Eremo di Tizzano


Hermitage church of Tizzano

Where: Via Tizzano, 34 - 40033 Casalecchio di Reno (BO)

Hermitage church of Tizzano - Comune di Casalecchio di Reno
Hermitage church of Tizzano - Comune di Casalecchio di Reno

In Casalecchio di Reno, opposite the Colle della Guardia, across the river Reno, stands the Eremo di Tizzano (4 km from the town centre, in the direction of Zola Predosa).

A retreat for the Camaldolesi (a contemplative religious order), this large Baroque church is composed of six inter-connected chapels.

Inside, the wooden choir stalls are worth seeing, as are the paintings by Gandolfi and the Guercino. Behind the church, you can see two of the seventeen cells where the monks used to live.

There is also a notable view over Bologna and the plains.


Ph. 0039 051 570435


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Info on the tourist location

Tourist informations about Casalecchio di Reno are provided by the UIT Colli Bolognesi (Tourist Information Office of the Bolognese Hills), located at Villa Garagnani in Zola Predosa. It also provides information on Zola Predosa, Valsamoggia and Monte San Pietro.


UIT Colli Bolognesi c/o Villa Edvige Garagnani

Via Masini 11 - 40069 Zola Predosa
Ph. +39 366 8982707


Opening times:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 14:30-19:00
Saturday 9:00-13:00 and 15:00-18:00
Closed on Tuesday, Sunday and Holidays


Sportello Polifunzionale Casalecchio di Reno

Toll free number: 800 011 837
Ph: 0039 051 598 111
fax: 0039 051 598 200 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8am – 2pm
Thursday 11.30am – 6.30pm
Saturday 8.30am-12pm


Last update: 09-07-2019