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From Venice: Day Trip to Padua with Private Guided Tour

Product ID: 270682
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Discover one of the most charming and picturesque cities in Veneto, full of history, culture, and traditions. Be fascinated by world-class monuments and buildings on this day trip from Venice.
About this activity
Duration 11 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire Padua’s most famous attractions
  • Discover hidden gems with your local insider guide
  • Marvel at extraordinary architecture
Full description
Get ready to explore bustling squares, ancient buildings and the world's oldest botanical garden on this all-encompassing day tour. In the morning, catch the high-speed train from Venice Santa Lucia train station and reach Padua in just 25 minutes, where you will meet your guide at Piazza Garibaldi.

With your guide, discover the treasures of the Padua historic center, starting from Cafè Pedrocchi, a world-famous 18th-century literary cafè. Stroll through the city's lively piazzas, where you will discover a 13th-century university, a Roman cathedral, and an exsquisite astrological clock. Walk through the narrow streets of the Jewish ghetto and learn more about Padua's important role in medieval Jewism, passing by the Prato della Valle, one of the largest squares in Europe.

Finally, stop by the Basilica del Santo, which houses the remains of Saint Anthony, patron saint of Padua, where your guide will leave you. Afterward, enjoy some free time to get some lunch before heading to the botanical gardens. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site gardens at your own pace before catching the train back to Venice in the evening.
Includes
  • Round-trip train tickets
  • 2-hour guided tour
  • Entrance tickets to the botanic garden
What’s Not Included
  • Possible public transport tickets
  • Entrance tickets to the monuments
  • Food and beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Departure from Santa Lucia railway station to Padua, where you will meet your guide in Piazza Garibaldi.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is private.
• The tour will take place rain or shine so please dress appropriately.
Organized by

Gray Line Venice - Park Viaggi

Product ID: 270682