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Beautiful little town to explore

Ferrara is a city that most people probably miss when they visit Italy. Fortunately, my Italian... read more

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Christina W
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
A perfect place for ambling at any time of day

Ferrara is a simply exquisite place to spend a few days... the central area is so atmospheric and... read more

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Ferrara is a city that most people probably miss when they visit Italy. Fortunately, my Italian friend told me to check it out, and I just loved it! It's a beautiful town with a gorgeous historical centre. The architecture is lovely and there are quite...More

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ferrara is a simply exquisite place to spend a few days... the central area is so atmospheric and one can simply wander around for hours and find yet another alleyway to explore. You can't go to Ferrara and miss this...

1  Thank Lizzy064
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Italy is famous for its medieval towns and every town has its own charm and highlights. Ferrara is no exception. Less well known as Venice, Florence or Siena, the "Centro Storico" of Ferrara offers a selection of impressive places. Cobble stoned streets, a medieval monastery...More

2  Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Ferrara is a relatively small town and is best visited on foot or, if you feel like it, with bicycles (also available for rent locally). It is known as the city of bicycles because locals love to use them to move around town. Car traffic...More

1  Thank Fabio S
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Ferrara's center is very well preserved. Here are the imposing cathedral and the exceptionally well-preserved medieval castle. There are also some very authentic streets left in the Middle Ages.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We drove up from Bologna for a change of scenery & we more than happy with the Centro Storico. It's not big but it has some nice buildings & plenty of cafes.

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I was on a short day trip from Bologna by train. The train station and its surroundings are awful, so I went straight to the old town. Once inside the city walls all major streets are leading to the central square. Cars are banned and...More

3  Thank Sansfrontiere86
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely compact old town centre. No wonder it is a World Heritage Site. Lots of quality buildings and narrow cobbled streets to see while people go about their everyday life. Well worth the short train trip from Bologna.

Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Don't miss out on the jewish Ghetto,but all museums closed under renovations with exception of Castello Este, the carnaval was beautiful with wonderful 15C costumes

Thank monicaediers
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Is a rainy day, even thought is wort walking around looking the viales, cafes and buy the specialty: pampapato.

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It takes about 20 or 30 minutes on foot, taking the avenue Viale Cavour. It leads directly to the castle. The Tourist Office is located just there, inside the castle. Distances aren´t a problem in Ferrara, as most of the... More
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