Exhibitions and Fairs in Padua

Padua and its Exhibition Center PadovaFiere, in the heart of North-Eastern Italy, is one of the most productive areas of the country. Padua is one of the largest industrial areas of Europe, which registers the presence of more than 1,300 businesses employing over 50 thousand people.

The Intermodal Freight Hub in Padua is very important for the economy across the Old Continent: from here, million tons of goods transit towards different countries. The Fair of Padua is itself a very important part of this economy.

How to get to Padua

Padua is located in a strategic position in the middle of the provinces of Rovigo, Treviso, Venice and Vicenza. Located on the A4 motorway Milan-Trieste, it is connected with Ferrara and Bologna by the A13 motorway: by the State Road 47, a high speed traffic highway in some of its parts, you reach Trento. The train station Padova Centrale, located in piazzale Stazione, 500 meters away from downtown, is an important stop boasting an annual traffic of 18.5 million passengers.

Where to stay in Padua

Padua is a very interesting city to visit, with many places of tourist interest, and is an important business area for the whole Triveneto region. The hotel offer in Padua is well developed, with cheap accommodation for passers-by, and different solutions for a business clientele. Business hotels in Padua are mainly located in the area of the exhibition center, along the wide Viale Tommaseo, leading to the access points to the exhibition grounds. 3 and 4 star hotels in downtown Padua, however, allow you to get to the Fair in a few minutes by bus.

Shopping venues in Padua

The beautiful historical city centre is full of civil and religious monuments but also shops and commercial areas. There are many historic workshops selling crafts and food: there's a very interesting shopping tour that touches about 300 stores, which starts from the area south of downtown, Prato della Valle, crosses the Naviglio Interno up to via del Santo, continues along via degli Zabarelli and arrives to Piazza degli Eremitani. The shopping streets are Via San Fermo and the Galleria Borromeo.

Padua hot spots for the after-show

Padua is synonymous with Spritz and vice versa. Spritz is a moderately alcoholic drink made ​​with Aperol and sparkling white wine. In all the city's bars it is a not-to-be-missed drink, but especially on Wednesday evenings it becomes The Drink par excellence. Because on those Wednesday evenings hundreds of university students gather in Piazza delle Erbe to chat and enjoy their Spritz. In the historical centre of Padua there are clubs, restaurants and pubs where you can spend pleasant evenings after your business commitments at the Fair.


Cars, flights and hotels


Airports, fairgrounds, car rentals and hotels in Padua

NH Mantegna
4 star hotel

Via N.Tommaseo, 61

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