One of the great masterpieces is the Scovegni Chapel, illustrated at the beginning of the 14th century by Giotto. Alongside this you find the Civic museum and the church of the Eremitani. Padua is universally known as the city of Saint Anthony, as he lived there for a period and died there. Also worth visiting is Prato delle Valle, Piazza dei Signori, Piazza delle Erbe e della Frutta, the famous Caffè Pedrocchi the Palazzo del Bo (historical university great hall) and the Botanic Gardens.
Declared as the patrimoney of mankind by UNESCO, it is one of the most fascinating cities in Italy. Best known for the romantic story of Romeo and Juliet. Visit Juliet’s house with its fa- mous balcony. Also particularly splendid is the Arena, the Roman Theatre, Piazza dei Signori and Piazza delle Erbe. During the summer months the Arena offers a rich opera programme including some of the most well known operas. For further information: www.arena.it.
It is known as the city of Palladio due to the vast number of buildings built during the late renaissance. In
1994 it was included in the "World heritage sites of UNESCO". Well worth visiting is the Basilica Palladiana, the Olympic theatre, the Catehedral and the renowned Villa Capra, built by Andrea Palladio.
To visit is Piazza Sordello, Palazzo Ducale, Palazzo Acerbi dominated by the torre della gabbia, the Cathedral,
Piazza delle Erbe, Palazzo del Podestà, Palazzo della Ragione, Montaegna’s house and Palazzo Te, work of Giulio Romano with the famous Sala dei Giganti.
The city is located in the lower Emilian planes. Well worth visiting is the Castello Estense, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Palazzo Prosper-Sacrati, Palazzo Schifanoia and Palazzo Turchi di Bagno. Also interesting are the city walls, Saint George’s Cathedral, il Palazzo della Ragione and the house of the poet Ludovico Ariosto.
Venice is universally considered as one of the most beautiful cities in the world and it is included among the "Patrimoney of Mankind" under the guardianship of UNESCO. The heart of the city of Venice is Saint Marks’s Square and the Basilica of Saint Mark. Alongside is the Palazzo Ducale. Another symbol of the city is Rialto Bridge (1591). Other important monuments are the church of Santa Maria Assunta, la basilica del Frari, and the synagogues of the ghetto.