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Stroll Through The Charming City Of Ferrara Over A 2.5-Hour Private Tour



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, Sightseeing, Walking

  • Duration

    2.5 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Explore the beautiful and unexpected city of Ferrara by starting the tour from the Palazzo dei Diamanti, a Renaissance masterpiece. Go to the Quadrivio Degli Angeli, a palace with a stunning façade covered in 8000 marble ashlars and visit the Este Family Castle, a former court residence with marble balconies, a terrace, and a beautiful courtyard. Make a stop at the 12th-century cathedral complex and admire the city walls, known for their magical atmosphere.

  • Visit the Palazzo dei Diamanti and the Cathedral
  • Marvel at the intricate architecture of the Este Family’s castle
  • Stroll through the narrow streets and alleys of the Ancient Jewish Ghetto
  • Stroll Through The Charming City Of Ferrara expand_more
    • On this tour, we will walk through the city alleys, starting from the Palazzo dei Diamanti, a beautiful Renaissance masterpiece. 
    • We will admire Quadrivio Degli Angeli (The Angels’ crossroad), a palace with a façade covered by 8000 marble ashlars in a pyramid shape that is located at the centre of the most important crossroad of Ferrara. 
    • Later, leaving the 16th century behind us, we will move towards the Middle Ages and make our way to one of Ferrara's best-known monuments: the Este Family Castle, with moat and towers dating back to 1385. These have been renewed over the centuries as a court residences with marble balconies, a terrace, and a beautiful courtyard. 
    • Not far away from this castle, there is the 12th-century cathedral complex for us to explore. The ground level of the cathedral's south side faces the town square, Piazza Trento e Trieste. It is occupied by the unique Loggia dei Merciai (Merchants’ Loggia) with medieval shops that we will get to browse through. 
    • We will also pass by the narrow streets and alleys of the Ancient Jewish Ghetto, a historic city area. 
    • Finally, we will make our way around Ferrara's city walls, the perfect point to end the tour and beloved by citizens for its magical atmosphere.
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point

Porta Paula (nearby Ferrara city walls)

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
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    Medieval Charm and Artistic Wonders

    The walking tour led by Margherita was simply amazing, and the medieval charm of Ferrara was brought to life.

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    An Artistic Adventure in Ferrara

    Margherita's passion for art was contagious, as she took us on a journey through Ferrara's artistic wonders. From the Quadrivio Degli Angeli to the amazing alazzo dei Diamanti, we were left inspired.

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    A Magical Experience

    I was in awe of the beauty of Ferrara during Margherita's walking tour. We strolled through the medieval streets and admired the incredible architecture of the Castello Estense and the Cathedral. The highlight was definitely the charming Jewish ghetto and its fascinating history. Margherita's storytelling was engaging, and her passion for Ferrara was contagious. I highly recommend this tour!

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    Discovering the Hidden Gems"

    Margherita's tour of Ferrara showed us the city's hidden treasures. We explored the beautiful Palazzo dei Diamanti, the picturesque Quadrivio Degli Angeli, and the atmospheric streets of the historic center. Margherita was knowledgeable and friendly, and we learned a lot about Ferrara's rich cultural heritage.

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    A Walk Through Ferrara's Rich Cultural Heritage

    From the imposing Este Castle to the majestic Cathedral, Margherita's walking tour of Ferrara brought the city's rich cultural heritage to life. We explored the charming streets of the old town, marveling at the stunning Renaissance architecture and the beautiful frescoes adorning the walls of the buildings. Margherita was a fantastic guide, sharing fascinating insights into the history of Ferrara and making the tour both informative and enjoyable.

  • L


    Great tour with Margherita

    The tour was enchanting, and Margherita's knowledge of Ferrara's history and architecture was outstanding.

  • G


    Highly informative

    Margherita was a fantastic guide, and her knowledge of Ferrara's past and present was very informative. Would recommend to anyone visiting Ferrara.

  • P


    Great way to explore the city

    The walking tour was a great way to explore Ferrara, and our guide’s expertise added depth to the experience. Highly recommend!

  • G


    Wonderful guide

    Margherita was a wonderful guide, with a deep understanding of Ferrara's culture and history. Her tour was engaging and enlightening.

  • M


    An excellent introduction

    Margherita's tour was an excellent introduction to Ferrara, with highlights of the city's main attractions and fascinating insights into its past.

Starting From


USD 197 / group

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 10)

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