If it has happened or it will happen to you to go around Modena and you are a person that take care of details, you will not miss to see a sign located outside the windows of some shops, bars or restaurant, which over time has hit me. I’m talking about the signs where it was written: “Bottega Storica dell’Emilia Romagna” (The Historical Shop of Emilia Romagna), but what are they?
Have you ever wondered what character has your city? Do you think it is possible to identify its different distinctive features? I think it is.
I’ve always thought that cities, like humans, had a different character that could be captured in certain places and doing certain experiences.
So, in order to organize a tour of Modena made of 5 stops, I’ve tried to think about my city as a real person, whose character is composed of different personalities. Then, I tell you of 5 shades of Modena, 5 experiences that I had having a tour on my territory accompanied by the new T-Roc, in collaboration with Volkswagen MPS Car Modena.
MATA stands for Tobacco Manufacturing and it’s one of the new cultural space dedicated to culture opened in last years in Modena. Since 2017 is the location for Fondazione Fotografia’s expositions. This cultural place is set inside a really unique architectural context which combines an historic area, the one of the ex Tobacco Factory, and which has been almost completely returned to the city and to anyone who wants to visit it.
If you are in Italy in summer, you have not to miss to come in Modena, my beautiful city 🙂
Modena is a lovely city in Emilia Romagna. You can find more details about it on my blog, so I suggest you to follow me 😉
As many Italian cities, Modena in summer can be very warm and enjoy the visit in the urban area can be difficult. Therefore, sometimes, it could be a good idea to explore different alternatives in order to discover new places nearby. Modena has lovely neighborhoods to go to see.
In this article, I tell you 3 great ideas to enjoy your summer in Italy if you are near Modena!
I like mountain, I love the idea to feel surrounded by the nature and I feel regenerated by the good energy that it transmits. Although I often prefer the sea, an habitat where I feel really “at home”, I would like to discover more about it!
So, I thought to start with some places in our beautiful Modena Apennines, with an excursion, that I already did in the past, to Scaffaiolo Lake, starting from Capanno Tassoni and passing through the “Croce Arcana”. I tell you how it went!
Estense Gallery in Modena is one of the oldest and most important National Galleries of Italy where the collection of arts of Este family, the dukes of the city, are exposed. A real gem, a place to get lost for few hours, admiring the magnificence of a past that has left its mark. This is a visit that I really loved and that gave me the opportunity to learn more about Este.
I’ll tell you then my experience between the rooms of one of the oldest and most important National Galleries of my country.
Spring has arrived and with it the desire to revive public spaces, enjoying the open air during these beautiful sunny days.
This season (definitely my favorite to enjoy my city) brings with it a feeling of awakening, of rebirth, that you can breathe walking through the streets of Modena. Therefore, I’ve thought to tell you 3 things I love to do during springtime.
Time flies as usual and just a few days miss at Christmas. It seems yesterday that I wrote about Christmas in the city. Now, I am back again with a special blog post dedicated to this time of the year where I’ve collected some ideas to give you in order to live Christmas in Modena in the best way.
“In November 2015 this beautiful adventure began… since then I have traveled a long way!
I rediscovered my city, I observed it, I lived it, I photographed it and I told about it: 12 months of Modena My Diary”
Sometimes it happens to discover places of my city I don’t know, or rather, that I’ve only heard but I’ve never visited. So when I find one, I am so happy to talk about it and share my experience that would stay hours writing about it. This happens recently with Stanguellini Museum, the museum dedicated to the oldest Modenese name active in the car field.