1. Italy
  2. Emilia-Romagna
  3. Ferrara

Ferrara: 2-Hour City Center Walking Tour

Product ID: 146583
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Discover Ferrara, a beautiful Renaissance city and UNESCO World Heritage Site on this fascinating 2-hour walking tour. Take a step back in time to learn about this unique city through the ages and discover its most important sites!
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 9:30 AM, 3:30 PM
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Wheelchair accessible

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  • Learn about the fascinating urban planning of this city, the first to use a modern design
  • Customize your tour to suit your own interests
  • Discover why Ferrara is known as the city of Renaissance bicycles
  • Explore the history of this beautiful city with your expert guide
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Discover the fascinating city of Ferrara on this 2-hour walking tour that will show you the highlights of this unique city. On your tour, you will see the interesting urban planning of this Renaissance city, which is the first city in Europe to have a modern layout still used to design cities today.

Your tour starts with viewing the Renaissance Herculean addition and the inner courtyard of Palazzo dei Diamanti. While walking down Corso Ercole I D'Este, you will visit the inner courtyard of Estense Castle and then continue your stroll through Piazza Castello, Piazza Savonarola and Corso Martiri della Liberta. 

Next, you will arrive at Piazza Cattedrale, which hosts the Romanesque-Gothic Saint George Cathedral. In front of the Cathedral, you will discover Piazza del Municipio, the inner courtyard of the former Ducal palace. On your walk through San Romano, you will see the old Medieval streets of Ferrara, some of which became the old Jewish Ghetto at the beginning of the 17th century. Join this fascinating tour of Ferrara to dive into the history of the city and learn what makes Ferrara so special!
  • 2-hour guided walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Any entrance tickets

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Meeting point

Castle inner courtyard at Largo Castello, 1. Under the loge in the inner courtyard, in case of lots of people near the loge right corner

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• This tour involves walking, so please wear comfortable shoes and clothes

From US$ 119.14 Per group up to 5

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Manuela Roversi

Product ID: 146583