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Monselice worth visiting?

Hello. We've been to Italy a number of times and luv architecture, castles, and of course food. We will be staying in Ferrara over New Years (so cold weather I expect). Does anyone know if it would be worthwhile doing a day trip to Monselice? What is there to do inthat area during winter? Any other recommendations for day excursions via public transportation? We will have already spent a week in Rome, a week in Florence and after Ferrara will be spending a few days in Bologna. Thanks in advance for any suggestions

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We stopped by Monselice on our last trip, and I can't recommend it, especially in winter. The Sanctuary of the Seven Churches is a good attraction with a very interesting origin story and a nice hillside promenade with views, but it's high on a breezy hill. The other monuments were interesting in a small city way, but not worth a special trip.
I would recommend a day trip to Padua. It's an underrated city with a lively atmosphere, an historic center, and some excellent places to see. The Palazzo della Ragione is an architectural, artistic and historical knock out. The Giotto frescoes of the Scrovegni Chapel (reservation needed) are a milestone of Western art. The Basilica of St. Anthony is excellent, and the University of Padua is worth seeing.