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Ferrara, città del Rinascimento,
e il suo Delta del Po

Routes and tours

Boat trip with aperitif on the Po River

Boat excursions on the “Nena” motorboat

By boat to Stellata antiques market

Excursions on the “Nena” motorboat from Darsena di San Paolo (Ferrara) to the Fortress of Stellata

Discover Ferrara

Guided tours (2 hours) to the historic centre of Ferrara. Tours are in Italian (other languages on previous arrangement).

Ferrara and places of Faith

A fascinating journey for visiting places full of spirituality.

Flying over Ferrara and the Po Delta Park

A birds-eye of any land- or city-scape is undoubtedly a memorable experience, and even more so when it's from a hot-air balloon.

Jewish Ferrara

There is hidden soul to Ferrara, its Jewish one, an important part of the city's community, composed of the Synagogue, the one-time 'Ghetto', the Cemetery in via Vigne, the Little Levantine Cemetery.

Literary Ferrara - Giorgio Bassani’s Ferrara

Born in Bologna into a well-to-do Ferrarese family of Jewish origin, Giorgio Bassani grew up and completed his secondary education in Ferrara, the city in which all his works of fiction are set.

Nena goes to the “Paradora”

Nena is the name of a typical ‘vaporetto’, a motorboat used for transport on the canals of Venice, which has been restored and is now moored at the San Paolo dock of Ferrara

Renaissance residences and churches

Along the ancient Via di San Francesco, the main thoroughfare of the new districts commissioned by Niccolò III and an elegant street in the Medieval city, stand many palazzos, patrician residences and major churches.

River excursions on Nena motorboat

Nena is the name of a typical ‘vaporetto’, a motorboat used for transport on the canals of Venice, which has been restored and is now moored at the San Paolo dock of Ferrara.

The Mediaeval Centre

From the Middle Ages to today, the area around the Cathedral has always been the focus of the city life.

The Renaissance Addition

Throughout the Middle Ages and almost to the end of the 15th Century, the northern boundary of the city ran along the current road System of Viale Cavour-Corso Giovecca.

The Walls

The walls, stretching for nine kilometres, surround Ferrara almost entirely, forming one of the most comprehensive and varied routes in Italy.

To the Mill on the Po River

Excursions on the “Nena” motorboat from Darsena di San Paolo (Ferrara) to the Mill on the Po

To Venice, at last!

Excursions on the “Nena” motorboat from Darsena di San Paolo (Ferrara) to Venice.

Where the river once flowed

Until the 12th century, Via Ripagrande was the main branch of the Po that today runs a few kilometres away to the north of the city.

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