Local tourism


Guastalla (RE): il Palazzo Ducale (Ducal Palace), chiesa della Pieve (the church of Pieve), chiesa di San Giorgio (church of San Giorgio), Biblioteca Maldotti (the Maldotti library), Croce del Volterra (central crossroads of the town), Corso Garibaldi (main street), monumento a Ferrante I Gonzaga (monument to Ferrante I Gonzaga), teatro comunale risalente al 1671 (town theatre dating back to 1671)
Gualtieri (RE): Palazzo e piazza bentivoglio (Bentivoglio Palace and Square)
Novellara (RE): Rocca Gonzaga (Gonzaga Fortress)
Poviglio (RE): Excavation site of “Terramare” settlements
Colorno (PR): Reggia e parco (Palace and its park)
San benedetto Po (MN): Abbazia Benedettina (Benedictine Abbey)
San Matteo delle chiaviche (MN): chiaviche e ponte in chiatte di Torre dell’Oglio (Sewers and barge-bridge)
Montechiarugolo (PR): castello (the castle)
Quattro Castella (RE): castels of Canossa, Rossena, Bianello 
Sabbioneta (MN): the ideal city created by Vespasiano Gonzaga

Associazione guastallese di storia patria, www.storiapatriaguastalla.it

Museo di Guastalla, http://musei.provincia.re.it


Pro loco di Guastalla, www.prolocoguastalla.com


GASTRONOMY

In Guastalla you can enjoy a delicious variety of culinary traditions from Reggio Emilia and Mantua: food sourced from the fields and the river, it is a true union of rural traditions and haute cuisine. Just to whet your appetite, here are few examples of these culinary delights: tortelli di zucca (ravioli with pumpkin filling) tortelli d'erbette (ravioli with spinach filling) erbazzone (pastry with a spinach and cheese filling)
cappelletti (a kind of filled pasta) salami, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, torta dura (typical cake from the region) spongata (another typical cake from the region) and Lambrusco (typical wine from the area)

PAINTING
The naïve art movement began near here; it was discovered by the critic Zavattini, who lived in Luzzara. Itsmain representative was Luciano Ligabue, who lived between Guastalla and Gualtieri.

FILMS
Guastalla has been the setting for several films: the series of “Peppone e Don Camillo” films, “La Visita” (A. Pietrangeli), “Novecento” (B. Bertolucci),”'Il Mulino del Po” (A. Lattuada), and “Ligabue” (C. Zavattini and S.Nocita)