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Correggio

Correggio

A look at Correggio
Giulio Tellarini

Correggio
Giulio Tellarini

Correggio
Giulio Tellarini

Correggio
Giulio Tellarini

Correggio
Giulio Tellarini

Correggio
Giulio Tellarini

Correggio
Giulio Tellarini

Correggio
Giulio Tellarini

Correggio
Giulio Tellarini

Correggio
Giulio Tellarini

Correggio
Edi Brancolini

Correggio
Giulio Tellarini

The name Correggio (Curèš in the dialect corrigese, Curèz in the dialect of Reggio) derives from the Latin corrigia or corrigium, which means "strip of leather" with an extension of the meaning to "strip of land between marshes" or "strip of land between the waters". The first to inhabit the territory were probably the Celts or the Ligurians, between the VI and V century BC, before the Etruscans and finally the Romans, although it was not born as a Roman municipality. The current village was clearly born under the Longobardia and the toponym Corrigia appeared in fact for the first time in 946 AD.

From 1009 to 1635 the Lordship of Correggio developed. In 1452, when by then his lords had had to resign themselves to the ancestral territories and were therefore primarily interested in strengthening themselves juridically and diplomatically in them, Emperor Federico III recognized the title of Conti from Correggio, also delimited the lands and boundaries of the Committee by submitting it directly to the Empire. Then began the period, lasting about a century, of greater fortune of the city and its Lords. The center of attraction of the political and social life of the County was represented by the Court, which was the seat of diplomatic and cultural activity of great importance. There were guests Ludovico il Moro, Ariosto, Bembo, il Molza, Bernardo Tasso, and many others among the most important artists and lords of the time. The same local representatives of politics and culture were of the highest level: Nicolò il Postumo, Veronica Gambara, Rinaldo Corso, Claudio Merulo and, above all, Antonio Allegri.

On May 16, 1559, Emperor Ferdinand I of Hapsburg raised Correggio to the rank of City, conferring, at the same time, the privilege of beating money and maintaining a Catalog of the city's nobility. In 1616 it was built in Principato. In 1635 Prince Siro da Correggio was accused of beating false money and therefore was deprived of its territories, which were annexed, a few years later (1641, confirmed in 1659), in the Duchy of Modena and Reggio.

Municipality of Correggio
Province of Reggio Emilia
Emilia Romagna Region

Population: 25.694 (21.848 in the village)
Altitude centre: 31 m s.l.m.

the Municipality is part of:
Unione Pianura Reggiana

Municipality of Correggio
Corso Mazzini 33 - Correggio (RE)
Tel. +39 0522 630711

Correggio Tourism
via Borgovecchio 39 c/o Casa del Correggio - Reggio Emilia (RE)
Tel. +39 0522 631770
Opening time:
15 Mar-14 Oct, Tuesday to Sunday 9.30- 12.30 and 15-18. Closed on Monday.
15 Oct-14 March, Tuesday to Sunday 9.30-12.30 and Wed / Sat / Sun 15-18. Closed Monday.

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Pier Vittorio Tondelli Documentation Center
Palazzo dei Principi, viale Cavour 7 - Correggio (RE)
Tel. +39 0522 693296

Correggio (Emilia Romagna), birthplace of the artist Luciano Ligabue

Interesting center of the Emilian plain, ancient Lombard village, land of good food and one of the most successful Italian songwriters.

Next or present Events

  • Christmas markets
    From 01-12-2018
    To 31-12-2018
    Street markets

    Add to calendar 2018-12-01 2018-12-31 Europe/Rome Christmas markets In December, the usual Christmas markets take place over three weekends, an opportunity to look for gifts to put under the tree. Correggio

    In December, the usual Christmas markets take place over three weekends, an opportunity to look for gifts to put under the tree.

  • Fiera di San Giuseppe
    From 16-03-2019
    To 17-03-2019
    Expo

    Add to calendar 2019-03-16 2019-03-17 Europe/Rome Fiera di San Giuseppe Correggio

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  • San Quirino
    04-06-2019
    Patronal parties

    Add to calendar 2019-06-04 2019-06-04 Europe/Rome San Quirino Correggio

Past Events

  • Street Food Festival
    From 07-09-2018
    To 09-09-2018
    Street Food Festival
    Feasts

Other Events

  • Weekly market: every wednesday , in the city center;
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Where to sleep

Medallions' Hotel

Corso Giuseppe Mazzini, 8, Correggio (RE)

Where to eat

Il Correggio Restaurant

Corso Giuseppe Mazzini, 6, Correggio (RE)