A cozy town dominated by the Fortress of Bentivoglio, home of the “Crespellani” Archaeological Museum built by Matilde di Canossa. Its present shape dates back to 1473, when it had become the "joy" of the Bentivoglio family, lords of Bologna at the time. In these same halls the poet Ugo Foscolo was imprisoned in 1799. The “hundred step” panoramic stairway, starting from the statue of "Judith" in Piazza Garibaldi and connecting the town center to the Fortress of Bentivoglio, offers an impressive view.
Bazzano is a “Slow City” that lies along the “Wine Tasting Route – Strada dei Vini e dei Sapori” - "Città Castelli Ciliegi" -a well-known cherry and grape Salsa growing area, and also home of the local chapter of the International Slow Food Movement which gave birth to the Chasselas wine.
The town of Bazzano is located between the city of Bologna and Modena. It is an ideal starting point to visit the Emilia Romagna Region top attractions. Land of Engines: Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, and Ducati; land of culinary science: Balsamic vinegar, Parmesan cheese, Parma Ham, Mortadella, Vignola cherries, and fresh pasta cooking school: lasagna and tortellini, just to name a few; land of Culture: Ravenna, mosaic center; Faenza, ceramic center.
In addition to Ferrara, Modena, Bologna, the latter known for its 16th century Bolognese School of Baroque Paintings, its characteristic walkway Porticoes, and the oldest university in Europe ...), but not only that, the serious biker will find paradise by riding or pedaling across the Apennine Mountains.
The two major golf courses in the region, the Bologna Golf Club (18 holes) and the Modena Golf & Country Club (18 holes), are located just a few km away.
Alla Rocca Hotel is located a short distance from the Bologna Exhibition Center (18 km) and the Bologna G. Marconi International Airport (IATA code BLQ).
The city of Bologna is a major international showcase for business affairs as well as for cultural performances, offering many of such events as art exhibitions, concerts, theater and opera.