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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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