The Gothic Line (German: Gotenstellung; Italian: Linea Gotica) was a German defensive line of the Italian Campaign of World War II. It formed Field Marshal Albert Kesselring's last major line of defence along the summits of the northern part of the Apennine Mountains during the fighting retreat of the German forces in Italy against the Allied Armies in Italy, commanded by General Sir Harold Alexander.
Saint Francis Walk - From Rimini to la Verna
This trail was inaugurated in 2013 for the eight hundredth anniversary of the passing of Saint Francis through Valmarecchia and of the gift of Mount Verna, which happened in San Leo. This trail winds through a beautiful landscape, featuring the Marecchia River and steep cliffs topped with walled villages. The section of Apennines that connects Valmarecchia to La Verna is set deep in the mountains in the woods with long sections along the mountain ridges.
The Candid Trail
This long walking route is almost fully marked. In close cooperation with the Italian Alps´climbers Club (CAI), the rest of the horizontal and vertical trails, where missing, will be soon marked. Not many are missing since a part of the walk overlaps with the San Vicinio -walk, the Alta Via del Parchi-parks trail and other paths of CAI, recent and old ones, in good conditions. This walk crosses 5 Municipalities of which 4 in Emilia-Romagna region (Sant'Agata Feltria, Casteldelci, Verghereto, Pennabilli) and one in Tuscany (Badia Tedalda).Total length is 118 km, easily walkable in 7 days.