Hotel Ristorante Pineta, built in 1968 and has always been run by the family Calzolari is located in Loiano, a village known since Roman times as a resting place and transit to its strategic position on the road Bologna Florence. He had famous guests like Goethe and various Popes. In its vicinity (5 km) is the 'Etruscan settlement of Monte Bibele. With the construction of the A1 everything it changed and now Loiano is a tourist area - residential appreciated by many.
Many places around Loiano and the same country are almost certainly of Roman origin and that it is clear dall'orgine names that in many cases are more than names prediali by scarce archaeological finds. But it can not be excluded a more ancient origin of the town reconnecting to settlements of earlier times found not far from the city limits.
In the area of Monte Bibele (largely in the municipality of Monterenzio) are the remains of the Celts un'insediamento dating back to IV / III century BC Within the municipal area were found traces even older, a burial ground Villanova, attributable VIII / VII century BC Besides sporadic finds of the Paleolithic period do not allow the identification of an area inhabited. Over the centuries the country finds itself on an important road in a border area of apprima between the kingdom of the Goths and then the Exarchate between domains of powerful Ghibelline families is that of Ubaldini, Alberti, of panic, the Da Mangona and Loiani one hand, and the Municipality of Bologna on the other; and finally between the Papal State and the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.
The dishes are typical of the cuisine of Emilia and Tuscany: fresh pasta, mushrooms, truffles, grilled meat, crescentine.
The restaurant has a lounge with over 100 seats and panoramic view and a room with a fireplace with 12 seats.