©

Padua trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Padua

Trip Planner Europe  /  Italy  /  Veneto  /  Province of Padua  /  Padua
Historic Sites Sightseeing Nightlife

Holy City

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares). Several bridges crossing the various branches of the Bacchiglione river, which once surrounded the ancient city walls like a moat. Padua is home to an 800-year-old university where Galileo Galilei once lectured. Most of the streets in the historic town center are narrow, quiet, and often made of cobblestones. This area is not very big, so most of its main sites can be easily explored on foot. Padua is the birthplace of architect Andrea Palladio, whose elegant 16th-century villas dot the surrounding countryside. To arrange what you want to do in Padua, use our Italy trip generator.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Padua

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities in Veneto:
Sightseeing, historic sites, nature
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, nightlife, historic sites
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Nature, spas, parks
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Nature, historic sites, adventure
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Where to stay in Padua

A convenient base for trips to and from Venice and the surrounding countryside, Padua is packed with good-value hostels and B&Bs, minutes away from the city's main tourist sites. Offering more than just simple comfort and good food, centrally located hotel chains boast numerous modern amenities, such as fitness centers. Another option in the heart of town, self-catering apartments offer secure parking and access to private yards, ideal for summer parties and quiet dinners.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Padua

17 days in Austria & Padua BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 30 days in Europe & Africa BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Italy BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Padua BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Padua BY A USER FROM ITALY October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, romantic, museums, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, romantic, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Padua BY A USER FROM BULGARIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Italy BY A USER FROM BRAZIL September, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Padua BY A USER FROM IRELAND October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Italy, Lugano & Monaco-Ville BY A USER FROM PERU September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans