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Faenza is a comune in Emilia-Romagna. The word faience, meaning fine tin-glazed pottery, derives from the city's name.

  • 1 I.A.T. Faenza (Tourist office), Voltone della Molinella, 2, +39 0546 25231, . May-Sep M-Sa 9.30-12.30,15.30-18.30, Su 9.30-12.30; Oct-Apr Tu-Sa 9.00-12.30, 15.30-17.30 (Th afternoon closed).

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By train[edit]

There is a service to 1 Stazione Ferroviaria (Railway station), Piazza Cesare Battisti 6.

By bus[edit]

  • 2 Stazione delle Corriere di Faenza (Bus station), Viale Delle Ceramiche, 11, +39 199 199 558.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche (MIC), Viale Baccarini 19, +39 0546 697311. Nov–Mar Tu-Fr 10:00-13:30, Sa, Su 10:00-17:30; Apr–Oct Tu-Su 10:00-19:00. International Ceramics Museum is one of the most important museums of art ceramics in the world. In its collections the are works of Italian ceramic workshops from the Middle Ages to 19th nineteenth century, and also from Middle East, Mediterranean area including the Hellenistic era, pre-Columbian and Islamic. A large section is devoted to ceramics modern and contemporary periods. € 8.00.
  • 2 Palazzo Milzetti (Museo Nazionale dell'età neoclassica in Romagna), Via Tonducci, 15, +39 0546 26493. Mo-Sa 8.30-18.30, Su 12.30-18.30 (admission every hour). The Museum is dedicated to architecture and decorative art of the Neoclassical Age in Romagna. € 4,00.
  • 3 Cattedrale di San Pietro apostolo (Duomo). A Renaissance basilica. Construction began in 1474.
  • 4 Teatro Masini, Piazza Nenni, +39 0546 25231. Free (by prior booking).
  • 5 Chiesa della Commenda, Piazza Frà Saba. An old Romanesque church.





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