Val di Codena
Must see places
If you want to explore places in the middle of nature and different from the usual tourist destinations, then these are the best places to visit nearby.
Pietra di Bismantova
A unique mountain in the world. Mentioned by Dante Alighieri in the Divine Comedy, the Pietra di Bismantova is one of the most spectacular places in the Apennines. Ideal destination for climbing and walks with the possibility of visiting the sanctuary. There is also a large car park and 2 restaurants at the foot of the stone.
Adventure Park Cerwood
The largest adventure park in Italy for all ages. Tibetan bridges, ladders, pulleys, all suspended between the trees. A huge pine forest, a restaurant inside, a picnic and barbecue area.
Beautiful lake in the Tosco-Emiliano National Park. In summer, beautiful trekking or mountain bike trails start from here. Beautiful in all seasons.
Carpineti Castle is a dramatic place rich in history. At the foot of the Castle there is a small car park then continue on foot uphill for about 200 meters. On the top you will find a restaurant bar, a church and the possibility of a guided tour of the castle with a breathtaking view of the Apennines.
The main castle of Countess Matilda di Canossa, the most important castle in the province of Reggio Emilia. Inextricably linked to the history of the Countess Matilde, it is located in a beautiful panoramic point with a museum.
Wonderful castle with beautiful medieval and renaissance frescoes. The castle stands on the hills of Torrechiara, near Langhirano, about 18 km from Parma. Isolated residence of Count Pier Maria II de ‘Rossi and his lover, Bianca Pellegrini di Arluno. It is considered one of the best preserved examples of castle architecture in Italy as it combines elements of the Middle Ages with those of the Italian Renaissance.
Sixty hectares of peaceful vacation property is immersed in a wonderful mix of flora, fauna, and insect life, surrounded by lush, green forests, many with walking paths.
We have a set of beehives near the entrance to the property. Let us know if you’d like to purchase honey from our bees.
Near the property we regularly see bats, owls, eagles, deer, wild boar, porcupines and foxes. We see the occasional wolf. For a complete list of what you might see Wildlife Appennino describes the wolf release program and other wildlife initiatives in the area.