Padua
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Our most recommended Padua Itinerary

  • Padua City 2.5-Hour Walking Tour

    1. Padua City 2.5-Hour Walking Tour

    There is no better way to get a feel a city like Padua than to visit the market squares in the morning, and on this 2.5-hour walking tour, you will explore the various public areas as well as historical, religious, and cultural monuments. First, make your way to Piazza delle Erbe, full of the freshest fruit and vegetables of the season. Continue on to the Basilica of Saint Anthony, the spiritual center of the city, dating back to the early 1200s. Near the Basilica is the largest square in town, called Prato della Valle. On Saturdays it is home to a bustling market. Finally you can enjoy the Scrovegni Chapel fresco paintings that are Giotto's greatest masterpiece. There are two options available: 10:00 until 12:30 14:00 until 16:30

  • Padua: 2.5-Hour Private Tour St. Anthony Basilica w/ Tiziano

    2. Padua: 2.5-Hour Private Tour St. Anthony Basilica w/ Tiziano

    Book this private 2.5-hour tour to discover the best part of Padua: the famous Basilica of Saint Anthony. Visited as a place of pilgrimage by people from all over the world, this majestic church - known locally as "il Santo" - is one of the eight international shrines recognized by the Holy See.  Together with your guide, you'll enter the basilica and discover the ancient frescoes, some important funerary monuments and the interesting chapels with their fascinating paintings, such as the Chapel of Luca Belludi with frescoes by Giusto de Menabuoi and the Chapel of Saint Giacomo with frescoes by Altichiero da Zevio. You'll also visit the Oratory of St. George and the School of the Santo, decorated by a cycle of fifteen frescoes and three canvases, where the young Tiziano Vecellio worked between 1510 and 1511.

  • Padua: Private Tour w/ Church of the Hermits & Baptistery

    3. Padua: Private Tour w/ Church of the Hermits & Baptistery

    Book this private 2.5-hour tour to discover the best part of Padua: the famous Church of the Hermits (Chiesa degli Eremitani, in Italian), the main sites of Padua's old town and the Baptistery of the dome with Giusto de’ Menabuoi's fascinating frescoes. Admire the artworks of Guariento and Mantegna inside the Church of the Hermits, then follow your guide through the beautiful historic center of Padua and listen to their commentary on the most important monuments, buildings and elegant squares in the city. End your tour at the Baptistery of the dome, a real gem in Padua. Dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, its construction started in the 12th century and was consecrated by the Patriarch of Grado in 1281. The Baptistery is famous for having a large and important fresco cycle from the last quarter of the 14th century inside. Enter the building and discover the fascinating artworks of Giu...

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What people are saying about Padua

It was a very nice person. We saw interesting things

It was good and interesting. Of course a city tour would be ideal if we could see the sights with a small bus and we could quickly look at it personally. We were so satisfied. Thank you very much