• 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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Correggio

As a town of medieval origins, former home of powerful lords and birthplace of artists, Correggio is certainly worth a visit. During Renaissance, the town hosted a small but refined and elegant court under the Da Correggio family rule, rivals of the Este and Visconti…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Economy

Reggio Emilia is a city with a practical and generous soul, its roots embedded in the peasant tradition, where people work hard and have managed, through times, to stand out in many different economic fields. Between them we find textile production, which dates back to…

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…

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…

Hotel Posta ****

In the heart of the oldest quarter of Reggio Emilia, located within the ancient Palace of the so-called ‘Captain of the People’ (Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo), the 4-star Hotel Posta offers you a relaxing stay in delightful surroundings, where art, history and tradition are…

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 Forum ***

Welcome to Forum Hotel! Hotel Forum is a known 3 star hotel, that stands out with its prominent structure in a strategic area of Emilia Romagna, between Parma and Reggio Emilia, in the locality of Sant’Ilario, the heart of the Food Valley. It has a…

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…

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…