Bologna: Stay at Food Lover’s Farm House.

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If you want to enjoy breathtaking landscapes, endless mountain walking and hiking, good food and you want to relax while you are in Italy you should try at least once Piana dei castagni agriturimo. It is a remote location but at the same time easily accessible from Bologna and Florence. Set to offer the best vacation in Italy ever.

This farmhouse built at the end of the eighteenth century offers typical family hospitality. It has 4 rooms all with private bathroom (shower), TV and some have a refrigerator.

It is a remote location at 800 meters of altitude. Just 2 km from the main roads and motorway that connects Bologna with Florence. It is located near Castel d’Aiano) and it is an ideal place for relaxing holiday nature and good food.

The also offer organized trekking to explore what were the routes of the Gothic Line, or the ancient Via Cassia and not least the paths and landscapes that inspired the painter Giorgio Morandi.
They are also near to very important art cities such as Florence (90 Km.) Modena (60 km) and Bologna (45 km)
Visitors can easily reach the museums and galleries of famous car manufacturers such as Maserati, Lamborghini, Ferrari and Ducati.

Special care in the preparation of breakfast with local honey, fresh eggs and pastries and home made jams.

Bologna: Trekking and Food tour on Apennines Mountains

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Itinerary of 3 days, and ideal for a group of 6-8 people.

Guide name: Valeria Vitali

First day trekking: through chestnut woods and fields to get to the first visit to “caseificio” and observe the progress of Parmigiano Reggiano, then the ancient village of Pieve di Roffeno (one of the oldest in the province of Bologna) and continue with the visitof organic animal husbandry Mora Romagna (pork raised in the wild slow food). After a brief tasting it starts and after visiting even the Tabernacle oldest archdiocese of Bologna (in the church of St. Martin of Tours) return and dinner.
Second day: the history and tradition of the woods and the chestnut (bread tree), visit to an organic farm for the production of yoghurt and preparation of “TIGELLE” ancient mountain bread.
Third day: free choice: Park Sassi Roccamalatina and neighboring villages, vinegar in Vignola and neighboring villages, Castelvetro and lands of Lambrusco or peace and tranquillity in our garden observing landscapes Morandi painter.4madonne