The 5/6-hour itinerary starts from Padua towards Piazzola sul Brenta to admire the vast Villa Contarini and its surrounding area (here there is a characteristic antiques market every last Sunday of the month).
Then itinerary continues towards Cittadella, travelling along a short stretch of the river Brenta and passing through a marsh, protected natural area rich in resurgences with view of the city and of the restored communication trench.
There is a stop in Castefranco Veneto to visit this small town full of atmosphere and take a walk in the centre. Then, moving to the north-east of the province,you can admire the Venetian Villas Ca' Marcello, still inhabited by the descendants of this noble family, and Cornaro, one of the brightest artistic examples of the Palladio.
Return through the Roman Graticulate, centurion area dating back to the I century B.C., and travelling along another short stretch of the river Brenta.
Lunch or Dinner at the Restaurant "Il Tulipano" at Limena, where you can enjoy excellent local seasonal dishes and taste the best wines of the territory in a friendly familiar atmosphere.
Some places are seat of exhibitions and museums and have environments/possessions/collections/finds that can be visited against payment and/or upon reservation during opening times to the public. The access and visit of these places is never included in the proposed itineraries. If interested, we can arrange the visit that however will be regarded as an independent service upon request.
Meals are not included: we recommend some typical quality places along the route that can be changed or excluded from the itinerary by previous agreement.
It is possible to combine, either before or after, the visit of Padua.
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