The Emilia Romagna region of northern Italy is famed for the impressive range of mountains found in this regions own part of the Apennine range that sees four mountains in the area rising to over 2,000 metres.
A number of smaller mountains can be found in the region that offer the perfect backdrop to hikes and climbing opportunities. Perhaps the best known area for climbers and hikers looking for activities on a mountain in Emilia Romagna is the Bismantova area, which is a sandstone plateau offering spectacular and unique views and outdoor activities.
Skiing is perhaps the outdoor activity this region of northern Italy is best known for because of the mild temperatures and heavy snowfalls that occur a number of times each winter for the more than six first class slopes available in the region.
During the summer months the Bismantova region offers a large number of options for hikers and climbers who are hoping to take advantage of the shade provided by the trees. The region is also popular because of the chestnuts and mushrooms found int he area that make the restaurants and local produce some of the best loved in Italy.