The Modena Apennines and Mount Cimone can be reached from the A1 “Autostrada del Sole” motorway, coming off at the junction for Modena Nord and taking the “Nuova Estense” main road to reach the towns and villages to the west, or the junction for “Modena Sud” to reach the towns and villages further east, following the signs for Vignola.

Coming from Tuscany, you can take the Pistoia junction of the A11 “Firenze-Mare” motorway, continuing northwards and either crossing the Abetone Pass or continuing on to Porretta Terme.


The nearest railway stations are Modena and Pistoia. Bus services connect Bologna, Modena, Pavullo nel Frignano, Florence and Pistoia with the main tourist destinations in the Modena Apennines. Coming from Bologna, you can take the suburban train line that connects Bologna Central Station to the town of Vignola; from here you can continue by bus.

Train routes and timetables are available at


The nearest airports are 'Guglielmo Marconi' Airport in Bologna, about 70 kilometres away; 'Amerigo Vespucci' Airport in Florence, 80 kilometres away, and 'Galileo Galilei' Airport in Pisa, 101 kilometres away.


Bus lines
From Modena, bus lines and timetables are available on
From Bologna, bus lines and timetables are available on