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Bike Tour Discovering Ferrara

Bike Tour Discovering Ferrara - Ferrara, Italy

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Ferrara, Italy

From USD
$56.76

You will find Ferrara's bike-friendly streets and frozen-in-time palazzi relatively unexplored and wonderfully tranquil during this 3-hour bike tour.

A heavyweight Renaissance art city peppered with colossal palaces and still ringed by its intact medieval walls, Ferrara jumps out at you like an absconded Casanova (he once stayed here) on the route between Bologna and Venice.
Two souls vibrate in the city of Ferrara: a medieval one in the south and the a Renaissance one in the north, converging in the Castello Estense.
Start by Viale Cavour-Corso Giovecca, the road axis that represents an ideal bridge between the Middle Ages and Renaissance. We are going to reach the ancient city walls by bike, and we we’ll find out that Ferrara is one of the few Italian cities still walled up, surrounded by as many as 9 km of defensive walls with green paths, viable on foot or by bike.
Then we will continue our guided tour beginning from the mighty Castello Estense ... More info ›

You will find Ferrara's bike-friendly streets and frozen-in-time palazzi relatively unexplored and wonderfully tranquil during this 3-hour bike tour.

A heavyweight Renaissance art city peppered with colossal palaces and still ringed by its intact medieval walls, Ferrara jumps out at you like an absconded Casanova (he once stayed here) on the route between Bologna and Venice.
Two souls vibrate in the city of Ferrara: a medieval one in the south and the a Renaissance one in the north, converging in the Castello Estense.
Start by Viale Cavour-Corso Giovecca, the road axis that represents an ideal bridge between the Middle Ages and Renaissance. We are going to reach the ancient city walls by bike, and we we’ll find out that Ferrara is one of the few Italian cities still walled up, surrounded by as many as 9 km of defensive walls with green paths, viable on foot or by bike.
Then we will continue our guided tour beginning from the mighty Castello Estense. This symbol of the city’s history and power dates from the time of the Este family, the Lords who ruled Ferrara for over 300 years, making it a capital for culture and artistic achievements. See the magnificent façade of St. George Cathedral, all decorated with stone relief like lace and full of statues, with monsters and griffins at the front door. The long side of the cathedral on Piazza Trento & Trieste (once the market square) is also beautiful.
Then we'll go on towards the famous district of 'Addizione Erculea.' Commissioned by Duke Ercole I at the end of the 15th century, it’s the very first European example of integral development plan that earned Ferrara’s inclusion in the UNESCO List in 1995. Here, the most famous building is Palazzo dei Diamanti with 8,500 ashlar stone diamond-shaped blocks.
From Quadrivio Degli Angeli we arrive at Piazza Ariostea dominated by the statue of court poet, Ludovico Ariosto. Not far away is the Monumental Certosa of San Cristoforo, a beautiful religious complex from the 15th century, and the relaxing Ferrara walls too.

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Ferrara City Center Private Walking Tour

Ferrara City Center Private Walking Tour - Ferrara, Italy

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Ferrara, Italy

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$47.50

Enjoy this 3 hours city center private walking tour with a local guide. This tour is a great way to visit Ferrara and learn about its history.
You will have the opportunity  to see the Estense Castle, Cathedral of St ... More info ›

Enjoy this 3 hours city center private walking tour with a local guide. This tour is a great way to visit Ferrara and learn about its history.
You will have the opportunity  to see the Estense Castle, Cathedral of St. Geroge, Certosa Complex, Diamond Palace...and  much more!
You will experience great culture! Enjoy a fun, informative and relaxing tour with our local guide!

Due to the presence of its wonderful, unspoiled old town, Ferrara has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Hidden in the verdant River Po valley, Ferrara is also a renowned city of art.  The famous Este family governed Ferrara for three centuries and it is because of their influence that the city has its unique appearance; a planned city that melds Medieval and Renaissance styles in a subtle harmony.  It is indeed one of Europe’s first modern cities but with a splendid “Renaissance character”.
A visit to the Estense Castle is a must for any visitor to Ferrara.  This fortress was built to defend the Dukes from public revolts and still commands the heart of the city surrounded by its magnificent moat.
You will see also the Romanesque Cathedral of St. George with its very unique façade that rises in front of the City Hall.  Here the guide will tell you something of the Estensi, the remarkable family who brought the Renaissance to Emilia Romagna.
You then visit the Jewish District, a community embraced by the Este family.  You will be transported back in time as you walk along the ancient Via delle Volte, a medieval, cobbled street with amazing porticos and arches.
It is then a short walk to Piazza Aristotea where the oldest Palio in the world is still raced today. Here you will also see the Monumental Complex of Certosa, Ferrara’s main cemetery.
Then a walk across the boulevard Corso Ercole d’Este, named after the Duke who commissioned the city’s enlargement during the Renaissance, and you arrive at the impressive Palazzo dei Diamanti.
This magnificent palace stands at the crossroads of the two main streets of the Addizione Erculea and takes its name from the 8000 pyramid-shaped stones that were used in its construction; an amazing finale to this private walking tour of Ferrara!

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Private Day Tour of Ravenna and Ferrara

Private Day Tour of Ravenna and Ferrara - Ferrara, Italy

Duration: 1 day
Location: Ferrara, Italy

From USD
$362.02

Enjoy a full-day private tour of Ravenna and nearby Ferrara to explore the major attractions in each city. See Ravenna's Basilica of San Vitale, the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the Piazza del Popolo, St Francis' Crypt, the tomb of Dante Alighieri, and the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo ... More info ›

Enjoy a full-day private tour of Ravenna and nearby Ferrara to explore the major attractions in each city. See Ravenna's Basilica of San Vitale, the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the Piazza del Popolo, St Francis' Crypt, the tomb of Dante Alighieri, and the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo. Then see Ferrara's imposing Castello Estense, the majestic Romanesque cathedral, and the streets of the Medieval and Renaissance historical city center.

