This bustling university city is only 30 minutes by train from Venice and it makes a convenient place to stay, particularly when all of Venice is booked out. Padova also has its own charm and (along with Perugia) the university is one of the most popular places for travellers to study Italian.
in the train station
Tel (049) 875 2077
Frequent trains connect Padova with Venice, Milan and Bologna. Buses, which depart from Via Trieste 42, go to Venice and other regional cities as well as further afield to Trieste and Milan.