Many universities operate and maintain a Botanical Garden for both research and study, and for tourism, and the Ferrara Botanical Garden is one such place. Located oposite the Palazzo dei Diamanti and the Parco Massari, the gardens are beautifully maintained by the university employees and are a great place to explore. Within the grounds of […]

A medieval city that was once completely walled, it remains a bit of a hidden secret to visitors to Bologna and Italy.  The lack of tourist rush adds to the appeal but I can’t help but think that this is one of Italy’s hidden secrets. About Ferrara is a city and comune in Emilia-Romagna, northern […]

The University of Ferrara is the main university of the city of Ferrara in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy. In the years prior to the First World War the University of Ferrara, with more than 500 students, was the best attended of the free universities in Italy. Today there are approximately 16,000 students enrolled […]