Padua is a place of many colors and drawings. It is considered the city of frescoes and if you like to admire sacred buildings, decorated private and public palaces, this is the place to be. You can stroll down the city’s center and visit one of many basilicas, observe beautiful palaces and relax in the park.
If you’re up for a bit different experience, then there’s the Museum of living insects and the Butterfly Arc with thousands of butterflies. Moreover Venice is only 40 km away, so you can plan more than few one-day excursions when staying in Padua.
St Anthony’s Day in Padua
A day symbolising the harmony between faith and history is an annual celebration that commemorates the Saint’s death on June 13th.Learn More
The rose garden of Santa Giustina
Located behind the abbey of Santa Giustina along the city walls, about one kilometer walking distance from Prato della Valle.Learn More
Things to do & see in Padova
Explore the Top 10 things to do in Padova and discover a city of hidden beauty.Learn More
Vacation Day exploring Italy
Top 5 reasons to embark upon an Italian journey. From Venice to Milan, through Trieste, Costa Smeralda and beyond.Learn More
Explore Italy and the Stars at La Specola
La Specola home of the astronomic observatory of the University of Padua is located at Carrara Castle is a perfect destination on your Italy to-do list.Learn More
did you know?
“Padua region is home to the largest thermal spa in Europe.”
– Sheraton Padova
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