SPORTS AND NATURE
An exciting 225-km mountain bike adventure in discovery of the Vena del Gesso Romagnola Regional Park. A four-day tour exploring every corner of the Imola and Faenza area.
from € 500
Bicycle tour guide, 3 overnight stays, 3 dinners and 1 traditional local lunch
Italian and English
Augusto Rinaldi Ceroni Botanical Herb Garden
Casola Valsenio, a little village in the Romagna Apennines bordering the Tuscany region, is the ‘land of forgotten herbs and fruits’. Its Botanical Herb Garden is one of the most complete of its kind in Italy specialising in medicinal plants, cultivating nearly 500 plant varieties. Let our expert guide help you discover the properties and of these plants and the secrets, traditions and fascinating facts associated with them.
from € 8
Guided tour of the Botanical Herb Garden and workshop of your choice: distillation or infusions.
Italian and English
TREKKING BY NIGHT IN THE VENA DEL GESSO ROMAGNOLA REGIONAL PARK
A night-time trek through the beautiful landscape of the Vena del Gesso Romagnola Regional Park dedicated to the gypsum and sulphur formation that emerged six million years ago, cutting across three valleys and appreciably affecting the climate and landscape, with caves and abandoned quarries dotted throughout the Park. The trek is also available during the day.
from € 10
Hiking and environmental guide, introduction to the Vena del Gesso Romagnola Regional Park and the geomorphological features of this unusual terrain, night-time tour.
approx. 3 hours
Italian English on request
FOOD AND WINE
Serra Via Pozze, 1030 Castelbolognese
Albana, Sangiovese and Pignoletto wines
Tastings, guided tours of the winery on booking, and direct sale (Tuesday to Saturday), tastings and guided tours of the winery without booking (Fridays and Saturdays 10:00-19:00)
Via Biancanigo, 1485 Castelbolognese
Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese Rubicone Chardonnay, Spumante Albana Trebbiano, Albana, Pagadebit and Trebbiano wines, passito wines and grappas
Tastings subject to booking, hosting of groups for guided winery tours and refreshments, and direct sale
QUINZAN EDUCATIONAL FARM
Via Castel Raniero 6 Faenza RA
Native wines, particularly Centesimino; bee keeping and animal rearing
Farm visits for groups of at least 20, with various tours ranging from bees meeting the flower to grapes and wine and learning to make bread. Direct sale