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Quaint and Charming

During a recent stay at Palazzo di Varignana, I arranged through the hotel an excursion to Dozza to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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everywhere you turn, a mural

Quite a remarkable little village. The art painted on the walls of the houses and public buildings... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

During a recent stay at Palazzo di Varignana, I arranged through the hotel an excursion to Dozza to see for myself the beauty of the murals.A 20min short and pleasent drive from the resort, we entered the pictureaque town and was delighted with it's storybook...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

On our drive to Bologna, we stopped to see the little village of Dozza. Dozza is known for its festival of the painted wall, which takes place every two years. During this festival, famous national and international artists paint pictures on the walls of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Quite a remarkable little village. The art painted on the walls of the houses and public buildings is very special. Paintings by artists, some of whom have come from afar give this place a truly special and unique feeling. This is worth a major detour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

If you're in the vicinity, don't miss this fantastic, small city, dramatically set high above a beautiful valley and dominated by a castle. The murals are justly famous and were of far higher quality than we could have guessed. We spent about 90 minutes taking...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Lit-traveler
Reviewed 26 October 2017

For painters, a real delight this village, with magic paintings on so much facades, and also the colorful ochre colors the shade of red, yellow, rosa; many work to reneval so often as it's necessary; for locals and foreigns, for me, so lovely to contemplate.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Dozza is a very pretty town. So clean. The fortress is well worth a visit and the paintings on the walls of the towns buildings are everywhere. A lovely place for a stroll.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here since I was fourteen to my parents summer house (now long gone) and I came back this summer for a cousins lunch reunion with my daughter. The Dozza painted walls renovated every year with the addition of murals from famous...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank giovannis837
Reviewed 3 July 2017

All Dozza village is full of murals. I suppose that it was a quiz for painting them. Some ones are very good and integrated into the environment, others better that they weren't painted.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

very interesting castle village, which has however lost its antique atmosphere - still worth to visit though

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kidermit
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel( Hotel Zio Imola - brilliant)..... we were delighted to visit the pretty Dozza village. Beautiful house wall murals in a typically Emilian village. Stunning. Visit the Rocca di Dozza too. AA and Imola Aitken

Date of experience: May 2017
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