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Summertime in the Botanical Garden

In celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the University of Padua, its Botanical Garden offers a series of summer events. Summertime in the Garden links the theme of Freedom, Libera la Natura (Free Nature) by offering the public a ‘live’ viewing of the Botanical Garden and its collection.  Each event shares secrets of the plant world from this unique place and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Dance, music, poetry, guided tours, educational workshops, a botanical aperitif, and – for the first time – the possibility of spending the night on the grounds of the Garden. Each event offers a unique and engaging experience that will stimulate your senses through different voices and original perspectives.


July 1 – at 9:30 pm, 10:30 pm, and 11:30 pm
Noctural echoes
In collaboration with OPV-Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto
Classical Music Evening Concert

July 9 – at 10.30 am
Knights among the flowers
Presenting a fun, yet educational book of activities from the Racconti della Natura KIDS series

From July 15 al 7.30 pm to July 16 at 9 am
A night in the Botanical Garden, between the trees and the stars

July 27 – at 9 pm
Free nature

August 3 – at 6 and 6.30 pm
Botanicals Tour. From plants to drinks

August 10 – at 8, 8.15 and 8.30 pm
Myths and legends

August 24 – at 9 pm
Stand-Alones (Polyphony)

August 28 – at 10.30 am
Piccoli, molto piccoli, piccolissimi