B&B Villa dei Calchi is located in San Felice sul Panaro, in the countryside of Modena, in the very heart of the Emilia-Romagna region. The village, feud of Matilde di Canossa and stage of continuous disputes because it was a military post on the border between Modena and Ferrara, is characterized by its Rocca Estense. The location is ideal to visit the main capitals of Emilia Romagna, Veneto and Lombardy. The structure is 50 km from Bologna, 35 km from Modena and 42 km from Ferrara. The nearest airport is that of Bologna, 44 km away. Modena and its surroundings are locations famous for their Italian fine gastronomy with many internationally recognized local specialties, such as balsamic vinegar, tortellini, Parmigiano Reggiano, etc. The historic centre of Modena boasts monuments listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Cathedral of Modena, the Ghirlandina Tower and Piazza Grande. The city is also an important centre for sports car enthusiasts, because the companies Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini are just a few kilometres away. Also known as the “Dotta”, for its ancient and prestigious University, and the “Grassa” for its gastronomy, Bologna boasts one of the largest and best preserved medieval old town centres in Europe, full of taverns, theatres, galleries, bookshops, squares and shops. In addition to the ancient streets and endless arcades, Bologna’s symbols also include the Neptune Fountain by Giambologna and the medieval towers. Not to forget Ferrara, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its majestic Estense Castle, symbol of the city, the beautiful cathedral, the Palazzo dei Diamanti and many other historical, cultural and architectural attractions. It is the ideal region for those who are looking for a world where tradition has always been bound to creativity.
B&B Villa dei Calchi, in San Felice sul Panaro, Emilia-Romagna, is recommended to the most demanding travelers who prefer to avoid standard choices. The owners, Annamaria and Mario, welcome their guests with warmth and courtesy in the beautiful house with a very nice design, tastefully designed and furnished. The sophisticated atmosphere invites you to stop, for a moment of relaxation, in the common room with fireplace. The entire villa is covered by free WiFi and there are also various services such as television, books, magazines and courtesy accessories at your disposal. The garden, wide, welcoming and relaxing, will offer you the privilege of living moments of true tranquility. Guests have 1 suite and 1 single room. The suite is located on the ground floor and the access to the garden is direct. The armchairs and deco’ tables, the antique lamps and the collections of casts are the sign of a sober refinement in order to create an atmosphere full of warmth, which will make you feel at home. The comfortable double bed built on the bas-relief recovered from an Art Nouveau bed, is surmounted by a wooden canopy, used in an ancient theatre. You can relax enjoying herbal teas or tea of the most sought after brands together with homemade snacks. The bathroom is spacious and has a special bench to rest after a shower with natural oils and essences bath products.
At the B&B Villa dei Calchi, in San Felice sul Panaro, Emilia-Romagna, breakfast, à la carte, served in the open space and in summer in the garden, is the most satisfying moment. Upon request, breakfast can be served in your room. Everything is strictly “homemade”, with farm-to-table organic products. Annamaria, chef of Dr. Franco Berrino’s staff for La Grande Via, offers a macromediterranean breakfast, a healthy alternative to traditional breakfasts: cakes and jams without added sugar, macrosachers, cocoa muffins and tartlets, corn bread, pancakes, rice cream with granola and vanilla custard, self-produced kefir with added cooked fruit and raisins and much more. You can start getting to know the tastes and fragrances of this region with the right attention to wellness. At your arrival, you will receive information for “tailor-made” itineraries in order to appreciate glimpses of pure beauty, among craft shops, markets and museums.