Padua: 2.5-Hour Private Tour St. Anthony Basilica w/ Tiziano

Padua: 2.5-Hour Private Tour St. Anthony Basilica w/ Tiziano

From US$ 253.56 Per group up to 2

Enjoy a private guided tour to discover one of the most important basilicas in Italy, the Basilica of Sant'Antonio in Padua. You'll get to see the wonderful frescoes inside the church, the Oratory of St. George and the famous artworks of Tiziano.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • 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
Full description
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 Altichiero da Zevio. 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 the young Tiziano Vecellio worked between 1510 and 1511.
Includes
  • Private tour
  • Expert local guide
  • Entrance fees (the basilica will be free to visit, you'll only need to buy a ticket to enter the Oratory of St. George and the School of the Santo, about € 5 in total)
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Prato della Valle, Padua. Meet your guide next to the big fountain in the center of the square.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Please remember to wear appropriate clothing in the basilica (if it's hot, bring along something to cover up your shoulders and legs)
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June 6, 2018

May 20, 2018

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