An enchanting Mugello village in the green heart of Tuscan Romagna, Palazzuolo sul Senio is a place where you can rediscover the excitement of life in contact with nature, an oasis nestled in the green of gentle mountains, far from pollution, traffic and the hectic pace of the metropolis. Staying in Palazzuolo sul Senio, one can visit large and small valleys, cottages no longer inhabited, ruins of castles and ancient villages shrouded in a silence that sings of a glorious past.
So through the historical routes that this wonderful village can offer, one is also enticed to discover the valuable surrounding landscape, traveling along old mule tracks and paths that take one back in time to an almost forgotten rural experience, appreciating its customs and traditions, even culinary ones, and the ancient legends that tell of Dames and Knights of clashes and battles…
Palazzuolo sul Senio is therefore the ideal place for those who are accustomed to trekking to mountain biking and horseback riding, but also for fans of Mototurismo, thanks to its crossroads of Apennine passes that guarantee absolute enjoyment.For those who want to spend a period of rest and relaxation, in addition to nature trails and the possibility of Moto excursions, there are numerous sports facilities available: two Tennis courts, a soccer and five-a-side soccer field, horseback riding and the swimming pool set in a striking natural context, where you can bask in the sun.
In Palazzuolo then, the summer, but not only, is enlivened by Markets, musical evenings, shows for children, gastronomic events and cultural events of great importance, which will give added value to your vacation in what many consider “the little Switzerland of the Apennines.”
The excellences of Palazzuolo
In fact, the chestnut is a product of excellence in Palazzuolian gastronomy, declined in a variety of recipes. That is why every year Palazzuolo sul Senio hosts the Chestnut Festival called the Chestnut and Undergrowth Fruit Festival.
Museum of Mountain People
The Museum of Mountain People is located on the ground and second floors of the Captains’ Palace. It displays a collection of objects that tell the story of the local area and mountain community lived on the border between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna. Of particular interest are objects related to the cultivation of chestnuts, which have been the main source of livelihood in the area for centuries.