Padua experience like a local
Padua experience like a local
Padua experience like a local

Padua experience like a local

This tour will take us, together with a local accompanist, to discover the real Padua. We will take a walk around the city to discover the most important sights and monuments. We will see Prato della Valle, the largest square in the city of Padua and among the largest in Europe, which with its 78 statues is an album of the important characters of Padua. The Basilica of Sant’Antonio or “Il Santo”, a destination for millions of pilgrims each year and a romantic mix of styles and cultures from all corners of the world. Along the cobblestone streets we will reach the medieval heart of the historic center. We will see the ancient Ghetto of the city that with its narrow streets has become a meeting place for young students. Then the Squares, Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza della Frutta with the views of the Palazzo della Ragione and often enlivened by the stalls of the Market and the swarming of people under the "Salone". We will reach Piazza dei Signori, a meeting place for Paduans at the aperitif and once the home of the Lords of the city. Palazzo Bo, headquarters of the University of Padua, founded in 1222, which has always attracted students from all over the world. We will conclude the tour in the most typical of manners: we will stop for a coffee in the historic "Caffè Pedrocchi".

Available locations

  • Via Michele Sanmicheli, 49, Padua, Veneto, Italy

Price

  • Prices from €95 / person

Duration

From 3 h

Number of Participants

1 - 8 participants

Operating Hours

available daily

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel up to 1 day (s) prior to your event you will have to pay 100%

Description

Itinerary

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Piazza della Frutta, Piazza dei Frutti, 35100, Padua Italy

Piazza della Frutta once also called Piazza del Peronio is one of the numerous squares that characterize the historic center of Padua. It was for centuries, with Piazza delle Erbe, the commercial center of the city. One of the largest markets in Italy takes place in the two squares. The square is dominated by the massive Palazzo della Ragione, part of the large Palazzo Comunale and the Torre degli Anziani.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Piazza delle Erbe, 35141, Padua Italy

Piazza delle Erbe once also called piazza delle Biade or piazza del Vino but also piazza della Giustizia is one of the numerous squares that characterize the historic center of Padua. For centuries, with Piazza della Frutta, it was the commercial center of the city. One of the largest markets in Italy takes place in the two squares. Unlike Piazza dei Signori, the theater of civic celebrations, Piazza delle Erbe was the site of popular celebrations. The square is dominated by the massive Palazzo della Ragione, part of the large Palazzo Comunale.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Piazza dei Signori, Padua Italy

Piazza dei Signori is one of the numerous squares that characterize the historic center of the city of Padua. For centuries it was the scene of civic celebrations, tournaments and a representative space of the city compared to the largest squares of the Herbs and Fruit that had greater commercial aim. The square is dominated by the famous Clock Tower.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Caffe Pedrocchi, Via Otto Febbraio 1848 15, 35122, Padua Italy

Also known as the café without doors because it remained open day and night from its inauguration in 1831 until 1916. Here it is possible to taste CAFFÈ PEDROCCHI, the most famous mint coffee in the world, which comes from the perfect combination of 100% Arabica espresso, emulsion of fresh cream and mint in syrup and a sprinkling of bitter cocoa.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Palazzo della Ragione, Padua Italy

The Palazzo della Ragione was built in 1218. The upper floor, called Il Salone, is a large frescoed hall, one of the largest medieval halls in the world. The palace separates two squares: Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza dei Frutti, home to the daily fruit and vegetable market.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sotto il Salone, Palazzo della Ragione, Padua Italy

The Market is located in the center of the city, in a large building called Palazzo della Ragione. In the so-called Covered Market “Sotto il Salone”, there are various gastronomic specialty shops where you can find all sorts of Paduan specialties and excellences. Here you will find butchers, fishmongers, greengrocers and many other shops selling oil, meat, cheeses and much more.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Quartiere dell'Antico Ghetto Ebraico di Padova, Via San Martino e Solferino Via Marsala, Padua Italy

To the south of the Piazza delle Erbe, a labyrinth of narrow streets winds up forming the Jewish Ghetto, operating since 1603 and abolished in 1797, the year in which, under the pressure of the French Revolution, Jews were declared free and equal.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palazzo Bo, Via VIII Febbraio, 2, 35122, Padua Italy

Palazzo Bo seat of the University of Padua, founded in 1222, is the historic seat of the University of Padua. It still houses the Rectorate and the School of Law. It is also the seat of the oldest Anatomical Theater in the world.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Prato della Valle, Padua Italy

Prato della Valle, the largest square in the city of Padua and one of the largest in Europe, which with its 78 statues is like an album of the important figures of Padua.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Basilica of St. Anthony, Piazza del Santo 11, 35123, Padua Italy

The Basilica of Sant’Antonio or "Il Santo" is the destination of millions of pilgrims every year, a romantic mix of styles and cultures from all corners of the world.

Duration: 20 minutes

Included

  • 2 wine tastings in 2 wineries of the Euganean Hills paired with typical products

  • Guided tour of the Euganean region

  • Guided visit to 2 different wine estate

  • Ingresso - Parco Regionale dei Colli Euganei

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from Terme Euganee Train station via air-conditioned vehicle

  • Small, intimate group of 8 people or fewer

  • Traditional Italian life with your local guide

  • Travel agency insurance

Not included

  • Everyting not indicated

  • Train ticket from/to Padua

Important information

  • Accessibile ai passeggini

  • Animali di servizio ammessi

  • La conferma sarà ricevuta al momento della prenotazione, a meno che tale prenotazione non sia avvenuta entro 1 giorno dal viaggio. In questo caso la conferma sarà ricevuta il prima possibile, in base alla disponibilità

  • Non accessibile in sedia a rotelle

  • Partecipazione consentita alla maggior parte dei viaggiatori

  • Per questa esperienza è richiesto un numero minimo di viaggiatori. In caso di annullamento per il mancato raggiungimento del numero minimo, potrai scegliere tra un'altra data/esperienza o il rimborso completo

  • Puoi presentare un voucher cartaceo o elettronico per questa attività.

  • Questa esperienza avrà luogo solo in condizioni climatiche favorevoli. In caso di annullamento a causa di cattivo tempo, potrai scegliere tra un'altra data o il rimborso completo.

  • Questo tour/questa attività non ammette più di 8 viaggiatori

  • Seggiolini per bambini disponibili

  • Vicino ai trasporti pubblici

Booking lead time

None

Meeting point

Padua, Province of Padua, Italy

Traveler pickup is offered

Choose the right option for you when you book; transfers available from:

FROM PADOVA

Transfer not included, meet your local tour leader in the historic center of Padua.

FROM TERME EUGANEE

You will find your transfer in front of your hotel in Abano Montegrotto that will take you to Padua.

FROM VENICE

Train ticket from Venice to Padua included. Meet your local tour leader in the historic center of Padua.



Return details

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