The town of Padua is located in the heart of Veneto region, just a few kilometers from Venice.
It is the world capital of fourteenth- century painting thanks to Giotto the famous artist who frescoed many ancient buildings as for example the celebrated Scrovegni Chapel.
Padua is the seat of one of the oldest universities in the world and offers a lovely atmosphere: vibrant ancient squares, majestic architectures and artworks.
You can easily visit Padua on foot walking along its mediaeval streets and its alleys. Crossing its ancient bridges over the water, you can enjoy wonderful sights: Prato della Valle, the largest square in Europe, the Basilica of Saint Antony, the Pedrocchi Cafè founded in 18th century. In the past it was the meeting point of writers and revolutionaries.
For your Wedding in Padua you can choose one of the ancient churches of the old town and one of the typical restaurants located in historical buildings where you can taste excellent local dishes.
In the surroundings there are many elegant venues: villas and farms for fancy receptions and parties. Their lush gardens will be the perfect scenario for your civil or symbolic wedding ceremony in the shade of ancient trees or the romantic set of an al fresco wedding in Padua.
If you want a romantic wedding surrounded by nature of woods, vineyards and olive groves the perfect destination for your dream wedding in Padua is the natural oasis of the Colli Euganei (Euganean Hills). These green Hills are located a few kilometers from Venice. It is a land that offers beautiful natural landscapes: small and picturesque villages with ancient abbeys, wineries, typical restaurants and noble houses.
There are many venetian villas, castles and old farmhouses surrounded by fields and vineyards: each of these beautiful places can be the ideal setting for an unforgettable wedding in Italy. The Villas of this area are enchanting: Villa Emo Capodilista and Villa Vescovi. Amazing venues are the Catajo Castle e the Lispida Castle, majestic historical mansions surrounded by a secular park and beautiful gardens.
An ideal destination for an intimate wedding is Arquà Petrarca, a charming medieval village with ancient stone houses, evocative alleys and small taverns.
At the foot of the hills there are the small towns of Abano Terme and Montegrotto Terme. This famous thermal area is full of hotels with thermal pools and wellness centers for your relax or a little vacation to get in shape.