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Spend the day exploring the Brenta Riviera onboard the Burchiello on this cruise that travels from Padua to Venice. Along the way, stop for guided tours of the Villa Pisani, Villa Widmann or Villa Barchessa Valmarana, and Villa Foscari. Make a lunch stop at the famous Il Burchiello restaurant in Oriago. Listen to a guide's enlightening commentary in four languages as you travel.
MUSME—the Museum of History of Medicine in Padua—houses interactive exhibits about the evolution of medical science and history of Padua’s medical school. With this pre-booked entry, save time by gaining museum access without waiting in the ticket line. That makes it easier to see exhibits about the human body, play multimedia educational games, and learn about the history of the Scientific Revolution and Padua’s first hospital, where the museum is located.
Experience the ideal overview of Padua on this hop-on hop-off bus ticket, valid for 24 hours. Enjoy the ease of stopping near the city's main attractions so you can explore further on foot. Get back on the next bus when you want to continue the route. Listen to the available audio commentary to learn about the sights you're passing along the way.
This entrance ticket to the Villa dei Vescovi saves you time spent waiting in the admission line, so you can make the most of your visit. Part of the Italian Heritage Trust, the villa is a restored renaissances-style holiday home built in the 16th century for the Bishop of Padova. Visit the Villa, see its frescoes and other artworks, stroll in the vineyards, and sit under the magnificent loggias.
Explore Padua without the hassle of planning on a tour of the city’s highlights, from Piazza dei Frutti to Giotto’s frescoes. In addition to navigating, your guide offers little-known facts and anecdotes about the area’s history and culture. All entrance fees are included and a range of departure times is available for your convenience.
With this tour to Arquà Petrarca we'll discover the second most beautiful medieval villages in the venetian region. Francesco Petrarca, one of the most famous Italian poets, made Arquà Petrarca his home. In this marvelous medieval village, we'll visit Petrarch's house and we'll be amazed by the beauty and sinuosity of the Euganean Hills. We can say his house by this pretty medieval village, where the time seems to have stopped. Olive oil mill, where the oil producer will explain his oil day. In the end, we'll finish with a guided tasting of olive oil from the Euganean Hills. We continue our experience with the pleasure of a Venetian cuisine: here we'll have a tasting of liqueurs, marmalades and Brodo di Giuggiole, accompanied by the wise of the owner and producer.
normal bikes for your bike tours and holidays in Veneto Region, the inland of Venice.
We offer assistance and bike taxi with our bike trailer and minibus between the main airports and railway stations. For example Venice, Treviso, Bologna, Padua, Verona, Vicenza, Bolzano, Belluno and so on.
Please feel free to contact us for information and quotes.
This 4-hour private tour together with an expert local guide allows you to discover this wonderful historical city in the best way possible. Meet your local guide in Prato della Valle, one of the biggest Squares of the City and immerse yourself in the art and culture of the City of the Saint. You will have the privilege to admire the famous Sant Antonio Basilica, a religious symbol of the city where are the remains of the Saint that welcomes tourists every year on pilgrimage, especially on June 13, the day dedicated to the Saint and you can choose to visit from inside the incomparable Scrovegni Chapel which contains masterpieces by Giotto.
In the historical center you will cross important commercial squares such as Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza della Frutta where you will admire Palazzo della Ragione, ancient seat of the city's courts.
Then on, one of the oldest Italian universities which hosts a famous Botanical Garden up to the very famous and ancient Caffe Pedrocchi.
Travel from Venice to Padua, a neighboring city in the Veneto region. With a local guide, explore the highlights of this charming city, which is filled with piazzas, monuments, gardens, and students. Learn about its past and rich cultural heritage as a hotspot for European artists and writers. You’ll also visit the Pedrocchi Café, which was a hub for the Italian literary crowd.
Padua is a quintessential Italian university town with a few notable features: a basilica with Byzantine-style domes, medieval markets, and an old town full of stylish cafes. See the main highlights and more on this private guided walking of the Padua old town. Your guide takes you to the famous piazzas and basilicas, but also hidden cafes and alleyways where locals like to hang out.
Immerse yourself in Italian culture with an intimate cooking class in the heart of Padua. In addition to hands-on practice in the art of preparing fresh pasta and regional dessert, your chef guide ensures you leave with recipes and techniques to impress your friends back home. You're not done yet: After class, sit down to dig in to the fruits of the day’s labor.
Take in the historic beauty of the Veneto region during this 6-hour excursion from Padua. See imposing Medieval city walls, regal Palladian villas, and ancient Roman roads. Visit a cheese factory to learn how 'Grana Padano' cheese is made.
Discover the Villas, Castles and most beautiful corners of the Euganean Hills.
