Home of the "eat well", Ferrara boasts a culinary tradition which has its roots in medieval times, with delicious traditional dishes. 

This pasta was named after the straw hats worn by farmers in the past (called cap’lazz in local dialect), which it resembles. For ce [...]

Hints of his existence even at the time of the Este court can be found in a letter in which Lorenzo de’ Medici thanks Ercole I d&rsq [...]

It was mainly eaten during carnival, a period in which people allowed themselves more substantial dishes than usual before Lent. Because i [...]

History and notes Both names have existed side by side for centuries, often misleading curious gourmands. The current recipe, as you mi [...]

In the city like in its surroundings, one thing that Ferrara natives simply can’t do without is the daily ritual of shopping for fre [...]

Upcoming Events in Ferrara and province


Weekends in the most suggestive places of the Po Delta Park, that will allow to enjoy the territory through forms of slow tourism [...]

Making a name for himself in Paris during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Boldini established his chic, “fashionable” [...]

“L’arte per l’arte” returns to the Este Castle. Following a project formerly organized by Comune di Ferrara, here is presented a lit [...]

Closing a perfect circle, Ferrara Musica turns 30 years old, celebrating them with the three ensembles founded by the great conductor whom o [...]

The exhibition, organized by Marcello Toffanello, shows two very special works of art: Muse Polymnia, from Gemäldegalerie in Berlin, and th [...]

The eight 'contrade', in their superb Renaissance costumes, pay homage to the Duke Borso in the courtyard of the Este Castle [...]

From October to April the Torrione San Giovanni, a splendid round tower along the Renaissance city walls, becomes a venue for jazz lovers [...]

The Season offers both traditional works and new proposals, to make feel people “home”, and also encourage young people to get to know t [...]

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