Almost Local Ferrara Downtown Foodie Tour

One Day Experiences




3 Hours

Starting Time:

09:30 am or 04:00 pm


Monday to Saturday

Ferrara, UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most beautiful art cities of Italy, a sumptuous treasure chest to be discovered walking or cycling between land and water, its natural element… with multiple tastings at the most picturesque food corners!

  • Private licensed expert guide for max 3 hours (English guaranteed / other languages upon request with specific supplement)
  • Selection of typical cold cuts and cheeses and a glass of local wine (Delta del Po’)
  • Coffee with a piece of small piece of pastry OR gelato
  • Entry ticket to the Estense Castle or to the Schifanoia Palace
  • Everything not mentioned in the inclusions

This day-as-a-local together with an expert licensed guide will begin from one of tis icons: the Schifanoia Palace, a building conceived back in the 1300s for the leisure of the noble class and still housing the stunning Paintings of the Months, the largest Renaissance cycle depicting pagan frescoes! Alternatively, you can visit Castello Estense: the fortress is one of the most important testimonies of the 1500s, symbol of the deep cultural involvement of the Este family during the Renaissance and nowadays a permanent museum headquarters in which you can still admire the ducal apartments, the ancient prisons, the Lion’s Tower, the Oranges’s Garden and the ducal kitchens.

After small detours back in time along the medieval alleys, it will be time for a short break at one of the historical pastry shops to taste the legendary tenerina cake.

How will our Ferrara food tour conclude?
With a final toast and a selection of cold cuts and cheeses paired with a nice glass of local wine: will be our way to say… see you back soon in Ferrara!

Please Note:

  • Pick-ups: If you choose the car+driver option the price is calculated considering a pick-up from Ferrara or immediate surroundings (max 15 Km). Pick-ups from other locations can be purchased with a surcharge to be agreed upon by email request;
  • Our drivers are NOT driver-guides, since this kind of professional profile is forbidden by the Italian law.

Cancellation Policy:

  • No fee up to 8 days before the starting day;
  • From 7 days to 3 days before the tour starting date: 50% penalty;
  • 48 hours’ notice: 70% penalty;
  • 24 hours’ notice: 100% penalty.


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