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Land to explore
Discover the peaceful rhythm of life in tiny villages, find amazing landscapes, experience the hospitality and joy of the locals. By bike or on foot explore Parco della Vena del Geso Romagnola to uncover rare plants and fascinating caves.
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Hike, recommended clothing: comfortable shoes. Length: 4,8 km. Difference in height: 170 m. Start: Parco delle Ginestre in via Salita di Oriolo, Oriolo dei Fichi, Faenza Downhill on the right, along a path signaled by few arrows. Cross a small woods, go over a bridge and follow an uphill road along a vineyard. Take Via di Oriolo, pass behind the church and along Love Path “Sentiero dell’Amore” until S. Mamante. After S. Mamante and Ca’ Vincenzona, downhill among grapevines, take a left after a small bridge, uphill intil Via di Oriolo and La Sabbiona Agriturismo. Leaving behind the football field, take the left until Via Salita di Oriolo and reach the starting point. To see Oriolo Tower (1) is a uniwue tower, its plan is exagonal with 2 right angles. It is open for visiting every Saturday and Sunday afternoons, on festivity days or during one of the many events taking place at its feet. It was built in 1476 by Manfredi family from Faenza, in the place of an older fortification. “Sentiero dell’Amore” Love Path (2) used to be a military route, while today is a place for peace and poetic inspiration. To do Association Torre di […]
Easy hike. Recommended clothing: comfortable shoes. Length: 5,2 km. Difference in height: 50 m. Start: Casa del Fiume Visitors Center From Casa del Fiume Visitors Center, follow the river up to the bridge in Via Rineggio. On the left, the remains of a Bailey Bridge from World War II. Reach a flat area where are exposed pieces and machinery used fot gypsum extraction in the area. Carefully cross Via Monatanara and move towards the town centre (Via Alba Rabatta, Via Venti Settembre, Viale Torino, Viale Marconi, Via Marconi e Via Roma) find the stairs by the left side of the bridge and follow the river on Lungofiume area. Beautiful views will open up until you’ll meet Bailey Bridge again. Take Via Rineggio and follow the street until Casa del Fiume. To do In Casa del Fiume (2) are available many didactic experiences and events for families or small groups. Guided trekking or excursions are a unique way to discover Regional Park of Romagna Gypsum Vein. More itineraries on the hills
Panoramic itinerary on the hills, leading to Dozza, pictoresque village “of the painted walls”, dominated by Sforza Fortress. Going over Monte del Re, enter Castel San Pietro Terme, in Sillaro river Valley. Start: Castel San Pietro Thermal Baths Length: 16.3 km Difference in height: 400 m Duration: about 3h Difficulty: medium To see The town of Dozza (1), one of the Most Beautiful Villages in Italy, hosts every two yeas the “Biennale of the Painted Walls” and Fantastika, a festival dedicated to the world of fantasy. When in Dozza, visit the Fortress (2) and its interesting visitors path, the collection of Muro Dipinto pieces alla round the town walls, and Emilia Romagna Wine Cellar (3). Castel San Pietro Terme (4), renowned thermal destination, is driven to outdoor activities, wellbeing and wellness. In its historical centre, il Cassero (5) marks the foundation of the town, in 1199. Today hosts the Municipal Theatre. Book an Experience Tours and guided tastings of wine and local products at “Cantina da Vittorio” Assirelli Winery (6), just outside Dozza centre, and at Gandolfi Winery (7). Typical lunches in restaurants and agriturismi in Dozza and Castel San Pietro Terme hills. Info and […]