Padua is a city full of life, activities and diversity, rich in art and architecture and a place of business. Known worldwide by pilgrims for the Saint Antony's Church, the city is also famous monuments and sightseeing such as Prato della Valle, Giotto frescos in the Scrovegni Chapel, the Medieval city centre and the oldest existing University Botanical Garden. #LiveItalyLikeALocal ... Come with us to discover secluded corners, secret culinary spots, typical “osterie” and tours only for a few discerned travellers! Enjoy the #ItalianLifeStyle!

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Must-Have Shoes factory tour - PD07

Are you a shoe lover? Do not miss the chance to enjoy this half day outlet tour in the shoe district of the Riviera del Brenta. This district represents the excellence of luxury shoe manufacturing worldwide, a tradition which dates to the 17th century, when the Venetian nobles used to reach the Riviera to buy their own custom made shoes. At that time the shoes here produced were already renowned for their elegance and style, due to the quality, accuracy, refinery and care employed during all the phases of the production cycle.This is also true nowadays, as the most exclusive brands still choose Riviera del Brenta as their production headquarters. In one of them, a Venetian Villa, you will have the opportunity to visit the Museo della Calzatura, where is held a small but very significant collection of Venetian shoes of 18th and 19th.

Hemingway's wine tour - PD05

Hemingway used to say, “My only regret in life is that I did not drink more wine” and after this tour you will know why! Following the young Hemingway’s footsteps, “Across the river and into the trees”, you will discover the Piave River lands, a flat area where the Piave River flows and enriches the soil to be ideal for growing magnificent vines. Try to recognize the places where Hemingway was wounded in 1918 in WWI during his stay in Italy as a volunteer of the Red Cross, the river that runs “…wider and stiller than I should…”, the boat bridge, the yellow house. Immerse yourself in nature, crossing the vineyards in a different way, discovering the techniques of organic agriculture, which mixes different types of plants. Perhaps you will have the good fortune to meet some wild animals, like pheasant or hare, during the visit of the vineyards. Like the hospitality and warmth described in the novel “Across the river and into the trees”, you will discover through Hemingway’s words the real flavor of ever new combinations of wines and local products that will surprise even the most discerning guest.

The ultimate shopping experience - PD06

This tour is the perfect suggestion for passing 5 hours shopping in style in the fashion paradise. Only for shopaholic! Indulge in fearless shopping and surrender to the temptations of more than 100 prestigious boutiques, just a few miles away from Venice. The McArthurGlen Designer Outlet opens at 10am to give you the unique opportunity to explore the best Italian and international fashion brands! On request, we can provide a personal shopper (to be quoted separately).