Ca le ‘Scope is half an hour’s drive from Bologna, Italy’s first and largest university city with a rich history. Besides Bologna, a day or two-day trip to Firenze, Venezia, Verona, Modena, Ravenna, Parma, or Ferrara is a good option. The area also offers many opportunities for hiking, cycling, mountain biking, and wildlife watching.

Above all, the province of Emilia-Romagna (the belly of Italy) is rich and world famous for its many gastronomic specialties. Think of the pasta bolognese, formaggio parmigiano, Parma ham, Mortadella, aceto balsamico de Modena, Sangiovese and Pignoletto wines, and much more …

Below you will first find our personal recommendations per category, followed by additional ideas.

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Bologna, the culinary capital of Italy! Pasta Bolognese, Mortadella, tortelloni con brodo are just some of the specialties that the city has to offer. Bologna is the city of arches, making Bologna pleasant even in summer.


Firenze, the capital of Tuscany is an old city and is characterized by a lot of art, culture and historical buildings. … From 1865 to 1870, Florence was the capital of the Kingdom of Italy. An hour’s drive from Ca ‘le Scope!

Porretta Terme

Porretta Terme is a town with thermal baths, spas and cozy restaurants. This is a nice destination for a day trip. The Porretta Soul Festival takes place here in August.

Rochetta Mattei

One of the last castles built in Italy. Visits only by appointment. Good to combine with a visit to La Scola and / or delicious lunch at Il Sambuco al Sole.

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La Scuola di Gimignano, a tiny historic village in the middle of the mountains. More info

Ravenna, a beautiful medium-sized city known for its mosaic. It is the former capital of the Western Roman Empire and is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Perfect to combine with one or two days on the coast.

Ferrara, middeleeuwse stad in Emilia Romagna die de fietsstad van Italië genoemd wordt. More info



We have plotted various routes in this app, on and around the campsite. Download the KOMOOT app and follow ‘Camping Naturista Ca’ le Scope ‘.


There are plenty of opportunities for mountain biking and / or cycling from the campsite and in the spacious surroundings. For example, take a look at this website.

Delivery and / or collection service

Want to take a long walk from the campsite to Grizzana Morandi, for example? Or a brisk trip over the Monte Salvaro?

We can pick you up with the Defender (max. 6 people) and bring you back to the campsite. The other way around is of course also possible.

To be reserved well before the start of the trip.

Portico di san Luca

The longest (3,796 meters) arched pilgrim walk in the world. Climb 489 steps to the Santuario Madonna di San Luca. This is where you refresh your mind. Tip for parking (libero) and visit: Cimetario Monumentale della Certosa in Bologna.

Beautiful car / motorcycle routes

Take a drive through the Apennines on meandering mountain roads, towards and through Tuscany, or past the countless small villages in the region. There are plenty of opportunities to discover the area by motorcycle or car.

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Routeyou, this website helps to choose walks near the campsite, multilingual. More info


Il Poggiolo di Monte Sole

Il Poggiolo is a fifteen minute walk from the campsite. It is a nice place, which is run by young (jazz) musicians. Simple meals are served here.

La Malvina

Use of local products. Traditional Bolognese cuisine. Good price-quality ratio.

Locanda A casa dalla ross

Cosyrestaurant on the river Setta. A somewhat idiosyncratic Italian cuisine.

We are happy to make the reservation for you!

Locanda dei Fienili del Campario

Menu with local products. Traditional Bolognese cuisine. Small and cozy. Right next to the Morandi museum.

Ristorante il Sambuco al Sole

Chic romantic seafood restaurant. High service, exceptionally high quality dishes and corresponding prices. Book a table outside for a beautiful view.

Azienda Agricola la Cà dal Nôn

A tour through this azienda takes an hour. From vineyard, vinegar factory to vinegar tasting. The traditional aceto balsamico di Modena.

Antica Trattoria la piazza Rioveggio

Beautiful view over the valley. Traditional Bolognese cuisine. Nicely set tables with table linen.

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Pasta course, learn how to make fresh pasta yourself? Ask at the bar about the possibilities for a workshop in Bologna.


Parco Storico di monte sole

This park is rich in plant species, as many as 986, This is about 1/3 of the total flora present in the Apennines. In addition to a rich flora and fauna, the park also has great historical importance in relation to the tragic events that took place here during the second world war.

Parco dei Gessi Bolognesi

A walk through this park will conjure up images of the moon due to the somewhat similar landscape. The park is a protected area and one of the largest karst configurations in Europe. It has a spectacular network of more than 200 plaster caves and in clear weather you can see the Alps.

Parco Regionale Abbazia di Monteveglio

The road towards this park is already beautiful. This park covers a mosaic of forested mountains, small valleys and gray calanques, interspersed with cherry orchards and fields. In addition to the rugged natural environment, you will find here the remains of a castle with a 14th-century castle tower and abbey.

Wildlife watching

Game can be spotted at various places in the vicinity of the camping from wildlife observation towers or while walking. The chance of active wildlife increases before dawn. Leave pets at home, move quietly (better yet, find a spot out of the wind and don’t move), wear clothes with green tones or black, and don’t use any cosmetics / perfume.

Camera en/of verrekijker mee en spotten maar.