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Via Capo delle Volte | Via Coperta, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed May 28, 2019

Walking back from the Palazzina Marfisa D'Este we chose to avoid the (somewhat noisy) main street and instead came back via the back streets boardering the other side of the University buildings. This lead us to the delightful Via delle Volte - which is surprisingly...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

This is a wonderfully evocative street - we felt we were back in the 13th Century. And no traffic... Magic.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

My advise: to ride it by night by bicycle: a great experience. Simple, easy and fun. as it is a long medieval street well lighted but with no shops to keep you distracted; well by feet must be nice too...

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Stéphane L
Reviewed December 12, 2018

This little Medieval street is the prettiest spot in an otherwise underwhelming Ferrara. The narrow cobbled street is the perfect backdrop for photos. Wear sturdy shoes and bring your camera.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

It`s nice, but as it was raining, this was not what I expected. Good to see that street in the Old town.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Our guide mentioned that when the buildings went up, taxes were assessed on the ground floor area, but not on the second floor - thus the creation of the rooms over the streets. Seemed like this area was less tourist-saturated than some other places. Wear...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

It is a well-preserved medieval alley in Ferrara. The street is quite long and definitely worth a walk on it

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Must see it for yourself to admire the beautiful street. It’s very unique and photos don’t justify the beauty.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

If you enjoy photography, you will enjoy walking along the historic Via delle Volte - an ancient cobblestone lane which crosses under a number of covered walkways. Beware of the cobblestones - the street is uneven and will penalize the inattentive.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Via della volte is a small old town street in beautiful Ferrara. The arches covering the via make street look authentic. The street if photogenic at night when the lights are on. It is worthwhile to walk through the street since a few very nice...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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