VIA DELLA LANA E DELLA SETA

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From Bologna

 to Prato

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6 days

5 nights

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B&B

Hotel

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Medium

Difficulty

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WHAT YOU'LL SEE

The Path of Wool and Silk (Via della Lana e della Seta) is a newfound trekking route connecting the cities of Bologna and Prato through a kaleidoscope of incredibly wild landscapes, rich in medieval architecture and industrial archeology linked to the textile manufacturing.
In fact, this itinerary connects the hydraulic plants of the Chiusa di Casalecchio (Sluice of Casalecchio) in Bologna with the ones of the Cavalciotto in Prato, connecting these two important cities.

Water was once essential to power the machinery of the textile industry of Prato and of the silk production of which Bologna was once capital.
A trekking route that allows you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, filled with excellencies and tradition, and discover the history and culture hidden in this territory.

In this proposal we suggest to skip the part between Casalecchio and Sasso Marconi, dividing more equally the subsequent stages and stopping in smaller villages.

PROGRAM

Day 1 - km 20

Arrival in Bologna, where a member of our team will personally meet you for a short briefing on the logistics of your Trekking and arrange the luggage transport.

Urban trekking towards Casalecchio di Reno following the old canals, train to Sasso Marconi and departure for Monte Sole

Day 2 - km 19

Monte Sole - Burzanella

Day 3 - km 18

Burzanella - Rasora

Day 4 - km 20

Rasora- Montecuccoli

Day 5 - km 20

Montecuccoli - Fabio

Day 6 - km 22

Fabio - Prato

PRICE

370,00 € per person (minimum 2 people)

The price includes:

  • Overnight stay and breakfast in hotels, B&Bs, farmhouses;

  • Luggage transport between accomodations;

  • Via della lana e della Seta Map & guide;

  • Via della Lana e della Credential;

  • Liability insurance.

The price does not include:

  • Single room surcharge;​​

  • Packed lunch(+48€), dinners, extra food and drinks or other extras;

  • Transfer by train from Casalecchio to Sasso Marconi;

  • Transfer from Prato to Bologna;

  • City tax where due;

  • Anything not mentioned in the item "the price includes".

NOTE:

A deposit is required at the time of booking.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF TRAVEL CONTRACT

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