summer in the valley between trekking, culture, nature and gastronomy. From Max Gazzè to Danilo Rea

The Savio Valley becomes a single large natural scene, where fascinating places that can be reached on foot or by bicycle are transformed into scenes for musicians and artists, accompanied by tastings of typical products. These are the ingredients of the review “Savio Trail, trekking, culture, nature and gastronomy” promoted by Union of Municipalities Valle Savio: 12 agreements from Montiano, Cesena to Verghereto passing through Mercato Saraceno, Sarsina, Bagno di Romagna to discover the tourist expertise of the area.

“Also for this summer – comments the Mayor of Tourism of Vallata Marco Baccini – we have defined a varied calendar that will allow visitors to experience our territory with all its scenic beauties. The review of ‘Savio Trail’ that follows it positive experience of the ‘Dante Trail’ in 2021, was born with a call promoted by the Union, in which various topics participated, which were able to create mergers and synergies with other event organizers, hiking guides, communication agencies, wineries and accommodation facilities. uniting publicly and privately, is the real key to the success that was already recorded last year and which we hope will be repeated this new season as well. ”The topics are: Atlantis, Happy Minds, Pro Loco Alfero, Pro Loco Montiano, Romagna Concerts.

Savio Trail starts with “Trek & bike experience”, which will affect the three weekends in June. Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th June we will go to the discovery of Monte Fumaiolo, in the municipality of Verghereto, concert of “Mauro and the Half-Born” and a basket of typical products for everyone. The following weekend, June 17-19we will move towards Bagno di Romagna and the Bidente valley, by excursions on foot, by MTB, by canoe or by boat to the Ridracoli dam, where June 19 is the water festival, with shows and tastings. Finally June 24-26 it will be the trip to the Parco delle Foreste Casentinesi in Ridracoli, experiencing a unique experience in a canoe at dusk, surrounded by fireflies, and a night trip to see the stars.

That July 10th Savio Trail will move to Mercato Saraceno with a guided tour of the historic center, a “fried wine” aperitif along the river, with tastings of local wines and a concert with “Amarcord”. Mercato Saraceno will also host July 28 jazz pianist Danilo Rea: first we visit the parish church of San Damiano, then aperitif with tastings of the wines of the market and to follow the concert in Villa Tesei’s garden in San Damiano. That July 15 and 16 we move to Montiano with the Montiano Divino event: tasting food, wine and live music on Piazza Maggiore and on Rocca Malatestiana. There are bike rides departing from Mercato Saraceno and on foot from Calisese on the banks of the Urgon along the poetic paths, a pleasant way to reach Montiano and enjoy the spectacular views of Romagna from above.

That July 16th The Savio Trail stops in Sarsina, with a guided tour of the National Archaeological Museum, a walk on the San Vicinio Way towards the Montalto Monastery, which will be the stage for Simona Molinaris’ jazz quintet, with aperitif and dinner on site. Sarsina will also host one of the most beloved Italian artists, Max Gazzè in concert it July 31st in the Plautina Arena: for the occasion, a guided tour of the Marmitte dei Giganti park and the village of Calbano is planned with an aperitif and tasting and a visit to luthier’s workshop. Still in Sarsina municipality on Lake Quarto August 10th you can experience San Lorenzo’s night in an original way, with a walk by the lake, tastings and an “illustrated” concert by Opez.

That 30 and 31 July instead it will be the trip to Bevimagnalonga, an excursion to food and wine scenes in the middle of Alfero’s magnificent nature with music and shows. This year, the event will be enriched with an evening called “Waiting for Bevimagnalonga”, planned the day before, with a visit, concert and tasting in the village of Castel d’Alfero.

Villa Silvia di Cesena is hosting the event planned for it August 6with guided tour of Musicalia, museum of mechanical music, tastings, artistic workshops for children and the Sarsina band’s concert.

The event will close the Savio Trail “Ciclomangia del Savio”, a new format that combines cycling routes, tastings and entertainment. On the weekend of September 10, a cycle route will be proposed, starting and arriving at the spa town of Bagno di Romagna and developing on the San Vicinio Way, with music and tastings in stages between Selvapiana, Quarto, Alfero

For information and details regarding each event, please contact the main tourist offices in the valley (IAT Bagno di Romagna, tel. 0543 911046,; IAT Cesena tel. 0547 356327, iat@comune.cesena.fc .it), and online (, also Facebook and Instagram). The Savio Trail review is promoted by the Union of Municipalities of the Savio Valley (Bagno di Romagna, Cesena, Mercato Saraceno, Montiano, Sarsina, Verghereto) in collaboration with APT Servizi Emilia-Romagna and Visit Romagna. Events organized by Atlantide, Happy Minds, Pro Loco Alfero, Pro Loco Montiano, Romagna Concerts.

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