Appennino Slow : What you can see during

your trekking in the Apennines

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Rocchetta Mattei

"There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds"  G. K. Chesterton The castle is situated in the mountan chain of the Apennines between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna. 

Grotte di Labante

In Castel d'Aiano there is a large travertine cave. Its natural cavities are very rare, and above all, hardly exceed 4-5 meters in length. The Caves of Labante even reach 51 meters with a drop of 12.

Contrafforte Pliocenico

One of the most charming places of the Bolognese Apennines, full of charm, just think of the fact that these lands were once submerged in the depths of the sea. Furthermore, the buttress is crossed today by the Via degli Dei.

Old Mills

Mills that can still be visited in the Savena and Sambro valleys, such as the Mulino di Giovannino in San Benedetto Val di Sambro, the Mulino Mazzone in the municipality of Monghidoro.

Borgo la Scola

Beautiful, perfectly preserved village from 1200, inside time seems to have stopped

Suviana and Brasimone lakes park

The protected natural area surronds these two artificial reservoirs, both carried out in early 1990s for hydroelectric purposes.

Etruscan city of Marzabotto

Large archeological site, which dates from the late 6th centuri B.C. There is also the Etruscan Museum in the behind area.

Historic park of Monte Sole

Located between the Reno and the Setta valleys, this park commemorates the victims of the massacre committed by fascist army in 1944.

Marconi Museum

Dedicated to the birth and development of radio communications, it is based at Villa Griffone in Pontecchio Marconi, a country residence of the Guglielmo Marconi family.

Borgo Colle Ameno

The history of Colle Ameno begins as early as the seventeenth century, when the vast territory between the fertile hill and the Reno river was chosen by a family Davia among the most prominent in Bologna as a holiday resort.

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