Albergo La Rocca is set in a magnificent hilly landscape between Ravenna and Florence, in the old town center of Brisighella, a charming medieval hamlet in Emilia-Romagna, consisting of ancient alleys, parts of city walls and stairs carved in plaster. You will be able to marvel at the Antica Via del Borgo, a 12th-century covered road known as the Via degli Asini (Donkey Road) because it offered shelter to the animals of the “birocciai” who lived there, the Pieve di San Giovanni in Ottavo and the Three Hills that surround it with the Rocca, the Clock Tower and the Sanctuary of Monticino. Due to its central position and its proximity to the most beautiful cities of art, the sea and the Apennines, it is an ideal starting point for family friendly trips. A few kilometers away, you can visit Faenza, the capital of ceramics and its Museo Internazionale, Imola and Dozza. Moving a little further away, Ravenna, world-famous for its Byzantine mosaics, Bologna called la Dotta, home of one of the oldest universities in Italy, la Rossa, for the color of its roofs and houses, and la Grassa, for its savory and sublime cuisine. For sea lovers, the Romagna coastline offers long stretches of sandy beaches from Marina di Ravenna to Milano Marittima, Cervia, famous for its ancient salt pans and thermal baths, Cesenatico, with its Porto Canale designed by Leonardo da Vinci, Rimini and Riccione. Those who love outdoor sports, nature and active breaks can enjoy the Parco della Vena del Gesso and the Parco delle Foreste Casentinesi, which offer many types of trails by foot, bicycle, moutain-bike, e-bike with pedal-assist, and horseback. The Terme di Riolo spa, surrounded by gentle hills in the heart of a vast centuries-old park, allows visitors to enjoy the utmost tranquility and access to rejuvenating wellness.
Albergo La Rocca, located in Brisighella, Emilia-Romagna, is managed by the Valgimigli family for four generations, since the late 19th century. Completely renovated, it is equipped with every comfort and offers an exclusive environment in the charming setting of a medieval village. The 15 rooms – Classic, Comfort, Singole, Junior Suite, Piano Executive – are equipped with all amenities and furnished in a modern style, with particular focus on design. Some offer panoramic views or balconies. The Dimora nel gesso, slightly separated from the central structure is ideal for those in search of a unique and charming special experience. The wonderful Panoramic Terrace, overlooking the whole of Brisighella, complete with bar area, deckchairs and umbrellas, is a unique place to relax and admire the breathtaking landscape. A small Wellness Area is available to guests on the top floor, with panoramic views, sauna, showers, Turkish bath and relax area.
At Albergo La Rocca, guests can enjoy delicious Italian breakfasts, sweet and savory, served with yogurt, hot and cold beverages, and also American-style options, with scrambled, soft-boiled or fried eggs. Gluten-free products are available. For lunches and dinners, the facility features the restaurant of the Rocca, an ancient tavern recently renovated, where visitors will enjoy, indoors or outdoors, under the distinctive medieval arches or on the extraordinary panoramic terrace, typical and seasonal menus that pay tribute to the local cuisine and products, seasoned with Brisighella’s extra virgin olive oil and accompanied by the best local wines. Wine lovers can enjoy the option of visiting and tasting typical local wines in the cellar and taking cooking classes for the preparation of typical regional recipes.