Castelvetro di Modena is located in the heart of Emilia Romagna, in the foothills of the Apenines, near Maranello (land of the legendary Ferrari), between Modena (Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande di Modena UNESCO World Heritage) and Bologna.
In ancient times Castelvetro was an Etruscan settlement, but around 150 B.C., the Roman legions led to the establishment of a military garrison among the hills, a CASTRUM (military camp). The city name of Castelvetro comes from the Latin CASTRUM VETUS (ancient camp).
The area of Castelvetro boasts many merits and attractions in terms of scenery, culture and good food and wine, coupled with sustainable policies, in order to promote development without detrimental effects on the environment.
Since 1994, thanks to the deep wine vocation of its territory, Castelvetro is member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION CITTÀ DEL VINO (Cities of Wine). In 2003, Italian Touring Club awarded Castelvetro with the BANDIERA ARANCIONE (Orange Flag), a quality label for turism. In 2008 the registration of EMAS project was completed. Furthermore, it has been registered in the list of the Municipalities based mainly on a tourist economy by the region Emilia Romagna.
Castelvetro offers many suggestions for those willing to learn about local history and culture, rediscovering ancient and important testimonies. Here tourist can choose among a large number of themed itineraries and guided tours, travelling though the Province of Modena, by foot as well as by bike.
The TOURIST INFO POINT, next to the Draughts square (Piazza della Dama), offers the following services for those who are planning a journey or want to discover our land:
– Reservation for guided tours (Historical town centre, Castle of Levizzano Rangone, Museums, even in the towns nearby)
– Find the right accomodation facilities to sleep and eat, according to the tourist needs
– Offer customised itineraries for tourists/groups/companies
– Reservation of wine and food tastings at farms, wineries, cheese factories, Balsamic Vinegar producers
– Bike rental service for tours in the area
Castelvetro di Modena is part of UNIONE TERRE DI CASTELLI
Piazza Roma n.5 - 41014 Castelvetro di Modena (MO)
tel. +39 059 758880
fax. +39 059 758885
DA MARZO A OTTOBRE
da martedì a venerdì: 9.00-13.00 / 14.00-18.00
sabato e domenica: 10.30-13.00 / 15.30-18.30 (Luglio e Agosto chiuso la domenica
Giorno di chiusura: lunedì
DA NOVEMBRE A FEBBRAIO
da lunedì a venerdì: 9.00-13.00 / 14.00-18.00
Giorni di chiusura: sabato e domenica
CASTELVETRO DI MODENA Valorizzazione Integrata Territorio Ambiente
Piazza Roma, 5 - 41014 Castelvetro di Modena (MO)
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