Located in the Apennines south-east of Bologna, the town of Monghidoro is located a short distance from the headquarters of the ancient customs between the Papal States and the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.
The area is naturalistically valuable and offers several possibilities for walks and excursions to discover its natural beauty, the many religious buildings of historical and architectural interest and the evocative rural complexes that dot the territory.
Adjacent to the ancient Customs between the Papal State and the Great Duchy of Tuscany, lies Monghidoro, formerl “Scaricalasino”, an important tourist and commercial centre.
Of interest is the Olivetani Cloister built in 1500 by Armaciotti and Ramazotti.
The “La Martina” park and Mount Oggioli offer naturalistic landscapes.
In the municipality, a visit to the church dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta, dating back to 1256 and rebuilt after the damage suffered during the Second World War, is interesting. Inside there is a canvas depicting the Immaculate Conception with Saints, the work of the painter A. Burrini (1685).
Also worth seeing is the Olivetano cloister of the cistern, part of a sixteenth-century monastery and place of musical events in the summer season.
A visit to the small and ancient village of Sant'Andrea di Valle Savena, which houses the homonymous church built in the fourteenth century, is also highly recommended. The building, which has been recently restored, has a unique closed porch that flanks it and preserves inside some eighteenth-century paintings of the Bolognese school.
In Vergiano, you can admire the ancient Church of San Alessandro dating back to the seventeenth century and a nucleus of houses from the previous century of historical interest. At Campeggio you can visit the parish church dedicated to San Prospero, built in 1889, in which there is a reproduction of the famous "Grotto di Lourdes". In the same locality there is the ancient sanctuary of Madonna dei Boschi built in 1680 dedicated to the Blessed Virgin of San Luca, of which an image is preserved inside.