Padua

Padua Urbs Picta, a treasure chest of artistic and architectural treasures.

One of the largest medieval halls in Europe – Palazzo della Ragione – is reputed to have the largest roof unsupported by columns in Europe, the Basilica of Saint Anthony with its treasures, a destination for pilgrimages from every corner of the world, the extraordinary frescoes by Giotto in the Scrovegni Chapel, the prestige and charm of one of the oldest universities in Europe, the Caffè Pedrocchi, the exceptionality of Prato della Valle square, the second largest in Europe, the heritage of the ancient Botanical gardens protected by UNESCO. Picturesque and historic and just 20 minutes from Venice, Padua and its treasures are waiting to be discovered.