- By Car
Follow the roadsigns to the center of the city and Prato
della Valle. See the
map to reach
the Astronomical Observatory.
- Milano-Venezia Highway (A4)
- Bologna-Padova Highway (A13)
- By Train (see the italian railway website Trenitalia)
To reach the Astronomical Observatory from the Padova railway station:
- by taxi
taxi cabs in front of the railway station ( Radiotaxi
Padova). The trip is around 10 minutes.
- by bus
bus stop in front of the railway station (APS Holding),
tickets have to be purchased at the ticket office. Bus
n° 12 (direction Tencarola or Selvazzano) or bus
n° 18, bus stop in via
P. Paoli (after "Prato della Valle"). Turn to via
S. Alberto Magno to reach the Specola tower. The trip is
around 20 minutes.
- on foot
see the map.
The trip is around 30 minutes.
To reach Padova:
- by bus + train: reach the Mestre-Venice railway
station by bus ATVO Fly Bus or ACTV bus
n° 15; see the timetable
from AEROPORTO (Airport) to STAZIONE FS (Railway station), feriale (weekday) or festivo (holiday). Take a train to Padova (Trenitalia). The
trip is around 30 + 20
- by shuttle: there is an Air service (Coop. Radiotaxi
Patavina) with a collective minibus at the cost of 30 €.
Book 24 hours in advance by e-mail
- by coach (SITA): in the timetable
select TESSERA AEROPORTO
(Airport) as departure (Fermate di
Partenza) and PADOVA
AUTOSTAZIONE (bus station) as arrival (Fermate di Arrivo), select the
travel day (Data di viaggio)
and then click on CORSE DI ANDATA. To
the Observatory from the bus station located in piazzale
Boschetti see the