Padua and Giotto

Cultural & Theme Tours in Umbria

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Guided tour of the city centre of Padua with admission to the Scrovegni Chapel, frescoed by Giotto. A professional guide will take you in the Ghetto and the famous Squares of Padua. The ticket of the Scrovegni Chapel is included.
Guided tour of Padua city centre and visit of the Scrovegni Chapel.Meeting at the Caffè Pedrocchi (in Piazzetta Pedrocchi, opposite the Zara Store) and walking tour of 2 hours including the admission and guided visit of the Scrovegni Chapel. The tour includes a walk in the Ghetto, the famous squares Piazza dei Frutti, Piazza dei Signori, Piazza delle Erbe, and ends at the Scrovegni Chapel, with the visit of Giotto's Frescoes. The Scrovegni Chapel: it contains a rich and elaborate fresco that is universally considered Giotto di Bondone’s masterpiece. Completed in 1305, Giotto and his assistants painted from top to bottom to relate the complex and emotional narrative on the lives of Mary and Jesus. The interior is a vibrant feast of color, vaulted by a starry sky with the two centers of Christ and Mary, the Last Judgement in the West and the Annunciation in the East, witnessed by God, frame the nave of the chapelThe tour is done by a professional local guide in English or Italian Language (other languages: on request, if available). Total of 2 hours / 2 hours and half visit.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Led by a local guide
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