FERRARA, RAVENNA AND THE PO DELTA PARK
5 days/4 nights – Available all year round
Art and Culture, Nature and Landscapes, UNESCO
An itinerary between land and water: from the stretches of the lagoon of the Po’ Delta Park to the cultural beauties of Ferrara and Ravenna.
First day: Ferrara
Arrival in Ferrara, transfer and check-in to a 4-star hotel in Ferrara. Lunch (not included in the offer). In the afternoon, we are going to meet the guide and visit the city’s most popular sights: Palazzo Diamanti, Castello Estense, Piazza Savonarola, Palazzo Schifanoia, Palazzo Ducale, and the Cattedrale di San Giorgio. We are going to enter the Jewish ghetto from Piazza delle Erbe. Dinner at the restaurant. Return to the hotel and overnight stay.
Second day: Ferrara – Po’ Delta Park – Ravenna
After breakfast, we are going to relocate to the Abbazia di Pomposa for a guided tour. Then, we are going to board a motor vessel reserved for the day trip of the Po’ Delta Park. We are going to navigate between the canals and cane fields of the Po di Volano and of the Valli Bertuzzi, Valle Nuova and Val Canton until we reach the mouth of the Big River, located in the Sacca di Goro, known for its fish farms of mussells and clams where we are going to meet the fishermen and get to know their work. At the end of the boat tour, we are going to have a fish-based lunch at the restaurant. In the afternoon we are going to relocate to Comacchio for a guided tour of the city centre. At the end of the visit, we head to Ravenna, and check-in to a 4-star hotel. Dinner (not included in the offer) and overnight stay in the hotel.
Third day: Ravenna
After breakfast, we are going to spend the morning visiting the Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, the Basilica di San Vitale and the Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra. Lunch (not included in the offer) in the city centre. In the afternoon, we are going to have a guided tour of the Battistero Neoniano, of the Cappella Arcivescovile di Sant’Andrea, and lastly of the Basilica di Sant’Apollinare Nuovo. At the end of the visits, we are going back to the hotel. Dinner at the restaurant and an overnight stay.
Fourth day: Ravenna
After breakfast, we are going to spend the morning visiting sites related to Dante Alighieri (also known as the Supreme Poet in Italy): Dante’s tomb, the garden named after Quadrarco di Braccioforte, and the Old Franciscan Cloisters. Lunch (not included in the offer). In the afternoon, we head to a town called Classe by private coach and we are going to visit the Basilica di Sant’Apollinare in Classe. At the end of the visit, we are going back to Ravenna. Free time will be given before having a fish-based dinner at the restaurant. Return to the hotel and overnight stay.
Fifth day: Ravenna – Cervia
After breakfast, we are going to relocate to Cervia. We are going to have a guided tour at the Museo del Sale (Salt Museum) (MUSA) and then visit the Antina Salina Camillone. Lunch at the restaurant. Then we are going back to the place of arrival and that is the end of our services. Possible additions or integrations may be added to the main program based on the client’s preferences.
It is possible to join this itinerary with another one. Further additional tours could be available based on seasonality.
- 1 overnight stay in a 4-star hotel in Ferrara with breakfast included;
- 3 overnight stays in a 4-star hotel in Ravenna with breakfast included;
- 2 lunches and 3 dinners at the restaurant;
- Guided tours with a specialised guide as scheduled;
- Admissions as scheduled;
- Boat tour in the Po’ Delta Park;
- Bus transfers in a private coach.
- Tourist taxes;
- Additional admissions;
- Tips, drinks and everything not included in “included” section.