“Venice the beautiful and Padua his sister“, says a famous popular saying to describe the cultural and religious wonders that the city of Padua offers to all its visitors.
Padua is a city rich in history founded in 1185 BC, famous for being the oldest in the whole of Veneto. It was the cultural capital of the fourteenth century and for this very reason, there are many artists who have chosen it as the cradle of their inspiration, among the many the famous Giotto.
ART & CULTURE
Scrovegni & Prato della Valle
The city of Padua deserves more than a visit to admire one of the largest squares in Europe, Prato della Valle, and the Scrovegni Chapel considered Giotto’s masterpiece. Staying at the Hotel M14 you will be within walking distance of the main monuments.
Food & Wine
Padua means culinary tradition made of dishes that, even today, remain absolute delicacies. Like a good dish of Bigoli with sardines and capers or the Venetian specialty par excellence: the Baccalà alla Vicentina.
On the streets of Sant’Antonio
Padua is a city where faith is palpable, the Basilica of Sant’Antonio is the fulcrum for the faithful. A visit to “Il Santo”, as the basilica call the true Paduans is inevitable, a world destination of pilgrimage sees the succession, in its structure, of multiple artistic styles.
SPORT IN PADUA
Volleyball & Rowing
Padua is a sporting city, which knows how to give vent to all passions, there are many sports that can be practiced in the city and the events in which one can participate. You can watch a game of Volleyball Superlega or a match of the Tennis Internationals City of Padua.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Hospitals & Polyclinics
A pochi passi dalla Cappella troverete l’Ospedale di Padova, vera eccellenza a livello nazionale con il suo policlinico universitario, l’Istituto Oncologico Veneto (IOV) e, a poca distanza dal centro città, l’Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, con il suo polo di ricerca all’avanguardia.