Trail del Bucamante – Waterfalls and Amore

by Maria E. Bellini The mysterious Bucamante Waterfalls, in the province of Modena are part of the setting for the long awaited race – the Trail del Bucamante Reloaded 2017. This medium length Trail running event gets down to some serious elevation with over 1900m in 35km! Part of the Uisp Emilia Romagna Trail Series, […]

Lizzano Extreme Skyrace – Thrills In the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines

Where Does The Race Take Place? The thrilling Lizzano Extreme Skyrace, extreme not only by name… Set in Emilia-Romagna, the Lizzano Extreme Skyrace takes place on June 18th 2017 – along the demanding trails of the Corno alle Scale Regional Park high up in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines just south of the University City of Bologna. The Corno alle Scale Park, […]

Emilia-Romagna, Authentic and Plentiful

by Maria E. Bellini Where is Emilia-Romagna? Emilia-Romagna, one of Italy’s 20 regions is located in the top half of Italy. To the north of the region lies the flatlands that sprawl out around the River Po. The southern part is mountainous with the Po valley slowly giving way to soft hills that become the vast […]

Let’s Talk Krash Trail – Mayday 2017

Italy on Trail’s Maria Bellini runs the Krash Trail. A point to point trail race in Emilia-Romagna. From Brisighella to Faenza, in the province of Ravenna. Geological Enigma Sweat was dripping off my forehead and corroding my eyes when the compact and friendly looking mountain that goes by the name of Monte Mauro came into […]

Off Trail! Rocchetta Mattei

by Maria E. Bellini When we wander off the Trails, we often come across some amazing places, which here at Italyontrail.com think are definitely worth a visit. This is the case with Rocchetta Mattei, nearby the Regional Park of Lakes Suviana and Brasimone, which is in the Emilia-Romagna region in central-northern Italy. “Laughter is timeless. […]

Parco Regionale dei Laghi Suviana e Brasimone, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna

Two Immense Lakes in the Bolognese Apennines by Maria E. Bellini About the area Many major Italian cities are located just a short trip away from some incredible countryside! The city of Bologna, in the region of Emilia-Romagna, is one of these. Famed for its pillaring medieval towers, its ‘tortellino‘ navel-shaped stuffed pasta, for over 40km […]