Emilia–Romagna Sights

Casa Romei

  • Via Savonarola 30 Map It
  • Ferrara
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 05/02/2016

Fodor's Review

This ranks among Ferrara's loveliest Renaissance palaces. Built by the wealthy banker Giovanni Romei (1402–83), it's a vast structure with a graceful courtyard. Mid-15th-century frescoes decorate rooms on the ground floor; the piano nobile (main floor) contains detached frescoes from local churches as well as lesser-known Renaissance sculptures. The Sala delle Sibelle has a very large 15th-century fireplace and beautiful wood-coffered ceilings.

Sight Information

Address:

Via Savonarola 30, Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, 44100, Italy

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Phone:

0532-234130-tickets; 0532-234100-information

Sight Details:

  • €3; free 1st Sun. of month
  • Sun.– Wed. 8:30–2, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30

Published 05/02/2016

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