Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty Padova

Come and experience Padova and its cathedral, monuments and art galleries. This city's university setting, museums and gardens draw many visitors. Pedrocchi Cafe and Church of the Eremitani are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Padova

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Padova a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Count Emo Capodilista Estate (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Montecchia Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Golf Club Frassanelle (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Ca' della Nave Golf Club (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Padova

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Padova is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Giardini dell'Arena (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Padua Botanical Garden (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Urbano Termale Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Montirone Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Villa Bembiana Park (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • San Daniele Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Padova

The nearest airport is in Treviso (TSF), located 23.5 mi (37.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Venice (VCE-Marco Polo), which is 23.6 mi (38 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Padova Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Padua?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 423 holiday lettings around Padua. From 2 cottages to 274 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Padua?

Nothing compares to the refreshing silence of rural living. No constant hum of traffic or car alarms screeching. Just you and the relaxing serenity of the countryside! HomeAway has 98 countryside getaway rentals in this destination. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has heaps more property options to explore, including:

  • 97 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 89 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 78 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Padua?

Unpack your suitcase, take in the view and put the kettle on the boil. If you're searching for a home away from home, an apartment rental is a no-brainer. HomeAway has 417 for you to browse through here. How does £35 a night sound? That's what you're looking at spending if you don't leave it too long! Or maybe you'd rather go for one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Hotel: 115 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £24 per night.
  • House: 91 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £30 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 50 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.

Can I stay in Padua in a large group?

There's nothing like catching up with your old friends or spending a couple of weeks with your family in a terrific new area. And the best thing is HomeAway has places big enough for the whole crew. Why not take a look at the 68 apartment holiday rentals featured here? They're the top choice for big groups of visitors. Around the area, the rental properties that can house large groups of people include:

  • If yours is a crew of 5, we've got 94 rental accommodation perfect for that size. Stay a night for as little as £26.
  • If you have 6 in your group, you'll be thrilled to learn that there are 84 rental properties suitable. Prices start at £36 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with a group of 8? We offer 29 accommodation for rent that fit the bill. Prices start from £35 per night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your grandpa and all your friends to Padua.