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Prato della Valle


Prato della Valle

Prato della valle situated near of Botanical garden, is the largest square in Europe.
No wonder it is a popular resting and strolling area for the population of Padua.
From the elliptical shape of the square you can still easily tell thet a huge roman arena once stood here.
the remains were, however, demolished in the 16 th century and used for the construction of the basilica di santa Giustina.
the city gonvernment finally began in the 18 century to build the square in its present form. Around the island, surroundded by a channel, is a row of 78 stone figures, which represents famous citizens od padua.
on saturday there ius a huge market that occupies almost the entire square and june there is lot of activity at the annual theme park on the prato della valle.


Prato della Valle
35100 Padovsa (PD)


Manifestazioni
Caffè Pedrocchi
The Eremitani Church
The Scrovegni Chapel
The Basilica of Saint Anthony
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