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Delizia Estense di Benvignante

This work by the court architect, Pietro Benvenuto degli Ordini, was carried out for Borso d'Este and is an excellent example of the refined, elegant Ferrarese style during the Renaissance period.
Delizia Estense di Benvignante

Although the building is in the category of a country villa, it also played an important role as both a defensive outpost and as a symbol of political power. This might was represented by the vaulted, turreted tower in the centre of the building. The coat of arms gazes out over the brickwork arched entrance and is yet another sign of the splendour of times gone by. The building is currently being restored.

Opening

You can see the Delizia only from the outside.

Contacts

Benvignante - Strada Statale 16 per Argenta

Information office

Ufficio Informazione e Accoglienza Turistica di Argenta

Argenta
Piazza Marconi, 1
telefax 0532 330291

How to get here

11 Km from Argenta; follow the state road 16 direction Ferrara. At Consandolo take the provincial road n. 65, after 5 km you reach Benvignante.

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