Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Padua1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Padua with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Padua areaThis Padua map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Padua and surroundings
Italy - moving around the countryTransportation by sea, particularly ferries, is also very popular. You can use them to travel between the coastal regions of the mainland, as well as to access neighboring territories. The fare depends on the class of the ferry itself, the distance of the route, and the services provided in the complex. On modern ferries there are swimming pools, cafes and bars, as well as playgrounds, and even Duty Free shops. Several taxi companies are operational in the country. You can order a car by phone or catch one right on the street. On weekends, cars from taxi companies are very few, so when you call you have to wait at least 20 minutes. The cost of pick up is at least 3 euros. At night, on public holidays, as well as on weekends, tariffs are slightly increased. Nonetheless, as a rule, a kilometer ride will be from one to one and a half euros. If you want to quickly get from one point of Italy to another, it is possible to employ the services of airports. … Open
Nature and parks of ItalyUnlike the Gran Paradiso, located near Liguria, the Cinque Terri National Park is famous not only for its unique nature, but also for its cultural heritage of historical significance. Cinque Terri is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. It contains numerous bays, small beaches, small islands and medieval towns with unique walls. They protect the terraces with vineyards, descending to the cliff on the shore and are a dwelling for animals and birds. The coast, covered with rocks, is well adapted for nesting birds. The water abounds with a variety of fish, which creates an excellent observation point, allowing you to see birds in their natural habitat. … Open
Photogallery of Padua sights
Our guide to Padua
Advices for travellers
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. 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 … Open
Travel guide to Padua
An interesting religious monument is the Basilica of Santa Giustina. According to the legends, it is located in the very place where the holy Christian martyr Justina of Padua was buried more than 1,500 years ago. The first church on the site of the present one was built back in the 6th century. Today, visitors to the city can see the basilica that was erected in the 16th century. The cross-shaped building is … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
The best way to vary gastronomy tour though Padua and to take tongue off traditional pizza and pasta is to pay a visit to the Shangai restaurant specializing in Chinese cuisine. Mouth wetting chicken wings under spicy sauce, traditional Pecking Roast Duck, original vegetable accompaniments and a vast selection of drinks and cocktails as well as a fine decoration of the hall are adding to the comfort and leisure of … Open
Attractions and active leisure
The largest shopping center in Padua is the Sotto il Salone one, offering the largest choice of goods from clothing of leading brands to exclusive jewelry, perfumes and kids goods. The largest market place of the city is the Mercatini dell' Antiquariato e Modernariato. This is exactly the place to hunt fresh foods and memorable souvenirs. A destination of a smaller scale but the same interesting and attractive is … Open
Cultural excursion through Padua - things to see
Thus, by the end of the 16th century the palace hosted the first and only one anatomy theater on the territory of Europe. In the beginning of the 17th century Galileo Galilei was teaching students there. The same impressive historical landmark is the Palace of Ragione (Palazzo della Ragione). Its length is about 80m and the height of the building is 24m. The palace of ultimate beauty serves as a kind of a border … Open
Cappella degli Scrovegni is one of the main cultural sights of this town. The chapel is decorated with frescoes by Giotto. Since the building is very old and requires careful approach, the excursion to the chapel lasts 15 minutes only. The number of visitors that can enter the premises at the same time is also severely restricted. Such measures are necessary in order to maintain the climate within the building. Any … Open