Padua is a beautiful town in the Veneto region located 40 kilometers (25 miles) West of Venice, easily reachable by high speed trains in approx. 30 minutes. The walking tour departs from one of the main squares of Padua and during the tour you will discover the beautiful Medieval structures, the ancient university, the famous Caffé Pedrocchi and finally the huge Prato della Valle, one of the largest squares in Europe.
The tour allows you to discover the historical city center with its ancient Cafés, the beautiful squares, the Jewish "Ghetto" area, one of the best preserved areas of the city. Later you will go on to Prato della Valle, one of the largest square in Europe to admire the beautiful palaces, statues and fountains that surround it.
Next to the square you will also see Saint Anthony's Basilica and the famous "Botanical Garden" which, founded in the XVI century as the private University garden of curative herbs, it still contains an important collection of rare plants (please note that inside visit to the garden is not included).