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Not flashy

Our guide mentioned that when the buildings went up, taxes were assessed on the ground floor area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suzanne P
Phoenix, United States
Medieval street

It is a well-preserved medieval alley in Ferrara. The street is quite long and definitely worth a... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Sofia, Bulgaria
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Via Capo delle Volte | Via Coperta, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide mentioned that when the buildings went up, taxes were assessed on the ground floor area, but not on the second floor - thus the creation of the rooms over the streets. Seemed like this area was less tourist-saturated than some other places. Wear...More

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 14 May 2018

It is a well-preserved medieval alley in Ferrara. The street is quite long and definitely worth a walk on it

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Must see it for yourself to admire the beautiful street. It’s very unique and photos don’t justify the beauty.

Thank AngelineL228
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you enjoy photography, you will enjoy walking along the historic Via delle Volte - an ancient cobblestone lane which crosses under a number of covered walkways. Beware of the cobblestones - the street is uneven and will penalize the inattentive.

1  Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Via della volte is a small old town street in beautiful Ferrara. The arches covering the via make street look authentic. The street if photogenic at night when the lights are on. It is worthwhile to walk through the street since a few very nice...More

1  Thank JR66426
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This area probably gives a greater insight to life in old Ferrara than many of the more glamorous areas. It is very worthwhile taking a slow walk through to absorb the atmosphere and to think back in time and what this area may have seen.

2  Thank HampshireBirdman
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This is a historic little street with a stone pebble surface which makes it very hard to walk on if you have foot problems or are not wearing walking shoes. Buildings need much restoration as does most of Ferrra s historic centre. It leads to...More

Thank HiDC
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I agree with some reviews that this is not a architecturally stunning place, but anyway, in spite of being quite unpretentious, the area is full of local flavour and historic interest. Instead of having any outstanding building or element, it´s the whole itself -archs, alley,...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

I had no idea this street was a tourist attraction of any sort. Just liked the view and took a picture. There are other spots like this one in the area

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Takes you back in time. I met friendly people on my wandering as was invited into a graduation party... Well worth the journey. Ferrara is a beautiful medieval city well worth a visit.

1  Thank John Martin J
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