Founded in 1910, and based in the northern art city of Padua (close to Venice), Padova are usually found playing in the lower divisions but have had a couple of spells in Serie A. Most recently they spent two seasons in the top flight in the mid nineties but are once again playing in lower divisions.
Full Name : Calcio Padova
Team Colours : red and white
Nicknames : biancoscudati
Stadium : Stadio Euganeo, Padua
Capacity : 32,000
Official Website : padovacalcio.it
No major honours
The stadium is located a few miles north of the city and can be reached on matchdays by bus from the station.
Tickets for Padova matches are sold by Ticketone (there is a direct link from the biglietteria section of their website) and can be collected at the stadium.
Padua is an attractive university and art city situated inland of Venice and can be easily reached by train from Venice or its airport. Home to an old university, the city has a vibrant feel and offers plenty for the visitor.
Only twenty minutes away, Venice needs little introduction and can fill the longest of holidays.
For more detailed information on things to do and where to stay in and around Padua visit our sister website Italy Heaven - Padua.