Palazzina Marfisa d'Este
It takes its name from the princess Marfisa d’Este who inherited it from the man who had it built, Francesco d’Este, the son of Duke Alfonso I and Lucrezia Borgia. Marfisa lived in it until her death and refused to leave Ferrara even after her family moved to Modena and the city was devolved to the Papal States. The façade on Corso Giovecca is in brick with large rectangular windows. The large garden behind is now closed off by a loggia painted with a fake bower, used for performances.
9.30-13.00 / 15.00-18.00.
Full 4,00 euro.
Reduced 2,00 euro (over 65's, groups 15 people).
FREE ENTRANCE for the owners of MYFE tourist card
- Up to age 18
- Disabled persons with one accompanying person
- Tourist guides
How to get here
On foot: 30 minutes from the Este Castle;
bus n. 1 or n. 9 from the train station.