Guided tours to Sala dei Giganti


For precautionary purposes, in line with the prophylactic measures taken by the University regarding Coronavirus and in compliance with the requirements set by the Ministry of Health, all type of guided tours in Palazzo Bo and Palazzo Liviano-Sala dei Giganti are suspended. For more information please contact the booking center at


Sala dei Giganti (Arco Vallaresso - Piazza Capitaniato 3/5 - 35139 Padova) is open to visitors one Saturday a month: there are two guided bilingual tours (in Italian and in English) at 10.30 am and 11.30 am.

Ticket Office and meeting point are near Arco Vallaresso, main entrance to Sala dei Giganti.

Reservation is mandatory for groups (min. 15 people) and recommended for single visitors.

Call the Call Centre at +39 0498273939.

  Tickets: prices and sales

Ticket office opens at 10 am on the visiting day.

Tickets include guide.

  • € 4,00: single adults (26-64 years);
  • € 3,00: over 65, mixed group (15-40 people), UniPadova Alumni, teachers and professors no UniPadova, Padova card;
  • € 2,00: young people (13-25 years), Servizio Civile volunteers, classes (15-50 students), UniPadova arts e science (showing the ticket from Botanical Garden/Palazzo Bo);
  • € 10,00: family ticket: 2 adults plus 1 to 3 children (max. 17 years)
  • Free admission: children (0-5 years), under 13 (6-12 years with a pay adult), UniPadova Students, UniPadova Professors and employees, UniPadova Senior Scholars, journalists, guides, groups couriers, disabled people and their helpers, institutional guests and authorities on official visits to the University.

  How to get to Sala dei Giganti

The nearest airport to Padua is the Marco Polo International Airport (about 30 Km) Connections are provided by a bus service (Busitalia), running every half an hour to the Padua train Station (Trenitalia; Italo) which is close to the city centre. From there you can reach Palazzo Liviano/Piazza Capitaniato on foot in about 15 minutes. There is also a bus service – Bus n. 6 running every 10 minutes from the bus station to the vicinity of Piazza Capitaniato: Milano bus stop (Busitalia).

Palazzo Liviano lies in a limited traffic area (ZTL) where cars are not allowed without a special permission. The nearest parking lots can be found in Prato della Valle area (15 minutes, on foot).

Sala dei Giganti is situated in Palazzo Liviano and the main staircase entrance is near Arco Vallaresso (map).

Public Engagement Office

Call centre -  bookings: +39 049827.3939
Everyday: 9-17