From Padua: Tour to the walled town of Monselice

From Padua: Tour to the walled town of Monselice

With this experiential tour to Monselice we’ll know better this walled city by which many writers, artists, and poets were inspired. We’ll visit the Castle of Monselice, a real treasure chest where ancient weapons, beautiful tapestries and marvellous furniture from all Italy are preserved. The family of the Carraresi from Padua, the Visconti from Milan, the Scaligeri from Verona and the Este from Ferrara are just some of the families and powerful Lords who tried to conquer the Castle and whom ghosts still haunt the rooms of the ancient manor house. During this walk, backwards the time, we’ll have a completely exclusive guided tour! We’ll walk up Via del Santuario, which is called the most beautiful panoramic promenade in the Venetian Region which, with its Villas and the seven Churches (who remind the seven Churches of Rome), is a unique beauty. Panoramic points from which admire the city will not lack and you will have the possibility to admire the walled city.

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Stop At: Castello di Monselice, Via del Santuario 17, 35043 Monselice Italy

The most famous monument of the walled city is also known by the name of Castello Cini. Currently, the monument is owned by the Veneto Region, which has converted its intended use in a prestigious museum. Inside the castle area preserved a real treasure like ancient weapons, beautiful tapestries and marvellous furniture from all Italy.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Villa Duodo, Balbi Valier, Via Sette Chiese 4, 35043 Monselice Italy

Villa Duodo, also known as the Villa Valier, is attributed to the architect Vincenzo Scamozzi and was built for a Venetian patrician, Francesco Duodo, circa 1592. Sited high on the rocca of Monselice, the villa, which shows Palladian influences, has two "L"-shaped blocks forming a rectangular courtyard. Near to the villa, a church dedicated to San Giorgio, which is the last and biggest church completing a "sacred route" of pilgrimage which rises from the town center to the top of the Rocca hill.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"

Duración: 3 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Padua, Province of Padua, Italy

Traveler pickup is offered
Transfer by minivan from your hotel in Padua included.

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Visit the walled city of Monselice
  • Visit of the medieval castle
  • Stroll on one of the most beautiful panoramic walks in the Veneto region
  • Accompaniment of the Agency Local Tour Leader
  • Roundtrip transportation to the place of departure, in the options you select
  • Traditional Italian life with your local guide
  • Insurance and technical organization of a certified travel agency
  • Entry/Admission - Castello di Monselice

No Incluye

  • Everyting not indicated


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