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Savignano sul Panaro is a pretty village located between the hill and the high plain. Of great historical and architectural interest is the ancient medieval village of Savignano Alto, and of great importance are the archaeological finds found in the area.
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About the village

Savignano sul Panaro is a pretty medieval village located between the hill and the high plain, on the right of the Panaro river.
The hilly area between Bologna and Modena has many riches to offer to taste. This is why the Castelli Ciliegi Wine and Flavor Road was born, the first food and wine itinerary in Emilia-Romagna that allows you to make a journey to discover the most authentic flavors of these places.

The gastronomic tradition of Savignano draws its origins from the position of the border between Modena and Bologna on one side, and between mountain and plain on the other. The typical mountain products, crescentine and borlenghi, coexist with typically Modena products, such as balsamic vinegar and walnut, and Bolognese, like fresh and stuffed pasta. Today Savignano can count 11 doc wines and is renowned for the quality of its fruit and vegetable production. The municipal area is very extensive and consists of 5 hamlets: Doccia, Formica, Magazzeno, Garofano, Mulino. The gentle hills that frame the town are suggestive.

Of great historical and architectural interest is the ancient medieval village of Savignano Alto, and of considerable importance are the archaeological finds found in the area, including the skeleton of the Pliocene Elephant and the Venus of Savignano dating back to the Upper Paleolithic. The village is characterized by some sculptures by Giuseppe Graziosi, the famous sculptor from Savignano. In addition to the Lamentation inside the Parish Church, a bronze statue of the Redeemer at the family tomb and a monument to the Fallen of the First World War in the space in front of the cemetery bear his signature.

Village of Savignano sul Panaro
Municipality of Savignano sul Panaro
Province of Modena
Emilia Romagna region
Inhabitants: 9.251
Center altitude: 102 m s.l.m.

the Municipality is part of:
Borghi Autentici d'Italia
Città del vino
Città delle ciliegie
Unione Terre di Castelli
Città per la pace

Protected natural areas:
Parco regionale dei Sassi di Roccamalatina

Patronal feast
Maria SS. Assunta - 15 agosto

Municipality of Savignano sul Panaro
Via Doccia, 64 - Savignano sul Panaro (MO)
tel: 059759911

BY CAR

  • From Verona: Take the A22 highway, near Modena continue on the A1 highway, exit at Modena Sud, continue on the SP 623 Strada Vignolese, follow the signs for Vignola, then take the Statale 569.
  • From Florence: Take the A1 highway to Bologna, continue on the A14 highway, exit at Bologna - Casalecchio, in Casalecchio di Reno continue on the SP 569 towards Maranello / Vignola / Bazzano, continue until Savignano sul Panaro.
  • From Ancona: Take the A14 motorway towards Bologna, exit at Bologna - San Lazzaro, continue towards Casalecchio di Reno, follow the direction for Maranello / Vignola / Bazzano and continue on the SP 569.
  • From Bologna: From Casalecchio di Reno take the SP 569 towards Maranello / Vignola / Bazzano.

ON THE TRAIN

  • Bologna Central Station

BY PLANE

  • Bologna airport
  • Forlì airport
  • Verona airport
  • Florence airport

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Savignano sul Panaro is present in issue 8 of our digital magazine e-borghi travel.
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Events

saturday
15
august, 2020

Maria SS. Assunta - Patron Saint

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