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Emilia Romagna

Travel Information in Italy

Information about Italy - a visit to Italy to view your chosen property will require some degree of planning. We hope that your visit is as stress-free as possible, so to help ensure this, we have listed below some useful numbers, addresses and web sites which we think will be of use. Of course if you have any other questions you can telephone or email us. Furthermore La Casa Emilia's staff in Italy will always be ready to help.

The World-Wide-Web offers useful information on all aspects of life and travel in Italy. Some useful general information sites to visit are and

If planning a trip to view properties, use our property finder to help locate Italian properties for sale in Emilia Romagna.

Travel Information

Flights / Airlines

British Airways,

SKy Scanner
- can do open searches across multiple airlines.


Ryan Air


Tel: 0870 544 8259

British Midlands

Airports - Distance from Reggio Emilia
Bologna 50 minutes (125 km)
Milan 120 minutes (205 km)

Transport Information

Trains is a good service and available in English.

Bus Service
ACT is the primary operator in the region and has several services between Villa Minozzo and Reggio Emilia.

Directions to Villa Minozzo
Assuming you are travelling on the A1 motorway between Bologna and Milan.
Exit the motorway at Reggio-Emilia and follow signs for Sassuolo. When you see signs for Passo Radici, follow those signs and eventually you will see signs for Villaminozzo.

Club Alpino Italiano
Scale 1:50,000. Map 4 "Alto Appennino Reggiano (e Pietra di Bismantova)" covers area around Villa Minozzo.

Touring Club Italiano
Scale 1:200.000 (Grande carta stradale d'Italia). These are auto-maps, but still fairly accurate. They show hotels, places of interest, distances and steep hills.

Sectional maps (1:50,000)

The Map Shop


General/Tourist Information Sites

General Information
In Italy -
Travel Italy -
Emilia Romagna Turismo -


The National parks

The Ducati Museum (Bologna)

Sport and skiing
MagiCusna -
PocketTravel -

Places of Interest

Places of interest
Febbio: skiing and observatory
Villa Minozzo: local village with many facilities; market on Thursdays.
Bismantova: prominent mountain with plateau, popular for climbing activities.
Castelnovo ne' Monti: largest town in the area around the properties.


General Information


British Council - centre in Bologna

BBC World Service

British Embassy
(Based in Rome )
Tel: (+39) 06 4220 0001
Fax: (+39) 06 487 3324
Address: Via XX settembre 80/a
00187 Roma RM

Car Hire

Car Hire 4 Less

Tel UK: (+44) 08708 448844

Tel UK: (+44) 0645 606060

Tel UK: (+44) 0870 607 5000

Car Rentals
Tel UK: (+44) 0870 607 5000


Please see our accommodation page for details.
Alternatively please email us to discuss your requirements. We will be happy to arrange bookings for you.

Living in Italy

Living in Italy:
The Informer :

Foreca: Weather in Villa Minozzo

Removal companies
Morley Green Transport
Tel: +44 (0)1747 830006


Interested in reading more about buying a property in Italy ? Please see our simple guide to the buying process and suggestions for books on buying property in Italy.

Why not own your own copy of this guide to Buying a Home in Italy.

La Casa Emilia Beverley, East Yorkshire, UK
Tel: +44 (0)845 331 2812 (local call in UK); Fax: +44 (0)20 8196 2383; Email Enquiry

RealPoint Property is a trading name of RealPoint Property Ltd., registered in England and Wales.
Registered Number. 4753346

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