Highlights of Padua: City of Magic

4.16 (190 ratings)
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From its renowned church, destination of hundreds of pilgrims from all over the world, to its quaint cobbled streets, neogothic cafés and ancient clock towers, immerse yourself not just in Padua’s rich historical heritage, but also in its contemporary culture.

Discover different kinds of architecture styles, learn about ancient traditions and find out where the locals love to meet up.


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages
    English, German, Italian

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  • Admire one of the biggest squares in Europe in all its glory

  • Learn about the legend surrounding the origins of the city

  • Inhale the history coming from the walls of one of the most ancient universities in the world

  • Find out the history behind historical names and symbols scattered around the city

  • Observe the most ancient mechanical astronomical clock ever of this kind, still working


Enchanted with bright lights and sprawling color, Padua is the ultimate hidden gem in the guidebook of the supernatural traveler.

Rumored to be the first city to incorporate magic in the school curriculum and in workforce training, Padua has somehow stayed off the radar of world events. All until today. 

As your flight descends and you look onto the city, you wonder at its secrets. How can a whole city of people hide the use of magic?

Nevertheless, you intend to find out for yourself.

Experience's route


Places you will visit


It will take you

127-157 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km

  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families
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