Van Gogh in Padua & Tasting at the historical market Sotto Salone (Tour from Abano Montegrotto)
Van Gogh in Padua & Tasting at the historical market Sotto Salone
Discover Padua, its culinary traditions at the Ancient Market Sotto Salone and the Van Gogh Exposition
From 10 October 2020 to 11 April 2021, every day from Tuesday to Saturday.
Van Gogh in Padua & tasting at the “Sotto Salone” market. Van Gogh in Padua. From October 10, 2020 to April 11, 2021, over ninety works from various loan museums, including primarily the Kröller-Müller Museum and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, will be shown in Padua at: Altinate / San Gaetano cultural centre. The exhibition is a journey through time through the works of the great Dutch artist, it tells about the two years in the Belgian Borinage mines, over the time in Brabant up to the French years, in the presence of other artists, including Gauguin, Seurat, Signac and Hiroshige. The exhibition takes place just 5 minutes’ walk away from the center of Padua, the beating heart of the city: the heart with the marketplaces and Palazzo della Ragione.
Tasting Experience at the historic market Sotto Salone in Padua. Combine a visit to the Van Gogh Exposition with a quiet walk in the centre with a visit to the Palazzo della Ragione and an aperitif at the Sotto Salone market. The Market is located on the ground floor of the Palazzo della Ragione, built in 1218: here there are various gastronomic specialty shops where you can find all sorts of Paduan specialties and excellence. You will find butchers, fishmongers, greengrocers and many other shops selling local olive oil, meat, cheese and much more. On the other hand, the Salone, on the upper floor, is a large room, one of the largest medieval rooms in the world. The palace separates two squares: Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza dei Frutti, home to the daily fruit and vegetable market. In the little shops of the Market Sotto Salone an aperitif is included which, thanks to the tales of the shopkeepers, you will discover first-hand the Paduan tradition and folklore.
PRICE: € 64.00 per person entrance to the Van Gogh Exhibition + aperitif at the Mercato Sotto Salone in Padua + Entrance to the Palazzo della Ragione + transfer from / to Abano Montegrotto. The offer does not include accompaniment, the tour is self-guided. Rates valid with a minimum of 4 people.
TOUR PROGRAM – EVERY THURSDAY AND SATURDAY AFTERNOON:
2.15pm Departure from Montegrotto, Piazza Mercato (in front of Hotel Tergesteo).
2.30 pm Departure from Abano, Piazza Repubblica.
3.00 pm Arrival in Padua, Piazza delle Erbe.
3-5 p.m. Free time to visit the city, for an aperitif at the Mercato Sotto Salone and to visit the Frescoed Hall of the Palazzo della Ragione.
5-6.30 pm Free time to visit the Van Gogh Exhibition at the Altinate/San Gaetano Center.
6.45 pm Minivan departure from Piazza Antenore 10 minutes on foot from Altinate/San Gaetano Center.
7.15 pm Return to Abano, Piazza Repubblica.
7.30 pm Return to Montegrotto, Piazza Mercato (in front of Hotel Tergesteo).
Palazzo della Ragione (Market and Hall): Piazza delle Erbe, 35100 Padua PD.
San Gaetano Cultural Center (Van Gogh Exhibition): San Gaetano Center Padua, via Altinate, 71.
Lovivo Tour Experience, Viale delle Terme 107 / B – Abano Terme (PD)
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