trips planned by users
trips planned by users
Copparo trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Copparo is a town and comune of Emilia Romagna, Italy, in the Province of Ferrara, located 50km northeast of the regional capital of Bologna and 17km east of the provincial capital of Ferrara, Copparo sits in the fertile Po River Delta—10km south of the river and 35km from the Adriatic coast.The territory of the municipality lies between 0and above sea level.DemographicsCopparo has a population of about 17,000 inhabitants and a surface of 157km2; thus the population density is 111.2 inhabitants per square kilometer.HistoryThe origins of Copparo date back to the early Middle Ages and are confirmed both by a formation prior to the year 1000 and by its belonging to the Church of Ferrara and Ravenna (955) under the name "Massa in Copario". From many historical documents it appears that Copparo was a rather large agricultural center within the territory of Ferrara. The 1431 census mentions it as the largest area sown with barley and wheat. Copparo was likewise mentioned in the Statuta Ferrariae dated 1287 under the name of "Coparius" (recalling the responsibility the citizens of Copparo had in digging the"de preta" channel). After the year 1251, the area fell under the title of the Dukes of Ferrara, the Estensi family. They used the area primarily for recreational purposes, developing one of their principle game preserves and hunting lodges, a turreted castle. It was destroyed during the war against Venice and rebuilt in 1540. It then became one of the most famous Estense Delights. Of the original structure and its five towers only a solitary one remains today, on the site of the current city hall.Copparo is in Province of Ferrara. Make your own Copparo vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our Italy tour itinerary maker tool.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Copparo
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Copparo
Side trips from Copparo
Places to visit with Copparo
Recently planned trips to Province of Ferrara
15 days in Italy & San Marino BY A USER FROM SOUTH SUDAN August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 59 days in Comacchio & Bologna BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Ferrara BY A USER FROM ITALY March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Emilia-Romagna BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Italy BY A USER FROM IRELAND March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium