The most gorgeous waterfalls in Emilia-Romagna
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The most gorgeous waterfalls in Emilia-Romagna

by /// April 19, 2022 /// Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

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Spring has come here in Emilia-Romagna: long days and warm rays of sun are back!
There’s no better way to celebrate the new season than a walk in the countryside, looking for some peace and relaxation. Here is a list of some of the most beautiful waterfalls hidden among the Apennines of Emilia-Romagna that you may want to visit this Spring.

We remind you that bathing in many of these waterfalls is forbidden because it can be dangerous; we advise you to always abide by the local regulations and to use common sense.

CASCATE DEL PERINO - Piacenza

The Perino Waterfalls, near the Mill of Rie’, are composed of a series of waterfalls of varying height, from 3 to 5 mt. They can easily be reached from the Church of Calenzano with a 1-hour hike.
For climbing enthusiasts, it is also possible to climb on the rocks around the waterfall.

Perino Waterfalls | Ph. @pippo_consonni
Perino Waterfalls | Ph. @pippo_consonni

CASCATA DEL CUCÙ - Piacenza

The Cucù’s fall, in Val d’Aveto, is a very special waterfall. It can be reached through a path carved into the rock behind it! The hike is short and suitable for everyone. It starts from Santo Stefano d’Aveto and it has a difference in altitude of 50 mt. Once you get there, have a sip of Cucù’s freshwater spring!

Cucù Waterfall | Ph. GiamesPhoto
Cucù Waterfall | Ph. @GiamesPhoto

CASCATE DEL LAVACCHIELLO - Reggio Emilia

In the Ozola Valley, in the Upper Appennino Reggiano, the melting snow produces the stunning Lavacchiello Waterfalls. The route to get there offers numerous viewpoints.

Lavacchiello Waterfalls | Ph. David Morelli
Lavacchiello Waterfalls | Ph. @DavidMorelli

CASCATA DEL GOLFARONE - Reggio Emilia

This beautiful waterfall is located in a little-known area of Val d’Asta, on the Apennines of Reggio Emilia, and can be reached via a 500 mt long path that starts from Civago.
The 15 meters high waterfall has created many small shallow pools along the Secchiello stream.

Golfarone Waterfall | Ph. bad_lyricist
Golfarone Waterfall | Ph. @bad_lyricist

CASCATE DEL BUCAMANTE - Modena

The Bucamante Waterfalls in Serramazzoni are created by the homonymous stream that originates from   Monfestino. This stream takes its name from the legend of two young lovers, the court lady Odina and the pastor Titiro, who, due to their impossible love, decided to throw themselves into the stream.
The falls can easily be reached from Granarolo through a panoramic path that runs along the stream.

Bucamante Waterfalls | Ph. MaijaCelmina
Bucamante Waterfalls | Ph. @MaijaCelmina

CASCATE DEL DARDAGNA - Bologna

The Dardagna Waterfalls are located in the natural park of Corno alle Scale. The Dardagna torrent, descending from Monte Spigolino, creates numerous and spectacular leaps. Within a few kilometers, the water exceeds a difference in height of over 250 meters with repeated jumps, the first and highest of which is 30 meters.
The falls are easily reachable withva route into the woods, which starts from the sanctuary of Madonna dell’Acero.

Dardagna Waterfalls | Ph. @CarminedeSimone


CASCATA DELL'ACQUACHETA - Forlì-Cesena

The Acquacheta Waterfall, which has become famous for being mentioned by Dante, is located in the Montone Valley, within the natural park of the Foreste Casentinesi. The falls are surrounded by a forest of oaks and beech trees, and this beautiful waterfall is 90 meters high.
The route starts from San Benedetto in Alpe and it is a two hours walk.

Acquacheta Waterfalls | Ph. @teskiaz
Acquacheta Waterfalls | Ph. @teskiaz

Questa lista ovviamente non è esaustiva, ma intanto abbiamo un po’ di spunti buoni per le prossime gite domenicali. Se avete altre cascate imperdibili da segnalarci lasciate un commento qui sotto!

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