Ferrara is a city of the arts, rich in history and architecture, with its nine kilometers of walls surrounding the historic centre. Within a 5-minute walk from Palazzo Gulinelli, one of the two locations of Smiling International School and Smiling Loft Apartments, you can reach the city walls area, which today constitutes a large ring-shaped park, perfect for long walks and jogging.
FERRARA CITY OF CULTURE
Ferrara is a city of culture, with Boldini, its art-house cinema, and three theatres: Sala Estense, Teatro Nuovo, and the Claudio Abbado Municipal Theatre. The University of Ferrara: founded in 1391, it is one of the oldest in the world. Today thousands of university students, from every city in Italy and from abroad, live in the city of Ferrara during the academic year.
FERRARA GREEN CITY
Ferrara green city, with its equipped parks and cycle paths. Distance in Ferrara is always short and can be travelled by foot, but it’s even faster by bike!
FERRARA SPORTS CITY
Ferrara sports city: with its gyms, swimming pools, stadium, athletics fields, tennis clubs, sports centers and cycle-stadium.
FERRARA LIVING CITY
Ferrara living city. With its nightlife concentrated in via Carlo Mayr and in the Duomo square. Its internationally renowned events, which every year attract tourists from all over Italy and beyond!
Ferrara Balloon Festival, its romantic balloon festival. Buskers Festival, which transforms the city into a street music stage and brings together artists from all corners of the world. And also, Palio di San Giorgio, Internazionale Festival, and “Ferrara Sotto le Stelle” musical events.
FERRARA TASTY CITY
Ferrara tasty city. Among all the traditional food recipes, pumpkin cappellacci and maccheroni pasticcio stand out: if you are stopping by you must absolutely taste them! And you can’t give up Ferrara bread: created during the Renaissance, and even depicted by De Chirico in the painting “The language of the child”.