Sport and Leisure

  CUS - University Sport Centre

via Giordano Bruno 27
tel. +39 049 685222 +39 049 681761
e-mail: info@cuspadova.it

Sport fields and structures
via Giordano Bruno 27
tel. +39 049 8801551
via J. Corrado 4
tel. +39 049 8076766

www.cuspadova.it

  Sport Centres, Stadiums and Swimming Pools - last update: 1 May 2018

SPORT CENTRES

Centro Sportivo Plebiscito
(climbing, football, swimming, squash, tennis, fitness, rugby)
via Geremia 2/2
tel.: +39 049 611133

Impianto Polifunzionale Brentella 
(basket, paddle, BMX, football,climbing, gym, volleyball, roller-skating, skateboarding, archery)
via Pelosa 74/c
tel.: +39 049 8716915

Paltana
(canoeing, swimming, tennis)
via Decorati al Valor Civile 2
tel.: +39 049 681300

Pattinodromo
(hockey, roller-skating)
via D’Acquapendente 1/g
tel.: +39 049 8801262

Golf della Montecchia
via Montecchia 12
Selvazzano Dentro (PD)
tel.: +39 049 8055550

Villa Ferri Beach

via Bosco Papadopoli 2/A
tel.: +39 049 8626393
www.villaferribeach.it

Couver Tennis
(tennis, five-a-side football)
via Monte Pertica 57
Tel.: +39 049 8761610

Boomerang 
(beach volley, fitness, football, tennis, swimming)
via Vecellio 1
Ponte San Nicolò (PD)
tel.: +39 049 717222
www.boomerangclub.it

 

STADIUMS

Colbachini 
(athletics)
Piazza Azzurri D’Italia (Arcella)
tel.: +39 049  8227114

Euganeo 
(soccer; sometimes used for concerts and shows)
viale Nereo Rocco 60
tel.: +39 049 865 8341

Palafabris – San Lazzaro
(indoor sports; sometimes used for concerts and shows)
via San Marco 53
tel.: +39 049 738 617oasi 2000


SWIMMING POOLS

Amusement Park
via Fogazzaro 8/d
tel.: +39 049 8805025

Complesso Natatorio Paltana
via Decorati al Valor Civile 2
tel.: +39 049 681300

Centro Sportivo Plebiscito
via Geremia 2/2
tel.: +39 049 611133

Oasi 2000
Via Pioveghetto, 9
tel.: +39 049 8712600

Società Nuotatori Padovani
via Tirana 23
tel.: +39 049 8710252

 

THERMAL SWIMMING POOLS (please note that the list below is only a limited selection of facilities; for further information please visit the official website)

Columbus Thermal Pool
via Martiri d’Ungheria 22 - 35036 Abano Terme (PD)
tel.: +39 049 8601555-0744
www.piscinacolumbus.it

Esplanade Tergesteo
via Roma 54 - 35036 Montegrotto Terme (PD)
tel.: +39 049 8911777
www.esplanadetergesteo.it

Petrarca
piazza Roma 23 - 35036 Montegrotto Terme (PD)
tel.: +39 049 8911744
www.hotelpetrarca.it

Terme Preistoriche
via Castello 5 - 35036 Montegrotto Terme (PD)
tel.: +39 049 793477
www.termepreistoriche.it/english

  Parks and Gardens - last update: 1 May 2018

Giardino Alicorno and Park "Margherita Hack" (City Centre)
Entrance in San Pio X Promenade, via Cavallotti and via Pietro Cossa
Giardino degli ulivi di Gerusalemme (Sacra Famiglia)
Entrance in via Isonzo, via Como, via Sondrio and via Caserta
Giardino dei Ciliegi (Arcella)
Entrance in via Reni, via Duprè, via Morandi
Giardino dei Giusti del Mondo (Forcellini)
Entrance in via Forcellini, on the corner of viale dell’Internato Ignoto
Giardino Fantasia (Arcella)
Entrance in via Ticino
Giardino Milcovich (Arcella)
Entrance in via Da Montagnana and via Enrico Rubaltelli
Parco degli Alpini (Near the Stadium)
Entrance in via Capitello and via Due Palazzi
Parco Europa and Giardino di Cristallo (Near Padova Fiere)
Entrance in via Venezia, via Zamboni, via Maroncelli, via del Pescarotto
Parco Fistomba (Portello)
Entrance in via Ognissanti
Parco Iris (Forcellini)
Entrance in via Canestrini, via Ongarello and via Forcellini
Parco Morandi (Arcella)
Entrance in via Duprè and via L. Strazzabosco
Parco Roncajette (Terranegra)
Entrance in via Sant’ Orsola Vecchia

