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Throughout the province

Renaissance residences and churches

Along the ancient Via di San Francesco, the main thoroughfare of the new districts commissioned by Niccolò III and an elegant street in the Medieval city, stand many palazzos, patrician residences and major churches.

River excursions on Nena motorboat

Nena is the name of a typical ‘vaporetto’, a motorboat used for transport on the canals of Venice, which has been restored and is now moored at the San Paolo dock of Ferrara.

Route in Comacchio

A town on the water, Comacchio is a precious jewel softly set in the warm red of the bricks and the sparkling green of the canals.

The Delizie Hunt

It is possibile to discover the “scenery of the old land” by bike, or by car, stopping at particular places of artistic interest along the route. The roads you will travel are generally very quiet.

The Mediaeval Centre

From the Middle Ages to today, the area around the Cathedral has always been the focus of the city life.

The Renaissance Addition

Throughout the Middle Ages and almost to the end of the 15th Century, the northern boundary of the city ran along the current road System of Viale Cavour-Corso Giovecca.

The Walls

The walls, stretching for nine kilometres, surround Ferrara almost entirely, forming one of the most comprehensive and varied routes in Italy.

Tresigallo, a XXth Century town

Tresigallo is known as the capital city of Rationalistic Architecture, and it is the result of a very modern city planning.

Visit Cento

Cento is a small capital of art and cuisine, with its many porticoes.

Where the river once flowed

Until the 12th century, Via Ripagrande was the main branch of the Po that today runs a few kilometres away to the north of the city.

Ferrara Bike

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Discover the section dedicated to Cycle tourism in the province of Ferrara.

A journey among art, history, nature and flavours!

Escursioni e visite guidate provincia di Ferrara

Excursions and guided tours

Our rich schedule will lead tourists to the artistic highlights of the region, such as castles and city centres. Guided tours into the wildlife will take visitors to the lagoons and to Po Delta Park.

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