Explore one of Italy's most historic and beautiful towns on a half-day excursion from Venice. Your private car will take you into the very heart of Padua, creating the ideal opportunities to uncover its amazing historic attractions, including the Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua.
Travel to Padua from Venice in the privacy and comfort of a chauffeur driven car to uncover the amazing attractions of the city. Your driver will be on-hand throughout the trip to take you, as you choose, to the various sights of historic Padua: the better way to travel from Venice to Padua than by private transfer.
A private transfer from Venice to visit Padua
You are free to organize your own itinerary for your trip to Padua. For your self-guided tour, you will have access to your personal driver to take you around the various attractions. You can choose when and where you stop, spending as much time as you want at each attraction.
Padua is home to the spectacular Basilica of Saint Anthony. It is one of only eight shrines recognized by the Holy See. The building is a mix of Gothic, Byzantine, and Romanesque styles. Inside features stunning frescos and ornate decorations.
Visit the best attractions of Padua on a self-guided tour
Visit one of Europe's biggest squares, Prato della Valle, found next to the Basilica of Saint Anthony. Elliptical in shape, the square covers a massive 90,000 square meters. It features many beautiful statues that ring its central green island and surrounding canal. The square is frequently used to host events, such as concerts, fairs, and markets.
You can find some of Italy's most masterful artwork in both fresco and architectural at the Cappella degli Scrovegni. Highlights of its collection are the 14th century artwork - Giotto's magnificent frescos, which the artist completed in 1305.
Don't miss exploring one of Padua's oldest and largest markets at Piazza delle Erbe. The market fills the square daily with fresh fruit and vegetable traders.
Explore Padua with this day tour from Venice
One of the most prominent and historic buildings in Padua is its Medieval town hall, Palazzo della Ragione. The building was begun in 1172, completed in 1219, and the roof was added in 1306. Inside, the walls are painted with beautiful frescos. The building was once a court building, but today contains shops on one floor.
Arguably the most beautiful garden in Padua, the Orto Botanico certainly has earned its UNESCO World Heritage Site status. It was originally planted in 1545 to grow medicinal plants, it now has a wide variety of beautiful and rare species. Come here for a little quiet contemplation during your day trip from Venice.
At the end of the day in Padua, your private driver will bring you back to Venice.
Other eXPeriences from Venice
If you are in Venice, have a look at the Private Excursion departing from Venice to Visit Bologna and the Private tour departing from Venice to the Dolomites.
All our vehicles are thoroughly sanitized and the passenger's compartment areas are subjected to frequent cleaning before and after each service. During the time spent inside the vehicle, the use of anti-covid masks is mandatory. The driver will also proceed to measure the body temperature before the start of each service.
- Departure from Piazzale Roma in Venice
- Return to Piazzale Roma in Venice
- Transfer by car or minivan - depending on the number of the passengers
- Private driver and vehicle at disposal a total of 5 hours*
- Taxes and fuel
*Remember that the driver is NOT a guide.
- Guide in Padua (optional; upon request and with an extra cost)
- Tips (optional)
- Meals and beverages
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We strongly recommend informing us in advance about any delays.
The service will commence at the time selected during the booking process. In the event of delay of the Client, we cannot guarantee that the duration of the tour will be the same as the one indicated.
You can choose the itinerary that you prefer in Padua togheter with your personal driver.
Please, remember that the driver is NOT a guide. If you want to join a private guided tour in Padua, please contact us for a personalized quotation!
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.