A spectacular 4-day walk in the heart of the countryside of the Reno and Panaro Valley, between Modena and Bologna. The route takes you past Roman churches, castles and the wonderful Regional Park Sassi di Roccamalatina with its extraordinary rocks and breathtaking views. In the evenings there is the chance to try the local food and the excellent local wines.
In the end yoju will visit and descover the beautiful city of Bologna
Casona- Montalbano di Zocca – Distance: 16 km (10 Miles) – Altitude: ( 850 m) Time (indicative): 5 h
A splendid day in the Sassi di Roccamalatina Regional Park, including a climb up the marvellous cliffs and a visit to the finest hamlets, castles and parish churches in the Park. We will be sleeping in the ancient fortified village of Montalbano, in what was once the parsonage, where a dinner of typical local produce will be served in front of centuries-old stone hearths. Overnight in Locanda la Canonica in Montalbano.
Montalbano di Zocca – Montese –Distance: 18 km (11 Miles) – Altitude: ( 760 m) Time (indicative): 6 h
Along our way we will have the chance to admire three al- luring medieval castles, attesting to the importance of these places, nestling in a marvellous landscape. We will have the chance to discover the fantastic world of the Gea Gorge, with its age-old mill. Overnight in Hotel Belvedere Montese.
Montese – Castelluccio di Montese; Length: 15 km – Altitude: 530 m –Time: 5 h
This route runs along a ridge, and will take us up to the peak of Mount Belvedere, where we can admire fabulous views out over the surrounding valleys. Because of their strategic importance, these places were fortified right from Roman times up to the days of the German troops fighting in the Second World War. Along the route, we will be able to admire ancient walls and a huge number of trenches and other signs of the Great War, as well as the marvellous landscape. In the afternoon we will visit a Parmigiano Reggiano Food Factory with tasting. Transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight in Belvedere Hotel.
After breakfast we’ll start with a guided visit of the Historical Museum of the Rocca di Montese, dedicated to World War II. Private transfer to Bologna where we will have a guided visit of the city of Bologna. Self-organized lunch and a free evening. Dinner Self organize and overnight in Hotel Orologio/similar.
Breakfast and private transfer for the airport.
From 4thof May to 8thof May
From 8thof June to 12thof June
From 6thof July to 10thof July
From 24thof August to 28thof August
From 7thof September to 11thof Semptember
From 19thof October to 23rdof October
5 days / 4 nights
The price includes:
- 1 night in “La Locanda la Canonica” in Montalbano with breakfast and dinner
- 2 nights in Belvedere Hotel in Montese with breakfast and dinners
- 1 night in Orologio Hotel in Bologna or similar with breakfast and dinner
- 3 packet lunches which include sandwiches, fruit and a bottle of mineral water each
- walking guide for 3 days
- half-day guided visit in Bologna
- 1 guided visit of Parmigiano Reggiano Food Factory
- 1 guided visit of Rocca of Montese
- baggage transportation
- transfer from Bologna Airport to the departure point
- transfer from Castelluccio to Montese
- transfer from Montese to Bologna
The price doesn’t include:
- hotel room taxes
- anything not quoted above in (see included)
From 4th of May to 8th of May
From 8th of June to 12th of June
From 6th of July to 10th of July
From 24th of August to 28th of August
From 7th of September to 11th of Semptember
From 19th of October to 23rd of October
Net prices Tour Operator for person in double room:
€ 100 Single supplement
Other dates on request:
€ 780 Minimum 4 person
€ 620 Minimum 6 person
€ 460 Minimum 12 person