HISTORICAL GARDENS
Giardino Appiani (near Prato della Valle)
Entrance in via Marghera
Giardini dell’Arena (City Centre)
Entrance in corso Garibaldi and via Porciglia
Giardino della Rotonda (City Centre)
Entrance in piazza Mazzini and via Citolo da Perugia
Roseto di Santa Giustina
(near Prato della Valle)
Entrance in via Sanmicheli, 25 (Casa Ivo Scapolo)
Parco Treves De’ Bonfili (Pontecorvo)
Entrance in via D’Alviano

  Theatre and music - last update: 1 May 2018

Musical Theatre and Auditorium Cesare Pollini
via Cassan 17
tel.: +39 0498750648
www.pvorchestra.org
www.amicimusicapadova.org
www.solistiveneti.it

Carichi Sospesi
vicolo Portello 12
tel.: +39 347 4214400 (theatre); +39 349 1362495 (music and tango classes); +39 347 0327311 (parties and events)
www.carichisospesi.com

Gran Teatro Geox - Ex Foro Boario
corso Australia
tel.: +39 8644888
www.granteatrogeox.com

Piccolo Teatro don Bosco
via Asolo 2
tel.: +39 049 8827288
www.piccolo-padova.it

Teatro ai Colli
via Monte Lozzo 16
tel.: +39 049 8900599 - +39 345 8750799
www.teatroaicolli.it

Teatro Comunale Giuseppe Verdi
via dei Livello 32
tel.: +39 0498777011 (switchboard)
tel.: +39 04987770213 (ticket office)
www.teatrostabileveneto.it/padova/ - www.teatrostabileveneto.it/verdi

Teatro de LiNUTILE
via Agordat 5
tel.: +39 0492022907
www.teatrodelinutile.com

Teatrocontinuo
via Messico 1
tel.: +39 049650294

MUSIC AND DANCING CLUBS

Big Club
via Armistizio 68
http://www.big-club.com/

Extra Extra
via Ciamician 5
http://www.extraextra.it/

Fishmarket Show Bar (Encs Membership Card needed)
via Fra’ Paolo Sarpi 37
http://www.fishmarket.it/

Il Chiosco (Libertas Membership Card needed)
via Ariosto 10 (summer opening only)
http://ilchiosco.pd.it/

Love Discoteque
via Bernina 18

Pixelle (Arci Membership Card needed)
via Turazza 19/4

Q Bar
vicolo dei Dotto 3
http://www.q-bar.it/

  Festivals and Events

Festa delle Matricole (First Year Student Celebration)
Every year, on the second Saturday of October, the Goliardi of the University of Padova organise this special event which brings together all first-year students in Italy.

Fuochi Artificiali (Fireworks)
On August 15 and New Year's Eve the magnificent Prato della Valle lights up with spectacular bursts of fireworks which attract thousands of people throughout North-East Italy.

Maratona di Sant’Antonio (St. Anthony’s Marathon)
Taking place every year in Spring

Sherwood Festival
An independent, self-managed summer event, offering a huge array of music,  drama events, cultural initiatives and entertainment

Padova Jazz Festival
This famous autumn event attracts a wide range of famous international jazz artists who perform in some of the most popular meeting venues in the city such as the San Gaetano Cultural Centre, Teatro Verdi and Hotel Plaza.

Check all events taking place in Padova on http://www.padovanet.it/search/events

  Up Store - the University Shop

The "UP" University store has been opened to visitors since March 2002. The store was created and designed with the intention of making both students and visitors familiar with the history and traditions that have made the University famous throughout the world. Both shops offers merchandise such as caps, T-shirts, pens, scarves, watches and postcards, leather items, rigorously branded with the sign of the University of Padova. Purchases may also be made online through the e-commerce site. For the University employees and students a 10% discount is applied.  
Well-trained staff are on hand to help student and tourist with information regarding the University.

