Getting here

The Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural resources, Animals an Environment is situated in the Agripolis Campus  which includes Lucio Toniolo experimental farm, the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie and the Veneto region agency Veneto Agricoltura. The campus also comprehends Biomedicina Comparate ed Alimentazione (BCA)Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health (MAPS) and the Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Foresty (TESAF).

AGRIPOLIS, Via dell'università 16, 35020 Legnaro (Padova), Italy

How to reach DAFNAE:
GPS coordinates:  45°20'43N  11°57'30"E


By Car
Highway A4 Milano-Venezia exit Padova Est. Follow indications to “Piove di Sacco”–“Chioggia”.
Highway A13 Bologna – Padova exit Padova Zona Industriale (Z.I.) - Follow indications to "Ponte San Nicolò” - “Chioggia”

By Plane
The nearest airport is VENICE AIRPORT "Marco Polo" at Tessera (Venezia), 20 Km east of Padova (Padua).
From the Airport there are frequent bus connections to Padova (SITA). You can check the timetable at this link:  (insert "Tessera Aeroporto" in the "Fermate di Partenza" field and "Padova Staz. FS" or "Padova Autostazione" in the "Fermate di arrivo" field).

There are also private shuttle connections from the Airport to Padova. You can contact:

Tel. +39-049-8704425; Fax +39-049-8705050;

Tel. +39 049 8808505 - Fax +39 049 8809553
- E-mail:


By Train
Padova is at the crossroad of the Venezia-Milano and Venezia-Roma railways: many trains are available. The ride lasts 30 minutes from Venice, 2 to 3 hours from Milano, and 4 to 6 hours from Rome according to the kind of train selected. First and second class can be chosen. Before boarding remember to validate the ticket.

You can check timetables and buy e-tickets at the following link:

By Bus
There is a regular bus service from Padova to Legnaro (SITA, Direzione di Sede Padova, Via del Pescarotto, 25/27 - Ph. 049 8206811, The bus stop is just outside the railway station (on the left) or at Piazzale Boschetti. The buses leave every 30 minutes and arrive just in front of the Laboratories. Bus schedule.
By Taxi

To get a taxi in Padova +39 049 651333 (