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Guided tour of Padua

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Guided tour of Padua

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Description

Transfer by coach from Chioggia to Padua. Best known in Christianity as the Saint Antoine of Padua city, it is also famous for its art. Giotto (1267-1337, painter, sculptor and Italian architect) gifted the city of Padua some of his masterpieces, enriching the artistic scenery of the city. We'll start off with a guided tour of the city by coach before visiting the basilica which holds the vault of Saint Antoine. You'll be able to admire Donatello's bronze statue from the 15th century in the square before the basilica. This art piece was a major influence on sculptors of the Italian Renaissance. A guided tour on foot will take you to the Piazza delle Erbe and the Piazza dei Frutti which holds a fresh produce market every day. You'll then see the Palazzo della Ragione (exteriors only) and the Torre dell'Orologio with its astronomical clock dating back to 1344. You'll enjoy some free time to discover this charming city on your own. We'll be back on board in Venice.

 

Duration : approx. 5:00

  • Good walking shoes are recommended.
  • Commentaries inside the Saint Antoine church are forbidden so they would be given before getting in.
  • Please dress appropriately to visit the Saint Antoine church.
  • Times are approximate.
  • The order of the visits can change.
  • These excursions are not proposed for all the cruises and depend on the itinerary.
  • If the minimum of 25 participants is not reached, the excursion may be either cancelled or proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants (to be paid for on board).
  • The excursions on the first evening and the morning following boarding are only guaranteed for the passengers who have booked the excursion before the cruise.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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Next departure: 22/12/2018
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8 Days
START IN 2018
Departure 15/12/2018
Arrival 22/12/2018
Ship : MS La Belle de l'Adriatique Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 22/12/2018
Arrival 29/12/2018
Ship : MS La Belle de l'Adriatique Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 29/12/2018
Arrival 05/01/2019
Ship : MS La Belle de l'Adriatique Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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