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Ospitaletto

Contacts:

  • 0522 810430 IAT di Castelnovo ne' Monti
  • 0522 899121 Municipio di Ligonchio

Place:

42039 Ligonchio

Description:

It was the feud of Matilde di Canossa whose desire it was to create a hospice here - hence the name of the town - as a refuge for travellers coming from the Pass of Pradarena. As testament to its long history a few sculpted stones and the retrieval key of a door from the XVII century, with a coat of arms and dated.
Ospitaletto today is a bi-seasonal tourist location, visited in autumn and in summer for the wealth its woodland plants and trekking. In winter for its downhill skiing and the alpine and ski excursions and itineraries.
Patron Saint and town feast day: S. Anna (26 July)

How to get there:

The town is found on the SP 32 that connects Tuscany to the Pass of Pradarena and, therefore, with the town of Ligonchio.
Ospitaletto is found 4 kms from the administrative capital and can be reached from Reggio Emilia following the SS 63 to Busana, then the SP 18 for Ligonchio - Ospitaletto (Km 79).

Tourist Area:

Apennines

Additional notes:

Altitude: 1129 m. above sea level
Last update: March 8, 2021

Municipality:

Ventasso
Via della Libertà, 36
42032 Ventasso (RE)
0522 891120
0522 891520

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