Villages and Fortresses of Romagna


Romagna Villages and Fortresses Bertinoro

Ancient medieval village also called "the Balcony of Romagna" for its spectacular view of the hills and the sea. Piazza della Libertà with its magnificent 14thcentury Palazzo, the clock tower and the millenary Fortress witness still today its important history. Town of wines and hospitality, symbolised by the Column around which the great Hospitality Feast is held every year.

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Romagna Villages and Fortresses Castrocaro e Terra del Sole

A well known spa center since the late 19th century, the ancient town preserves the same medieval urban planning canons of the time and it is dominated by the imposing fortress built on the rocky spur of spungone and which offers a bird's eye view of Romagna's hills and countryside up to the Adriatic sea.

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Romagna Villages and Fortresses Predappio

Predappio has ancient origins: with its fortress, Predappio Alta is a picturesque medieval village.The town is the cradle for Sangiovese and also a real open air urban museum which witnesses the Italian rationalist time.

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Romagna Villages and Fortresses Meldola

The town is dominated by the Fortress which dates back to the 11th century and which was recently restored, whrereas the most beautiful buildings overlook Piazza Orsini: the Town Hall, Palazzo Doria Pamhili and the Loggiato Aldobrandini with its two levels of arches.

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Romagna Villages and Fortresses Forlimpopoli

Known especially for giving birth to the famous writer and gourmet Pellegrino Artusi – it is infact called "Città Artusiana" (Artusi town) – Forlimpopoli also boasts a rich history, as witnessed by the huge Albornoz fortress which, unlike the other fortresses, is located in the lowlands right in the town center.

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Timetables and References

Fortress Timetable | Indications Visits References
Bertinoro Accessible by reservation.
For information on opening hours and days, contact the Interfaith Museum or visit the dedicated page on
Bertinoro Interfaith Museum
0543 446598
Tourism and culture office
0543 469213
Castrocaro e Terra del Sole Saturday from 15:00 to 19:00
Sundays and holidays from 10:00 to 13:00 e dalle 15:00 alle 19:00
From June to September the afternoon time is postponed by one hour (16:00 - 20:00)
Rate: full price € 5.00 - reduced € 4.00 (over 65 and children up to 14) - free for children under 10
Pro Loco Castrocaro Terme (Elio Caruso)
+39 0543 769541 / +39 339 4991560
Predappio For information contact the IAT Tourist Information and Reception Office in Predappio. Tourist Information and Reception Office Predappio
0543 921766
Meldola The fortress is open to the public during events. For more information, contact the culture office of the Municipality of Meldola. Culture Office
0543 499452
Forlimpopoli The entire structure of the Forlimpopoli fortress cannot be visited.
It is possible to access the rooms on the ground floor of the building that house the MAF - "T. Aldini" Archaeological Museum of Forlimpopoli, as well as the temporary seat of the Tourist Information Office (UIT).
On the occasion of guided tours it is also possible to visit the "G. Verdi" theater and the walkways of the Rocca.
Tourist Information Office (UIT)
+39 337 1180314