Castelluccio is a small medieval village located in the municipality of Alto Reno Terme on a ridge that descends from Monte Cavallo and Monte Tresca from where you can enjoy a beautiful view of the surrounding valleys. A Strategic position from which you can reach the other areas that characterise the Upper Reno Valley: Lizzano, Gaggio Montano, Porretta, Granaglione.
The heart of the village and the starting point for the tour is the Manservisi Castle, an ancient house that was rebuilt in the shape of a medieval fortress. Today you can visit the underground caves, halls and furnished rooms, a large tapestry room and admire the coloured majolica stoves and the paintings of the staircase.
Next to the castle is the Laborantes Museum, the largest in this mountain range that houses a collection of objects and cultural heritage from the nineteenth-twentieth century ranging from the religious world to the daily and working life of the mountain people.
Not far from the centre of Castelluccio is also the Church of Santa Maria Assunta in which you can admire beautiful eighteenth-century altars. The recently renovated bell tower can be accessed from the sacristy.
Castelluccio is also an excellent starting point for taking beautiful walks and mountain bike rides through the chestnut, fir and beech woods. The picturesque pedestrian route leads to the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Faggio, a sanctuary dedicated to the Madonna, built in 1772 next to a small stream, surrounded by beech trees.
811 m a.s.l.
By Car: from Bologna, take the Porrettana main road towards Gaggio Montano. Then follow the signs for Castelluccio.
Train + Bus: From Bologna Central Station, take the train for Porretta Terme. Alight at Porretta Terme. Just outside the station, at the Porretta Station bus stop, take bus 787 towards Pennola. Alight at: Castelluccio.