Via delle Volte

Via delle Volte, Ferrara: Address, Phone Number, Via delle Volte Reviews: 4.5/5

Via delle Volte
4.5
The area
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Attractions
163 within 6 miles

4.5
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102
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keithpI29YF
12 contributions
Jan 2020
Unforgettable snippet of history Not to be missed. Off the beaten track. Make it part of visit to bologna or Padua.
Written January 27, 2020
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Gina M
Portland, OR3 contributions
Oct 2019
At nighttime, this medieval alley street (part of the Ferrara's historic Jewish Ghetto) transforms from a quiet sidestreet with plenty of old arches (thus, the name) to a magical doorway back to another era. The streetlamps glow and, barring the lack of authentic raw sewage or rotting animal carcases, you could be in the Middle Ages. Most of the old town of Ferrara has been power-washed, steam cleaned and made pretty (which I still enjoyed)... not Via delle Volte; I felt as if I could still sense the thousands of difficult lives who lived in this claustrophobic neighborhood. It was one of my favorite experiences in a recent trip to Italy.
Written November 10, 2019
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john b
Valparaiso, IN796 contributions
Oct 2019
We walked it and then realized we were going back for the Restaurant that evening.
Everywhere in old Ferrara is wonderful to walk through but this moe like a back alley...old and a little creepy
Written October 16, 2019
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BobandJosie
Reading, UK989 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
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 quiet and charming.
Written May 29, 2019
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Lucie M
Vancouver, Canada177 contributions
Apr 2019 • Couples
This is a wonderfully evocative street - we felt we were back in the 13th Century. And no traffic... Magic.
Written April 29, 2019
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Stéphane L
Paris, France494 contributions
Feb 2019 • Couples
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...
Written March 3, 2019
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Zosia B
Waterloo, Belgium1,160 contributions
Dec 2018 • Solo
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.
Written December 12, 2018
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SrkiCroatia
Rijeka, Croatia16 contributions
Oct 2018 • Family
It`s nice, but as it was raining, this was not what I expected. Good to see that street in the Old town.
Written December 6, 2018
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Suzanne P
Phoenix, United States2 contributions
Oct 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 good shoes.
Written November 6, 2018
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Ogi0
Sofia, Bulgaria16,705 contributions
May 2018 • Friends
It is a well-preserved medieval alley in Ferrara. The street is quite long and definitely worth a walk on it
Written May 14, 2018
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