La Wellness Valley è il primo distretto mondiale del benessere e qualità della vita, si trova in Romagna, tra le province di Rimini, Forli-Cesena e Ravenna.
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Tour Montebello


Tour Montebello
Tour Montebello
Castello Montebello
Info and start:
km: 13,5
difference in altitude: 300 mt
category: trekking
Road surface: unmade roads, trails, asphalt
Signs: CAI 03 - 03A

Via Santarcangiolese, Ponte Verucchio
43.98297, 12.40426

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Route details
Ponte Verucchio - Montebello (counterclockwise) - Saiano - Ponte Verucchio

Easy and gratifying ring route on the first bastions in the Valmarecchia, with ancient perched settlements characterizing this landscape. The latin toponymous of the Montebello hill is Mons belli, i.e. war Mount and it hints at the tumultuous historical events. This is the boundary territory between the lands ruled by the Montefeltro and the Malatesta Seignories. Secular plants act as guardians to the Castle, made famous by the legend of Azzurrina.

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Looking for a complete panoramic view of the lower part of Valmarecchia? This is the right itinerary.


1 - Valmarecchia
Valmarecchia originates in Tuscany and its river flows until it reaches Rimini. It is a valley rich in places of historical and archaeological interest, among which watch towers dating back to the Roman age, which dot its course.
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2 - Naturalistic Observatory Valmarecchia
Centre for Environmental Education which presents the different natural habitats of Valmarecchia and their evolution.
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3 - The Montebello Castle
This mighty fortress, once the theatre of numerous battles, today silently offers a wonderful panorama of the Valmarecchia; marked by a thousand years of history, it is well-known for its legend and mysteries.
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4 - The Sanctuary of Madonna di Saiano
name takes us back to the ancient Romans who called it “Saxum Jani- Janus’s Stone”; it probably housed a pagan temple dedicated to him. Saiano is the isolated rocky spur rising up from the waters of the Marecchia river. The Sanctuary is still worshipped by people today for its miraculous Madonna of the Rosary. The sanctuary has been recently enriched with the writing“ The door collecting sunsets " which Master Tonino Guerra described in his own words as follows: “This is the door which captures all the sunsets in the Valmarecchia and keeps them warm even when it is foggy and the sky is grey." Made by Arnaldo Pomodoro, this sculpture grasps essentiality exerting a strong emotional impact.
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5 - Piadina Romagnola IGP
A simple food which over the centuries has unified and identified Romagna as the land of good food, making it world famous.
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