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Corno alle Scale, 40042 Lizzano in Belvedere, Metropolitan City of Bologna, Italy

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About Corno alle Scale

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.

Attractions Near Corno alle Scale

Scaffaiolo Lake
Scaffaiolo Lake1.93km from Corno alle Scale

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 Cimone
Monte Cimone12.96km from Corno alle Scale

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.

Bacino di Suviana
Bacino di Suviana16.72km from Corno alle Scale

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.

Rocchetta Mattei
Rocchetta Mattei21.45km from Corno alle Scale

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.

Ponte della Maddalena
Ponte della Maddalena26.97km from Corno alle Scale

The Devil's Bridge" or the "Maddalena Bridge" is certainly the most beautiful bridge in the province of Lucca, and one of the most suggestive in Italy. The bridge is a remarkable example of medieval engineering, probably commissioned by the Countess Matilda of Tuscany c. 1080-1100. It was renovated c. The largest span is 37.8 m. The bridge is also described in a 14th-century novella by Giovanni Sercambi of Lucca.

Monte Cusna
Monte Cusna38.89km from Corno alle Scale

The upstream Cusna, with its 2121 meters above sea level, is the highest peak of the ' Reggiano Apennines and the second of the entire Northern Apennines after the Monte Cimone. It extends over the territories of the municipalities of Villa Minozzo and Ventasso in the province of Reggio Emilia, about 3 km from the border with the Tuscany region. One of the nice trekking destination and also a picturesque spot.

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