Special place to stay ……at least for one time!!!
Typical family hospitality making you feel at home, this what “La Piana dei Castagni” offers where tranquillity, silence and nature are the principal characteristics.
Atmospheric La Piana dei Castagni in the woods south of Bologna, Emilia Romagna. A friendly holiday base with in easy driving distance of Tuscany.
This part of Emilia Romagna has many sites of great natural beauty – there are 3 national parks within 40 minutes - and is perfect for walkers and cyclists a like. You can spend days exploring the area, perhaps stopping off at a trattoria to sample Bolognese specialties like tortelline, tagliatelle and splendid wild mushrooms and truffles. Local sporting facilities include swimming, fishing and archery
La Piana dei Castagni is open from March to november and with five double/triple bedrooms offers accommodation for up to 11 guests
Each room comes with a full bathroom, satellite television . The delicious breakfast includes local specialities, cured meats, home-baked cakes, honey, jams and local chestnuts (the eponymous castagni).
What to taste:
In the dishes of the Apennine cuisine you can find the tastes and traditions of past-times and festivals.
In the numerous restaurants of the area you can try the specialities of fresh pasta such as tortelloni, tortellini and tagliatelle; as well as typical breads like the mountain “tigella” and locally produced cured meats and cheeses.
Ask us if you:
• Want to know where to visit vinegar factories (also individually)
• Want to know where to go wine tasting (groups minimum of 10/15 people)
• Want to know the dates of the numerous local fetes and festivals
• Need an exclusive place to encourage concentration during small meetings or seminars
• Would like the exclusive use of our house (groups of 8/11 people) for weekends or weeks of relax.
Waht to visit:
Bologna Km 45 faraway 1 Hour by car
Ferrara Km. 97 " 1 Hour half by car
Modena Km. 62 " 1 Hour by car
Firenze km. 89 " 1 Hour half by car
Museum of famous constructors
Ferrari Maranello galleria Ferrari
Ducati Bologna museo ducati
Lamborghini Museo Lamborghini
Regional parks and local museums
Stone park at Roccamalatina
Abbey park at Monteveglio
Historical park at Montesole
Etruscan city of Misa and Etruscan museum at Marzabotto
Historical museum at Montese
Chestnut museum and permanent exhibition of the “tigella”