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Via dei colli” (hills route) is a 75 km wine trail immersed in nature. It starts from the municipality of Pianoro and rises to the municipality of Bazzano, passing through wineries, ancient villages, centuries-old abbeys, ravines and endless vineyards. The route allows you to appreciate the beauty and peculiarities of the hills of Bologna and the land where DOC (Denomination of Controlled Origin) and DOCG (Denomination of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin) wines are produced.

It is a perfect itinerary not only for lovers of slow tourism but also for anyone who simply wants to enjoy the excellent local food and wine .

The itinerary is made up of six stages and provides participants with the opportunity to experience a number of different routes of different lengths and difficulty levels, in different ways. The territories crossed are dominated by Barbera, Sauvignon and Cabernet viticulture.

map Stages

  • 1

    Pianoro – Sasso Marconi

    • Lenght : 22 km
  • 2

    Sasso Marconi – Casalecchio di Reno

    • Lenght : 20 km
  • 3

    Casalecchio di Reno – Tizzano - Zola Predosa

    • Lenght : 13 km
  • 4

    Zola Predosa – Ponte Ronca – Monte San Pietro

    • Lenght : 10 km
  • 5

    San Lorenzo in Collina (Monte San Pietro) – Monteveglio

    • Lenght : 8 km
  • 6

    Monteveglio – Abbazia di Monteveglio – Montebudello

    • Lenght : 10 km

bar_chart Technical Info

  • Km: 75
  • Stages: 6
  • Regions: 1

High-top hiking boots and thermal anti-blister socks are recommended.

40/50 litre rucksack that should never exceed 7-8 kg (water included. At least 3 litres per day are recommended in summer. On some parts of the route there are neither drinking water fountains nor shops)

Hiking map

First aid kit

GPS system for orientation

Telephone and battery charger + power bank

Walkable all year round. Beware during summer periods for high temperatures and winter periods for low temperatures and snow.

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