Most of Montegranelli lay on the top of a stone pick (726 m high) where the high Savio valley can be fully admired. Here is the church – first documented in 1460 but probably older – which was totally rebuilt in 1932, after the earthquakes of 1918: in the interior there is an anonymous paintings of the Virgin Mary and Saints which dates back to 1708. Few houses, a restaurant and a fir wood frame the ruin of the Count Guidi from Romena castle: count Bandino gave birth to Beato Carlo from Montegranelli (1330-1417) who in 1405 established in Fiesole the Congregation of Saint Girolamus. The remaining population still lives and farm in the countryside.

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Habitants: 194 - Altitude: 726 s.l.m.
Getting here
BY CAR: From Bagno di Romagna follow the SP. 138 towards Cesena; when you have passed through the village of San Piero in Bagno you take a left turn onto the SP. 26. You turn right off this road after 700 and take a narrow winding road that climbs for 2 km to the village of Montegranelli. (Total distance from Bagno di Romagna of about 8 km).
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