An easy bike ride to discover the most important monuments of the Euganean Hills: Castle Catajo, the town of Battaglia Terme, Villa Selvatico, Villa Emo, the Castle of Lispida and the Garden of Valsanzibio. During our tour we'll even see Lake Coast, one of the most important naturalistic archaeological sites of the Euganean Hills. The first thermal lake. During the tour we will have to stop in the winery Lispida, inside the Castle of Lispida for some photos and a wine glass or a coffee (not included). For the naturist lovers: we can lengthen the tour to the lake Lispida, another thermal lake.
Itinerary: completely flat. Length: 35 km in 4 hours. Difficulty: easy. Departure / return: Abano Terme.
Expand your wine knowledge during a guided tasting experience in Padova. Sample four wines alongside appetizers and learn about their aromas, colors, tastes, suggested food pairings, and serving temperatures. Hear stories about where each wine comes from and how it is made. Focus on wines from the Tri-Veneto region in northern Italy.
Would you like to discover the most authentic side of Italian gastronomy and share it with other enthusiasts of the “cucina italiana”?
Enjoy this shared Market tour and typical Dining experience.
Visit the vibrant local market and learn about the seasonal produce and secret ingredients.
Then, head to your Cesarina’s house to enjoy a 3-course dining experience, showcasing the authentic regional dishes stored in the cookbooks of your host.
You will take part in an experience which is so much more than just a lunch or dinner. You will make new friends, feel like one of the family and live like the Italians do.
Wine tasting in a local cellar of the Euganean hills of volcanic origin, in the southern part of Padua, in the inland of Venice.
The experience includes the private transfer by minivan from Montegrotto Terme to the cellar in the hills and the tasting of 3 wines (white, red and spumante). The wine producer will explain you the history of his winery on the panoramic terrace and will accompany you to visit his cellar.
DISCOVER THE VOLCANIC HILLS OF VENICE BY TASTING THEM
The Euganean Hills is a group of hills of volcanic origin that is 300 to 600 meters from the Padovan-Venetian plain a few km south of Venice.
Accompanied by the Local Tour Leader You will enter the heart of the Euganean territory, the best wine production in the area. Here the particular volcanic origin of the cultivation of various vines. Among the white wines: the Serprino, biotype of the Glera vine, is the "volcanic" version of Prosecco; the white Pinot; the Garganega, the Chardonnay and Manzoni. Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Carmènere have found space among the reds.
We will be listening to the wise of the winemakers about the expressions of their best wines.
This 14m Sloop, from the Malu Yachting shipyard, is entirely built in wood like the boats of the past. And like the boats of the past, it has a strong point in the finishes and refinement of its interiors that makes it unique.
Charter: Pellestrina-San Piero in Volta Island, among the multicolored houses of the local fishermen, walking through its narrow streets breathing the scent of the sea and savoring the rhythms of a distant time.
The island of Sant’Andrea with its Forte della Serenissima Repubblica and the opportunity to visit its mighty ramparts and appreciate its grandeur and the wonderful sunset over the grand canal. , e) with overnight stay, inland navigation and in case of visiting the islands of Burano and Torcello along the typical villages of the Lido of Venice and the Island of Pellestrina.
Three double cabins (one in the stern and two in the bow), two bathrooms and a large living room below deck with a large 8-person table make it perfect for your stay.
We are waiting for you every day to have a good time together, to taste our products and taste our wines, in the magnificent setting of the UNESCO hills of Valdobbiadene.
The AperiGusto in VALDOBBIADENE includes:
3 Choice of wine glasses
Platter of cold cuts and mixed cheeses
Leave your clunky guidebook at home and skip group tours that barely skim the surface. Instead, make the absolute most of your visit to St Anthony's Basilica on a private 2.5-hour tour. With numerous tours offered throughout the day, you’re free to begin your immersive visit when it works best for you. Highlights include world-famous frescoes, the Oratory of St. George, and the School of the Santo.
Find out about the famous Italian Aperitif, while strolling with us. Enjoy two different Spritz cocktails in two unique locations.
-tastings of two versions of the spritz at two bars
-typical finger food at each stop
-your guide is a local expert in wine, cocktails and food
Don't lose the opportunity to become a "pizzaiolo" (pizza-maker) and a great tiramisu maker! Enter a local home, connect with an expert home cook and discover how Italian mamma and nonnas used to prepare awesome pizza at home.
With this private hands-on cooking class, you will learn how to make pizza and tiramisù from scratch from a real Italian family. To complete your feast, enjoy what you have prepared for lunch or dinner with a selection of local wine included.
Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family with a pizza party once you come back home!
This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages.
Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.