Art and history: Road of the wines and the tastes of Sangiovese

Sangiovese

Strada del Sangiovese

The itinerary links places featuring relevant historical and artistic resources and is also renowned for the flavors of its cuisine and superb wines.

VILLAGES
Oriano
Casola Valsenio

An old village dating back to the 18th century.

VILLAGES
Oriolo dei Fichi
Faenza

is a small locality situated 8 km from Faenza on the first hills. The village is dominated by Torre di Oriolo, the most important remainder of the Manfredi stronghold built in 1476.

VILLAGES
Borgo Durbecco
Faenza

The Lamone River cuts through Faenza: the part of the city that, starting from the piazza, is found on the other side of the Ponte delle Grazie bridge is known asBorgo Durbecco, of which the first area expansion dates back to the 11th century.

OLD FARM HOUSES, MILLS
Canale del Mulino
Solarolo

A mill that opened in 1397.

VILLA, HOUSES AND ANCIENT THEATRES
Ca’ Boschi-Raggi
Brisighella

An old house with origins dating back to prehistoric times.

VILLA, HOUSES AND ANCIENT THEATRES
Palazzo Maghinardo
Brisighella

Remarkable neo-classic style construcion, currently housing the Town Hall of Brisighella.

VILLA, HOUSES AND ANCIENT THEATRES
Il Cardello
Casola Valsenio

Historical dwelling of A. Oriani, was founded in the 10th century.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
La Torretta
Brisighella

Sight tower probably built in the 15th century.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
La Torretta
Brisighella

Sight tower probably built in the 15th century.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Rocca Manfrediana
Brisighella

La Rocca, built in 1310 by Francesco Manfredi, is a precious example of Medieval military art.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Torre dell’Orologio
Brisighella

An ancient defence bastion of the 13th century.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Torre Pratesi
Brisighella

A sight and defence bastion of the 13th century.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Torre del Marino
Brisighella

A sight and defence tower of the end 15th century.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Rocca di Rontana
Brisighella

Embattled tower dating back to the year 1000.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Torre di Cavina
Brisighella

A 15th century sight and defence tower.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Rocca di Monte Battaglia
Casola Valsenio

The ruins of the 12th century, the scenario of bloody battles during the II world war. Situated 715 meters above sea level.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Campanile della Chiesa di Sopra
Casola Valsenio

The remains of the wall ond dome bell tower of the Church of the ancient castel of Casola Valsenio overlooking the town, dating back to the 13th century.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Torre di Ceruno
Casola Valsenio

Evidence of the Ceruno Castle, dating back to the 14th century that was built on the mountain of the same name.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Torre Civica
Casola Valsenio

14th and 15th centuries, ex bell tower of the Church of S. Lucia.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Torre del Galbanetto
Casola Valsenio

Evidence of the entry gates to the village.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Maschio della Rocca
Solarolo

Ruins of the ancient Tower.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Campanile di S. Maria ad Nives
Faenza

The greatest high medieval monument of Faenza, erected by the Benedectines of S. Maria foris portam in the 9th century.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Torre dell’Orologio
Faenza

Dating back to the 17th century, even though the current tower is a precise copy of the original tower, which was destroyed in 1944.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Torre di Oriolo
Faenza

An almost unique example of its hexagonal shape type of high tower with double rafter.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Castelletto di Sarna
Faenza

Sort of toy manor house, built toward1870 for decorative and ludic purposes on the hill behind Villa Gessi.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Torre Castelletto di Ca’ Bruciata
Faenza

18th century construction erected in neo-medieval forms, for decorative and landscape functions.

CASTLES, TOWERS, BELL TOWERS
Rocca di Riolo Terme
Riolo Terme

The Rocca di Riolo Terme, dating back to the 14th century, is a quadrangle plan construction.

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