AUTUMN ON THE HILLS OF BOLOGNA
Our territory and its operators are ready to welcome you with unique "tailor-made" activities and experiences that are safe for each visitor.
With the article "Autumn on the Bolognese Hills" - constantly updated - we will tell you about the many opportunities that await you in the Municipalities of Casalecchio di Reno, Monte San Pietro, Valsamoggia and Zola Predosa: dinners and lunches with themed menus, excursions, trekking , guided tours, museums...and much more!
EVENTS AND INITIATIVES
Shows, concerts, live streaming, events for the little ones and many initiatives on the Bolognese hills.
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ART AND HISTORY: MUSEUMS AND ART PLACES
The Colli Bolognesi offer the visitor treasures of art and history of various kinds. Even during the holiday season they are ready to welcome you with guided tours, workshops and many events for all tastes
Historic villas, such as for examplePalazzo Albergatiin Zola Predosa and thevillas of Crespellano(Valsamoggia), of which you can admire the exteriors and sumptuous gardens. Going up the hill there are numerous testimonies of the ancientsmedieval villages and abbeys such as Castello di Serravalle, La Badia del Lavino in Monte San Pietro, Monteveglioand theFortress of Bentivoglioof Bazzano.
The“Crespellani” Archaeological Museum(from Tuesday to Friday from 15.00 to 19.00 and Saturday, Sunday from 10.00 to 19.00, closed on Monday and 1 January, 14 and 15 August) at the Rocca dei Bentivoglio di Bazzano (Valsamoggia) and the Ecomuseum of the Hill and Wine (Sundays and holidays from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 18:00) in Castello di Serravalle (Valsamoggia).
Info: Rocca dei Bentivoglio Foundation
There is also room for contemporary art with theMuseum Park of Cà la Ghirondain Zola Predosa, unique in Italy and where for the moment only the external part of the sculpture park will be visible and not the internal part with the display of the paintings.
(Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 to 12.00 and from 15.00 to 18.00 for holidays from 15.00 to 18.00, closed on Monday, other days of the week by appointment)
Info: Ca La Ghironda Modern Art Museum
For lovers of industrial archeology it will be possible to admire the impressiveCasalecchio lock, perhaps by visiting the "Pra Znein", the small lawn, a suggestive corner at the foot of the Casa della Guardia, accessible on foot along Via Giordani to the end, in the center of Casalecchio di Reno
Also in Casalecchio di Reno you can visit, by reservation, theNENA House Museuma project born with the intention of restoring the former splendor of the family palace, sharing with the community the beauty of the many pieces of furniture, paintings, ceramics, furnishings and memories, collected with love and taste for several generations and preserved with great care. (Saturday and Sunday open by appointment with guided tours: Saturday at 16.00, 17.00 and 18.00 while Sunday 10.00, 11.00 and 12.00)
Info: Nena House Museum
IN THE OPEN AIR: PATHS AND PARKS
The green hills of Bologna dominated by the cultivation of vines and interspersed with impervious gullies, offer the visitor unique landscape views. The whole hilly stretch is crossed by a dense maze oftrailsAndpathswhich in this period are an inevitable destination for those who want to experience moments of serenity in the open air.
You will be able to travel the Bologna section of theStreet of the Gods, the path that unites Bologna and Florence and which crosses the territory of Casalecchio di Reno in the panoramic point of the Sentiero dei Bregoli and in the Parco della Chiusa, to then continue along the River Reno in the direction of Sasso Marconi, with the possibility of admiring the Pliocene buttress and the Oasis of San Gherardo.
In Valsamoggia and Monte San Pietro you can instead walk the ancient path of the Little Cassiawhich connects Nonantola to Pistoia, and which in the High Middle Ages became a Longobard road and therefore one of the many itineraries that led to Rome joining up with the Via Francigena. The Piccola Cassia is a path rich in historical and religious testimonies (Nonantola Abbey, Rocca di Bazzano, Monteveglio Abbey, Serravalle Castle and S. Apollinare, Badia, Santa Lucia and Pieve di Roffeno, Bombiana, Rocca Corneta, Fanano and many other historic centers and villages), and I will give you the opportunity to discover varied landscapes and authentic flavours.
On the vast territory ofMount St. Peterinstead, it is possible to follow the paths mapped out as part of the “Cuore Colli Bolognesi” tourist project, including eighttrailsloops that will give you the opportunity to discover a unique landscape full of suggestions.
If you love wine and its culture, you can also walk through the ancientVia dei Brentatoriand theVia dei Colli, following in the footsteps of the ancient Brentatori who with their "brente" brought the wine from the hills to the city. Extremely interesting and suitable routes for lovers of trail, Nordic walking, cycling, but also of the food and wine excellences of the area. In fact, while walking it will be possible to stop among the various wineries of the Colli Bolognesi, the production area of the Colli Bolognesi Pignoletto DOCG, which in recent years has been able to make itself known and appreciated more and more not only locally but also nationally and internationally.
It is also possible to take relaxing walks in the parks of the area, on all theRegional Park at the foot of the Monteveglio Abbeyand, along the Rhine, the Park of the Casalecchio lockpoint from which it is possible to admire the Chiusa, the oldest hydraulic work in Europe still in operation.
Visits to theCasalecchio Lock
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EXCURSIONS AND GUIDED TOURS
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EASTERN EMILIA PARKS BOARD
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GUIDE COMPANY OF THE BOLOGNESE VALLEYS
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HOSPITALITY ON THE HILLS OF BOLOGNA
HOME DELIVERY AND TERRITORY TAKE AWAY SERVICES
VALSAMOGGIA: For the Valsamoggia area it is active for home deliveries, in continuous implementation, www.centropercentro.it, where shops and businesses can register directly and enter, together with a description and contact details, any take-away and home delivery services (there are catering businesses, retail trade, agricultural activities, personal care...)
MOUNT SAINT PETER: on the website of the municipality of Monte San Pietro you can find a list, constantly updated, of places and businesses that offer take-away and home delivery services. For the always updated list Click here
ALL MUNICIPALITIES: The purpose of the Sportina Digitale project is precisely this: to put all the economic activities of our territory in a position to be present, easily, quickly and safely, in the digital environment! Discover the participating services and activities Click here
EVENTS AND INITIATIVES OF THE STRUCTURES OF THE BOLOGNESE HILLS
MOUNT SAINT PETER
Hours and days:from Monday to Friday from 09.30 to 20.00, Saturday and Sunday from 09.30 to 01.00
Events: Saturday 26 November 2022, 8.00 pm appointment with "We are in... Recovery times" it is necessary to book on 348 7914737 firstname.lastname@example.org
"From the Earth to the Table" Farm and "Once Upon a Time" Educational Farm of Monari Marica
Hours and days: We are open every day, weekdays and holidays, from 10:00 to 22:00.
Services: We offer the direct sales service on seasonal crops (untreated) harvested directly from the garden in the presence of the customer.
We promote, upon reservation, both at lunch and dinner, tasting of vegetables from our garden and crescentine; all outdoors in our garden, with a view of Bologna and its surroundings, while for the coldest days we have an indoor room.
There are also barbecue stations for making personalized grills and green spaces for picnics in complete autonomy.
You can walk freely along the paths of the farm between cherry trees and a small wood with its paths.
Our farm welcomes different types of animals including the Carolina cow, the Caterina donkey, goats, pigs, geese, ducks, hens and rabbits; a joy for the children!!!
info:Farm "From the land to the table"