UPstore
Palazzo Bo - via VIII febbraio 2
tel.:  +39 049 8273110 - fax +39 049 8273111
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9-12.30 and 15-18

UP San Francesco
via San Francesco, 12 - 35123 Padova,
tel. 049.8273732
Opening hours: Monday 15.30-19; Tuesday-Saturday 9.30-12.30 and 15.30-19

e-mail: upstore@unipd.it
www.upstore.it

  Shops and Services

Shops are usually open from 9 to 12.30 am and from 3.30/4 to 7.30/8 pm, while some department stores and supermarkets are open all day (9 am - 7.30 pm).

Daily markets and the Salone

Padova’s daily markets typically sell fresh food and are held in the main squares of the city, i.e. piazza della Frutta, piazza delle erbe and piazza dei signori, between 8 am and 1 pm. A larger market is held on Saturday morning in Padova’s biggest square, i.e. Prato della Valle, while on the third Sunday of the month there is an antique market. Inside the salone, that is under the porticoes and the galleries of Palazzo della Ragione, you can find several butcher’s shops and  groceries which revive the atmosphere of  the ancient markets. These are some of the typical shops where you can go:

  • Alimentari e Gastronomia di Marcolin (foodstuffs)
  • Casa del Parmigiano (foodstuffs)
  • Chocolate (candies, chocolate, etc.)
  • Golosità (candies, chocolate, etc.)
  • I trulli (Apulia’s typical products)
  • Mercato del caffè (coffee and candies)
  • Pasticceria Magagnin (bakery)
  • Pastificio Artusi (handmade pasta)
  • Polleria macelleria di Borsetto e Babetto (butcher’s shop)
  • Profumeria Marchetti (perfumes and soaps)

SUPERMARKETS in the city centre:

Despar
via Marin 9
tel. +39 049.8751048
Mon - Fri  8.30 am - 1.30 pm 
and 3.30 - 7.30 pm 
Sat 8.30 am - 7.30 pm

piazzetta Conciapelli 24
tel. +39 049.8774254
Mon-Sat 8.30 am - 7.30 pm

piazzale della stazione 14
(at the railway station)
tel. +39 049.8754229
Mon - Sat 7 am - 9.30 pm 
Sun 10 am - 9 pm

via Breda 16
tel.  +39 049 8766380
Mon-Sat 8 am-8 pm
Sun 9 am - 1.30 pm

Piazza dei Frutti, 22/24
Tel: 049 662663
Mon-Sun 7.30-20.30

Coop
via Zabarella 15
tel. +39 049.8760689
Mon - Sat 8.30 am - 7.45 pm; Sun 9.30 am 1.30 pm

Viale della Pace 32
tel. +39 049 651496
Mon-Sat 8.30 am-8.30 pm; Sun 9 am-8 pm

Naturasì (organic and vegan food)
via Santa Lucia 21
tel. +39 049.8761588
Mon-Sat 9-7.30 pm

via Vicenza 12
tel. +39 049.8711568
Mon - Fri 9 am - 1 pm 
and 3.30 - 7.30 pm 
Sat 9 am - 7.30 pm  

Pam
piazzetta della Garzeria 3
tel. +39 049.657006‎
Mon - sat 8 am - 9 pm

piazzale Santa Croce 17/18
tel. +39 049.8803222
Mon - Sat 8 am - 9 pm

Piazza delle Erbe, 19
Mon – Sat 8 am - 10 pm
Sun 9 am - 10 pm

Via S. Francesco, 32/B
Mon – Sat 8 am - 10 pm
Sun 9 am - 10 pm

SHOPPING MALLS

Centro commerciale Giotto
via Venezia 61
tel. +39 049.8073388
www.centrocommercialegiotto.it

Centro commerciale Ipercity
via Verga 1 
Albignasego (PD)
(strada Battaglia)   
tel. +39 049.690203
www.ipercity.it
  
Centro commerciale Le brentelle 
via della Provvidenza
sarmeola di Rubano (PD)
tel. +39 049.8977144
www.centrolebrentelle.it

