Padua is a gem of culture, pilgrimage, history, nature, wellness, sport and much more...The city of Giotto, Galileo and Petrarch houses one of the oldest universities in the world and hosts over 7000 events every year. It offers a wide selection of historical locations and unique spaces (such as the world's oldest Botanical Garden, a UNESCO heritage site, which can host unforgettable events) and its religious heritage is very extensive, starting from the Basilica of Saint Anthony, which represents a natural stopping point for pilgrims from all over the world.
The city has recently been awarded the UNESCO seal for Padua Urbs Picta, concerning some precious fresco cycles from the 14th century, located in eight different sites. They represent a unique example in the world of a system of outstanding universal value, in an area in which the tradition of fresco mural painting has ancient roots and featured its greatest development in the 14th century.
Padua is a versatile destination for meetings and events organization, offering unique locations, starting from Padova Congress, the new Conference centre, which represents one of the Italian points of reference for the meeting industry: an impressive structure, which can accommodate up to 3600 people in total.
A modern, young and dynamic city that is perfect for individual travellers looking for new experiences, art, culture, fine food and wine. Along with its Province, it represents a destination “off the beaten track”, with a wide range of activities it can offer.