Visiting Padua

basilicaArt Hotel Al Fagiano is located in the historic center of Padua, in a strategic position alt to visit the city and its attractions.

Staying at Al Fagiano our guests can visit Padua, its monuments, its squares, its churches and palaces without using the car, by foot or by public transport.

Hotel reception staff will provide the map of Padova and is able to identify and advise the most important attractions and how to get there.

Just outside the hotel, around the corner, you can visit the Basilica of Sant’Antonio, a pilgrimage by the faithful and devotees of the Saint, patron saint of Padua.

pratoLess than 200 meters from the hotel is also located the Prato della Valle, the largest of the squares of Padua, and one of the largest in Europe. About 2 minutes walk from the hotel our guests can visit the Botanical Garden of Padua, the oldest university botanical garden in the world.
Still on foot, in less than 10 minutes walk, you can reach the heart of Padua with its famous squares: Piazza dei Signori, Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza della Frutta.

We also suggest to visit the Palazzo della Ragione and the Palazzo del Capitanio, the nearby Palazzo del Bo, home to the University of Padua, and to stop for a coffee at Caffè Pedrocchi, the famous “coffee without doors.” Also in this part of the town you can admire the Duomo and the Baptistery of Padua located in Piazza Duomo.

For art lovers, do not miss the frescoes of the Last Judgement by Giotto in the Scrovegni Chapel, which is always just minutes away.

For guests wishing to visit the surroundings of Padua, our staff will give advice to the nearby Euganean Hills and the famous Venetian Villas in the municipalities of the province of Padua and the Brenta Riviera.