CASTEL GUELFO di BOLOGNA
CASTEL GUELFO di BOLOGNA Travel Guide
Castel Guelfo di Bologna is a village of 4.482 inhabitants in the province of Bologna.
Its name derives from Castrum Guelfum, Guelph fortification dating back to 1309, when a castle was built to defend the territory from the attacks of the nearby city of Imola, given its proximity to the latter.
Between 1400 and 1700 took shape the architectural structure of the village, with the castle in a raised position and the village with a classic rectangular shape, which has remained largely unaltered since then.
what to see and what to do: Malvezzi-Hercolani Palace - Battilani collection - Outlets
Castel Guelfo is the perfect starting point to visit the Motor Valley, that is the area of Emilia Romagna known all over the world to host the most famous car and motorcycle companies. No wonder so many here will organize gatherings of cars and motorcycles and more, this area is also famous for its streets filled with fantastic curves and breathtaking landscapes, which attract fans of motorcycles and cars from around the world. In addition to the best-known brands, a few kilometers from Castel Guelfo you can visit the Battilani collection, particularly interesting, because here were joined many motorcycles from 1945 to the present, Italian and foreign. Here you can admire rare and interesting models, like the FN 1905, or Pennazio, as well as discover the exciting stories of the characters who have shaped the history of motorcycle, as Vittorina Sambri, the first woman who took part in a motorcycle race . As if all this were not enough, the Motor Valley have also several kart tracks and race tracks, where you can experience the thrill of a ride on a sports car, or attend courses dedicated to sporty driving. In addition you can also find numerous motor-themed vacation packages.
For shopping lovers at Castel Guelfo there is one of the most famous Italian Outlets, the CASTEL GUELFO OUTLETS
EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS
Tel: +39 0542 670765
CASTEL GUELFO di BOLOGNA Town Hall
Via Gramsci, 10
Tel. +39 0542 639 211
OTHER USEFUL ADDRESSES
Health Service : SANTA MARIA DELLA SCALETTA Hospital via Montericco 4 IMOLA
Tel.: +39 0542 66 2711
where is and how to reach Castel Guelfo
by CAR: From the A16 motorway exit CASTEL SAN PIETRO TERME; then continue on Provincial Roads 19 and 31 towards CASTELGUELFO ; coming from Rimini on the A16, IMOLA recommended exit.
by TRAIN + BUS: Imola station on the Bologna-Ancona line, then bus TPER 157 from Autostazione Imola towards Medicina