Between Busana and Cervarezza

On foot         Great Interest: Flora Great Interest: Geology Great Interest: Panorama 
  • Departure: Busana (856m) (Ventasso)
  • Arrival: Busana (856m) (Ventasso)
  • Duration: 5 hour/s 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Level: E - Hiking (level)
  • Difference in height: 850m - maximum 1,502m
  • Recommended Period: from May to November
  • Localities Crossed: Busana - S. Maria Maddalena - S. Lucia - Osservatorio - Sparavalle - M. Ca' di Viola - Frassinedolo - Cervarezza - Casale - Busana
  • Comuni: Busana (RE)

Zona del Parco: Zone G - Bismantova, Triassic Gypsum Formations, and Mt. Ventasso

Among the towns of the Apennines with a great tourist tradition, let's leave for a journey back to the past among grasslands and rocks, historical towns, centuries-old chestnut woods, and pinewoods. You will also touch a medieval hospice, an 18th century fortress, an astronomical observatory, and a thermal park, where you can enjoy on an acrobatic course among the beech trees. The itinerary can be divided into two shorter routes, in a ring-route or with return journey by bus.

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Stops: hotels, hostel, holiday farm in Busana, hotels and campsite in Cervarezza (info IAT: Tel. +39 0522 810430,, café-refreshment Fonti di S. Lucia (Parco Avventura Cerwood Tel. +39 348 4097494,, bivouac S. Maria Maddalena (always open).

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Crocus at Pratine del Ventasso
Narcissus at Pratine
Park panel - flora
Gypsum formations and snow under Busana
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The Park is a mosaic of villages

The Tuscan-Emilian Apennine National Park is made of a variety of distinct and different pieces that come together to create one unforgettable vacation.
While the diversity of the villages, attractions, forests, and mountains may surprise you, their close proximity allows visitors to see a little bit of everything in a short amount of time.
The more you see, the more you can appreciate the entire region. Explore the mosaic of places, people and experiences which make up the Park!