Campsite Estense is a campsite in Ferrara, Ferrara.The campsite has pitches with shade and pitches with some shade. The campsite has a sports ground.
The following rules apply to pets at (Camping Estense):
- Dog(s) permitted in low season (if on a lead)
- Dog(s) permitted in high season (if on a lead)
You can also use the internet, as you can access the internet with your own laptop in 80% of the camp site.
Detail information about this campsite
This inspector visits Campsite Estense every year and inspects the campsite on the basis of more than 200 amenities and other points of interest. The inspector is an ACSI staff member and does not work for the campsite.
Average rating: 7.3
- Toilet facilities
- Price - quality comparison
- Child friendliness
- Sports facilities
- Swimming pool
- Food and drink
We were very disappointed with this campsite. On arrival we were given no information about the facilities available; we were not allowed to choose our site. The campsite was poor value compared with other sites we had been on in Italy.
The washing up water was tepid. There were very few toilets for the number of people there and you often needed to queue. There was no shop on site and no bread delivery. After checking the site rules we found that there was no restriction regarding barbecues but when we lit one on our site we were reprimanded and told we should have put it in the roadway. That would have been a hazard to children wandering around. Ironically the site had no fire buckets or any other fire fighting devices in evidence.We were told that we had one hour a day of WiFi but could not get a connection.
On the positive side the pitches were flat and in attractive surroundings.
To top it all, there was no “thank you”, nor any “goodbyes” or “bon voyages” when we left.
A very unfriendly place.
We came away thinking how good it would be if every city had a site like this, no frills but giving good access to explore the town. It's just a few km from Ferrara, mostly on a safe cycle route, which is just what we need when on a touring holiday. The site itself is peaceful, just a little traffic noise. The staff are helpful, the lady took the time to show us where everything was and we were given a key to a room where we could lock our bikes up to keep them dry. The toilet/shower blocks are OK, cleaned every afternoon - a little dated but functional, and there's a big washing machine that's only 3.5 euros a load. There is no bar or cafe, just vending machines. There is a nice outside area where you can sit and read or use the wifi - one free hour a day, and only 1 euro/hour after that. The pitches are mixed hard-standing and grass; motorhomes were kept off the grass when we were there due to recent heavy rain. The only real downside was the overgrown fruit trees dropping berries everywhere including all over motorhomes; the owners apologised for this and said the weather lately had prevented much maintenance.
Plleasant site with unmarked pitches under Mulberry trees. Messy when there is fruit on the ground! A convenient stop on the way to Ancona and an interesting town to visit. Facilities were good and staff who speak English are welcoming.
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 01-01-2019 till 06-01-2019
23-02-2019 till 31-12-2019
- 3.3 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 50 (60 - 90m2)
- Campsite suitable for disabled persons
* Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)
At the reception
Ground and vegetation
Washing, washing-up, cooking
Food, drink and groceries
Available to hire at the campsite
Sport and games
Situation of campsite
Address & Route
Would you like to book Campsite Estense or request more information? You can do both using the information below.
Via Gramicia 76
44100 / Ferrara
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Coordinates: 44°51'11"N 11°38'0"E
A13 Bologna-Padova, exit Ferrara Nord, direction centre, follow the camping signs. The campsite is located outside the city ramparts, next to the swimming pool and the sports grounds.
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