“In questo convento di S. Giovanni Battista G.G. Lord Byron il 22 gennaio 1821 poneva educanda sua figlia Allegra. La visitava nell’agosto P.B. Shelley trovandola bella e felice non presago che il 20 aprile seguente morte l’avrebbe rapita di 5 anni e 3 mesi al bramoso affetto del grande genitore”. (‘In this convent of S. Giovanni Battista, Lord Byron put his daughter on the 22nd of January 1821. During the month of August, Shelley visited Allegra and found her healthy and happy, but the following 20th of April she unexpectedly died at the young age of five years and three months’).Bagnacavallo_Lapide Allegra_San-Giovanni_L-RES_4

The memorial stone celebrates the brief staying of Allegra, Lord Byron’s daughter, in Bagnacavallo, at the time when the poet had an affair in Ravenna with the countess Teresa Guiccioli.

Useful information

Address: Via G. Garibaldi – 48012 Bagnacavallo (RA)
Phone: 0545 280898 Tourist Information Office

How to get
The memorial stone is located on the entrance door of the convent of San Giovanni (Via Garibaldi), in the heart of the historical town centre.
Car park in the surrounding. Accessible to disabled.

(Updated to 16/01/2024)

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Official tourist information site of the Union of Municipalities of Bassa Romagna

Piazza della Libertà, 13
48012 Bagnacavallo (RA)
Tel. +39 0545 280898

P.IVA e Cod. Fiscale 02291370399