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Stroll Through The Cobblestone Streets Of Padua

Starting from magnificent Prato della Valle "il prato senza erba" a 90.000 sqm Square, I will show you how much this place has changed throughout the centuries. Then we will walk to the Basilica of St. Anthony, the most important church of Padua with over 6 million visitors a year.

From Padua
Online Experience
1 Hour
Italy
Upto 10 people
English
Highlights
  • Real-time experience streamed live from the streets of Padua
  • Stroll around the magnificent Prato della Valle, the largest square in Europe
  • Admire the Basilica of St. Nicolas and its surroundings
  • Listen to the interesting legends associated with the Bridge of Death
  • Visit the University of Padua, famous Pedrocchi Cafe & Piazza dei Signori
Description

On this live-streamed and interactive Online Experience, we will begin our strolling from the magnificent Prato della Valle, the largest square in Europe. It is spread across 90,000 sqm and is decorated with statues all across. There is also a canal that encircles the square, and beneath the canal's waters is hidden the remains of Roman theatre. Then, we will walk towards the Basilica of St. Nicolas, and you will get to know the history of Padua and how it came into existence. The Basilica is huge and has been built over many centuries. A part of it also houses the monks, and it has a garden area too. At the same square stands the statue of the King of Padua facing Venice to show their power to them.
Next, we will walk through the streets and will reach the Bridge of Death. Listen to the two interesting legends associated with the bridge's name while walking through the streets with cafes and restaurants. Moving ahead, we will reach the University of Padua, which is considered the 2nd oldest university in the world. This building now serves as the library. It is heavily decorated with the court of arms of the professors and rich families associated with the university. One among them is Gallileo! After that, we will visit the famous Pedrocchi Cafe with three rooms inside-Red, White & Green after the Italian Flag. Then, I will show you the bullet mark on the cafe's walls marking the firing against students for protesting.
Finally, we will end our tour in the city centre, Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza della Frutta and Piazza dei Signori. You feel the real atmosphere of the city in the middle of the famous Palazzo della Ragione. Here you can experience authentic delicacies and our famous drink, Spritz or taste a nice Tramezzino. We will say our final goodbyes in front of the astronomic clock of Piazza dei Signori, the oldest in the world.

About this experience
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • Please sign in to the Zoom app five minutes prior to the beginning of the experience
  • This tour involves travelling to various places, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions (only for outdoor tours)
  • You can book this tour either for 20 EUR per screen OR as a private session for 120 EUR for up to 10 screens joining this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Alessandro De Rossi

I am an official tour guide and a bicycle tour leader. I am 42 years old. I was a bicycle rider and competitor from the age of 7 to 25. Then I stopped doing competitions and started leading bicycle tours. From that moment, I knew that this was the right job for me. Later, I started to explore and learn about the places where I took my groups and decided to give more information to them. My goal is not just to take you to places but to share all the information about our history, culture, folklore, and local cuisine. I am really looking forward to hosting you on this Online Experience.

From USD 24 / Screen
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.