Emilia on 2 or 4 wheels

The most exciting bike, motorbike and car races and events to experience in the Motor Valley, Emilia, the Land of the Slow Mix.

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  • Place
    Piacenza and others places
  • Events
    Multiple events, Sports
  • Interests
    SPA & Outdoor
  • Date
    Apr 21 - 17 Sep


  • 1st May 2022 - Gran Fondo Giancarlo Perini - Valli Piacentine
    A traditional amateur cycling event organised by the former Piacenza professional. 
    There are three routes: the long one of 128 km, the medium one of 108 km and the short one of 60 km, to pedal among the wonderful Emilian landscapes.
  • 18th May 2022 - 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia
    The cyclists will sprint to Reggio Emilia: after Bologna, the athletes will pass through several towns, such as San Giovanni in Persiceto, Crevalcore, Camposanto, Carpi and Correggio, until they reach Reggio Emilia.
  • 19th May 2022 - 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia 
    The race will start right from the heart of Parma ducal centre to reach Genoa, passing through the Val di Taro.
  • 4th June 2022 - Ingorda 
    It runs along the 80 km of the brand new Food Valley Bike, the Food Valley cycle route that links Parma (UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy) to Busseto with many gourmet stops.
  • 17th July 2022 - 50th edition of the Granfondo and Mediofondo Matildica
    A route that starts from the City of the Tricolour, Reggio Emilia, and it goes through spectacular mountains and millenary history. 
    The Granfondo will cover 149 km, the Mediofondo 121 km, passing through Canossa, Casina, Castelnovo ne' Monti, Quattro Castella, to return to Reggio Emilia.
  • From 4th to 10th September 2022 - Appenninica MTB Stage Race
    The mountain bike race route arrives in Emilian territory by following a high-altitude route in Cerreto Laghi and then it descends to the other stage in Castelnovo ne' Monti where you can admire the iconic Pietra di Bismantova.
  • 4th September 2022 - Granfondo Scott
    An international cycling event on two routes ranging from 120 to 100 km through the valleys and hills of Emilia, among the iconic manors of the area such as Rivalta Castle and the Rocca d'Olgisio and the panoramas sculpted by the Pietra Parcellara.
Appennino Reggiano (RE)Appenninica MTB Stage Race,
Appenninica MTB Stage Race


  • 10 April 2022 - Trofeo del Grande Fiume (Great River Trophy)
    A vintage car rally along the roads of the Po and the flavours of the Bassa Piacentina. It starts in Piazza Duomo in Piacenza to cross the scenery of the Great River and try the local delicacies.
  • From 21th to 24th April 2022 - Terre di Canossa vintage car race
    An extraordinary 600km journey along the millenary roads of the Grancontessa Matilde, passing through the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines. A tour that starts from the Art Nouveau splendour of Salsomaggiore Terme (PR), touching the Taro Valley and then, after reaching part of Liguria and Tuscany, it continues to the Pradarena Pass among the peaks of the Apennines and reaches Quattro Castella (RE) where the Castle of Bianello, linked to the countess, stands.
  • 2nd June 2022 - Day of the Tricolour
    Organised by the Club Veicoli Storici Piacenza with the Memorial "Antonio Tagliaferri" rally of cars and motorbikes which will be hosted in the characteristic village of Grazzano Visconti (PC) in Vigolzone.
  • From 10th to 12th June 2022 - Vernasca Silver Flag
    An unmissable historic car race in Castell'Arquato (PC), one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, a historic event whose first edition dates back to 1953.
  • 17th June 2022 - Mille Miglia
    It will arrive in Parma and it leaves on the 18th June to celebrate the 50th year of the foundation of the Dallara company, symbol of the Motor Valley, which has left its mark also thanks to the Dallara Academy museum in Varano de'Melegari (PR).
  • 18th June 2022 - Varano de'Melegari circuit
    A series of tests will be held, moving on to other destinations such as Salsomaggiore Terme.
  • From 6th and 7th August 2022 - 5th Rally of Salsomaggiore Terme
    Many established drivers compete in this 4-wheel competition that develops with 3 special stages for a total of 235 km between Tabiano, Pellegrino Parmense and Varano de'Melegari, with start and finish for the awards ceremony in Salsomaggiore Terme.
  • 17th September 2022 - International Meeting of Alfa Romeo Gt Bertone in Grazzano Visconti (PC).
Salsomaggiore Terme (PR) Rally di Salsomaggiore
Rally di Salsomaggiore


  • 5th and 26th June 2022 - Harley Davidson Sporty Meeting in Grazzano Visconti and the Bobbio - Passo Penice rally
  • From 24th to 26th June 2022 - Enduro World Championships in Carpineti (RE)
    The third stage of a global competition that touches most of Europe. Carpineti will be the Italian reference point of the international enduro, welcoming the best riders of the discipline, among the beautiful landscapes of the National Park of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines.
  • From 8th to 10th July 2022 - Wildays in Salsomaggiore Terme (PR)
    An event with an experiential approach, with exhibition areas, opportunity to take part in test drives and demo rides, have dinner or an aperitif in the hills, attend talks and sports shows, and then sportswear, DJ sets, camping and glamping for overnight stays.
  • 11th September 2022 - Circuito Castelli
    The new event that changes its route every year, it will be held on the roads of Val Tidone.
Salsomaggiore Terme (PR) Wildays e la Predella
Wildays e la Predella

Information offices

IAT R Piacenza
Piazza Cavalli 7 Piacenza (PC)
telephone:+ 39 0523 492001 iat@comune.piacenza.it web.web
IAT Parma
Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi Parma (PR)
telephone:+ 39 0521 218889 turismo@comune.parma.it Opening: Annual
IAT Reggio Emilia
Via Luigi Carlo Farini 1/A Reggio nell'Emilia (RE)
telephone:+ 39 0522 451152 iat@comune.re.it Opening: Annual

Editorial Staff

Redazione DT Emilia
Last update 04/04/2022

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