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Almost seems like the Marais

a small French square full of trees and benches, a small bistro, restaurants, pantterei and... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Seville, Spain
My favorite piazza in town

Full of cafes, restaurants and most specially Trees. Gorgeous relaxing placefor an apéritif or... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
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Piazza Fontanesi, 42100, Reggio Emilia, Italy
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

a small French square full of trees and benches, a small bistro, restaurants, pantterei and salumeria, sometimes in the summer with good jazz music. A surprising Reggio Emilia.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CuevadeGranada
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Full of cafes, restaurants and most specially Trees. Gorgeous relaxing placefor an apéritif or dinner al fresco in the summer nights

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gatochatter
Reviewed 5 June 2018

There's nothing like drinking a nice glass of wine in the end of the day at the piazza. Gather some friends and enjoy the cafés and a nice chat. great place to see people and chat about.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank FannyMinerbo
Reviewed 24 May 2018

OK, market day is Tuesday and Friday, with some more things on Saturday, but if you don't need fruits, vegetables and great cheese, then go on Saturday or Sunday afternoon and sit under the trees with a glass of wine from the many local restaurants....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank skip15000
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

This is the most comfortable, relaxing and quite place during the day and night, except the Saturday, cause during it locals sail their own products, which is so fantastic and fun. Around the Piazza you can see a lot of small coffee houses and restaurants,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank annmF9395WF
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This is an elegant and charming town square. I went on an afternoon in autumn and enjoyed a coffee outside a cafe. The trees had begun to shed their leaves, the atmosphere was one of fading gentility. But charming nevertheless.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 680amitm
Reviewed 3 September 2017

During the day, Piazza Fontenesi is a great place to visit - many small shops and restaurants. Summertime, in the evening - especially on "Pink Wednesday" - there is entertainment. Great entertainment and open seating ... bring your bicycle or just walk over ... sit...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SEG97113
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

A truly relaxing place - here the locals gather in the shade of the trees with the chirping of the birds and the song of the crickets - truly beautiful - ladies of all ages weaving through on the bicycles , men eating their antipasti...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank HiDC
Reviewed 29 May 2017

My wife and i visited this Piazza most days ..one day twice for drinks ,pre and after dinner .A fabulous atmosphere This is a real spot for watching and soaking the feel of an Italian village ...Couples ,families with young children and old gather to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This little square in the heart of the city is a place where you will find most of the best bar where locals go for aperitivo from 7pm to late night time

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank danielmL7748DY
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