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Ferrara: Guided City Highlights Walking Tour

4.6 / 5

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Activity provider: BOLOGNA TOUR

Ferrara: Guided City Highlights Walking Tour

Activity provider: BOLOGNA TOUR

From US$ 106.58 per person

Ferrara is a splendid city of art, to be enjoyed by walking its streets. See the Estense Castle, its Romanesque Cathedral, and other significant monuments on this 2.5-hour guided tour.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Explore the city of Ferrara for 2.5 hours with an expert guide
  • Discover what made this city a UNESCO Heritage Site
  • Admire the Castello Estense, the Romanesque Cathedral, and other important monuments
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This classical half-day tour of the old town will take you from the exterior of the imposing Castello Estense to the interior of a majestic Romanesque Cathedral, and from the Jewish Ghetto to the streets of the Medieval and Renaissance historical city center. Your 2.5-hour guided tour of Ferrara starts with Castello Estense, which dominates the city center. Surrounded by a moat filled with water, this castle was built in 1385 as a stronghold of political and military control of the city. Continuous renovations, at least until the 16th century, give the castle the shape that we still admire today. Next, visit the Romanesque Cathedral, built in the 12th century opposite the Town Hall. Construction on the Bell Tower began in the 15th century, but never ended, designed by the famous artist Leon Battista Alberti. In the 17th century, because of a terrible fire, the interior of the Cathedral was rebuilt in Baroque style. Today, visiting the interior is an experience that takes you through many eras of Italian history.
  • Guided tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Corso Ercole I d'Este, 21

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4.6 /5

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Elisabetta very good and very prepared in leading us to the discovery of the city with a refined and sensitive soul showed a high level of preparation in the matter

February 20, 2022

Our guide Elisabetta was very warm, friendly and very experienced. We enjoyed spending 2 hours with her to get to know the city.

January 16, 2022

Product ID: 256562