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  • Rocca di Roffeno

    (TOURIST LOCATIONS a Castel D'Aiano)

    Contact: Municipio di Castel D'Aino 051 6746711
    Piazza Nanni Levera, 12 (Municipio) 40034 Castel D'Aiano BO
    Tel. 051 914103 (Municipio) Fax 051 914818 (Municipio)  
    Getting here: From Bologna follow the main road S.P.25.

    Rocca di Roffeno is a nice and characteristic village within the municipality of Castel d'Aiano; it is a mountain village with lots of green, woods and rural buildings.  
    It is a summer resort with a very clean environment, clear water, good weather and hospitable local people.

    Rocca di Roffeno has a very ancient history; it was probably property of Matilde di Canossa and had a castle.
    The church is dedicated to San Martino of Tours.
    Worthy of mention is also the ancient abbey of 'Santa Lucia di Roffeno', which was founded as a hospital for the numerous travellers which travelled between Emilia and Tuscany.
    Nearby Roffeno there are some very interesting rural buildings, such as Monzone (XIV century) and Ca' Masina (XV century).

  • Information by Redazione dell'Appennino Bolognese
    Last update: 28/01/15     (NewsID: 5513)
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