Ferrara Inside

Discovering Ferrara: Unesco World Heritage Site

Ferrara was an important hub of river trade in the Middle Ages and reached its height in the Renaissance under the rule of the House of Estense. Between the end of the 15th century and the beginning of the 16th century, the parts of town designed by Biagio Rossetti, based on a brand-new concept of urban planning,made modern-day Ferrara the epitome of the Renaissance city. Owing to its place in history, the city and its surroundings were recognised in 1995 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and perfect example of a Renaissance town. 


Activieties:
Friday:
check in within 10 am
Ferrara walking tour with a guide
5.00 pm: meeting at “La Butega”; cooking lesson “Cappellaccio and Cappelletto Experience”


Saturday:
morning: visit of the Estense Castle the most important historical monument of the city
5.30 pm: unique views of the city seen from the river.  La Nena boat excursion, boat tour that includes an aperitif of typical local cold cuts and cheeses.

Sunday:
morning: panoramic tour by bike of the perfectly preserved city walls, and of the Renaissance quarter, the so-called “Addizione Erculea”, with the magnificent Palazzo dei Diamanti.


Accommodation:
2 night stay  in B&b, R&B or Farm House for 2 Persons 


Fares: € 436,00 (2 persons)

Validity: from april to october 2021
 

 A flexible itinerary that leads you into the heart of the city in different ways, and invites you to enjoy traditional cuisine. Discover the city’s Medieval and Renaissance secrets.Learn to cook like a local ferrarese Chef. Discover what it’s like to live in the historic center and a Unesco World Heritage Site.



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