Private tour of Ferrara from Bologna
Activities

Private tour of Ferrara from Bologna

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy an excursion from Bologna to Ferrara and discover its main monuments and historical sites
  • Admire Renaissance Ferrara and explore the best architecture of the court of the House of Este
  • See the Schifanoia Palace, the Ferrara Cathedral, the courtyard of the former Ducal Palace and the Este Castle
What to expect

Take part in a private walking tour of the city of Ferrara and discover its fascinating history and picturesque beauty. You'll have the chance to walk through its street and squares and admire some of the best sights of this Renaissance town.

The town of Ferrara is defined by broad streets and many palaces that date back to the 14th and 15th centuries when it hosted the court of the House of Este. Thanks to its beauty and cultural importance, it's today listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

You'll depart from the Central Station in Bologna and you'll be taken to Ferrara via a comfortable private transfer. Once you've arrived, your experience will begin with a visit to Schifanoia Palace which houses the Hall of the Months with its 15th-century frescos, the largest cycle of pagan frescos in Europe.

You'll then continue on to the cathedral, the courtyard of the former Ducal Palace, before strolling through the broad elegant streets of the city and near the famous Diamond Palace, to finally arrive at the Este Castle. Prepare to take some amazing pictures of the palaces, the squares, the typical streets of the old town and the picturesque Renaissance palaces.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Private tour of Ferrara
    • Round trip transfer from Bologna
    Where

    Bologna Centrale, Piazza delle Medaglie d'Oro, 40121 Bologna BO, Italy

    Meeting point:

    Walk out of the train station and take the first street on the right. Walk straight for a few meters; your driver will be waiting for you in the taxi parking area on the right side of the street.

    What to remember
    • The duration of the transfer is approximately one hour each way. The exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Please note that this tour does not include entrance to sites that require an entrance fee. To visit the interiors of those places, you'll have to buy the tickets at the location
    • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of exceptionally heavy rain, the tour may be canceled and you will be given a full refund
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    When
    • Every day at 10.00am
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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