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Padua private tour of Saint Anthony Basilica with Tiziano's frescoes
Availability: every day except on Sunday
Duration: 3 hours
Language: Italian, English, French, Spanish, German
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Explore the famous Basilica of St Anthony in Padua with a private guide
  • Enter the Oratory of St. George to see Guariento's frescoes
  • Visit the "Scuola del Santo" with Tiziano's artworks from the 1500s
What to expect

Book this private 2.5-hour tour to discover the best part of Padua: the famous Basilica of Saint Anthony. Visited as a place of pilgrimage by people from all over the world, this majestic church - known locally as "il Santo" - is one of the eight international shrines recognized by the Holy See.

Together with your guide, you'll enter the basilica and discover the ancient frescoes, some important funerary monuments and the interesting chapels with their fascinating paintings, such as the Chapel of Luca Belludi with frescoes by Giusto de Menabuoi and the Chapel of Saint Giacomo with frescoes by Guariento.

You'll also visit the Oratory of St. George and the School of the "Santo", decorated by a cycle of fifteen frescoes and three canvases, where also the young Tiziano Vecellio worked between 1510 and 1511.

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What's included
  • private tour
  • expert tour guide
What's not included
  • entrance fees (the basilica is free to visit, you'll only need to buy a ticket to enter the Oratory of St. George and the School of the Santo, of about €5 in total)
Where

Prato della Valle, Padova

Meeting point:

Meet your guide next to the big fountain in the centre of the square.

What to remember
  • please remember to wear appropriate clothing in the basilica (if it's very hot, bring along something to cover up your shoulders and legs)
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When
  • Monday to Friday: 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 3pm, 4pm
  • Saturday: 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm
  • Not available on Sunday
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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