Padua

Padua is about 100 km far from the campsite: see the route.

 

What to see:

  • The Scrovegni chapel, frescoed between 1303 and 1305 by Giotto: one of the biggest masterpieces of western art. The story of the Virgin and of Jesus have been painted besides the grand Universal Judgment. The visit has to be booked online
  • The complex of the Duomo and of the Battistero with frescos of Giusto de’ Menabuoi
  • I Musei Civici agli Eremitani (archaeological Museum and mid evil Museum of Art with works of Giorgione, Tiziano, Giotto, Tintoretto, Veronese, Antonio Canova, Giambattista Tiepolo)
  • L’Orto botanico: the oldest existing university botanical garden of the world, officially declared from the Senate of the Venetian Republic, for cultivating medicinal plants. The garden has been constantly enriched by plants coming from various other countries especially from where the Republic of Venice had possessions or commercial exchanges
  • Prato della Valle, one of the biggest in Europe, place of meeting, seat of events and numerous markets (every Saturday traditional market and every third Sunday of the month the antiques market).

 

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We suggest:

  • A boat trip in the canals within the city, with visit to the main monuments. For information, contact Navigare con noi, Delta Tour