San Piero in Bagno
Laying across the Savio river, San Piero if the chief town of the council hosting building, metal, wood and cloth industries, plus a wide selections of restaurants, shops and free time facilities. It was first established in the Fourteenth century as a market place for the close castle of Corzano and in the following centuries it was developed by the Tuscan lords. In the last two centuries, moreover, San Piero was enriched by the architectural masterpiece of Cesare Spighi, who designed the church, the public school, the monumental cemeteries, and Rivalta-Paganelli Palace. The town center is lovely preserved: the wide market square framed by Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries palaces and the two Seventeenth century bridges across the Savio are both worth of a visit.
Habitants: 3.252 - Altitude: 465 s.l.m.
BY CAR: take the Cesena Nord exit from the A14 motorway and then follow the E45 towards Rome until you see the sign for "S. Piero in Bagno" (48 km). From Rome you take the A1 as far as Orte and then the E45 until you see the sign for S. Piero in Bagno (265 km). From Florence you can choose to take either the A1 motorway to Arezzo and then continue along the SS. 73 to Sansepolcro and then the E45 to San Piero in Bagno (150 km), or drive along the "historical" route: Florence - Pontassieve - Consuma - Bibbiena - Mandrioli Pass - Bagno di Romagna - S. Piero in Bagno (km 92). BY BUS: From Cesena: START Romagna provides a daily service. From Rome: the SULGA bus company offers a daily service direct from Fiumicino airport and from the Bus Station in front of the Tiburtina train station. BY TRAIN: the town is 44 km from Cesena Railway Station to which it is connected by START Romagna bus service. BY PLANE: the town is 80 km from Rimini Airport and 130 km from Bologna Airport.
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