A small jewel of the Emilia-Romagna plain, Ferrara hosts historical and artistic wonders in a relaxing urban environment
With all the charm of a capital from the distant past, it offers boundless beauty that straddles the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Ferrara lets you take an authentic journey back in time, exploring the old town on foot or by bicycle – the locals’ favourite means of transport. Not forgetting the traditional cuisine – to call it mouth-watering is an understatement!
What to see in Ferrara and surroundings
Precious time walking through history
Ferrara has a very unique historical identity and personality, linked to highly prestigious events, still recognised today through its monuments. This bustling city also boasts a fantastic culinary tradition ranging from typical sweet treats to legendary sausages. Various cultural, musical and historical events are organised in Ferrara every year, attracting tourists from all around the world, such as the Palio of Ferrara.