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Sentiero CAI 904

Bologna's mountains
The mountain track CAI 904 is marked with red and white signs, which is typical for trekking and hiking paths in Italy.
The track leads to the church S. Paolo in Monte, known as the Osservanza Church. Then, it follows into the Park of the Villa Ghigi, it arrives on the top of the hill with the Hermitage of Ronzano, similar to Colle della Guardia (San Luca). The path ends next to the church San Michele of Gaibola.

For more information and maps, see Settore Ambiente Comune di Bologna - Le mappe della collina or write an e-mail to ambientecomune@comune.bologna.it

Chiesa di San Paolo in Monte

Chiesa di San Paolo in Monte

San Paolo in Monte 's Church was built by Minori Osservanti in 1403 and  completely rebuilt in 1828 by Vincenzo Vannini in the neoclassical style.

Parco di Villa Ghigi

Parco di Villa Ghigi

The park is located on the first hill slopes south of the city, just outside Porta San Mamolo. It has a surface of approx. 28 hectares.

Eremo di Ronzano o Chiesa di San Vincenzo

Eremo di Ronzano o Chiesa di San Vincenzo

The church is located on a hill, surrounded by forest of oak, chestnut, cupressus and olive trees. There is a beautiful panorama toward the city and hills around. Originally, it used to be a hermitage of religious nuns in the 12th century. Now, it belongs to the order of Servi di Maria that has transformed the structure into the spiritual centre.