Considered one of the most beautiful Renaissance cities in Italy, Ferrara is recognized by UNESCO for its rich architectural heritage. Get an in-depth look at the city’s medieval and Renaissance gems in just hours with this private walking tour. Skip the guidebook and enjoy your guide’s insights into the history and architecture of the Estense Castle and former Jewish Ghetto, among other top sights.
Discover the Italian city of Ferrara with a private walking tour. Meet your guide at a central meeting point and set out on a city stroll to see top landmarks including Castello Estense, the Ferrara Cathedral, and Piazza del Municipio. Learn about the culture, history, and food of Ferrara during this walking tour. The itinerary can also be customized according to your interests.
Spend a day exploring Tuscan hill towns and history on a private tour from Florence in a luxury van. Follow winding roads through vineyards and olive groves to the medieval town of San Gimignano, a UNESCO-site with stunning views of the Tuscan countryside. Discover Italy’s Etruscan heritage in Volterra, where ancient tombs, Roman ruins and brick-lined piazzas rub shoulders with bustling alabaster workshops.
The three centuries of Este domination, when the court of Ferrara was among the most refined and cultured in Europe, without erasing the medieval Romanesque-Gothic grandeur, have left a profound humanistic imprint on the city. You will walk among wonderfully frescoed churches, castles and palaces.
Ferrara can be considered an ideal city, its layout is the result of meticulous urban planning, completed and implemented in 1492, this town is indeed the realization of the humanist concept of the ideal city and the only planned Renaissance town to have been completed.
Given this premise you surely cannot miss to take your family on this tour of the most important monuments and palaces to learn about their history and explore the city.
During our 2.5 hours kid-friendly walking tour our knowledgeable guide will illustrate the story of Ferrara making it come alive and keep all the participants involved with quizzes, trivia and interesting commentaries.
You will not only see beautiful monuments such as the Estense castle, the Town Hall, the Palazzo dei Diamanti, you will perceive the feelings that still permeate these buildings full of history and stories while playing interactive activities with your kids.
This will be an amazing adventure to live with your children and family!
Make the most of your time by stretching your sightseeing hours into the evening with this night tour of Ferrara. Follow your guide on foot to take in the city’s highlights without the daytime crowds, learning about gems like the cathedral, Estense Castle, and historic Town Hall—all picturesquely lit. Stroll through atmospheric corners of the old town, Jewish Ghetto, and Via delle Volte, with plenty of time to stop and snap photos.
• 3-hour Segway tour lead by an expert local guide
• See top Ferrara attractions including: the XXIV May Square, the Estense Castle, the Crema Palace, the little S. Anna square, the unique courtyard of the Municipal Theatre, in the little Municipal square, the famous "staircase" of the ancient Ducal Palace, the Gothic Cathedral
• Hear tales of colorful history from a knowledgeable guide
• Enjoy a Segway sightseeing tour that’s suitable for all fitness levels
• Small-group tour with a maximum of eight people ensures a personalized experience
Explore the UNESCO-listed city center of Ferrara with a private guide, who’s focused on your sole group. Offering a more personal experience, the tour is perfect for those who are looking for greater interaction with a guide. You’ll not just see the sights of the city, you’ll also learn the city history as you admire landmarks such as Castello Estense, Ferrara Cathedral, and more.
A private night tour is the perfect option to enjoy Ferrara free of crowds and traffic, the splendid monuments of this charming town become even more striking when lit up. A knowledgeable tour guide will lead you at the discovery of the narrow streets of the former Jewish Ghetto, crossing the appealing Via delle Volte, ancient medieval center of the city, with its arches, century-old bricks and churches.
On this outdoor night touryou will see the main highlights of Ferrara, ending at the Estense castle, the main symbol of the city.
During this 3 hours semi-private walking tour a knowledgeable guide will illustrate the story of Ferrara making it come alive, we guarantee you will feel completely engaged with the city atmosphere.
You will not only like beautiful monuments such as the Estense castle, the Town Hall, the Palazzo dei Diamanti, you will perceive the feelings that still permeate these buildings full of history and stories.
You will explore the Estense Castle, symbol of the city, and learn about the powerful family that ruled Ferrara: the Este family.
Then, the guide will take you around the city center, showing you the main highlights, including piazza Trento e Trieste and via delle Volte, enriching the visit with interesting commentaries and descriptions.
Enjoy a pleasant walk around the Jewish Ghetto and listen to the history of one of the most ancient Jewish communities in Italy.
This tour is the perfect way to see the most important monuments of Ferrare with the unique insights of a local guide!
Not seeing something you are looking for?
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ:What are the best Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises in Ferrara?
The best Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises in Ferrara according to Viator travelers are: