Family and Kids in Ferrara

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Ferrara? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Ferrara, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Ferrara.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Ferrara for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Castello Estence

    Family and Kids

    Castello Estense is a charming medieval castle that is located in the heart of the city of Ferrara. Symbolized as the face of the city, the towering Castello Estence was erected upon the orders of Nicolò II d'Este in 1385. The castle has elements of the Renaissance style of architecture and has quite an interesting story behind its construction. The major highlights of the Castello Esten...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Le Mura Di Ferrara

    Family and Kids

    Translated as the ‘Walls of Ferrara’, the Le Mura di Ferrara comprises of 9 kilometers of fortifications surrounding the city. Dating back to the Middle Ages with a few restorations in the 15th and 16th centuries, the walls are the perfect places to explore via long walks and cycles. Beginning this route from the Castello Estense, the must-see attractions along the Le Mura di Ferrar...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Via Delle Volte

    Family and Kids

    The Via delle Volte is a charming cobbled street in Ferrara that dates back to the Middle Ages. Named after the distinctive volte, also known as the arches or covered passages that cover this street, the volte has become a symbol of the historical legacy of Ferrara. The street gives a feeling of walking through the past with its hanging passageways (the air passages) which used to join the ware...Read more
  4. Amazing Ferrara attraction for kids
    Monastero Di Sant' Antonio In Polesine

    Family and Kids

    The Monastero di Sant'Antonio in Polesine was established in the 13th century and is the first female monastery in Ferrara dedicated to St. Anthony the Great. It was founded by the Blessed Beatrice d'Este and has some beautiful frescoes which showcase the Giotto, Byzantine and Renaissance schools of architecture. The church in the monastery is an example of the Baroque style and comprises of a ...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Cimitero Della Certosa

    Educational Site

    The Cimiteri della Certosa in Ferrara is a magnificent Renaissance structure that is located inside the walls of the city presently and is situated within the city limits of the Herculean Addition. The cemetery was initially founded as the Carthusian Order monastery in 1461 by the Duke Borso. However, the suppression of the religious orders by Napoleon led to the closure of the monastery in the...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Ferrara
    Museo Della Cattedrale

    Family and Kids

    Enclosed in the former church of San Romano, the Museo della Cattedrale is a part of the Civic Museum of Ancient Arts in Ferrara. It primarily constitutes of works that were exhibited originally in the Ferrara Cathedral. Established in the year 1929, the museum can be accessed through a small yet beautiful square cloister. The major must-see exhibits at the Museo della Cattedrale are: The anci...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Addizione Erculea

    Garden

    The Addizione Erculea, translated to be the Herculean Effort, was an urban work planning that took place during the Renaissance period in the 15th century. Commissioned upon the orders of Ercole I d’Este in 1492, this project was completed by architect Biagio Rossetti and was named in honor of the Ercole. The work entailed a doubling of the city towards the north and created a new area th...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Palazzo Di Lodovico Il Moro

    Family and Kids

    The Palazzo di Lodovico Il Moro is also known as the Palazzo Costabili, after Antonio Costabili, an important nobleman in the court of duke Ercole I d'Este. Costabili had commissioned the palace to the famous architect Biagio Rossetti in 1495. Although the palace was not fully built, the architectural brilliance of Rossetti can still be seen in it and it currently houses the National Archaeolog...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Cimitero Ebraico Di Ferrara

    Family and Kids

    The Cimitero Ebraico di Ferrara or the Jewish Cemetery in Ferrara is situated in the area that belonged to the Jewish community since the 17th century. Formerly known as the ‘Garden of the Jews’, the cemetery was robbed and destroyed by the Inquisition in the 18th century. Many marbles from the tombs were then taken and used to build the column of the statue of Borso d'Este at the T...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Museo Civico Di Storia Naturale

    Educational Site

    The Museo Civico di Storia Naturale in Ferrara is an ecological museum that showcases several exhibits about the natural history of Ferrara. Inaugurated in 1872, the museum comprises of exhibition areas, educational centres as well as areas for documentation. The Museo Civico di Storia Naturale contains the following exhibits: The Palaeontology, Mineralogy and Petrography sections that are exh...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Ferrara Store

    Family and Kids

    Established in March 2013, the Ferara Store is a one-stop destination for all the local food and drink specialties of the city. Owned by Umberto Paltrinieri, all these products are created by following the traditional and authentic recipes of the province of Ferrara by using excellent quality raw materials. To have a veritable taste of Ferrara cuisine, make sure to try out the following product...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Le Querce

    Educational Site

    Libreria Le Querce, translated to be the Oaks Library is a charming old library that stocks up on a wide collection of old and new books in a variety of languages. The major highlights of this place are: Books ranging from guides, novels, children's picture books, news books, cookery books and rare editions of old novels. Library cum book store where you can also buy whatever books you like. G...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Il Palazzo Ducale Estense

    Family and Kids

    Presently also known as the Town Hall, the Il Palazzo Ducale Estense was built by the Este family in the 13th century and was their residence till the 16th century. It is now primarily owned by the Municipality of Ferrara and has undergone several changes over the centuries. The major architectural highlights of this place are as follows: The table in front of the Cathedral comprising of the T...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Jazz Club Ferrara

    Family and Kids

    The Jazz Club Ferrara is located in an ancient tower along the Walls of Ferrara and is a perfect haven for jazz lovers. With a magical ambience of soulful jazz music in the background, the club was formerly known as the ‘Circle of Friends of Jazz’ and has had uninterrupted operations since the past 25 years. The club organizes several jazz concerts throughout the year with many inte...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Piazza Giuseppe Verdi Image
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    Family and Kids

    The Piazza Verdi is an important zone located at the heart of the city of Bologna. Near to the “le due torri” or 'two towers', this zone or square used to be known as Piazza Giuseppe Verdi. In the year 1951, this square got its current name. It is also an important point linking many streets at the location. The Palazzo Paleotti is one such building where the important Italian figur...Read more