A modern city with ancient traditions
Ferrara is a modern city with ancient traditions.
One of the most attractive elements is its perfect state of preservation and restoration which is continually subject, from its magnificent city walls to the countless palaces that relive a glorious season, by reusing them often as cultural and studies venues by the University of Ferrara (one of the oldest and prestigious universities in Italy).
Ferrara combines ancient monuments and the most modern infrastructures: comfortable hotels located along the access roads or deep in the atmosphere of the historic districts and provided with all facilities; a trade fair district hosting prestigious international events; congress halls of all types and for all needs, some more modern and others in large historical buildings.
Ferrara is renowned for its beauty and its lively cultural activities, and offers also a high environmental quality. The lack of traffic, the greenery, the wide pedestrian areas, its size and friendly atmosphere make Ferrara an ideal place. The quiet city centre is crossed by thousands of bicycles, the queens since always.
Ferrara is in the European network "Cities for cyclists", and boasts the highest two-wheeler mobility in Italy.
Bicycles are available for visitors at many rentals located in strategic points of the city, moreover, many hotels include them among their services, to allow tourists to discover the city in an unusual and funny way.