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PADUA HIGHLIGHTS

Caffè Pedrocchi

Caffè Pedrocchi

It was one of the many "Botteghe del caffè" (coffee shops).
The Coffee House was born out of the ingenious intuition of Antonio Pedrocchi who trasformed the little coffee shop inherited from his father, into a great building, few steps from the historical seat of the University, open day and night, so that it became the "coffee-house with no doors".

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The Basilica of Saint Anthony

The Basilica of Saint Anthony

The present Basilica is maimnly the result of three rebuildings which have followed one after in the space of around seventy years : 1238 - 1310.

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The Scrovegni Chapel

The Scrovegni Chapel

The Scrovegni Chapel, dedicated to St. Mary of the Charity, frescoed between 1303 and 1305 by Giotto, upon the commission of Enrico degli Scrovegni, is one of the most important masterpieces of Western art.

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Prato della Valle

Prato della Valle

The largest square in Europe ...

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The Eremitani Church

The Eremitani Church

The eremitani church was erected between 1260 and 1306.
In the 14 th century it became one of the most important churches of Padua and was decorated by the greatest masters the active in town.

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Touristic Itineraries
Padova Città  d'arte

Padua as the art city

A classic route in the squares and the monuments of great historical and cultural interest

Padova, Città  degli affreschi

Padua, the City of Frescoes

The frescoes of the fourtheenth century, Giotto and the Giotteschi

Padova navigazione  turistica

Padua and tourist navigation

Boat tours of the Venetian Villas along the Brenta Riviera, and in the canals of Padua

Padova  medievale

Padua in the Middle Ages

History and the Middle Ages in Padua and in the walled cities that rise in its territory

Padova Ville e  Castelli

Padova e i castelli

Gli imponenti baluardi difensivi, roccaforti e castelli padovani

Musei Padova Orto  Botanico

Padua as the city of science

The old University, the Botanic Garden, the Specola, and science museums

Chiese Padova Abbazia  Praglia

Padua as the city of the Saint, the city of faith

The places of faith: churches, chapels, monasteries, and abbeys

Padova  Enogastronomia

Padua, a city to taste

The century-old gastronomic tradition of Padua amidst vegetable gardens, farmyards, and vineyards

Colli Euganei

The Euganeans Hills

A natural oasis at the heart 

of the Veneto plain

Giardini Storici  Padova

Historical gardens and ancient parks

The oldest gardens in the territory, examples of culture and civilization

Strada Vino  Colli Euganei

The Wine Road in the Euganean Hills

A food-and-wine heaven where local species of grapes merge with local food products

Golf Club Padova

Golf

Four Golf Clubs only few kilometres from Padua, in the green of the Euganean Hills, feature excellent design and top-level equipment

Regione  Veneto