Contact & Activities

Participating city

96.885 inhabitants

Local contact

EU Project Office
Sofia Burioli
Piazza del Popolo 10 - 47521 Cesena (FC)
++39 0547 35 6215

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Sunday 4 September 2016
Give yourself a run!
9.00 am
Three routes of varying length and difficulty (22 km hilly road, Km 11 and Km 3.8 in mixed hilly plain for all ages) accessible to all, walked in different ways: running, walking, Nordic walking, and also for a nice walk in families with clowns Chartered of the Association Aquilone di Iqbal.

Saturday 17 September 17 2016
Opening of the new cycle track in Viale Matteotti
10.00 am Official opening of the local authorities
10:30 am Social Bike ride
11.30 am Breakfest Km0 at the local farmer market along the river

Urban Trekking along history and nature
16.00 pm Official start of the walkin
17.30 pm "Nature, where are you?" Workshop for children and families between art and ecology

Sunday 18 September 18 2016
from 9.00 am
Cesena in FITNESS 2016 - Fourth edition
The event dedicated to wellness, sports and nutrition: a weekend completely free sports activities and conferences for a healthy life, a social project dedicated to the entire population of the territory, from children to adults, to people over 65.

"In town without my car"
from 8:30 am
Alzheimer's Marathon (
A number of different walks start from Cesena to other municipalities of the hill towards the sea in Cesenatico city. The goal of the initiative is to promote physical activity as an effective response against the disease, to improve the quality of life and the air we BREATHE!

Tuesday 20 and Thursday 22 September 2016
Cesena Walking
From 20.30 pm
Group night walks in the city

Friday 23 September 2016
Ready, start ... Piedibus!
8.00 a.m
Official opening of the project Piedibus for the school year 2016/2017. All the children of the city come together to school on foot with their families along safe routes marked with special signs. Free laboratories for all families on alternative mobility and road safety.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres