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Il Cardello


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Villas, Historical Residences and Theatres in Region

Address: Via Cardello, 5
Localities: Valsenio

Contacts:

Cellulare: 342/9915351
Telephone:
0546/71044

Tourist offices: U.I.T Casola Valsenio

Explaination: Il Cardello situated by the SS 306, about 600 meters from Valsenio Abbey, is the building where the writer Alfredo Oriani spent most of his life. The building originally housed the guest quarters of the Valsenio Abbey (about X century), only part of its original character remains as it was heavily altered in 1926.Inside the house, the typical bourgeois Romagna style furnishings and fittings are still preserved. Part of the author’s personal library can still be seen.

Additional notes: Il Cardello is surrounded by a lush beautiful park with century-old plants. The tomb of writer Alfredo Oriani is inside the park. Il Cardello and the surrounding land is currently the property of the Casa Oriani Foundation.  



 
Timetable:

From 1 April to 30 June
Saturday: from 15.00 to 17.00
Sundays and public holidays from 10.00 to 12.00 and 14.30 to 18.30
From 1 July to 30 September
Saturday: from 16.00 to 18.00
Sundays and public holidays from 10.00 to 12.00 and 14.30 to 18.30
From October 1 to 31
Sundays and public holidays from 14.30 to 17.30

Entry only with guided tour departing every 30 minutes


Rate:

Entrance fee: 4.50 euros
Group discounts: 3.00 euros under 12, over 65.
Groups of at least 20 people euro 3,00


Directions: Il Cardello is situated about 2 km from Casola Valsenio and about 600 metres from Valsenio Abbey. From the North: Leave the motorway at the exit for Imola, and take the Via Emilia towards Rimini until Castel Bolognese. From here follow the SS 306 for Casola Valsenio. From the South: Leave the motorway at the exit for Faenza, and take the via Emilia towards Bologna until Castel Bolognese. From here follow the SS 306 for Casola Valsenio.



Last updated: 8/04/2019