• 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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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Wines

Reggio Emilia is also home of a well-known red sparkling wine: Lambrusco, D.O.C. by Presidential Decree since 1971, also produced in the provinces of Modena, Parma and a small portion of Matua’s. The Roman already knew the qualities of the grapes of Regium Lepidi (Reggio’s…

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…

Restaurant “A Mangiare”

The restaurant “A Mangiare” is a historical one, located in an art-nouveau-style building at the ancient gates of the town. The cuisine is inspired by tradition but does not fail to deliver more creative proposals, paying attention to the seasonality of products, thanks to the…

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…