In Ferrara in 1385, a dangerous revolt convinced Niccolò II d’Este of the need to erect mighty defences for himself and his family thus the Castello di San Michele was built, a fortress erected against the people.
A masterpiece of Romanesque art, Pomposa Abbey can be seen from a distance with its towering campanile, which dominates the surrounding countryside like a "lighthouse" in the sea of green that surrounds it.
The most important building in the village is certainly the massive and elegant hunting castle built by the last Duke of Ferrara, Alfonso II during the second half of the XVIth Century.
The museum, housed on the first floor of the Palazzo Costabili, exhibits the findings of the Etruscan city of Spina...
The reason for which this singular structure was built lies in the need for defending the city. In fact, the only means of access was from the confluence of the river ways.
The three lagoons are situated within the course of the River Reno and the Sillaro torrent, and occupy a total surface area of 1.624 hectares.
Although land reclamation has reduced their size, the marshes are still one of the largest lagoon systems in Italy. They cover an area of more than 11,000 hectares between [...]
Boscoforte is a peninsula that stretches for about 6 km from the left bank of the Reno river in the Valli di Comacchio.
With the term Ecomuseum we mean a museum located within its human and physical environment. [...]
One of the most important wetland zones in Europe and the largest in Italy, bringing together elements of biodiversity to make a paradise for naturalists.