Delizia Estense
How to Find us

The "Delizia Estense" residence is waiting to welcome you to Ferrara, at Via Scandiana, 5 opposite the Basilica of S. Maria in Vado a few steps from Palazzo Schifanoia (Via Scandiana, 23) , site of the Salone dei Mesi, which houses one of the most celebrated artefacts of the Italian renaissance.

Delizia Estense - Residence Bed and Breakfast
Via Scandiana, 5 Ferrara (FE) 44121 Italy
Telephone +39 335 7520153
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Palazzo dei Diamanti
La Certosa
Piazza Ariostea
Castello Estense
Teatro Comunale Di Ferrara
Ghetto ebraico
Palazzo Schifanoia

For guests arriving by train::
Take the No.1 bus from the station ( or Nr.9) and get off the bus at the “ Giovecca Lab. Analisi ( or “casa dello studente”) bus stop. From the bus stop take the first road on the right ( Via U.Bassi) and follow this road as far as Via Madama. At the first crossroads turn left and you will find the Delizia Estense.
For bus timetables visit the website:

Free phone 89.20.21 |
Ferrovie Emilia Romagna:
Direzione - Via Zandonai, 4 - Ferrara
Tel. 0532 979311
Free phone 800.91.50.30 |

For guests arriving by car from Bologna:
Exit the motorway at Ferrara Sud and follow the dual carriage way towards Porto Garibaldi-Comacchio. After approx 5km take the exit for Ferrara. Once off the dual carriageway continue straight on as far as the roundabout. At the roundabout continue straight on and at the first traffic light continue straight on. The road continues in an S shape towards the right. Continue straight over the traffic light on the bridge. After approx 200 m follow the signs for Palazzo Schifanoia, turning left and the left again.


After 50m turn right into Via Scandania: the Delizia Estense is at no.5 opposite the S.Maria in Vado Church.

For Guests arriving by car from Padova:
Exit from the motorway at Ferrara Nord. Turn right after the toll station and continue straight as far as the T -junction. Turn right towards the centre. Continue straight on, after the first traffic light and after the underpass continue straight on remaining in the centre lane: at the third traffic light turn left for Viale Cavour: continue straight on.

On arriving at the castle ( on the right) continue straight on. Once in Corso della Giovecca follow this road until the Arch at the end. At the roundabout turn right into Alfonso D’este. After 50m turn right into Via Cisterna del Follo and then left into Via Formignanache, a side lane of Alfonso D’Este. After 50m turn right into Via Scandania:the Delizia Estense is at no.5 opposite the S.Maria in Vado Church.

A 13 - Bologna - Padova;
uscite: Ferrara Nord, Ferrara Sud.

Motorway Links:
At Ferrara sud with the dual carriageway Ferrara - Porto Garibaldi and with State Highway "Adriatica" SS (N.16) for Ravenna, "Porrettana" (N.64) for Bologna - S.Matteo della Decima;
To Ferrara nord with State Highway SS(N. 255) for Modena and "Virgiliana" (N.496) for Mantova
Bus Depot:
Via Rampari di San Paolo - Ferrara
Tel. 0532 599492
Connections with all the regional areas in the Ferrara Province, Modena and Bologna.
"G. Marconi" di Bologna a km. 45
"M. Polo" di Venezia a km. 110
"Catullo" di Verona a km. 100
Rimini a km. 200
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The Delizia Estense is near to all of Ferrara’s most interesting sights and to lots of Restaurants in the historical centre. Consult the Map

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