• 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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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Visual Arts

The city of Reggio is quite proud of its illustrious citizens that, for one reason or another, have given great contribution to different fields: visual arts, music, performing arts, science and literature, the history and legacy of every one of them tells a lot about…

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…

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…

Fattorie Canossa Bistrot

  The Fattorie Canossa Bistrot was opened in November 2013 in the beautiful surroundings of one of the most popular squares in the historic center of Reggio Emilia – Piazza Fontanesi. It was born from the desire and the passion of a group of young…

A tasty weekend

  First day – Arrival in Reggio Emilia and accomodation 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…