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Places in historical and artistic value in MONTEFIORINO (MO)

Title Museum of Montefiorino Ancient Republic
DescriptionMontefiorino: placename of probable Roman derivation from the divinity name "Flora". Contingent upon the court of Vitriola, it was fortified in about 1170 of a solid tower, probably the first building of the following live nucleus, called still "Torre della Rocca", in defence of the lands of ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title FARNETA HYDROELECTRIC STATION MUSEUM
DescriptionENEL has restored the old production machinery of the Centrale di Farneta, built in the twenties. The structure is open for group visits or schoolboy with special appointment, previous request to ENEL.
AddressVia della Centrale - 41040 Montefiorino MO

Title S. MARTINO CHURCH - Casola
DescriptionIn the XIIIth cent. it was a branch of the parish of Rubbiano and in the XVth cent. the richest. It was built in the XIXth cent. and inside there is an esteemed baptistery made of sandstone and wood of the XVIth cent., esteemed furnishes like a shrine of the sixteenth century, paints of the ...
AddressVia Chiesa, - Frazione Casola - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title S. TOMMASO CHURCH - Farneta
DescriptionAnciently it was a branch of the parish of Rubbiano, cited in 1345 dedicated to S. Tommaso. The bell tower is recent.It dates back to 1927, when it replaced another church built in1860. In its neighbourhood, one can find some buildings. Two of them are connected to each other through a covered ...
AddressVia Centro, - Montefiorino MO

Title S. LEONARDO AND S. ROCCO CHURCH - Gusciola
DescriptionThe present parish church comes from an enlargement of S. Rocco oratory, originally built inside the walls of the lost castle. In the inside, one can find two XVIIth century altarpieces in polychrome and golden wood.
AddressVia Chiesa, n.6 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title S. SEBASTIANO CHURCH - Macognano
DescriptionThe church of S. Sebastiano, cited in 1613, restored in 1664 has a graven portal dated 1736 and, inside a valuable ciborium of the seventeenth century. Neighbour constructions to the church underline ashlars windows and a portal with shelves and triangular lintel of the fifteenth century. The ...
AddressVia Borre, 12 - Macognano - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title ASSUNTA PARISH CHURCH - Rubbiano
DescriptionCisana, Cerredolo, Cargedolo, Savoniero; Montestefano, two of Palagano and later the one of Pianorso are its branchs. It seems that in 1197 Rubbiano became autonomous but the abbey of Frassinoro had jurisdiction on the zone, for long so much to invest the ducal family of Este. It is one of the ...
AddressVia Comunale, - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title S. ANDREA CHURCH - Vitriola
DescriptionProbably it was built about in 1071 by Beatrice of Lorraine herself, mother of Mathilda of Canossa. At the beginning it had an only aisle with a narrow choir, the ceiling made of wood. Its dimensions were 18 arms wide and about 44 arms long. It was externally dressed by blocks of well squared ...
AddressVia Pignone, 11 _ VITRIOLA - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title MADONNA DEI ZERBINI ORATORY- Montefiorino Capoluogo
DescriptionIt was built in 1618 at the entrance of the country. It has a coverage made of sandstone plates and is preceded by a portico supported by columns.
AddressVia Mazzini, - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title La Verna Oratory - Casola
DescriptionThis privately owned oratory, dedicated to St Mary Magdalene, is located in the centre of La Verna and has recently been restored. It has a polygonal apse, a stone-tiled, two-pitched roof and a round window on the facade.
AddressVia Provinciale, 87 - 41040 Montefiorino MO

Title MADONNA DELLE GRAZIE ORATORY- Rubbiano
DescriptionMADONNA DELLE GRAZIE: (m.520) - the oratory entitled to Our Lady of Graces next to the parsonage and bell tower, presents a semicircular apse, big lunette windows on the façade and on the side walls. Restructured at the beginning of the XX cent.
AddressVia delle Grazie, - RUBBIANO - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title S. GIUSEPPE ORATORY- Vitriola
Descriptionthe oratory dedicated to S.Giuseppe, years ago lived by the Capuchins, Lenten preachers, in bad condition of maintenance, presents on the façade and on the apsidal walls two small similar windows in decorated sandy, trilobate; the back one shows the date: May 1790.
AddressVia Provinciale Lama - 41040 Montefiorino MO

