• 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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Albergo delle Notarie

“MATILDE DI CANOSSA” CONGRESS ROOM – The comfortable meeting Hotel facilities include the “Matilde di Canossa” congress room, which is available for congresses, conferences, meetings and banquets and can meet other guests’ needs in every moment. A smaller adjacent room can be used as a…

Holiday Inn Express Reggio Emilia ***

The modern premises of the recently renovated 3-star Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Reggio Emilia provide the perfect location for businessmen and tourists staying inReggio Emilia. The hotel is the very first of the third generation of Holiday Inn Express hotels in Italy and lies…

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…

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…

Renaissance to Unification of Italy

After the death of Matilda da Canossa and the experience of the Commune of Reggio, the territory was divided into different counties ruled by independent powerful families. At the beginning of the 15th century though, the district of Reggio was occupied by the Este Family…

Albergo Reggio ***

Albergo Reggio is the annexe of the Hotel Posta, a prestigious 4-star hotel in the historic center of Reggio Emilia, which is only 100 meters away from it. The Albergo Reggio’s unique central location, compared to all other 3-star hotels in Reggio Emilia allows you…

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…

Scandiano

The ideals of Renaissance Humanism spread with incredible rapidity in this region together with a proper urge for renovation. This longing for change was not only showing in big cities such as Ferrara, Reggio and Parma, but also into smaller towns, dignified by the importance…

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…

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…