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Guided tour of the city, every saturday
THE GUIDED TOUR IS IN ITALIAN, FOR OTHER LANGUAGES ON REQUEST
Guided tour of the city with a qualified touristic guide of the Regione Emilia-Romagna.
Tour of the city, fixed and planned departure, to discover its most important monuments, rich in history and charm: the tour is intended for individuals, couples, small groups who want to receive a detailed overview of the faschinable story of Ferrara.
The tour lastes for 2 hours, the departure is every Saturday from 3 p.m. to 5 pm. (excluding Saturday 25th Decemeber 2021), and evey Sunday from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m. (additional date Monday 1st November and Wednesday 8th December 2021). The hangout is fifteen minutes earlier than the departure in the Estense's Castle's yard. In case of rain, we will meet under the archs of the same yard.
The price of the visit is 8 euros per person, free for children until 10 years old.
The programme of the visit is the following:
SATURDAY ITINERARY, AT 3 P.M. - "Telling about Ferrara" Standard Edition
The guided tour leaves from the Estense Castle, symbol of the city, from where you can enjoy the sight of Corso Ercole I d'Este, the street which connects the Castle to the North Gate of the wall crossing the Erculean Addition desired by Ercole I d'Este and realized by the ferrarese architect Biagio Rossetti in 1492.
The visit continues in the medieval square where there are the romanic-gothic Cathedral devoted to San Giorgio and the Marchionale Palace, which has been the first residence of the Estense family and is today the city hall. Crossing the ancient streets of San Romano and Delle Volte we will reach the suggestive Jewish ghetto with its synagogue, which is still now the landmark of the Jewish community of Ferrara.
A calm and relaxing walk in the city center, very good preserved, recognised World Human Heritage UNESCO, where the tale will move from the Estense family to the Court's plots and suggestions from the life and the work, through different centuries, of Ludovico Ariosto and Giorgio Bassani.
SUNDAY ITINERARY AT 10.30 A.M. - "Telling about Ferrara" Renaissance Edition
We will go through the large roads wanted by the Este's family and plan by Biagio Rossetti at the end of 1400.
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