Meet your private guide in either Ravenna or Ferrara to begin this full-day tour.

Visit the historic city of Ravenna in the morning. 1600 years ago Ravenna was the capital of the Western Roman Empire, and later the capital of the Kingdom of Italy, a key town in the history of the Western world and beyond. Ravenna retains the lavish testimonials of this glorious past; in fact, the city preserves the richest world heritage of mosaics dating from the 5th and the 6th century AD, kept within its Paleo-Christian and Byzantine religious buildings, all UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Visiting the historic center on foot or by bicycle is like reliving thousands of years of history. Start from ancient Roman times with Ravenna's early Christian basilicas, through the Renaissance and up to the 19th century, when the city was rediscovered by famous visitors such as Oscar Wilde, Sigmund Freud, Lord Byron, and Gustav Klimt.

In the afternoon, head for the city of Ferrara, a splendid city of art. Enjoy walking its streets to absorb its character. The magnificence of this Renaissance capital is revealed on every corner.

Through its glorious past you can understand the roots of its present. The Este family governed here for three centuries and gave the city the appearance it has today: a uniquely planned city, harmoniously fusing Medieval and Renaissance, Europe's first modern city. It is precisely these characteristics that secured its UNESCO World Heritage status.

This private day tour will allow you to visit these 2 beautiful cities, and is a great introductory tour.

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Walking Tour of Ferrara

Walking Tour of Ferrara - Ferrara, Italy

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Ferrara, Italy

From USD
$34.75

Ferrara reached its peak in importance and richness during the Renaissence Evidence of its golden era can be found everywhere in the city: among its streets, sprinkled by dozens of monumental buildings and churches, amongst charming and amazing cloisters and gardens. Declared a Unesco Heritage Site, Ferrara is a beauty to be discovered slowly, enjoying each of its squares and buildings.From the imposing Cathedral of S ... More info ›

Ferrara reached its peak in importance and richness during the Renaissence Evidence of its golden era can be found everywhere in the city: among its streets, sprinkled by dozens of monumental buildings and churches, amongst charming and amazing cloisters and gardens. Declared a Unesco Heritage Site, Ferrara is a beauty to be discovered slowly, enjoying each of its squares and buildings.From the imposing Cathedral of S. Giorgio, and the nearby Palazzo Municipale, and into the fascinating history of the Estensi; you will stroll through the narrow streets of the former Jewish Ghetto, crossing Via delle Volte; a mandatory stop will be at the imposing Castello Estense, an incredible example of a perfectly preserved castle with its intact moat.You’ll walk along this amazing medieval city reaching the famous Palazzo dei Diamanti, whose name comes from its amazingly rich façade composed by 8000 pyramidal stones,

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Stop At: Ferrara Cathedral, Ferrara, Province of Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna

Tour along the main highlights of Ferrara

Duration: 2 hours

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Historic Tour of Ferrara

Historic Tour of Ferrara - Ferrara, Italy

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Ferrara, Italy

From USD
$45.18

Visit the italian “city of bikes” , declared Unesco  Heritage Site due to its still intact old town, and admire stunning palaces built by the famous Este family, such as the Estense Castle, now the symbol of the city, and the gorgeous Palazzo dei Diamanti

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Stop At: Centro Storico Ferrara, Ferrara, Province of Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna

All main landmarks of Ferrara.

Duration: 2 hours

Visit the italian “city of bikes” , declared Unesco  Heritage Site due to its still intact old town, and admire stunning palaces built by the famous Este family, such as the Estense Castle, now the symbol of the city, and the gorgeous Palazzo dei Diamanti

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Centro Storico Ferrara, Ferrara, Province of Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna

All main landmarks of Ferrara.

Duration: 2 hours

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Private walking tour of Ferrara with a local guide

Private walking tour of Ferrara with a local guide - Ferrara, Italy

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Ferrara, Italy

From USD
$312.79

Explore Ferrara on this private walking tour and enjoy a splendid city of art with a strong "Renaissance character", revealed in every corner. Walk though the streets of this UNESCO World Heritage site and see its wonders, like the famous Estense Castle!

Ferrara is a splendid city of art, ideal to be enjoyed walking through its streets and discovering its "Renaissance character", revealed on every corner. The famous Este family governed here for three centuries and gave the city the appearance it has today: a uniquely planned city, which harmoniously fuses the Mediaeval and Renaissance styles and that can represent Europe's first modern city ... More info ›

Explore Ferrara on this private walking tour and enjoy a splendid city of art with a strong "Renaissance character", revealed in every corner. Walk though the streets of this UNESCO World Heritage site and see its wonders, like the famous Estense Castle!

Ferrara is a splendid city of art, ideal to be enjoyed walking through its streets and discovering its "Renaissance character", revealed on every corner. The famous Este family governed here for three centuries and gave the city the appearance it has today: a uniquely planned city, which harmoniously fuses the Mediaeval and Renaissance styles and that can represent Europe's first modern city. Thanks to these characteristics, Ferrara gained its UNESCO World Heritage status.
Through this guided walking tour, lead by your private guide, you'll get to see the main and most important sites in town, like the famous Castello Estense (the castle of the historic Este family), Piazza Savonarola, Palazzo Arcivescovile, the harmonious Romanesque and Gothic Cathedral of Ferrara, Palazzo Marchionale, the particular Jewish ghetto (the region's largest and oldest, which prevailed from 1627 until 1859) and Via delle Volte.
Get ready to take great pictures of this hidden Italian gem!

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