• 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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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…

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…

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…

La Razza Farm & Agritourism

Our Farm was started midway through the last century and since then, through three generations, our family continues to make history in the Reggiano area, day after day and with great pride. We have a history of food products which are simple and yet unique…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…