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  • Weddings in Reggio Emilia: traditions and mores

    Weddings in Reggio Emilia: traditions and mores

    Each Italian Region is characterized by very particular traditions and customs, which distinguish it clearly from the other territories of the peninsula. This also applies to weddings: these are really important events, especially in times gone by. As a result, the ceremony was accompanied by rituals and customs that emphasized its relevance. >>

  • The Emilian carnival: tradition and masks

    The Emilian carnival: tradition and masks

    Carnival is a festival of ancient origins: in fact it developed from the Saturnalia of Ancient Rome and with Christianity it became the event that marked the beginning of the Lenten fasting. In Italy, over the centuries, various Carnival Masks were born and spread, starting from the tradition of puppets, the Commedia dell’Arte and the Teatro buffonesco. >>

  • Main attractions in the city of Reggio Emilia

    Main attractions in the city of Reggio Emilia

    Piazza Prampolini is the largest square in the city, so much so that its inhabitants also call it “Piazza Grande” (=big square) because it surely appears even bigger if compared to the nearby Piazza San Prospero, much smaller. On the four sides of the square it is possible to admire the main attractions of Reggio Emilia. >>

  • Italian Flag Celebration: Festa del Tricolore

    Italian Flag Celebration: Festa del Tricolore

    On January the 7th 2018 the Italians celebrate their flag with the Festa del Tricolore (literally, the Tricolor Celebration). The anniversary recalls when the emblem of our country was born on January the 7th 1792, 221 years ago. >>

  • Inhabitants of the Apennines: the wolf and the peregrine falcon

    Inhabitants of the Apennines: the wolf and the peregrine falcon

    Among the numerous wild inhabitants of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennine National Park, the wolf and the peregrine falcon populate the wooded areas and the skies together with other species such as deer, eagle, roe deer, buzzard and vole.
    The wolf in the Apennines
    The wolf is a carnivorous specimen that feeds mainly on deer, hares, small rodents or wild berries. His body can reach 1.50 m. >>

  • Gastronomic Tradition: Pan del Re and Balsamic Vinegar

    Gastronomic Tradition: Pan del Re and Balsamic Vinegar

    Emilian lands are rich in gastronomic traditions from which many products are now famous all around the world. Particularly in Reggio Emilia we have the “new” Pan Del Re – a special italian bread from this area. On the occasion of the Bread Festival held in Reggio Emilia a new biological and zero mile Pan del Re has been presented. >>

  • December and holidays between Modena and Reggio Emilia

    December and holidays between Modena and Reggio Emilia

    If you are plenning to pass through Emilia-Romagna you can not stop for a festival or a musical event in the area. In our region you’ll have the feeling to be in a ‘big family’ and, for this reason, you must absolutely take advantage of the holiday season to visit our beautiful cities. >>

  • The appennines in winter between snowshoes and trekking

    The appennines in winter between snowshoes and trekking

    The sparkling winter days are perfect for discovering the hidden trails in the Apennines of Emilia Romagna. Get ready with your snow rackets and backpack: here are some of the most enchanting itineraries of Emilia Romagna.
    Trekking in the province of Modena
    Locanda Le Due Querce in Toano is an excellent base for those who want to know the region. >>

  • The Appennine Wildlife and the “City of Tricolor”

    The Appennine Wildlife and the “City of Tricolor”

    Emilia Romagna is a hospitable land: there is always a good reason to visit it. Locanda Le Due Querce is the ideal starting point for discovering this region. The hotel, nestled in a forest of pines and oaks, offers the utmost relaxation and, thanks to its strategic location, allows you to visit many cities of historical and cultural interest. >>

  • Renaissance capitals in the province of Reggio Emilia

    Renaissance capitals in the province of Reggio Emilia

    The territory around the province of Reggio Emilia reserves many surprises at the cultural, artistic and historical level. Several are the centers to visit to fall into their illustrious past, made of small architectural treasures. That is why they deserve the title of Renaissance capitals. >>