Located right next to the water mill of Fontanaluccia , the Bed and Breakfast Il Mulino 's objective is to provide a family hospitality at affordable prices.
The village of Fontanaluccia (800 metres above sea level) is located in the municipality of Frassinoro, in the foothills of the Apennines, in the valley of the river Dolo, on the border between the provinces of Modena and Reggio Emilia and between the regions of Tuscany and Emilia Romagna.
The picturesque landscapes characterized by chestnut and beech woods and the dam on the river Dolo, the air purity, the optimal climate, the open and sociable mountain people make it a preferred destination for those seeking peace and quiet away from the noise of the city and the stifling heat of summer days.
The location offers the possibility of hiking, horseback riding, cycling (mountain biking) quad trails and trial bikes, hunting activities during the hunting season (with early morning breakfast on request), bird watching in the wood and river areas, trout fishing and possibilities of rafting in the clear waters of the river.
In the village there are sports facilities with tennis court, multi-purpose facility with indoor gym, football pitch and playground for children. Other facilities include: a cinema, a restaurant, grocery shops - butcher - haberdashery, newsagent, post office, hairdresser, bank with ATM, dental surgery and two bars .
At short distance ( 13 km ) are easily accessible ski resorts in Febbio (municipality of Villa Minozzo), where it is easy to meet the Olympic gold medalist Giuliano Razzoli (Vancouver 2010), who is native of the place. In the town of Frassinoro ( 11 Km ) and Piandelagotti ( 12 km ) there are Nordic skiing rings (cross country) where are also held national competitions.
In the nearby village of Gazzano of Villa Minozzo ( Km 1.5 ) it is possible to admire one of the largest permanent exhibition of nativity scenes in Italy, made and looked after by the well-known master Antonio Pigozzi. Nearby there are important destinations for religious pilgrimages that goes from the Abbey of Frassinoro to the hermitage of San Pellegrino in Alpe (Lucca).
The B&B organizes on request naturalistic excursions to:
- Water path: wellspring and course of the river Dolo - water mill with demonstration of grind (only in the Summer) - dam and hydroelectric power plant
- Nature path: chestnut trees and visiting of the old dryers for chestnuts (metato) – observation of wildlife (deer, squirrels, deers ...) – collection of chestnuts in Autumn on own orchard
The B & B also offers the possibility of recreation with relaxing activities like the planting and care of the garden, care of flowers and plants of berries in a field adjacent to the property, the search for Porcini mushrooms in the nearby woods in the appropriate seasons (precious varieties like Boletus edulis and Boletus aureus).
The structure is run by the family Bimbi, it offers 3 rooms with bathroom (one with Jacuzzi) on a total surface area available to guests of 140 square meters, including a fully equipped kitchen, living room with flat screen TV, private garden and parking (free and of exclusive use of guests) with free Wi - Fi throughout the structure.
The B & B Il Mulino can accommodate up to 5 adult guests + a child up to 12 years and a baby:
- Camera Magnolia with a double bed + single bed
- Camera Abete Bianco (Silver Fir) offers a double bed and a cradle
- Camera Bucaneve (Snowdrop) has a single bed
We look forward to welcoming you in our B&B
The Bimbi Family