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History and culture routes

Reggio Emilia

The tour of the squares

The route starts from Piazza della Vittoria and leads to Piazza del Monte, the belly button of the city, at the very heart of the via Emilia road which crosses the city centre. The tour goes then through Piazza Prampolini and Piazza San Prospero and ends in the characteristic Piazza Fontanesi.

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Tricolour Flag tour

The tour offers a view on the history of the Tricolour Flag, in relation with the political events and the history of the town and its monuments. About 1 hour walk in search of the most hidden corners of the town centre.

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Town guided tours - Along the arcades of the via Emilia

Along the arcades of the via Emilia Piazza Battisti - Via Emilia - Chiesa di San Nicolò (Church of Saint Nicholas) - The arcades of the via Emilia road - Chiesa di San Pietro (Church of Saint Peter)

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Town guided tours - From the via Emilia to the old "corso del Crostolo" street

From the via Emilia to the old "corso del Crostolo" street. via Emilia - Corso Caribaldi - Guido da Castello - Piazzale Roversi

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A contemporary tour

The itinerary goes through all the main work of art, buildings and places that characterize the contemporary Reggio Emilia, aware to the modernity and to the constant changing of society, culture and styles.

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Jewish tour in Reggio Emilia

The tour mainly goes through the streets of the town centre, linking the places and the histories of the ten Jews of Reggio Emilia deported to Auschwitz.

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Town guided tours - Places of performance, entertainment and culture

Places of performance, entertainment and culture Piazza Battisti - Piazza Martiri 7 luglio - Piazza della Vittoria , Piazza Cavour - Corso Cairoli - Via L. Spallanzani - Via Dante Alighieri

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Resistance and repression

Two itineraries through the places of the German occupation, of the Resistance struggle and the successive repression in the town, during the Second World War.

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A walk from the town to the Este delights

From the town centre to Rivalta Palace (Via dei Combattenti) and beyond, through Corso Garibaldi, Via Ariosto, Viale Umberto I and the Parco del Crostolo, a pleasant walk that takes you through the landscape into this part of the town.

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Cultural park dedicated to Ariosto and Boiardo

The route starts from the historic centre of Reggio Emilia in the Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square).

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In the Province - Partisan Paths

15 paths through the places, on the hills and Apennines of Reggio Emilia, which recall the Partisans who, after September 8, 1943, went to the mountains to plan the armed Resistance against the Nazi occupation and the italian Fascists.

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In the Province - Via Matildica del Volto Santo (Matildic Way of the Holy Face)

The Via Matildica del Volto Santo (Matildic Way of the Holy Face) is a route that retraces the ancient network of itineraries that crossed northern Italy in the longitudinal direction within the territories of Countess Matilda di Canossa.

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Brescello

Once upon a time there was a small village....

These are the first words of one of the movie of "Peppone e Don Camillo" series, shot in Brescello. The visit to the town let you discover the museums dedicated to the two famous characters, the places of the movie, the history of the territory and the great river Po.

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Correggio

Discovering Correggio...

This tour through the streets of Correggio’s old town centre can be done entirely on foot.

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Gattatico

Artistic and cultural tour

In Pantaro, just outside Gattatico, there are two splendid Farnese villas dating back to the 16th century that the dukes of Parma used as hunting lodges.

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Gualtieri

City tour

Gualtieri is a classic example of a small Renaissance capital in the Po Valley.

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Luzzara

History and art tour

The itinerary starts from the historical center of Luzzara, where is the National Museum of the Naives Arts "C. Zavattini", and arrives as far as out of the town, in Maso, where the beautiful Villa Paralupi is located.

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Photographic itinerary

It is a project created for the exhibition "Paul Strand and Cesare Zavattini, A Country. History and legacy" at Palazzo Magnani for the European Photography Festival in 2017. An itinerary to discover the places of photography in Luzzara.

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Scandiano

Through the streets of the old town centre

Piazza Matteo Maria Boiardo, Palazzo Muncipale, Piazza Libertà, Piazza Spallanzani. A full 360 degree view of the historic town.

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Tour through the villages around Scandiano

Arceto, Viano, Ventoso: history and nature through the villages around Scandiano.

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