PHARMACIES in the city centre:

Ai Carmini
via Petrarca 12

Al Duomo
via Manin 67

Al Leon d’oro
corso Umberto I 96

Al Pozzo d’oro
via San Clemente 3

Al Santo
via del Santo 56

Altinate
via Altinate 35/A

Andretta
piazza Garibaldi 5

Bellato
ponte San Giovanni delle Navi

Carraro
via Battisti 43

Chiari internazionale 
via Oberdan 2

De Gaspari 
corso del Popolo 53

De’ Pantz
corso Vittorio Emanuele 100

Dei Savonarola
piazza Mazzini 29

Fornasieri
via San Francesco 157

Pianeri & mauro
via VIII febbraio 12

Ruaro/ai due gigli
via Dante 27

Santa Giustina
Prato della Valle 25

Santa Sofia
via Altinate 129

Tocchetto
corso Milano 6445

BOOKSHOPS

Feltrinelli
via san Francesco 7
tel. +39 049.8754630 - 8761189
via Venezia 61 (shopping mall “centro Giotto” - second floor)
tel. +39 049.8073546

Galilei
via Beato Pellegrino 8
tel. +39 049.8755542

Il libraccio
via Portello 42
tel. +39 049.8075035

Internazionale Cortina
via Marzolo 2
tel. +39 049.656921

IBS+Il Libraccio
via Altinate 63
tel. +39 049.8774810

Mondadori
piazza Insurrezione 3
tel. +39 049.8766862

via Verga 1
Albignasego (PD) (@shopping mall “Ipercity” - ground floor)
tel. +39 049.693342

Pangea
via san Martino e Solferino 106
tel. +39 049.8764022

Progetto
via VIII Febbraio 10
tel. +39 049.8757244

Rinoceronte
via del Santo 55/A
tel. +39 049.8760516

Upsel Domeneghini
via Venezia 9/B
tel. +39 049.8078255

MUSIC AND INSTRUMENTS

Bettin
via Dante 87/89
tel. +39 049.8751527

Gabbia
via Dante 8
tel. +39 049.8751166

Il ventitre
via Barbarigo 2
tel. +39 049 8750689

Zin
via del Santo 14
tel. +39 049 8752015
via Monte cengio 30
tel. +39 049 8717770

COMPUTER SHOPS

abc.it (apple reseller)
via Venezia 49
tel. +39 049.8077480
tel. +39 049.8077445

Bortolami ufficio
piazzale stazione 7
tel. +39 049.8758635
tel. +39 049.651528

Compumania
via Rismondo 3
tel. +39 049.6994222

IBM italia
via Masini 8
tel. +39 049.845811

MediaWorld
via Venezia 98
tel. +39 049.7701211
via Verga 1 Albignasego (PD)
(shopping mall “Ipercity”)
tel. +39 049.690203

TRAVEL AGENCIES in the city centre:

Challenger Viaggi
via Manin 28
tel. +39 049 8764122
http://www.challengerviaggi.it/
info@challengerviaggi.it

Cobianchi
corso Garibaldi 1
tel. +39 049 656577
http://www.viaggicobianchi.it/
info@viaggicobianchi.it

ITO Group
via San Fermo 25
tel. +39 049 660486
http://www.ito.it/
itoviaggi@ito.it

Petrarca tours
riviera Tito Livio 10  
tel. +39 049 654788
http://www.petrarcatours.it
petrarca@petrarcatours.it

Viaggi e miraggi
via Trieste 4
tel. +39 049.8751997
https://www.viaggiemiraggi.org
viaggi@viaggiemiraggi.org

Viaggi vacanze soggiorni
studio - V.V.s
Galleria Eremitani 3
tel. +39 049.664055
http://www.vvsviaggi.it/
vvs@vvsviaggi.it

LAUNDRIES in the city centre:

Bertelle Simone
via Santa Sofia 29
tel. +39 049 8759047

La Rinnova
via Santa Lucia 95
tel. +39 049 8758505

Pulisecco Pastore
via Ospedale Civile 49
+39 049 8758891

In addition to the traditional laundries mentioned above, there are also several coin laundries that are set all around the city.