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Emilia Romagna

Travel Information in Italy

Information about Italy - a visit to Italy to view your chosen property will require some degree of planning. We hope that your visit is as stress-free as possible, so to help ensure this, we have listed below some useful numbers, addresses and web sites which we think will be of use. Of course if you have any other questions you can telephone or email us. Furthermore La Casa Emilia's staff in Italy will always be ready to help.

The World-Wide-Web offers useful information on all aspects of life and travel in Italy. Some useful general information sites to visit are www.initaly.com and www.travel-italy.com.

If planning a trip to view properties, use our property finder to help locate Italian properties for sale in Emilia Romagna.

Travel Information

Flights / Airlines

British Airways www.britishairways.co.uk,

SKy Scanner www.skyscanner.net
- can do open searches across multiple airlines.

EasyJet
www.easyjet.com

Ryan Air

www.ryanair.co.uk

Jet2
www.jet2.com

Alitalia
Tel: 0870 544 8259
www.alitalia.co.uk

British Midlands
www.flybmi.com

Airports - Distance from Reggio Emilia
Bologna 50 minutes (125 km)
Milan 120 minutes (205 km)

Transport Information

Trains
www.trenitalia.com is a good service and available in English.

Bus Service
ACT is the primary operator in the region and has several services between Villa Minozzo and Reggio Emilia.
www.actre.it

Directions to Villa Minozzo
Assuming you are travelling on the A1 motorway between Bologna and Milan.
Exit the motorway at Reggio-Emilia and follow signs for Sassuolo. When you see signs for Passo Radici, follow those signs and eventually you will see signs for Villaminozzo.

Maps
Club Alpino Italiano
Scale 1:50,000. Map 4 "Alto Appennino Reggiano (e Pietra di Bismantova)" covers area around Villa Minozzo.

Touring Club Italiano
Scale 1:200.000 (Grande carta stradale d'Italia). These are auto-maps, but still fairly accurate. They show hotels, places of interest, distances and steep hills.

Kompass
Sectional maps (1:50,000)

The Map Shop
www.themapshop.co.uk

 

General/Tourist Information Sites

General Information
In Italy - www.initaly.com
Travel Italy - www.travel-italy.com
Emilia Romagna Turismo - www.emiliaromagnaturismo.it

BER - www.buyemiliaromagna.it

The National parks
www.parks.it/parco.gigante/Eindex.html

The Ducati Museum (Bologna)
http://www.ducati.com/heritage/museum.jhtml

Sport and skiing
MagiCusna - www.magicusna.it
PocketTravel - www.turismo-attualita.com

Places of Interest

Places of interest
Febbio: skiing and observatory
Villa Minozzo: local village with many facilities; market on Thursdays.
Bismantova: prominent mountain with plateau, popular for climbing activities.
Castelnovo ne' Monti: largest town in the area around the properties.

 

General Information

Organisations

British Council - centre in Bologna
www.britishcouncil.org.it

BBC World Service
www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice

British Embassy
(Based in Rome )
Tel: (+39) 06 4220 0001
Fax: (+39) 06 487 3324
Address: Via XX settembre 80/a
00187 Roma RM
ukinitaly.fco.gov.uk

Car Hire

Car Hire 4 Less
www.carhire4less.co.uk

Hertz
Tel UK: (+44) 08708 448844
www.hertz.com

Budget
Tel UK: (+44) 0645 606060
www.budget.co.uk

Europcar
Tel UK: (+44) 0870 607 5000
www.europcar.co.uk

Car Rentals
Tel UK: (+44) 0870 607 5000
www.carrentals.co.uk

Accommodation

Please see our accommodation page for details.
Alternatively please email us to discuss your requirements. We will be happy to arrange bookings for you.

Living in Italy

Living in Italy: www.goitaly.about.com
The Informer : www.informer.it

Weather
Foreca: Weather in Villa Minozzo

Removal companies
Morley Green Transport
Tel: +44 (0)1747 830006
www.morleygreentransport.com

Books

Interested in reading more about buying a property in Italy ? Please see our simple guide to the buying process and suggestions for books on buying property in Italy.

Why not own your own copy of this guide to Buying a Home in Italy.


www.aipp.org.uk

La Casa Emilia www.lacasaemilia.com Beverley, East Yorkshire, UK
Tel: +44 (0)845 331 2812 (local call in UK); Fax: +44 (0)20 8196 2383; Email Enquiry

RealPoint Property is a trading name of RealPoint Property Ltd., registered in England and Wales.
Registered Number. 4753346

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