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Fontanelice

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comune di fontanelice veduta aerea
Comune di fontanelice veduta aerea

Fontanelice's main resources are agriculture, tourism and industry. Agriculture consists in orchards (mainly apricots and peaches) and vineyards. Fontanelice is part of the National Association "Città del Vino" which includes 311 towns producing high-quality wines.

 

It also hosts a renowned biennial cattle show featuring the free-grazing Romagna breeds. Fontanelice boasts a remarkable network of hotels and restaurants. Several festivals and markets are held all over the year.

 

Apart from a growing crafts sector, this area relies on small mechanical, chemical and lumber businesses.

 
 
More information
Distanza da Bologna:
Km. 48 (Imola Km. 18)
 
Altitudine:
165 m a.s.l.
 
Popolazione:
1.921
 
Giorno di mercato:
Friday
 
Patrono:
Santi Pietro e Paolo (June the 29th)
 
Frazioni:
Gaggio
 
How to get there

By car

  • Roads:
    from Imola: take S.P. 610 (via Selice Montanara) towards Florence 
    from Bologna/Castel San Pietro: take S.P. Sillaro Bordona then S.P. 610 Montanara towards Imola
    from Senio Valley: Follow "Strada della Lavanda" (Lavender's street) towards Fontanelice, then take S.P. 610 (via Montanara) towards Imola 
    from Florence: follow direction Mugello / Firenzuola, then take S.P. 610 (via Montanara) towards Imola
  • Motorways:
    from Bologna: take A14 Motorway, in direction Ancona exit at Imola 
    from Rimini/Ravenna: take the A14 motorway towards Bologna and exit at Imola 
    from Florence: take the A1 motorway, near Bologna, take the A14 motorway towards Ancona and exit at Imola
 

By bus

From Imola bus station, ATC Public Transport Company (for information on timetables and fares visit www.atc.bo.it):

  • Bus line 44:  Imola - Borgo Tossignano - Casalfiumanese - Fontanelice - Castel del Rio  Show timetables and stops in PDF
  • Bus line 141: Imola - Castel del Rio - Borgo Tossignano - Casalfiumanese - Castel del Rio (only during school period)Show timetables and stops in PDF
  • Bus line 142: Imola - Fontanelice - Piancaldoli - Borgo Tossignano - Casalfiumanese - Castel del Rio (only during school period)
 

By train

From Bologna Central Station (for information on timetables and fares visit www.trenitalia.it):

  • Line Bologna-Ancona-Rimini: Imola stop.
 

By plane

  • Airport G. Marconi of Bologna (distance km. 48)
    The Aerobus BLQ connects every 15-30 minutes the airport to the city centre and to the Train Central Station.
  • Airport L. Ridolfi of Forlì (distance km. 42)
    Aerobus connects the airport to the city centre and to the Train Central Station.
  • Airport F. Fellini of Rimini (distance km. 87)
    Bus line 9 connects every 30 minutes the airport to the city centre and to the Train Central Station.
Recurring events

Sagra della Piè Fritta: Fried piadina festival, April

Sentieri di Festa - Sagra della Caccia: Game hunting festival, May

Fiume Divino: Riverside wine festival, end of June

Calici di Stelle: wine festival under the stars, August, the 10th

Tipica: cultural, wina and food events, September

Il Tarfufo - L'oro del bosco: Truffle festival, end of October

Information

URP - Ufficio Relazioni con il Pubblico del Comune di Fontanelice

Piazza del Tricolore, 2 - 40025 Fontanelice (BO)

Tel.: +39 0542 92566; Fax: +39 0542 92276

 

Last update: 03-09-2012