Strada Poderale Valli Basse, ., 44022 Comacchio FE, Italy
About Comacchio Valleys
The Comacchio Valleys are a vast protected wetland area located in Emilia-Romagna, between the provinces of Ravenna and Ferrara, south of the Po Delta and north of the Romagna Riviera, constituting one of the largest wetlands in Italy. Formed by 4 valleys: Lido di Magnavacca, Fossa di Porto, Valle Campo, and Fattibello, they extend geographically from Comacchio to the riverReno.
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The Pomposa Abbey located in the municipality of Codigoro in the province of Ferrara is an abbey dating back to the IX century and one of the most important in all of Northern Italy . Since December 2014, the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities has managed it through the Emilia-Romagna Museum Complex , which in December 2019 became the Regional Directorate for Museums.
The Mausoleum of Theodoric, in Ravenna, is the most famous funerary construction of the Ostrogoths. We do not know exactly when and by whom it was built, that is to say, if the same Theodoric the Great himself, still alive, provided for its realization, or if his daughter Amalasunta provided for it close to the death of his father. The mausoleum has been included, since 1996, in the list of Italian World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, within the serial site " Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna "
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The Arian baptistery is located in Ravenna and was built at the time of the Ostrogothic king Theodoric, starting from the end of the fifth century, finished shortly after, in the first half of the sixth century. It was the baptistery of the ancient Arian cathedral, today called the Church of the Holy Spirit. The baptistery has been included, since 1996, in the list of Italian World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, within the serial site " Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna ". Since December 2014.
The basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo is a basilica of Ravenna. Born as an Arian place of worship, in the 6th century, it was consecrated to San Martino di Tours. The current name of the basilica dates back to the 9th century, a period in which the relics of the proto-bishop Apollinare, due to frequent pirate raids on the Ravenna coast, for safety reasons, were transferred from the basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe to the intramural basilica of San Martino which was renamed, in fact, Sant'Ap
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