Apartments in a strategic position
Santa Sofia Apartment is located at the corner between via Paolotti and via Jappelli, in Padua’s historic centre, just in front of Santa Sofia’s Church, which is a very interesting destination for the religious tourism.
It is possible to reach the main attractions that Padua offers by making a pleasant walk through the city’s streets.
A suggested itinerary to visit the city is starting from via Altinate, which is an historic Paduan street. At the end of this street, you will find our squares: Piazza della Frutta and Piazza delle Erbe divided by Palazzo della Ragione, Piazza dei Signori and its Torre dell’Orologio and Piazza Duomo.
On the same way, and at a couple of steps from Santa Sofia Apartments, you will find via Roma, with its legendary Caffè Pedrocchi and the historic department of Università degli Studi di Padova, Palazzo Bo’, and then via San Fermo, a pedestrian transit for the lovers of shopping. Proceeding through via Roma, you can reach the incomparable Prato della Valle, where Santa Giustina’s Church faces. At a few metres from Prato della Valle and at 15 minutes walking distance from your apartment, you will find our identifying mark, the Basilica di Sant’Antonio, a religious destination for millions of tourists every year.
At just a couple of steps from our building, proceeding through Via Morgagni, you will find i Giardini dell’Arena, a wonderful park full of historic finds ascending from the Roman Empire.
Adjacent to Arena, there is the artistic destination of the City, the Scrovegni Chapel, where the incomparable frescoes of the biggest figure of Italian art Giotto are kept.
At 800 metres from PadovaFiere and at 500 metres from Padua’s Hospital.
Driving 15 minutes from the bypass road, you can reach the Stadio Euganeo di Padova and Geox Theatre.
Santa Sofia Apartaments is just 40 minutes far from the Aeroporto Marco Polo of Venice and at 15 minutes walking distance from the Train Station. Every 15 minutes you can catch the train to visit one of the most beautiful cities in the world: Venice.
For those who prefer to move with their own car, Santa Sofia Apartments is just 10 minutes far from Padova Est highway access (A4). From here it is possible to reach the conjunction for Bologna, or Verona and also the highway A13 directed to Belluno that will bring you to the charming Dolomiti, the Uniesco’s heritage with it’s “perle”: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Val Gardena, Val di Fassa, San Martino di Castrozza.
It is important to inform our guests that Santa Sofia Apartment is placed outside the limited traffic area (Z.T.L.), so you do not risk any sanction.