Shopping in Padova:

The best shops you can find in the centre of Padova. The opening hours of the shops are as following:

Monday:  15.30-19.30

Tuesday: 9.00-12.30 and 15.30-19.30

Wednesday: 9.00-12.30 and 15.30-19.30, with exception of the supermarkets and the florists, who are closed in the afternoon!

Thursday: 9.00-12.30 and 15.30-19.30

Friday: 9.00-12.30 and 15.30-19.30

Saturday: 9.00-12.30 and 15.30-19.30,with exception of the travel agencies, who are closed in the afternoon.

Sunday: Most shops are closed, for more information look at this website:


Markets in Padova:

Every Morning until 12.30: Piazze Erbe, Frutti, Signori, Capitaniato: selling of fruits, vegetables, fish, meat, cereals, flowers, clothing, bags, footwear, books, wine etc.

Every Saturday: Prato della Valle: selling fruit, vegetables, wicker worker, bags, footwear, underwear, flowers, gardening things, householdgoods etc.


Antique Markets in the region:

Padova: On Prato della Valle, every third Sunday of the month.

Brugine: Via Roma 100, presso Villa Roberti, every first Sunday of the month.

Este: Piazza Maggiore, every third Sunday of the month ( not in August).

Monselice: Via XXV Aprile-Via Santuario, last Sunday of the month.

Montegrotto:Viale Stazione, every second Sunday of the month.

Piazzola Sul Brenta: Piazza Camerini, Last Sunday of the month.

Montagnana: Piazza Maggiore, every third Sunday of the month.



Via crescini 134 bis

A nice little shop near the International school that produces handmade gifts (cards and photo frames).