CASALFIUMANESE | Bologna
CASALFIUMANESE Travel Guide
Casalfiumanese is a village of 3.441 inhabitants in the province of Bologna. Its origins are ancient, dating back to the Bronze Age as evidenced by the finds dating from the 14th to the 10th century b.C. Around the year 1000 a castle was built, called Castrum Casale, on a small hill, so in a very defensible position, and the medieval structure is still recognizable today. Given its position, its history has been linked to the territorial struggles between Bologna and Imola. After the conquest by Cesare Borgia, Casalfiumanese took part for a long time of the Church.
what to see and what to do
For the enthusiasts of outdoor activities, the territory of Casalfiumanese is part of Alta Via dei Parchi, a route that passes through Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany and Marche and allows you to discover the beauty of the Apennines with its breathtaking views and pristine nature (the itinerary crosses two National Parks, five regionals parks and an interregional one). The itinerary is divided into 27 stages, for a total length of 500 kilometers, suitable for experienced hikers and simply enthusiasts. In the area there are also 10 cycling routes, of various difficulties, called "Ciclovie del Parco". The Regional Park of the Vena del Gesso Romagnola is also worth a visit: in addition to a very rich flora and fauna, thanks to the particular microclimate of the area, you can find ancient remains of human settlements of various ages, for example the remains of the Castle of Rontana, on the summit of Mount Rontana. dating from 973, from which you can enjoy a magnificent view. However, the particularity of the Vena del Gesso is the great presence of caves, many of which can be visited: more than 200 of them have been discovered, for a total of more than 40 kilometers.
EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS
Tel: +39 0542 670765
CASALFIUMANESE Town Hall
Piazza Armando Cavalli, 15 -
Tel.: +39 0542 666 122
OTHER USEFUL ADDRESSES
Health Service : SANTA MARIA DELLA SCALETTA Hospital via Montericco 4 - Imola
Tel.: +39 0542 66 2711
where - on via Emilia, towards south-east
BY CAR: From the A16 motorway exit IMOLA; alternatively, via Emilia, then continue on Strada Provinciale 610 towards CASALFIUMANESE
BY TRAIN: Imola station on the Bologna-Ancona line, then bus TPER 104 for CASALFIUMANESE