Example sentences for: padua

How can you use “padua” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Behind him is Padua’s great site of pilgrimage, the 13th- and 14th-century Basilica of Sant’Antonio, the city’s protector simply known as II Santo, built in honor of the Portuguese-born Franciscan monk who died in Padua in 1231.

  • When Venetian aristocrats gave up the high seas for a more leisurely life on the land, they built Palladian Renaissance villas and extravagantly frescoed Baroque country houses on the banks of the Brenta Canal between Venice and Padua.

  • Venice and its Repubblica Serena rebounded to turn to the mainland, extending its Veneto territory from Padua across the Po valley as far as Bergamo.

  • Adjacent to the cathedral is the lovely Igreja de Santo António da Sé, named for Lisbon’s patron saint, St. Anthony of Padua.

  • An autostrada and easy train service link Venice to Padua, Vicenza, and Verona for those in a hurry, but others should take the charming back roads; this is one of Italy’s principal wine growing regions outside of Tuscany’s Chianti area.

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