Home to an ancient university, evidence of Padua’s glorious cultural and artistic past is everywhere, which is why it attracts tourists from all over the world. Padua is also known worldwide as the city of Saint Anthony.
In Padua you will find the famous Scrovegni Chapel which houses a famous fresco cycle by Giotto, considered a masterpiece of Western art. Make sure you visit Café Pedrocchi, one of the most famous coffee houses in the world, located right in the city centre. A walk in Prato della Valle, one of the symbols of Padua as well as being the largest square in Padua is one of Europe's largest (90,000 sqm), is virtually compulsory.