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Le Mura, Ferrara

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Historic Walking Area Tourist Spot
Built in a triangular shape with sentry towers around the old city's center, Le Mura is standing strong to this day. The ramparts and thick walls are built to resist gunfire. They're topped with turrets where sharp shooters once watched for enemy armies. Inside, paved pathways travel around manicured lawns and the stone foundations of the former town. Enter the fortress using the same gateways that visitors used in the Renaissance: Port of Paola, Port of Angels, or San Giovanni's Port. To visit Le Mura and get the most from your holiday in Ferrara, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ferrara vacation trip planner.
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  • A nice relaxed cycle path around ferrara passing both inside and outside the walls. Good for all ages as no real slopes.  more »
  • The ancient walls of Ferrara are almost intact. The tree-lined path on top of them is a favourite place for joggers, dog-walkers and cyclists - and also for tourists wanting to stroll in the shade and...  more »
  • We borrowed two bikes from where we were staying and rode around the outside of the walls and into one of the parks. Interesting without being spectacular. Fun thing to do but not exceptional.  more »