Pavia Tourism, Italy

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Pavia (Italian: [paˈviːa] ; Lombard: Pavia; Latin: Ticinum; Medieval Latin: Papia) is a town and comune of south-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 35 kilometres (22 miles) south of Milan on the lower Ticino river near its confluence with the Po. It has a population of c. 68,000. The city was the capital of the Kingdom of the Lombards from 572 to 774. Pavia is the capital of the fertile province of Pavia, known for agricultural products including wine, rice, cereals, and dairy products. Although there are a number of industries located in the suburbs, these tend not to disturb the peaceful atmosphere of the town. It is home to the ancient University of Pavia (founded in 1361), which together with the IUSS (Institute for Advanced Studies of Pavia), Ghisleri College, Borromeo College, Nuovo College, Santa Caterina College and the EDiSU, belongs to the Pavia Study System. Pavia is the episcopal seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Pavia. The city possesses many artistic and cultural treasures, including several important churches and museums, such as the well-known Certosa di Pavia.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Pavia, Italy. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. Pavia is located at a short trip away from Milan a major city in Italy. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Milan for its bountiful attractions like Sforza Castle, Museum Of La Scala, Milan Cathedral Or The Duomo on your trip to Pavia. Popular vacation packages of Pavia are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Pavia*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pavia

    Know the pollution level of Pavia before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Pavia: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Pavia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pavia.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 66.67 (High)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Living in Pavia - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 58.85 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 55.46 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.34 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.82 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 118.61 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Pavia

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pavia

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.71 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 52.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 105.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 120.14 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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