You can hiking and biking in natural area of "La Bora," where you can see herons, cormorants and other rare species of birds.
The art cities of Bologna, Modena and Ferrara are nearby, as well as the factories and museums of the legendary Ferrari (Maranello), Lamborghini (7 km, town Sant'Agata Bolognese) and Ducati (Borgo Panigale, 20 km).
You can reach San Giovanni in Persiceto, with its characteristic historical center, in five minutes, and in 20 minutes you can go to the Farmer's Museum Villa Smeralda in San Martino di Bentivoglio.
Interesting are the “Streets of wines and flavors”, which are just a few minutes by car. They are wine and food tours: you can visit ancient wine cellars of production of valuable wines, cheese factories for the production of the famous cheese parmigiano-reggiano.