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Transappenninica - Weekend in the apennines between castles and waterfalls

From EUR 95

A weekend surrounded by nature in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines. A train ride from Bologna to Porretta Terme along the ancient transappennine road of Ferrovia Porrettana.

Nature, man and water. Discover more about the relationship between man and water in a weekend during the Festival Nazionale dell’Acqua in Porretta Terme.                                             

The Bologna Apennines is home to true natural and artistic gems: over the weekend, you will visit the amazing Rocchetta Mattei castle and enjoy the spectacular Labante caves.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience the thrill of travelling on a historic train along Ferrovia Porrettana
  • Enjoy the magic of enchanted locations such as the Rocchetta Castle and Labante caves
  • Attend Festival dell’Acqua staying in a lovely hotel in Porretta

WHEN:
June 23

 

LENGTH:
2 days

 

LANGUAGES: 
Italian / English

 

PROGRAMME:
Saturday morning:
- 10.30 am departure from Bologna Central station with historic train
- 12.52 pm arrival in Porretta Terme and check-in at the hotel
- Free lunch
Saturday afternoon:
- 3.22 pm train transfer to Riola di Vergato and to the Rocchetta Mattei castle
- 4 pm entry and guided tour of the Rocchetta Mattei castle
- 5.40 pm transfer to the Riola station and return to Porretta Terme
Saturday evening:
- Free dinner
- 9 pm Piazza della Libertà, Electro Harmonix (Pink Floyd cover band) concert as part of Festival dell’Acqua
- Overnight stay in a Porretta Terme hotel 
Sunday morning:
- 8.22 am train departure for Vergato
- 9 am transfer to Labante
- Guided excursion to the Grotta di Labante geological site; Walk suitable for everyone; closed shoes with suitably grooved sole needed
- 12.30 pm transfer to Vergato
- Free lunch and return to Bologna by train

 

INCLUDED:

  • Standard train ticket and return Bologna-Porretta ticket
  • 1 overnight stay in 3 star hotel in double room with buffet breakfast (single room supplement n Euro)
  • Guide and shuttle bus transfers
  • Entry to Rocchetta Mattei
  • Insurance

 

RATE:
Full price: € 95.00
Children up to 12 years old: € 70.00

 

NOTE:
Lunches and dinners not included.

 

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Highlights

  • Vivi l’emozione di viaggiare su un antico treno storico sulla Ferrovia Porrettana
  • Goditi la magia di luoghi incantati come il Castello della Rocchetta e le grotte di Labante
  • Partecipa al Festival dall’Acqua, pernottando in un comodo hotel al centro di Porretta

Route

  1. Bologna