Linked to the castle by an elevated passageway, the 13th-century crenellated Palazzo Municipale was the Este family home until they...
The outstanding feature of the pink-and-white 12th-century cathedral is its three-tiered marble facade, combining Romanesque and Gothic...
Complete with moat and drawbridge, Ferrara's towering castle was commissioned by Nicolò II d'Este in 1385. Initially it was intended to...
Sequester yourself under the brick arches in the cosy interior rooms, or mingle with the masses on cobblestoned Via Vittoria at this...
Osteria Quattro Angeli
Relax beneath fat, sausage-shaped salamis opposite the castle and demolish enormous portions of Ferrarese classics supplemented by...
Lonely Planet review
The oldest osteria in the world (according to Guinness), this scruffy-meets-stylish wine bar was already an established drinking den in 1435. Titian drank here, while the soon-to-be Pope John Paul II dropped by 550 years later. Succinct pasta dishes are well supplemented by wine drawn from racks that are thick with a healthy coating of Ferrara dust.