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Preparing your trip to Padua: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

san antonio 1. Tourists spending vacation in Padua may enjoy a trip to Venice as each day buses are departing from the Piazzale Boschett. The cost of a trip will be about 4Euro and the trip will last up to an hour. Many prudent tourists prefer stopping in Padua and opting for affordable hotels of the city meanwhile setting off to the excursions and observation tours to Venice. Another way to reach a popular tourist destination is a train. The cost of a trip in this case will vary from 4 up to 10Euro.
2. Padua features hot and wet summers. That is why the optimum seasons for visiting the city are late spring and autumn. Even though Padua features a rather warm winter period, still during the cold season fallouts and fogs are rather common turning the weather unfavorable for hiking and touring.
3. The optimum city transportation means is a tram as its route runs through the most significant excursion destinations and districts of the city. On weekdays the trams are running with up to 8 minute intervals meanwhile on Saturdays and Sundays the intervals between trams may increase up to 20 minutes.
4. A historical center of the city is banned for transport and is totally in disposal of pedestrians. As some landmarks and sights are located far from each other, tourists are recommended to rent a bicycle for city cruising. Due to the roads being free from other transport, exploring the historical center by bicycle is safe and convenient.
5. Tourists looking to using city transport and to visiting excursions are recommended to get a special card named PadovaCard. The card can be valid though 48 or 72 hours, the cost will be 16 and 21 Euro correspondingly. Apart from free traveling by city transport the card gives a discount for visiting various cultural and entertaining establishments. Copyright
6. Travelers visiting the city of Padua in the tourist heat should take care of booking tickets for different cultural events in advance. Even though the tickets will be a bit more expensive in this case, still booking in advance is a perfect alternative to standing in long queues.
7. High quality service in restaurants and cafés should necessarily be rewarded with tips. In upscale eating houses tips may be included into a total bill otherwise one will need to add 10 – 15% to the sum of the bill to reward a waiter. In budgetary restaurants and cafés a total sum should be rounded up to any convenient sum and that will be enough for a reward.
8. Many museums and cultural establishments offer sufficient discounts for kids and students. To get a discount one should have all the documents proving the right to benefits.
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What to visit being in Padua - unique sights

Botanical Garden of Padua

From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
The most interesting plants of Europe are kew trees and magnolias. As a long time ago, today in the garden medical herbs are also produced. It is also under the control of the university, that’s why you can see students there. On the territory, you can see about 6 000 types of plants. The oldest Mediterranean palm was planted there in 1585. The territory of the garden was divided into 5 thematic zones. Every zone represents different countries. The garden is well equipped for vacation, there you can find a lot of benches and arbours. … Read further

Venice and its Lagoon

From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Tourists also like to walk on the insular Venice. The main mean of transport there is a boat. People get from one place to another only on foot or by boat. That’s why it is quite easy to get to some beautiful islands. One of them is Burano Island. It became known worldwide thanks to its small houses which facades are painted in rainbow colours. In one of these houses has placed an interesting museum of Venetian lace. On Murano island, you can go to the famous museum of Murano’s glass. … Read further


From the series “Permanently Sinking Cities and Regions”
If there won't be taken special steps in building borders from the water, the city will become inhabited to 2100. The city has been destroying not only thanks to the global warming but also because of people actions. A great number of historical buildings were built on wooden beams. They fell into disrepair and slumped within years. More than that, every year Venice has about 10 million tourists. Under their weight, the islands go lower and lower. The department is planning to begin the building of new dams and dumbs. The number of tourists will also be taken under control in the nearest time. … Read further

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