1. Italy
  2. Emilia-Romagna

Reggio Emilia: Birthplace of the Italian Flag Walking Tour

Product ID: 334441
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Let yourself be captivated by the architecture and decor of churches and aristocratic palaces in Reggio Emilia. Discover the typical arcades of the piazzas and be charmed by the lovely Diana School as you explore the city with your guide.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 3:00 PM
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English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Stroll along the typical piazzas of Reggio Emilia
  • See where the Italian flag was instituted in 1797
  • Discover the ancient Dome of Reggio Emilia
  • Appreciate the magnificent architecture of the Mediopadana Railway Station
Full description
Spend 2 hours exploring the birthplace of the Italian flag, Reggio Emilia. Meet your guide at the the train station and begin your tour by visiting the Old Town’s main monuments, walking through the various Piazzas of the city: Piazza del Tricolore, Piazza Prampolini, Piazza San Prospero, Piazza Martiri del 7 Luglio, Piazza del Monte and Piazza Vittoria. At Piazza Prampolini, visit the Tricolore Room and the nearby museum, where the Italian flag was instituted more than 200 years ago.

Then, your guide will take you to the Reggio Emilio Cathedral, “the Dome”, where you can learn all about its history and admire its ancient architecture.    

After a break, visit the Diana School, a truly unique alternative school nestled in greenery. The last stop of your tour will be a visit to the Mediopadana Railway Station, where you can appreciate the futuristic architecture, designed by Saniago Calatrava.
Includes
  • Guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Meet at main entrance of the railway station, just in front of the newsstand kiosk on the corner.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
This tour must be booked at least 48 hours before your chosen date.

From US$ 128.68 per person