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Padova Asolo and the Venetian Villas Day-Trip from Venice"A beautiful opportunity to enter a region that for many centuries belonged to the Republic of Venice. Starting from Venice Piazzale Roma visit some of the beautiful villas that noble Venetian families built along the Brenta canal where they enjoyed the  summertime  and also they got control over their possessions in the mainland. Then the lively Padova with the ancient University the colorful Piazza delle Erbe and the precious Scrovegni Chapel
From EUR195.00
 
Private Padua Walking Tour
"The tour allows you to discover the historical city center with its ancient Cafés the beautiful squares the Jewish ""Ghetto"" area one of the best preserved areas of the city. Later you will go on to Prato della Valle one of the largest square in Europe to admire the beautiful palaces statues and fountains that surround it.Next to the square you will also see Saint Anthony's Basilica and the famous ""Botanical Garden"" which founded in the XVI century as the private University garden of curative herbs
From EUR390.00
 
4-hour Motorboat Cruise to Venice Lagoon Islands Murano Burano and Torcello
"Take a half-day cruise to the most famous Venetian islands known throughout the world for their picturesque scenery craft traditions and unique history. Reach the embarkation point at a few steps from St Mark’s Square get on board a comfortable motorboat and enjoy the introduction on Venice lagoon and its islands provided by your guide.Your first stop (approx. 40 minutes) will be in Murano sometimes referred to as the “Island of Glass” due to its ancient tradition of glass making. You will have the opportunity to visit one of its famous glass factories and see the glass being manufactured and blown. Alternatively you can visit Murano island on your own while respecting the scheduled meeting time for embarking again.Then your minicruise will continue towards Burano
From EUR20.00

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SITA Bus to STRA (from Padova)

If you lack a car in the Veneto, you can still visit Stra and the Villa Pisani (recommended by others and it is absolutely worth the trip). The SITA bus line goes direct to Stra from Padova - the...
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Brenta Cruise Company

For the cruise we were booked onto the Il Burchiello ®. A comfortable boat with onboard facilities of air conditioning (essential in summer) toilets and a bar to keep its clients happy for the day....
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tour-boats from Venice & Padua

Upon request by larger groups and at fixed times during the high season you may also get one of these boats that offers stops at Villa Pisani, Villa Foscari , the Dolo Watermill, and Villa...
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How to get to the Brenta-villas by boat

When you click on my picture, you will see the timetable of the public ships doing a cruise on a regular basis during summer.I took this pic in Stra in spring 2003 - BUT of course I am not sure,...
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how to get there?

I know there are organized tours to go there ... if you're against that the best way is probably by car ( very close to both venice and padua) but there are lots of buses too from these cities......
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non-touristic goldolas

Watch out for the traditional boats on the Brenta-canal.They are similar to the gondolas - built a bit assymetric - and watch these 2 people rowing their boat with high speed down the canal.
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Scrovegni Chapel - Cappella degli Scrovegni

The chapel itself is rather plain and simple if you have a good look at it. Truly … we had no idea about the treasures inside! The one very good thing is the fact that the Cappella degli Scrovegni was...
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Chiesa degli Eremitani - Church

The Eremitani church stands next to the Giardino dell'Arena, on Piazza Eremitani. It was built in the early fourteenth century but was almost completely destroyed in the 1944 bombing...
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Oratorio di San Giorgio

This is the funeral chapel of the Lupi di Soragna family with an interior decorated with frescoes by Jacopo Avenzo, who painted them in 1378-84. These are among the most impressive examples of 14th...
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Basilica di San Antonio

Basilica del Santo has been an important pilgrimage destination since the thirteenth century. Its construction begun in 1232 to house the tomb of saint Anthony. It was completed in 1307. This church...
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Botanical Gardens - Orto Botanico

Padova's Orto Botanico are really very special...they are the very first academic botanical gardens anywhere. For this reason they are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The gardens were first...
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Abbazia Santa Giustina

The 'Basilica di Santa Giustina' was restored in the 16th century . It is a big and beautiful church. Inside this basilica you will find a wonderful work by Verones: "The Martyrdom of Santa...
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"Stra / Veneto & the famous BRENTA - villas"
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"Cruising the Brenta to Stra"
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BruceDunning

"Venetian Noble Magnificence."
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"Villa Pisani - Strà"
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"VILLAS VILLAS VILLAS!"
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