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Italy in Photos

Photos of Italy taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italia

Welcome to Italy in Photos, a mesmerizing visual experience that unveils the hidden treasures of Reggio Emilia: – Reggio Emilia is a city in northern Italy, in the Emilia-Romagna region. It is the main municipality of the province of Reggio Emilia and has a population of about 171,944 inhabitants. Reggio Emilia has a rich history and culture and is known as the birthplace of the Italian flag, the tricolour, which was first adopted here in 1797. Reggio Emilia is also famous for its educational approach, which emphasizes the role of the environment, the community, and the child’s creativity in learning. It is located on the Via Emilia, an ancient Roman road that connects Piacenza to Rimini. The city has a hexagonal shape, which derives from the old walls that surrounded it. The city centre is full of elegant squares, palaces, churches, and museums, where visitors can admire the artistic and architectural heritage of the city. Some of the main attractions are the Basilica della Beata Vergine della Ghiara, a splendid baroque church with frescoes and paintings, the Galleria Parmeggiani, an art gallery with works by Italian, Flemish, and Spanish masters, the Museo del Tricolore, a museum dedicated to the history of the Italian flag, and the Palazzo dei Musei, a complex that houses various collections of archaeology, art, and science. Reggio Emilia is also a lively and modern city, with a strong cultural and social scene. The city hosts many events and festivals throughout the year, such as the European Photography Festival, the Reggio Emilia Film Festival, the Reggio Emilia Jazz Festival, and the Festival of Philosophy. The city is also known for its gastronomy, which includes typical products such as Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, balsamic vinegar, Lambrusco wine, and the local delicacy, erbazzone, a savoury pie filled with spinach and cheese. Reggio Emilia is a city that offers a lot to its visitors, from historical and artistic treasures to natural and culinary delights, to innovative and inspiring educational experiences. It is a city that combines tradition and innovation, culture and nature, beauty and harmony. Reggio Emilia is a city worth discovering.

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Photo Gallery of  Walk 1 – Via Emilia San Pietro to  Piazza di S. Prospero
Approximately 1.76 km – 1.09 miles

The walk starts in Via Emilia San Pietro – Basilica di San Pietro, Via Emilia San Pietro – Via Campo Samarotto – Viale Monte S. Michele – Via Dante Alighieri – Via Roma – Parrocchia di San Giacomo, Via Roma – Via Roma – Piazza “Del Popol Giost” – Via Roma – Porta Santa Croce, Via Roma – Via Roma – Via Emilia San Pietro – Via Mario Calderini – Via Emilia San Pietro – Piazza di S. Prospero – Basilica of San Prospero, Piazza di S. Prospero – Piazza di S. Prospero

Photo Gallery of  Walk 2 – Piazza Camillo Prampolini to Via Emilia Santo Stefano
Approximately 1.93 km – 1.11 miles

The walk starts in Piazza Camillo Prampolini – Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta, Piazza Camillo Prampolini – Via Filippo Corridoni – Via Emilia San Pietro – Via Don Giuseppe Andreoli – Piazza Martiri del 7 Luglio – Piazza della Vittoria -Galleria Cavour – Via Naborre Campanini – Via Guido da Castello- Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi – Piazza Roversi – Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi – Piazza Vincenzo Gioberti – Via Emilia Santo Stefano