Historic Centre is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and cafes. In addition to its college atmosphere, the neighborhood has many charming qualities. Broaden your horizons with some local art. Hotels in Historic Centre provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Padova area.
Sightseeing around Historic Centre
The area's storied past is told through its monuments and historic sites, while the museums provide some cultural flavor. Stroll the halls at Museo del Risorgimento e Dell' eta Contemporanea, Eremitani Town Museums, or Zuckermann Palace. The local culture at Museo Antoniano, Musei Civici agli Eremitani, and Villa Farsetti might be just what you're looking for. Monuments like Padua Cathedral, Palazzo del Monte di Pieta, and Loggia della Gran Guardia are well regarded. Swing by Palazzo della Ragione, La Specola Observatory, and Scoletta del Santo to learn about local history. Immerse yourself in the collegiate life with a tour of University of Padova.
Popular things to do in the area include shopping and biking. Giardini dell'Arena, Padua Botanical Garden, and Villa XXV Aprile are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Stadio Euganeo, PalaFabris, and Padovanelle Ippodromo VS Breda.
Some of the area's most popular sights are Pedrocchi Cafe, Church of the Eremitani, and Scrovegni Chapel. Piazza del Duomo, Piazza dei Signori, and Piazza delle Erbe are other top spots to see.
Getting around Historic Centre
The Treviso (TSF) airport is 23.6 miles (38.1 km) from Historic Centre. You can also fly in and out of Venice (VCE-Marco Polo), which is located 23.8 miles (38.2 km) away.