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Official Tourist Information Site of Imola's Area

Yellow sand cave


Monte Castellaccio is composed of the remains of a Pleistocene beach that bordered all the Northern Appennines towards the Po Plain.

The sand can be seen starting from the slopes of Monte Castellaccio, following the educational path with the signs of "Arturo, the little elephant".


Address: via Kennedy, via Galli - 40026 Imola (BO)

Opening hours: always open to the public

Tickets: free entry

How to get there

How to get to Imola

Info on the Tourist location

IAT - Tourist Information Office Municipality of Imola

Galleria Centro Cittadino

via Emilia 135 - 40026 Imola (BO)

Tel: +39 0542 602207; Fax: +39 0542 602141


Opening times: Monday to Friday 8.30am-1.00pm; Tuesday also 3.00pm-6.00pm;

Saturday 8.30am-12.30am
Late night openings on Sundays and holidays during major events in the city.


Last update: 21-10-2013