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Rocchetta Mattei

40030 Rocchetta Mattei BO, Italy


About Rocchetta Mattei

The Rocchetta Mattei is a fortress located on the northern Apennines, on a hill 407 meters above sea level, in the locality of Savignano in the municipality of Grizzana Morandi, on the state road nº 64 Porrettana, in the metropolitan city of Bologna. Built-in the second half of the 19th century, it mixes different styles in an eclectic way, from medieval to Moorish.

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Bacino di Suviana11.01km from Rocchetta Mattei

The Lake Suviana is an artificial lake located in the ' Bologna Apennines, formed following the construction of a dam high 91.5 meters, started in 1928, and completed in 1932.  The basin is mainly fed by the eastern Limentra stream and is located entirely in the metropolitan city of Bologna. The two banks bathe the municipality of Camugnano to the east and the municipality of Castel di Casio to the west. The villages of Suviana, Badi, Bargi, and Stagno overlook the lake.

Corno alle Scale21.45km from Rocchetta Mattei

The Corno alle Scale is a mountain of ' Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, located in the municipality of land Lizzano in Belvedere, with the northern slope and the summit included entirely in' area of the metropolitan city of Bologna, of which it constitutes the highest altitude and part of the southern slope included in the municipality of San Marcello Piteglio in the province of Pistoia. The name derives from the singular shape of the northern wall, consisting of a series of tiered rocky cliffs.

Scaffaiolo Lake23.3km from Rocchetta Mattei

The Scaffaiolo Lake is a lake mountain situated in the territory of the municipality of Fanano in Modena Province, in the high Modena Apennines. Its name seems to derive from scaffa , a presumably Lombard term that seems to mean a depression in the ground.

Monte Cimone28.79km from Rocchetta Mattei

Mount Cimone is the largest relief of the northern Apennines, with a height of 2,165 meters above sea level.  It is a popular ski resort in the winter. There are 31 ski slopes with a total length of more than 50 km.  It is also frequented by snowboarders as it houses a fairly large snow park in the Passo del Lupo area and two other smaller parks in the areas of Lake Ninfa and Polle. The mountain extends through the municipalities of Fiumalbo, Sestola, Fanano, and Riolunato.

Via degli Dei32.09km from Rocchetta Mattei

The via Degli Dei is a hiking route that connects the cities of Bologna and Florence, passing through the Apennines.  The name probably derives from the toponyms of some of the mountains crossed, including Monte Venere, Monte Adone in Monzuno, and Monte Luario in Firenzuola, near the Futa pass.

Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa36.25km from Rocchetta Mattei

The monumental cemetery of the Certosa di Bologna is located just outside the circle of the city walls , near the Renato Dall'Ara stadium , at the foot of the Guardia hill where the sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca is located . The municipal cemetery was established in 1801 by reusing the pre-existing structures of the Certosa di San Girolamo di Casara , founded in the mid-fourteenth century, suppressed in 1797 by Napoleon , and of which the Church of San Girolamo is still in operation.

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