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Le Mura di Ferrara

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Address: 44121, Ferrara, Italy

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A must to in Ferrara

Medieval wall surrounding the city Centre. You have trees along on both sides that provide a wonderful shade in summer. That is probably the only option to walk / run in summer... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Ferrara, Italy

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Ferrara, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Medieval wall surrounding the city Centre. You have trees along on both sides that provide a wonderful shade in summer. That is probably the only option to walk / run in summer in Ferrara. The landscape is wonderful at both sunrise and down with a beautiful and colorful view. If it is too dark the people sat in the benches... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Considering the other stuff to see in Ferrara I wouldn't make seeing the walls a priority. It's not like the city walls of Avila, Spain or anything. It is more like a low brick wall mostly circling the city. If you have time, it is mostly tree lined so it would make for a great walk.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending two days exploring the historical, medieval centre of Ferrara - we decided to take advantage of the bikes available for rent at our hotel (Hotel Carlton). So glad we did - this was a highlight of our time in Ferrara! A great way to see the city - and on a warm day - the breeze from cycling... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most lovely things about Ferrara is its wide, intact medieval walls. They are perfect for bicycling along. Many people ride bikes, run, or walk their dogs up along the wall, but its wide enough for everyone. There were many benches along the way to pause and look out or into the city. We didn't go all the... More 

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Adria, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second review. I was visiting Ferrara yet again, where I have friends, and had a lovely stroll along the walls. The news in town is that they have a flock of sheep slowly circling the walls to keep the vegetation under control in a natural process, which is an attraction for young children. There seem to be always two paths... More 

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Aarau, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We cycled on top of the wall again and again during our day in the town. Don't expect a "Great Wall"-like thing. It is more like a wide bank with sometimes grassy patches and on other places is purely bricks. A very enjoyable thing to do when in Ferrara.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

nice old good maintained wall about 13 km long, half of it bike-proof. also goog to visit interesting centre points in the city

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Whether walking or cycling, this is a marvellous place to visit. The City walls are skirted by open parkland which provides a great contrast to the townscape. Take time to sit and enjoy the wildlife - the doves nesting in the walls and the lizards that scurry to and fro.....A peaceful place full of atmosphere.

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san jose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

A reasonably priced place with very good food and many choices. There are several pasta dishes that are unique to Ferrara. ( ask the waiter!)

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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We managed to go half way around the City on the wall before we got hungry but it was a very pleasant experience seeing the buildings from above and the beginning of the spring in countryside beyond. They have some simple steps to get up and down without too much stress but saw a couple of people trying to take... More 

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