The province of Padua covers an area of 2,142 sq.km and is surrounded by other provinces from the region of Veneto. It is bordered by the provinces of Treviso and Vicenza to the north, the province of Venice to the east, the province of Rovigo to the south and the provinces of Verona and Vicenza to the west. The capital city of the province is Padua.
The Province of Padova, has a very short coastline along the Adriatic Sea, and is populated by several middle size centers, the largest ones being the capital Padua, Abano Terme, Camposampiero, Cittadella, Este, Monselice, Montagnana and Vigonza.
The province is 90% flat and crossed by several rivers, such as the Brenta, Bacchiglione and Adige, as well as the artificial canals of Canale di Battaglia, Canale Bisato, Canale Piovego. There is a region of hills south of Padua, the Colli Euganei, of volcanic origins that has several spa sites. The small area along the Venetian lagoon is called Valle Millecampi, and has several popular beaches.
If you find yourself in the Padova Province there are several great activities to enjoy and options for your vacation.