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The village of Busana and therefore Corte della Maddalena, is located:

  • 1 km from the SS63 to Passo del Cerreto

  • 63 km from Reggio Emilia and from the Po Valley

  • 75 km from La Spezia on the Ligurian Sea (in just over an hour you leave the chestnut woods and the mountains above 2,000 meters and you reach one of the most beautiful seas in Italy, a step away from the Cinque Terre, the Gulf of Poets and Portovenere)


Corte della Maddalena is also located on the SP for the Pradarena Pass, where the Emilia-Romagna region borders with Tuscany through the territory of the Garfagnana.
We are:

  • 1h away from the railway station of Reggio Emilia

  • 1.30h from Parma train station and Parma airport

  • 2h from Bologna train station and Bologna airport

For those arriving by train and airplane from Reggio Emilia, Parma and Bologna, we can arrange a shuttle bus to Corte della Maddalena (extra tax).


In the area (3 km) there are:

  • Cerwood Adventure Park

  • Camping Le Fonti, with a swimming pool

  • Cervarezza Spa

  • Water gardens

  • Horse farm



How to reach us :

  1. By car: see the map below

  2. By train: central train station in Reggio Emilia, Parma, Bologna (on request we can arrange a shuttle bus to Corte della Maddalena)

  3. By plane: airport of Reggio Emilia, Parma (on request we can arrange a shuttle bus to Corte della Maddalena)

Where we are

Corte della Maddalena is situated in the village of Busana, a small town in the upper valley of the river Secchia, a piece of the Apennines, beautiful and pure. A land very rich in historical and naturalistic places, like Canossa Castle, Pietra di Bismantova, the border from Tuscany, with high mountains from where you can see the Mediterranian Sea.

Almost at the same distance from the Po Valley with its beautiful cities (Parma, Modena, Bologna, ...) and close to interesting places like Maranello (Ferrari Museum) or Brescello (Don Camillo e Peppone), but also close from one of the most beautiful Italian seas, the Gulf of Poets, with Portovenere, the Cinque Terre and the small villages of S. Terenzo and Lerici (La Spezia) loved by Byron and Shelley. Close tu Lucca and to Carrara (the land of marble). Corte della Maddalena is in a place full of enogastronomic specialities and local products, like all kind of pasta, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, aceto balsamico, tortellini, chestnuts products, wine, ......
It is a place surrounded by the green of the chestnut trees of the National Park of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, which has all the amenities of a large city: pharmacy, grocery, fruit and vegetable stores, newsagents, hairdresser, town hall, post office, doctor studios, church, schools, gym, tennis court, a park with chestnut trees in the middle of the village, the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines National Park Visitor Center.

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