TERRITORY fun and a little history
Riolo Terme and its Sforza castle are located in the hilly part of the province of Ravenna, a few kilometers from the border with Tuscany in the valley of the River Senio which includes Casola Valsenio and His famous Garden of Herbs and Palazzuolo Sul Senio. Riolo Terme the city of water needs his vocation to the presence of therapeutic springs, known since in Roman times.
The town of Riolo was founded in the early Middle Ages it in 1388 and since 2005 houses the museum of the landscape of the Apennines Faenza inside exhibitions , musical programs , films, historical, cultural and gastronomic events with possible visits and workshops. For its military importance, it was fortified in the sixteenth century , from the Bolognesi and Sforza families .
Its imposing ramparts, Cesare Borgia - the Valentino, inspiring Machiavelli - stormed in 1500, are a splendid example of Renaissance military architecture . In addition to the fortress , Riolo Terme has the amenities of a medieval core enclosed by old walls and remained almost intact, beautiful parks, tranquility of a spa in the countryside of the Apennines.
A wide range of sports facilities, including the greens of the Golf Country Club for the provision of high quality sports, with 18 holes spread over an area of 200 hectares in the background of picturesque ravines and rolling hills , the Aqualand water park equipped with swimming pools, water games and slides to the many nature trails that wind themselves the Park of the Vein of Gypsum, a unique environment, rich in gypsum outcrops with caves, including the cave of King Tiberio soon open to the public with a joined museum, ridges, slopes and numerous species of plants and animals. Among the nature itineraries we report the Corolla of the Brooms, a circular route of 60 km walking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. In Riolo you can find soccer fields, football field, tennis courts, lakes for sport fishing, shooting and skeet shooting, ippoverde on horseback. In the evening, the nightlife in the discos " the lantern" in Riolo and "The domes" in Castel Bolognese .
The animation in Riolo Terme is supervised by Proloco Riolo Terme and offers every week at the Spa park an evening of Tuesday' performance and variety', a bingo on Wednesday, a dance evening with live music on Thursday evening, three dancing afternoons, and on saturday night or on Sunday evening. There are different theme nights or the outdoor cinema at the Rocca di Riolo, low-impact exercise at the park of Terme and other initiatives in the country as the Cantaterme or the various festivals that take place during the season that you can see in the events section . In the spa which hails from the end of the century, between the green of trees, you can treat various types of cutting-edge treatments.
A few kilometers away there is also the famous medieval town of Brisighella . Riolo Terme is at the foot of the famous valley of gypsum where there is the Regional Park of the Vein of gypsum and an interesting destination for tourists who love nature, serenity, wellness. The hill offers fruit fields , vineyards and olive trees. While, in the direction of the Tuscan-romagna Apennines you can appreciate the chestnut trees and the green and uncontaminated forests.
There are several possibilities of excursions to visit the wine farms and villages of the various neighbouring towns. You can go for numerous walks availing yourself of the walking itineraries with the TREKKING Association "Nasturzio" of Riolo Terme, mountain bike , road bike , motor bike, on horseback, with routes through valleys and forests. You can also visit the outlets in the area and do some shopping of the best Italian and foreign brands. 30 km far from Riolo you will find the outlets of Castelguelfo Style, then the outlet of Barberino del Mugello and the new outlet "The Pearls" in Faenza, just 15 km from Riolo.
RE TIBERIO's GROTTO
JULY PROGRAM (FREE TOURS)
Saturday at 17:00 and 19:00
Sunday at 10:00 and 15:30
We will be open every weekend until the end of October, always with free tours.
cell 389 031 2110 (no SMS) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos and events:
The tour lasts 60 to 90 minutes, just get 10-15 min before booked time.
Wear comfortable shoes with rubber soles, preferably boots or hiking boots. The cave temperature is 12-14 degrees, so you might want a sweater or light jacket.
The meeting remains pt c / or quarry Monte Tondo.
Coming from Riolo Terme you have to take the road towards Casola Valsenio. Just past Borgo Rivola, shortly after a red roadhouse, you will see signs for the Grotta of Re Tiberio and Quarry of Monte Tondo (already visible from the road, on the left).
Past the bridge on the Senio river, there is a bar on the right and immediately left there is our car park with wooden hut where awaits the Speleological Guide.
Spa of Riolo
Fortress of Riolo
Bar of the turret fortress of Riolo
City of Riolo Terme
Proloco Riolo Terme
Company 'Lands of Faenza'
For horseback riding among our hills and the park of the vein of gypsum you can contact the riding stables Casagobba www.casagobba.it
Aqualand water park in Riolo Terme and kart track www.acquaparcoacqualand.it
Regional Park of the Vena del Gesso www.parcovenadelgesso.it | www.venadelgesso.org
Association Frogstock rock www.frogstock.it
Imola Circuit www.autodromoimola.com
Campocross of Faenza www.montecorallifaenza.it
Faenza cities' art and the famous palace Milzetti www.comune.faenza.ra.it | www.prolocofaenza.it
International Museum of Ceramics www.micfaenza.org | www.enteceramica.it
Fiera di Faenza www.faenzafiere.it
Ravenna and its monuments www.ravennaintorno.provincia.ra.it | www.turismo.ravenna.it | www.turismo.ra.it | www.ravennavisitcard.it
Casola Valsenio and its herb garden www.ilgiardinodelleerbe.it
Brisighella and medieval festivals www.festemedioevali.org
Palazzuolo Sul Senio www.palazzuoloturismo.it
Mountain-bike paths and road bikes www.cycle-r.it
Outlet city Castelguelfo l'outlet shopping a Castelguelfo 0542/670762
The tourist sites of the cities 'art of Emilia Romagna www.citta'darte.emilia-romagna.it | www.emiliaromagnaturismo.it | www.turismo.ra.it | www.aptservizi.com/it | www.adriacoast.com
Emilia Romagna land of motorswww.ferrari.it | www.ducati.it | www.maserati.com | www.lamborghini.com
Italy in www.italiainminiatura.it