After the fall of the Roman Republic in 1849, Giuseppe Garibaldi stopped in Terni, Todi, Orvieto, San Marino and arrived in Cesenatico on the 2nd August, where he embarked on 13 boats (bragozzi) with 250 men, determined to reach Venice.
Intercepted by the Austrians, he was forced to land 8km away from Magnavacca (today Porto Garibaldi). So began the Trafila Garibaldina (Garibaldi's journey) which brought him to this hut after several stops. From this place, he passed then at Savio, Ravenna and finally at Forlì by following the via Ravegnana. He was guided by Don Giovanni to Tuscany and Genoa in order to escape from the Austrians.
The hut was built in 1810 for hunting purposes, destroyed by fire in 1911 and then accurately rebuilt thanks to the Conservative Society of the Garibaldi's Hut which holds it since 1882.
From 2 June to 30 September
Every day (except on Monday and Friday): 9.30am - 12.30pm / 2.30pm - 6pm*
*In July and August, the hut will close at 7pm
*In September, the hut will close at 5.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9.30am - 12.30pm / 2.30pm - 5.30pm
Sunday, holidays and Monday 2 November: 9.30am - 12.30pm / 2.30pm - 5.30pm
The hut is closed until 2 June 2020
Winter closing from November 2020 to 14 March 2021
The hut is located at an 8km distance from Ravenna. It can be reached by driving through Via Romea Nord, following the signs for Porto Corsini and Marina di Ravenna. The hut is 200m away from the road sign "Capanno Garibaldi".
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Last modified date: 04/06/2020