Padua - Day trip?

Mar 21st, 2011, 10:46 AM
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Padua - Day trip?

We will be in rome for 4 nights. do you think i would be too rushed to include a side trip to Padua? If we do go, we'd like to visit St. Anthony.
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Mar 21st, 2011, 11:16 AM
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Padua is very close to Venice but a 3 hour or so each way train trip from Rome - so if you do not mind spending six hours on a train then yes it is possible - the Shrine of St Anthony to me was very very awesome as were several other churches in to me an otherwise ordinary modern northern Italian town.
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Mar 21st, 2011, 11:20 AM
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Awfully long day trip. Possible, yes. Advisable, No.
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Mar 21st, 2011, 11:24 AM
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With only 4 days in Rome, I think it would be foolish to take such a long side trip. Surely there are places you could meet up with St. Anthony in Rome.
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Mar 21st, 2011, 11:27 AM
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St Anthony is great, as is Padua, but not for a Rome trip. There are so many other great churches much closer. Save it for next year. We based ourselves there one year for a week, and did Venice and Ravenna also. But if you determine you want to do it-make sure you also go to the Cappella degli Scrovegni. Now that is worth the trip. Book tickets ahead.
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Mar 21st, 2011, 11:31 AM
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Thanks everyone, I think we 'll do this for another time.
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