Padova is a pleasant historical city, home to
one of the oldest
and most prestigious Universities in Europe. Now little more
than 400 years ago, Galileo, came here as a Professor of Mathematics
to spend, in his own words, "the 18 best years of my entire age".
Venice is only 15 miles away, connected by frequent buses and
trains. Bologna or Verona, Florence or Milan, Rome or Turin, are
conveniently reached by train in one, two or four hours,