Walikng on the Romea Strata from Fanano to Capanno Tassoni

From EUR 335

3 days of walking along the Romea Strata from Montese to the Croce Arcana on the Apennines in the province of Modena 

The Romea Strata is an ancient pilgrimage route that connects the Baltic Republics to Rome. Here, we will cross  the Apennine section that will lead us to the Croce Arcana, crossing a territory rich in history! Amid legends, tales of Alaska, and breathtaking landscapes, we will experience 3 days dedicated to walking and camaraderie.

The meeting point is at Modena bus station, with a transfer to Querciola (departure location of the trek).
Return to Modena in the afternoon with a transfer.

DAY 1 Querciola - Fanano 11.5 km 500 mD+ 650 mD- 5h30' Transfer from Modena, departure from Querciola at 9:30 AM.
Today's route starts from a panoramic terrace offering a view of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines. We will walk on paths, dirt roads, and secondary roads, passing by the fascinating Rocca Corneta and reaching Fanano in the afternoon. Lunch will be packed, with water points at Querciola and Fanano (it is essential to have 2 liters of water each). Night in Fanano with half-board treatment at Hotel Firenze.

DAY 2 Fanano - Capanno Tassoni - Arcane Cross 17 km 1260 mD+ 560 mD- 9h Breakfast at 8:00 AM, departure at 8:30 AM. We leave the village of Fanano towards Ospitale, the trail ascends quickly through the forest before continuing on the road. Short break in Ospitale (possible water resupply but not during periods of drought) and continuation, on an easy road and trail, to the Capanno Tassoni Refuge. Quick lunch at the refuge and optional excursion to the Arcane Cross. After climbing the Arcane Cross, we will return to the Capanno Tassoni Refuge where we will spend the night.

DAY 3 Capanno Tassoni - Fanano 10.5 km 150 mD+ 850 mD- 4h30' Retracing yesterday's route, we will return to Fanano. The route is mostly downhill, allowing us to loosen our legs after yesterday's ascent. Lunch at Lo Chalet in Fanano. Transfer to Modena in the afternoon.

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Price includes:

  • 2 nights accommodation and breakfast in a shared room with other participants.
  • 2 dinners with beverages included.
  • Guidance for 3 days with a certified guide.

Price does not include:

  • Lunches
Activity sold and organized by Modenatur - travel and tourism agency. Before booking, please read the general terms and conditions of sale for tourist packages.

General Conditions and Regulations:

CANCELLATION POLICY: Free cancellation up to 15 days before the tour, for cancellations after this date 50% of the total amount will be retained, in case of cancellation after 48 hours before the first departure or No Show, the amount paid will not be refunded

Modenatur: Via Scudari 10, 41121 Modena
Tel: 0039 059220022
email: info@modenatur.it


Required Equipment:

  • Trekking backpack (minimum 35 L) with a waterproof cover, comfortable, and in good condition.
  • Waterproof shell or windproof jacket
  • Rain poncho
  • Spare base layer
  • Spare thermal shirt
  • Technical layered clothing
  • Water bottles (at least 2 liters of water)
  • Long hiking pants
  • High ankle trekking shoes, waterproof, preferably with a Vibram sole, in good condition
  • Necessary for the overnight stay and comfortable clothing for dinner
  • Small toiletry kit
  • Comfort food (energy bars & dried fruits)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Mobile phone charger


  • Small medical kit, if desired
  • Hat
  • Gloves/neck warmer (depending on temperature variations, but recommended)
  • The use of trekking poles for elevation gain is recommended.
  • Avoid using cotton garments directly against the body: if possible, wear wool or technical hiking clothing.
  • The guide is available to organize a video call to address any doubts regarding the equipment.