Ferrara accessible city break: Ferrara Renaissance

In the city of the Estensi, where their Renaissance testament still echoes, a proposal dedicated to the accessible discovery of the city center, from the medieval area to that of the buildings of the fifteenth century, up to the Palazzo della Schifanoia where you can admire the court life revived in the frescoes or to the Romei house where it is possible to touch some exhibitions. The tour ends with a tasting of local products.

Travel program

1st day – Ferrara (- / – / -) Independent arrival in Ferrara, hotel accommodation, garage available on request. Free dinner and overnight stay.

2nd day – Ferrara (B / – / -) Breakfast and meeting with the guide to start exploring the city, the morning will be dedicated to visiting the medieval area (about 2/3 hours) The visit will include the external view of the Cathedral (Unfortunately the cathedral is closed for restoration). After admiring the Palazzo Ducale Estense from the outside, today the Town Hall, the former residence of the Este family and home to the first permanent Italian theater, built in 1531 and directed by Ludovico Ariosto, the visit will end at the Estense Castle. Accessibility notes: The Estense Castle is accessible to people with disabilities and reduced mobility, except for the prisons and the Torre dei Leoni. Free lunch. In the afternoon visit of the Renaissance area (about 2/3 hours) Return to the hotel, free dinner and overnight stay.

3rd day – Ferrara (B / – / -) Breakfast and check-out, meeting with the guide For the “without motor boundaries” section, a visit to Palazzo Schifanoia is proposed, an Estense delight famous for its frescoes from the 1400s, which reproduce, among other things, scenes from court life at the time of Borso d’Este, Duke of the city. Admission is free for the disabled and for any accompanying person. For the “without visual boundaries” section, a visit to Casa Romei is proposed, a beautiful example of a Ferrarese noble house from the 1400s. Inside the house there is a lapidary, where we had the permission of the Museum Director to be able to touch the exhibits (with all the necessary precautions and sanitizing your hands before and after). Admission is free for the disabled and for any accompanying person. Followed by tasting of local products at the Ferrara Store, a small place next to the Estense Castle, where, over lunch, you can taste: a taste of Ferrara cappellacci, typical cold cuts (aunt from Ferrara, coppa di testa salama da taglia) accompanied by the couple from Ferrara , followed by traditional sweets, water and local wine. End of services

RATE: Individual participation fee in a double room (minimum 4 participants):

Tour:  On demand
Registration fee: 45,00 Euro

The rate includes:

3* Hotel barrier free and with adapted room, if not available, other hotels of the same category Tour as per program with English or Italian speaking guide (Other languages ​​on request) Treatment indicated in the program Travel kit Insurance for medical assistance (For citizens of the European Community)

The rate does not include:

Tips Resort Fee or Tourist Tax in hotels, where not specifically indicated. Optional excursions, parking at the hotel (available on request) Government and local taxes not in effect at the time of listing Drinks and / or meals where not expressly mentioned Personal expenses and extras Entrance ticket to museums and other attractions Subscription fee Anything else not expressly indicated in the fee includes or elsewhere in the program

Ferrara Accessible hotel rest room

Ferrara Accessible hotel rest room


For guests with reduced mobility, the hotel provides a Disability Manager and provides specific equipment rental services (eg. Wheelchair, lifts, electric scooters, etc …); personal assistance services (eg O.S.S., nurses, non-specialized assistants); rental services of adapted means of transport with platform (minivan, coach and car). Upon request and for a small fee, you will have a sanitizing treatment for your rooms.


(B / L / D-AI): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner; (AI) = All Inclusive.


The Ferrara accessible city break itinerary may be subject to changes based on weather and road conditions, internal flight operations, opening / closing days of the sites visited.

Please note:

This quotation does not constitute a contractual proposal and is subject to reconfirmation at the time of blocking the space based on the actual availability of hotel services. The program will be tailored to the specific needs of the disabled person.


Tourist office: www.bolognawelcome.com
Maps for wheelchair users: www.cittametropolitana.bo.it
Accessible toilets: www.bolognawelcome.com
Accessible museums: www.museibologna.it


Capital of Culture 2020: parma2020.it


Accessible beaches: www.riminiturismo.it

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