The house where Alfredo Oriani spent most of his life and wrote all of his works.
“Il Cardello” is a splendid example of a nineteenth-century romagnola house, still complete with its original furnishings, just as Luisa Pifferi, daughter of the writer Alfredo and the last to person to lived there, had left it.
In the attic, there are many relics: agricultural tools from the estate (Oriani was a proud wine producer), and the bicycle with which the writer, considered ‘the father of “cycling”, in 1897 made the solo trip of almost 1,000 km between Romagna and Tuscany, which inspired one of his most beloved works: “La Bicicletta”.
The museum is open on the following days and times:
– until 30 June, Saturdays from 15.00 to 17.00 and on holidays from 10.00 to 12.00 and from 14.30 to 18.30
– from 1 July to 30 September, on Saturdays from 16.00 to 18.00 and on holidays from 10.00 to 12.00 and from 14.30 to 18.30
– from 1 to 31 October, on holidays from 14.30 to 17.30
Admission (€ 4.50 full, € 3.00 reduced) includes a guided tour, departing every 30 minutes from opening.
It is possible to enter groups of up to 4 people and the cost of the guided tour is € 4.50 per person.
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