Ferrara City Center Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Private & Custom Tours in Ferrara

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Enjoy this 3 hours city center private walking tour with a local guide. This tour is a great way to visit Ferrara and learn about its history.You will have the opportunity  to see the Estense Castle, Cathedral of St. Geroge, Certosa Complex, Diamond Palace...and  much more!You will experience great culture! Enjoy a fun, informative and relaxing tour with our local guide!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Centro Storico Ferrara, Ferrara, Province of Ferrara, Emilia-RomagnaSubmerged in the green Valley of the Po river, Ferrara has been declared a Unesco World Heritage due to its still intact old town! Ferrara is a splendid city of art, ideal to be enjoyed walking through its streets and discovering its "Renaissance character", revealed on every corner. The famous Este family governed here for three centuries and gave the city the appearance it has today: a uniquely planned city, which harmoniously fuses the Mediaeval and Renaissance styles and that can represent Europe's first modern city. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Ferrara Cathedral, Ferrara, Province of Ferrara, Emilia-RomagnaYou will start from the Cathedral of St.George, an amazing Romanesque display with a unique façade raising in front of the City Hall. Here you will be guided through the story of the Estensi, the family who paved the way to the Renaissence in Emilia Romagna. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Castello Estense, Ferrara, Province of Ferrara, Emilia-RomagnaA stop at the Estense Castle is therefore mandatory: a fortress built to defend the Dukes from public revolts and that stands still surrounded by its moat at the centre of the city. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Ghetto Ebraico di Ferrara, Ferrara, Province of Ferrara, Emilia-RomagnaYou’ll visit the Jewish District, a community embraced by the Este family, walk along Via delle Volte, an ancient cobbled medieval street teeming with porticoes and arches that will give you a glimpse of ancient timesDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Corso Ercole I d"Este, Ferrara, Province of Ferrara, Emilia-RomagnaA walk across the famous Corso Ercole I d'Este, boulevard named after the Duke that commisioned the enlargement of the city during the Renaissence Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara, Province of Ferrara, Emilia-RomagnaYou will visit to the outstanding Palazzo dei Diamanti, which stands at the crossing between two main streets of the Addizione Erculea, and which takes its name from its clad of over 8000 pryramid-shaped stones, will complete and end this amazing tour of the city.Duration: 20 minutes

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Centro Storico Ferrara
  • Entry/Admission - Ferrara Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Castello Estense
  • Entry/Admission - Ghetto Ebraico di Ferrara
  • Entry/Admission - Corso Ercole I d"Este
  • Entry/Admission - Palazzo dei Diamanti

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off