Verdi route

A relaxing trip to the land of Verdi full of meaning and emotion.
  • Travelling time: One day

  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Why we love it: Cycle path to discover the land of Verdi

  • Length: 43 km

  • Total Elevation Gain: 5 m

  • Way to travel: By bike

  • Cost: 0 €

  • Our Advice: Open year-round except in adverse weather conditions

That's the path that follows the land of Verdi
That's the path that follows the land of Verdi

The route is flat and circular for a total of approximately 43 km, partly on bike path or on country roads with little traffic.

Villa Verdi in Busseto, photo by Alessandro via Flickr
Villa Verdi in Busseto, photo by Alessandro via Flickr

Starting directly from Busseto for example via Ziliani (the road leading to the Verdi's museum ) after 9 km you will arrive Sant'Agata, you can tour the residence of Giuseppe Verdi. It is a nineteenth century villa with swimming pool, it contains original furnishings and memorabilia of the master Giuseppe Verdi.

The delicious Culatello, photo by Wally Gobetz via Flickr
The delicious Culatello, photo by Wally Gobetz via Flickr

After a brief stop at the house, we leave in direction to Polesine and from here to Zibello following along the Embankment Master Po. Sant'Agata-Zibello 10 Km.

After stopping in the square of Zibello we leave for Samboseto along streets lined with crops and barren parts and you can also encounter hawks, herons, ducks and so on.

Then we reach the farm "Le Piacentine", where during the 70s were shot many scenes of the film "Novecento" by Bernardo Bertolucci. To visit the court you must ask for permission in advance. Zibello - Piacentine 12.0 Km.

On the way back you will meet with the small village Roncole, Giuseppe Verdi’s birthplace o. 3 Km.

And then back to Busseto. 9 Km.

Barezzi House, home of the patron of the young Verdi, photo by Renaud Camus via Flickr
Barezzi House, home of the patron of the young Verdi, photo by Renaud Camus via Flickr

In Busseto you can visit "Casa Barezzi". Antonio Barezzi was the patron of the young Verdi, who married his daughter with whom he had two sons.

An ecofriendly stay near the trek:

B&B Grisù - Zibello

A farmhouse from the 900, dipped in the green and beautiful farms of La Bassa, the lowland of Po river. A few minutes from the shores of the Great River, the farmhouse has been renovated internally without losing traditional flavours and suggestions.

 

Eco-friendly accommodations

Bed & Breakfast CIVICO 75

Noceto (Emilia-Romagna)

Starting from 70,00 €
Country House Alleluja

Pellegrino Parmense (Emilia-Romagna)

Starting from 90,00 €
B&B Dalla Nonna Maria

San Secondo Parmense (Emilia-Romagna)

Starting from 56,00 €
B&B La Tartaruga

Parma (Emilia-Romagna)

Starting from 70,00 €
B&B San Francesco

Parma (Emilia-Romagna)

Starting from 80,00 €
B&B nel Vigneto, Giardino e Bosco

Castell'Arquato (Emilia-Romagna)

Starting from 80,00 €
Frutti Antichi

Fidenza (Emilia-Romagna)

Starting from 80,00 €
B&B Grisù

Zibello (Emilia_Romagna)

Starting from 60,00 €
Agriturismo La Collina del Sole

Medesano (Emilia-Romagna)

Starting from 70,00 €
Torre del Borgo

Gropparello (Emilia Romagna)

Starting from 105,00 €
B&B Al Battistero d'Oro

Parma (Emilia-Romagna)

Starting from 120,00 €
Agriturismo I Campi

Vernasca (Emilia-Romagna)

Villa Belle Vue

Salsomaggiore Terme (Emilia-Romagna)

Starting from 90,00 €
Castello di Scipione

Salsomaggiore Terme (Emilia-Romagna)

Starting from 130,00 €
Agriturismo il Tondino

Fidenza (Emilia-Romagna)

Starting from 80,00 €