among their main crops. But the region also produces a lot of fruits and vegetables, especially grapes and wine.

The hay bales are always a welcome site because they are a sign of future Prosciuttos (cured hams) and giant wheels of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. Two of the region’s most loved specialities!

Did you that Italy’s Emilia Romagna region is home to Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, balsamic vinegar, the Ferrari, and the Lamborghini? It’s a real treasure trove!

Image is my own.

Published by Signora Sheila

Wife, mom, nonna, missionary, and Bible student on a spiritual walk with Christ @mycammino. Because life is at heart a spiritual journey of going further up and further in, into the Father heart of God.

12 thoughts on “Emilia Romagna

  1. We probably won’t be there til late September, to coincide with my wife’s 30th and my daughter’s 1st birthdays! 🙂


    1. What a wonderful way to celebrate their birthdays! It should be nice and cool there then too. It’s been pretty hot so far this summer.


  2. What a beautiful scene! Love the hills giving way to mountains in the background. Also, can’t help but notice that one lonely hay bale pushed up into the grass. I wonder why?! 🙂


    1. It truly is beautiful. My husband is a great photographer! I hadn’t even noticed that odd bale, but my guess would be that it rolled off the wagon or something!


  3. The picturesque beauty of this is such a serene picture of life outside of crazy. I see that house in the distance and wonder who lives there and what they’re like. Thanks for sharing sweet views of your life, my friend. This made me smile.


    1. Indeed it is, Dayle! I’m sure a farmer lives there with his family, and judging from the size of the house, possibly multiple generations. Italians have a tendency to do that, and it’s a wonderful tradition!!


      1. We would have visited this springtime if it weren’t for you-know-what. Our family will hopefully come in the summer, so the earliest we’d get back is the autumn- can’t wait! 🙂


      2. Same here! We are also hoping to get up to Modena this autumn, Lord willing. Perhaps we could meet up for a coffee!!


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