Padua is one of the most charming and dynamic towns in Italy. The medieval palaces, churches and cobbled streets emanate a sense of history and culture.
Giotto, at the origin to the renewal of painting in Padua and his style inspiring several generation of artists.
In Padua you will find treasures of History, Culture and Arts.
You will arrive early in the morning at the Padua Centrale Station, in the heart of the city.
During your night in the cabin or couchette compartment, you crossed the Alps and the Po valley without the stress of crowded airports and roads.
Thello night trains are the most relaxing way to travel to Padua from Paris (Gare de Lyon) and Dijon every night saving you a night accommodation.
This medieval bell tower dominates Piazza Dei Signori in Padua. The tower was built in the first half of the 14th century as the eastern gate of the Reggia Carrarese.
In 1428, it was elevated and decorated in Gothic style and equipped with the famous astronomical clock. In 1531, a large triumphal arch was added to the base, designed by Giovanni Maria Falconetto.
The astronomical clock that overlooks the square is the oldest machine of its type that can be preserved in the world.