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Padua: Private City Walking Tour & Scrovegni's Chapel Visit

1. Padua: Private City Walking Tour & Scrovegni's Chapel Visit

Experience the culturally rich city of Padua on this private walking tour with a certified local guide. Enter the beautiful Scrovegni Chapel, Cathedral of Padua and Palazzo della Ragione. See some of the most famous squares of the city, including Piazza delle Erbe, della Frutta and della Signoria, which all overlook several prominent and majestic buildings. Stroll through the city's streets and hear interesting anecdotes about the area from your knowledgeable guide. Then, visit one of the most masterful examples of art from the 14th century at the Scrovegni Chapel. Later, go to Palazzo della Ragione, a medieval market hall, and the Cathedral of Padua, which was first erected in the 4th century.

Padua: Jewish Heritage Museum and Synagogue Tour

2. Padua: Jewish Heritage Museum and Synagogue Tour

Embark on a guided tour of the Jewish heritage of Padua, located in the historical center of Padua, namely in the ancient Ghetto area. Check out the museum which sheds light on the events and rituals of the Jewish Community of Padua from its origins to the present. Enter the Padua Jewish Museum to enjoy a multimedia experience video installation by film director Denis Brotto. Dive into the life of 10 illustrious characters in Padua Jewish life. The characters come to life to narrate their stories through the places that represent Padua Judaism. Then the tour continues through narrow and restricted Ghetto streets: hear the story of the Jewish settlement and its commercial, social, cultural, and religious past. End at the Italian Synagogue, still the prayer site for the members of the Community of Padua. Hear about the polychrome marble Aron-ha-Kodesh, the sacred chamber positioned on the Eastern Wall.

Padua: Pasta and Tiramisu Class with a Local Host

3. Padua: Pasta and Tiramisu Class with a Local Host

Learn how to make authentic Italian pasta and tiramisu at a friendly local host's home. Find out how to roll fresh pasta dough by hand, make two traditional pasta shapes, and prepare the perfect melt-in-your-mouth tiramisu. Get to know the tricks and trades of authentic Italian cooking and hear fascinating stories about the local culture and cuisine. Dine with your host and taste the finished dishes accompanied by a selection of local wines. Experience the warmth of Italian hospitality and return home with something more than just souvenirs — classic Italian cooking knowledge that will stay with you for life.

Padua: Market Tour, Private Home Cooking Class and Dinner

4. Padua: Market Tour, Private Home Cooking Class and Dinner

Go food shopping like a local, enjoying the distinctive Italian local market and learn how to recognize the best produce from the land. Then immerse yourself in a cooking class at a local home, learning the secrets of the most famous dishes of regional cuisine and taste the fruit of your labor with local wines. During the lesson, the cook will reveal the tricks of the trade for three authentic local recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. You will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that will stay with you for life.

Padua: Market Tour and Private Home Cooking Demonstration

5. Padua: Market Tour and Private Home Cooking Demonstration

Arrive at the home of your expert cook then go food shopping like a local. Enjoy the distinctive Italian local market and learn how to recognize the best produce. When you return to your host’s home, enjoy a private cooking demonstration where your host will share the secrets of her family cookbook while preparing the dishes right in front of you.   Once the end result is ready, sit at an authentic Italian table and enjoy your 4-course seasonal menu including a starter, pasta, main course with side dish, and dessert.

Padova: Guided Shopping Walk

6. Padova: Guided Shopping Walk

Discover the best of Padova with your dedicated shopping guide. Whether you come with a long wish list or are in the mood to browse, your expert guide will show you charming artisanal boutiques and specialized shops of every sort. Your walk will begin as you meet with your guide in the centrally located Piazza delle Erbe. You will visit the hidden gems of shopping throughout the city, with your tour tailored to meet your interests. Your English-speaking guide will know the city inside and out, and will show you their favorite artisanal shops whilst helping you find something for everyone on your list, including yourself.

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What people are saying about Padua

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Padua is an elegant and interesting city. Having visited it in the company of Rosanna was an exceptional experience. Rosanna, my guide, is very well prepared, rigorous and passionate. It was a pleasure to visit the Scrovegni Chapel and the city center with her. Visit highly recommended!

Cinzia is a guide of excellence. The entire visit was very enriching. She generously brought me some underlined brochures for the continuation of my self-guided tour, and she was generous with her time. I hope other people have the same luck!

Carla was a delightful guide, knowledgeable, articulate, and responsive to our questions. We enjoyed the two and a quarter hours enormously.

Well timed tour with great information and explanations of the many sights seen and places visited…

Our Guide was very good, show us so many interesting parts of the city