According to a legend, Padua was founded around 1184 BC by the Trojan Antenor and is therefore thought to be one of Italy's oldest cities. The region around Padua developed rather quickly into an important centre of the Venetians. In the year 302 BC, the Paduan army also defeated the Spartan king Cleonymus. Padua is one of the main Italian art cities and one of the most popular tourist destinations. The city has a deep historical, and religious heritage and some famous landmarks in the city include; Scrovegni Chapel, the Basilica of St. Anthony, Prato Della Valle, Ragione Palace, Villa Pisani National Museum, University of Padua Botanical Garden and several others.
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The Euganean Hills are a group of hills of volcanic origin that rise to heights from 300 to 600 m from the Paduan-Venetian plain a few kilometers south of Venice, a 20-minute drive from Padua. Here you will find beautiful landscapes between vineyards and olive groves, alternating with castles, villas and small medieval villages. A beautiful...Read more
The Market of Padua is in the centre of the city, in a great building called Palazzo della Ragione, built in 1218. The upper floor, called Il Salone, is a great hall, one of the largest medieval halls of the world. On the ground floor of the Salone, the so called “Sotto il Salone”, are hosted various delicatessen shops where you can find all...Read more
Visiting the historical centre of Padua is a sort of time travel. Your local guide takes you along the streets of the medieval city, among old monuments and buildings. A 2-hours walking tour visiting the Palazzo del Bo (the Old University), the Caffè Pedrocchi (the "Cafè without doors"), the Jewish Ghetto, the lively squares Piazza delle Erbe,...Read more
We’ll discover Verona with a walk. Starting from Piazza Bra we’ll admire Area di Verona. Through Via Mazzini, well known shopping street in Verona we’ll walk to the House of Juliet. Then we continue towards Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza dei Signori, Porta Borsari and the Arche Scaligere. We'll reach the Ponte di Pietra and, if you want, we can...Read more
With this experiential tour to Monselice we’ll know better this walled city by which many writers, artists, and poets were inspired. We’ll visit the Castle of Monselice, a real treasure chest where ancient weapons, beautiful tapestries and marvellous furniture from all Italy are preserved. The family of the Carraresi from Padua, the Visconti...Read more
One of the most interesting itineraries in Padua, with a mix of Religion and art.
Guided visit of the Basilica di Sant’Antonio (Saint Anthony Cathedral) with the Chapel of Saint Anthony, the Relics, the Chapel of St James with the frescoes of Altichiero, and The Cloister and the Magnolia Cloister. Moreover you will see the two small...Read more
A fantastic Street food experience in the city centre of Padua. Your guide will take you around Padova with stops at the famous Caffè Pedrocchi for a special coffee, at the open-air markets in the squares to stare at the colored stands plenty of fruits, vegetables and food, at the Sotto il Salone covered market, where you will taste typical...Read more
We will discover Verona with a walk. Starting from Piazza Bra we will admire the Area of Verona. Following Via Mazzini, famous shopping street of Verona, we will walk to Juliet's House. Then we continue towards Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza dei Signori, Porta Borsari and the Arche Scaligere. We will reach the Ponte di Pietra and, if you want, we can...Read more
Day trip to the historic Bassano, known for its history linked to the First World War and for the traditional alcoholic drink called grappa. Here you can enjoy a guided tour of the distillery, you can admire the Grappa museum and stroll through the historic streets of the center. You can have a typical lunch in a downtown...Read more
Try this tour and discover the city of Padua, with its famous Frescos, its second world oldest university, its beautiful huge monumental square, St. Antony Basilica and much more. At the end you can relax in an ancient tower surrended by green tasting good...Read more
During this wine and food excursion, not far from Venice, you will spend a day in the Euganean Hills area that rise up from a flat earth. They are the result of volcanic eruptions millions of years ago. The landscape is a succession of vineyards, villages, medieval castles, patrician villas that date back to the Renaissance. As well as churches,...Read more
Don't look for other tours as you have found the one that you will never forget. In this tour, you will live authentic Italian experiences and you will taste local made wine and oil, you will see magic places out of the commercial touristic routes and recharge your soul.
You will interact with local people who have dedicated their lives to...Read more
Learn to cook traditional homemade Italian recipes in a central district in Padova. Explore the culinary traditions of Veneto and prepare your own meal with your friendly local chef. Taste the fruits of your labor in a joyful...Read more
Your day in Padua is just winding down, the sun's about to set... It's time for an Aperitivo. This glamorous Italian tradition is loved all over the world, and this is your chance to learn how to prepare it for yourself, the perfect souvenir.
Preparing the perfect aperitivo is an art; you will learn how to prepare a selection...Read more
Explore the Veneto countryside. See beautiful Palladian villas, Medieval walls, and Roman roads. Learn about 'Grana Padano' cheese production with a visit to a cheese-making facility. A lot of people have to be available for us to make a great day and they can't be ever; for this we need 1,5 days to organize all. Thanks for...Read more
The Euganean Hills are a group of hills of volcanic origin that rise to heights of 300 to 600 m from the Paduan-Venetian plain a few kilometres south of Venice, 20 minutes by car from Padua. Here you will find beautiful landscapes of vineyards and olive groves, alternating with castles, villas and small medieval villages. A beautiful cycle...Read more