• 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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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Matilde’s Castles

The Great Countess Matilda ruled on a vast territory, including most of the northern and central part of the Italian peninsula; nevertheless, the heart of his reign, fortified and safe, was the area between the castles of Canossa, Rossena, Sarzano, Carpineti and Bianello. Here the…

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…

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…

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…