We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Very fit(ing) for an art gallery

A delight, with the impressive palazzi to begin with, then taking on a remarkably rural aspect... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Street lined with palaces

This street was designed by the Dukes of Este to locate the various noble houses. Some of them have... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Perth, Australia
Read all 113 reviews
All photos (101)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“viale”(2 reviews)
“palazzi”(2 reviews)
“university”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Corso Ercole, Ferrara, Italy
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Ferrara
from USD 34.70
More Info
from USD 45.11
More Info
from USD 361.46
More Info
Reviews (113)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews viale palazzi university certosa cemetery street
Updating list...
Reviewed 16 October 2017

A delight, with the impressive palazzi to begin with, then taking on a remarkably rural aspect. Impressionist painters would have felt very much at home. Having savoured the sights, then turn along the Viale Certosa, to find more peace at the cemetery.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank logicsticks
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This street was designed by the Dukes of Este to locate the various noble houses. Some of them have been converted into art galleries and offices. The Law School of the University of Ferrara is one of these and worth a glance.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Zanzibar48
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I highly recommend strolling around this historic thoroughfare if you are an architecture fan. It spreads from the Castello up to the San Cristoforo Charterhouse, in the north limit of the city. Planned as an expansion for the old city, it provides a fine example...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank southerntraveller49
Reviewed 3 October 2016

As the "new road" built in the early baroque period as an addition to the medieval city I was expecting it to be a grand boulevard, whereas it's quite a narrow, but elegant, cobbled street. It is bounded by some super renaissance buildings (some of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank richardph65
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Pedestrian-only road which leads northwards from the castle, packed with historical buildings and sites.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank FTMDave
Reviewed 7 April 2016

If you are a walker or a jogger Corso Ecole 1 d'Este is worthwhile because you can link it as a very useful and attractive part of your other activities in this fabulous city. It takes 20-30 minutes to walk this road which goes from...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Trevor R
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 nearby hotels
Duchessa Isabella Hotel
295 reviews
.43 km away
Hotel De Prati
568 reviews
.56 km away
Hotel Touring
1,525 reviews
.66 km away
Astra Hotel
556 reviews
.68 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 638 nearby restaurants
136 reviews
.50 km away
Gelateria K2
380 reviews
.53 km away
Manifattura Alimentare
256 reviews
.55 km away
Sorgente Del Gelato
161 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 178 nearby attractions
Parco Massari
217 reviews
.10 km away
Palazzo dei Diamanti
1,492 reviews
.19 km away
Cimitero della Certosa
207 reviews
.39 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Corso Ercole I d"Este staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines