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Casalecchio di Reno

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Casalecchio di Reno is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy.  Casalecchio’s name is derived from Casaliculum (“collection of little houses”), and from the presence of the Reno River. The site has archaeological treasures dating from the Paleolithic and Villanovan eras; Celtic and Etruscan remains have also been found. This is the site of the Celtic city of Casalecchio, one of the few exclusively Celtic settlements of Northern Italy or Cisalpine Gaul. It likely belonged to the Celtic tribe of the Boii, who settled this area around 400 BC.

The Battle of Casalecchio took place here on 26 June 1402. Casalecchio was heavily damaged by Allied bombers during World War II.

On 6 December 1990, an MB-326 military jet of the Italian Air Force crashed into the Gaetano Salvemini Technical Institute, a high school, killing twelve students and injuring 88 other students and staff. The aircraft had been abandoned minutes earlier by its pilot following an onboard fire. Wikipedia

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Photo Gallery of Walk 1 – Parco di Villa Marullina to Giardino Pubblico Carlo Venturi
Approximately 2.05 km – 1.27 miles

The walk starts in Parco di Villa Marullina – Via Calzavecchio – Via Guglielmo Marconi – Vialetto, Card. E. Righi Lambertini – Via Guglielmo Marconi – Via Giovanni Pascoli – Piazza del Popolo – Via Porrettana – Via Enrico Fermi – Via Porrettana

Photo Gallery of Walk 2 – Parco Fluviale Riva Reno to Giardino Pubblico Carlo Venturi
Approximately 2.16 km – 1.34 miles

The walk starts in Parco Fluviale Riva Reno – Via de’ Bregoli – Parrocchia di S. Martino, Via de’ Bregoli – Via Panoramica – Vicolo de Santi – Via Porrettana  – Via Canale – Parco “Romainville” – Passerella sul fiume Reno, Casalecchio di Reno – Via dei Mille – Via Giuseppe Garibaldi to Via Esperanto – Walk back along Via Giuseppe Garibaldi to Via Giuseppe Mazzini – Giardino Pubblico Carlo Venturi

Video of Walk 1

Map of Walk 1

Video of Walk 2

Map of Walk 2

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