Belvedere Trek Tour
4 NIGHT HIKING TOUR
A wonderful hiking tour to discover the heart of the Reno and Panaro Valleys between Modena and Bologna in the Emilia Romagna region. Enjoy the spectacular views as this route takes you ancient churches, castles and the Regional Park Sassi di Roccamalatina.
- Hike and discover Sassi di Roccamalatina Regional Park
- Overnights in authentic Locande and quaint hotels
- Parmesan cheese factory visit and tasting
- Bologna, its medieval towers and historical center
DAY 1: CASONA - MONTALBANO di ZOCCA - Distance 10 miles - 5 hrs
Full day in the Sassi di Roccamalatina Regional Park, which includes a climb up the cliffs with visit to the castles and churches that you will meet along the way. Typical dinner and overnight at Locanda la Canonica in Montalbano.
DAY 2: MONTALBANO di ZOCCA - MONTESE - Distance 11 miles - 6 hrs
Breakfast at the hotel. Another full day hike awaits you. Today you’ll discover and admire medieval castles along the way, and the Gea Gorge with its age-old mill. Overnight and dinner at Hotel Belvedere Montese.
DAY 3: MONTESE - CASTELLUCCIO di MONTESE
Breakfast at the hotel. Today’s hike runs along a ridge, and will take you up to the peak of Mount Belvedere. Along the route, admire ancient walls and the many trenches, testimony of the Great War, and enjoy the beautiful landscape. In the afternoon visit to Parmigiano Reggiano Food Factory followed by tasting. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Belvedere Hotel.
DAY 4: MONTESE
Breakfast in hotel. This morning enjoy a guided tour of the Historical Museum, dedicated to World War II, located in the Rocca di Montese. Private transfer to Bologna. Enjoy a guided visit of the beautiful maintained historical center. Be amazed by historical towers dated back to 12th and 13th century, San Petronia Cathedral and the Europe’s oldest university. Free time for lunch and a free evening. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Orologio or similar.
DAY 5: DEPART ITALY
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure transfer to the airport. Good-bye!