If you are a lover of the countryside and serenity, you would love Travo. This little town, nestled up against the hills in the Emilia Romagna region is one and a half hour drive away from Milan.
Travo is best known for Agricultural Tourism (called Agriturismo in Italian) and hiking. You can find a list of Agriturismo centres in Travo here.
I spent a day in the beautiful town of Travo in March. It made me feel I was a character in one of ‘Sydney Sheldon’s” novels set in the countryside.
I spent the afternoon hiking with the group I made the journey with. And by evening I was back at La Madre Pietra for dinner. I paid a fixed price of 25 Euros for the first dish, the second dish along with desserts and traditional wine.
I also had the chance to witness a concert that held at the farmhouse once in every year. There were tutors that lead us in Irish dance while the band played nicely tuned Irish songs.
Some Attractions in Travo include:
- Pietra Perduca Trail (Hiking Trails)
- Parco Archeologico (Park)
- Poggio Agriturismo (Wineries & Vineyards)
- Museo Civico Archeologico (History Museums)
- Sentiero 101 (Hiking Trails)
Sadly, there are no trains connecting the town to Milan, hence the only way to get there is by car. There isn’t much to see in the town, but it makes a great getaway and day trip from Milan for lovers of quietness and nature.