Title PRADA VILLAGES, BUFFIGNANO - Casola
DescriptionThey constitute two suburbs of Casola and they are currently separated by the road. Perhaps the first mention is in a paper of Reggio Emilia dated 1010, in the form " Prade ". The notable diffusion of the placename does not allow yet a clear identification, more probably identifiable with the ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title SERRADIMIGNI VILLAGE - Casola
DescriptionEditing center of an emphyteusis in 1029, Serradimigni results among the lands of the abbey yet in the devotions to Modena of 1173. Branch of the parish of Rubbiano, the church appears in the second half of the fifteenth century in good economic condition, and then it disappeared, in accordance ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title CHIOSCA - Rubbiano
DescriptionQuoted between the place of origin of family heads that swear loyalty to Modena in 1197 as men of the lands of the Badia, in 1651 it was given in feud as " villa " to the community of Rubbiano till 1695, when it returned to the ducal Chamber. In spite of various enfeoffments, always united to ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title PORCIGLIA - Gusciola
DescriptionThe nucleus presents interesting elements for the seventeenth-century characteristics of the building fabric. The oratory of the sixteenth-eighteenth-century, dedicated to S.Giovanni, has a small veil bell tower, architraved portals and a quadrilobate window. The connected buildings that are ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title CORZAGO - Rubbiano
DescriptionThe place is suitable as family heads origin place that swore loyalty to Modena in 1197. The nucleus of notable dimension was restructured more times, modifying in remarkable way the building fabric. The building of greater interest is a tower of the XVII century, characterized by the moulding ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title LAMA - Rubbiano
Descriptionalt.m.579-the term "lama", diffused in the Modenese territory, indicates a marshy ground or the superficial slide of clay materials. Elsewhere it is used in the sense of landslide and landslide of the ground (Aulella valley). The present morphology of the zone does not consent the exact ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title CA' DEI BARONI - Vitriola
Description[eight]. m.490 - The nucleus is presented as a sixteenth-eighteenth-century building aggregation in the neighbourhoods of a fiftheenth century tower, well preserved, with four levels with dovecot moulding in sandstone with semicircular section, corbels of eaves of sandstone, architraved portals ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title CA' DI BELLUCCI - Vitriola
DescriptionAlt. 548 - The suburb preserves a] physiognomy settled in relatively homogeneous way on a medieval plant. With the primitive placename of Trazara, it is in fact documented as place of origin of some family heads that undersign the devotion to Modena in 1197, in Vitriola. Of the end of the XIII ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title BORGO - Vitriola
DescriptionHeight. m.487 - in the suburb of Vitriola placed under Cà Baroni and Mareggino, local information say that in the past there were monks; in an underlying field are verified recoveries attributable to a cemetery ( perhaps of a missing church of Cà of Tonelli ). In the center there is a building ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title MAREGGINO - CA' DEI BUCCIARDI - Vitriola
DescriptionAlt.m.493-Maybe Mareggino was mentioned in the devotions to Modena of the earthes of Badia: among the family heads that swear in Vitriola in 1197 some come from "Lamarezo"; from "Marezo" in 1200. Currently, a rural residence with barn presents signs of recent interventions; the ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title PIGNONE - Vitriola
DescriptionAlready indicated in the devotion of 1173, when at Vitriola a family head declares to come "from Pugnone", the place doesn't present other buildings but two houses-tower as is written by Bucciardi. That one denominated "the Tordagna" to southeast, for a vertical lesion, is divided into two ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title MARKET'S TOWER - Piazza Europa
DescriptionIn 1313 and in 1317, through the wars among vassals of the mountain, Montefiorino was occupied again. Guidinello Montecuccoli, that installed himself here, strengthened and provided the castle and built the building of the fortress in 1320. In that year another defensive tower was finished, to ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title The Fortress - Via Rocca
DescriptionMontefiorino: placename of probable Roman derivation from the divinity name "Flora". Contingent upon the court of Vitriola, it was fortified in about 1170 of a solid tower, probably the first building of the following live nucleus, called still "Torre della Rocca", in defence of the lands of ...
AddressVia Rocca, 1 - 41045 Montefiorino MO

Title Via Bibulca
DescriptionThis road was built during the middle ages to serve the valley which lies on the boundary between Emilia and Tuscany. Nowadays it is perfect for outdoor activities such as trekking, mountain biking and horse riding immersed in the nature, history, culture and traditions of the Tuscan-Emilian ...
AddressMontefiorino