• Welcome to Reggio Emilia


      The citizens of Reggio Emilia are known for their cordiality and hospitality. It is always a pleasure to visit the city and the surrounding countryside and towns, which still show clear signs of the passage of history, wars, conquests and dominions. If you are…

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Collezione Maramotti

Collezione Maramotti is a private contemporary art collection which opened to visitors in 2007: it is located in the historical headquarters of Max Mara company, in Reggio Emilia. The permanent collection can be visited with free admission and upon booking, according to the wishes of…

Hotel Villa Nabila ***S

The Hotel Villa Nabila, in the historic center of Reggiolo (Reggio Emilia) is housed in the stables of Villa Manfredini, a prestigious building from the end of XVIII century. The old farmhouse, deeply renovated and finished with valuable architectural features, is the ideal destination for…

Pianderna Agriwellness

Pianderna Agriwellness stands in the foothills of Reggio Emilia at an altitude of about 300 metres, overlooking a breath-taking view of the plain. A true refuge from daily routine, the estate is located within a hunting reserve and encompasses 100 hectares of farmland, 38 hectares…

Albergo delle Notarie ****

The hotel has got 51 rooms, 4 of them with wheelchairs access. Rooms are divided in different categories: “standard”(14), “comfort”(20), “luxury”(14) and “apartments”(3). With all the amenities to be expected of a four-star hotel, the rooms are furnished in a style that is simple yet…

Stradora ristrò & cocktail

Stradora ristrò & cocktail – an enchanted place in the center of Reggiolo Villa Manfredini is an enchanting 18th-century manor house, which later became a restaurant and Hotel by the purchaser who took over it in the 80s. The Villa has hosted some prestigious restaurants,…

Guastalla

Warstall in Lombard, Guardistallum in Latin, the city’s original role is very clear: a place of guard, a strategic point of control of the Po River. But Guastalla owes its beauty and glory to Ferrante I of Gonzaga, amongst the best captains at the service…

Visual Arts

The city of Reggio is quite proud of its illustrious citizens that, for one reason or another, have given great contribution to different fields: visual arts, music, performing arts, science and literature, the history and legacy of every one of them tells a lot about…

University

Traditionally, we date the beginning of Reggio Emilia University to 1088, when Jacopo da Mandra moved in with his pupils and started teaching law. As a matter of fact the official life of the University didn’t last long: instituted in 1752, by 1772 it was…

Climb Bismantova Rock

Mentioned by Dante in Purgatory, this huge “stone” is a paradise for free climbers. Pietra di Bismantova, or just “La Pietra” as locals call it, is a massive, anvil-shaped, sandstone block standing in a beautiful environment, isolated amongst the Tuscan-Emilian Apennine National Park. At the…

About Reggio Emilia

With almost 170.000 inhabitants, Reggio Emilia is a welcoming, lively city; both modern and traditional, it mixes the surprising beauty of its architectures and the richness of its culture with the delicious flavors of its gastronomy! Reggio Emilia’s old city center is shaped on the…

Literature

The poet Matteo Maria Boiardo was born in 1441 in Scandiano, a feud of Reggio he ruled as heir of the noble Boiardo family. Taking inspiration from Petrarca he wrote the most beautiful collection of poems of the 15th century: Amorum Libri Tres, three books…

Cappelletti

Cappelletti is the Reggio Emilia version of a regional recipe, the filling is slightly different from Tortellini or other variation, and it is with full rights part of this area’s tradition. This handmade variety of pasta is very typical on Christmas table, a rich recipe…

Ristorante delle Notarie

The Ristorante delle Notarie, well-known all over the region, is located in the same building as the Albergo delle Notarie. Within easy walking distance from the most elegant shops of Reggio Emilia, the restaurant offers guests a welcoming environment composed by three small sober and…

Green E(art)h

  First day – Arrival in Reggio Emilia and accommodation in agritourism. Morning at leisure while strolling through Reggio Emilia city centre. Welcome lunch in the city centre tasting local specialties. In the afternoon, half day excursion with a local guide through Matilde di Canossa…

A tasty weekend

First day – Arrival in Reggio Emilia and accommodation in the hotel. Morning at leisure while strolling through the city centre: Cathedral, Prampolini Square, Basilica of San Prospero and expecially visit the current exhibition at Palazzo Magnani. Welcome lunch tasting local specialties. Afternoon visit to…