Castelnuovo Rangone

Castelnuovo Rangone

Castelnuovo Rangone - MO - 41051



maialino.jpg Castelnuovo Rangone is one of the most important european district for the meat production. This primacy is symbolized by the monument to the pork, in the town square and by the festival of "The biggest zampone", that takes place every year during the second week of December.

ParcoarcheologicodiMontale.jpgNext year (Spring 2004), in the surroundings of Castelnuovo, you can visit the Montale Archaelogical Park dedicated to the Terramara, the Bronze Age villages that sprang up in Emilia and in the central region of the Po valley around the middle of the second millenium B.C. The Archaelogical Park (25.000 m2) comprises an archaelogical area and an open-air museum.

Castelnuovo is member of the association Strada dei vini e dei sapori "Città Castelli e Ciliegi"


URP Castelnuovo Rangone
Via Roma n° 1, first floor.
phone 059-534810 fax. 059-534900
opening hours:
Monday and Wednesday from 8.30 am to 1.30 pm
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8.30 am to 1.00 pm
Thursday afternoon from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm
Saturday Closed

How to get there
By car: from Modena take S.S.12 Abetone-Brennero, named Nuova Estense, in the direction Montale-Serramazzoni. Then take on the left S.P.17 in the direction Castelvetro.
By bus: from Modena's bus station take extra-urban bus, direction Castelnuovo Rangone.