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Shoe Museum at Stra

Shoe Museum at Stra

Villa Foscarini Rossi Shoe Museum at Stra is located in a seventeenth century estate by the Brenta River.

Villa Foscarini Rossi at Stra

The 17th century Villa Foscarini Rossi is situated in the small town of Stra, alongside the Brenta Riviera, which runs from Venice to nearby Padua.
Montagnana Ham

Montagnana Ham

Its aroma is delicate and its taste is rich and elegant.
Castle of Da Peraga at Vigonza

Castle of Da Peraga at Peraga

Vigonza most famous building is the Castle of Da Peraga.
Treves Park at Padua

Treves Park at Padua

The monumental Treves de'Bonfili Park, the first park to be designed in Padua, is a significant work designed by Giuseppe Jappelli.
Villa Dolfin at Due Carrare

Villa Dolfin at Due Carrare

Villa Dolfin – Dal Martello, known as La Mincana, is a 16th century Venetian villa situated in Due Carrare, in the province of Padua.
Villa Valcorba Duse Masin

Villa Valcorba Duse Masin at Stroppare

Villa Valcorba Duse Masin is a 19th-century Venetian Villa that has always been owned by the Duse Masin Counts.
The Burchiello Brenta Riviera Padua

The Burchiello

A romantic cruise among the Venetian Villas of the Brenta Riviera.
Itineraries and Hiking ad Abano e Montegrotto Terme

Itineraries

Follow the Itineraries of Thermae Abano Montegrotto and the Euganean Hills through forests of oak and chestnut trees and dense Mediterranean vegetation.
Archaeological Site of Feriole Place at Abano Terme

Archaeological Site of Feriole Place at Abano Terme

The center of worship of the late Iron Age.
Villa Papafava Frassanelle

Villa Papafava at Frassanelle

The Villa is located in an ancient place which has, since the 13° century, belonged to the Counts Papafava Antonini dei Carraresi, descendents of the illustrious family of Da Carrara.
Archaeological Site of Lastra Place at Montegrotto Terme

Archaeological Site of Lastra Place at Montegrotto Terme

The area where nowadays the Hotels Vulcania and Bagno Romano stand, owes its name – “Lastra” – to the continuous emerging of ancient marble slabs during the 18th century.
Sanctuary of the Vision at Camposampiero

Sanctuary of the Vision at Camposampiero

The Sanctuary of the Vision at Camposampiero is so called because inside the church is kept the cell that hosted Antonio during his stay in Camposampiero in May and June 1231.
Scodosia Ethnographic Museum at Casale di Scodosia

Scodosia Ethnographic Museum at Casale di Scodosia

The Scodosia Ethnographic Museum at Casale di Scodosia hosts a collection of tools, objects and machines employed during the past decades and become obsolete.
Le Fiorine Adventure Park at Teolo

Le Fiorine Adventure Park at Teolo

If you are fond of more exciting vacations, the adventure parks existing in the wooded area of the Euganean Hills are the right solution indeed.
Archaeological Site of Via degli Scavi at Montegrotto Terme

Archaeological Site of Via degli Scavi at Montegrotto Terme

The ruins of the wide bath complex at Montegrotto Terme.

Padua

Padua, the “città dotta” or “city of learning” of the Veneto Region, is a place famous for its hospitality, culture and entertainment.
Padua's River Navigation

River Navigation

Boat excursions along the inner canals of Padua.
Euganean Hills Driving Range at Abano Terme

Euganean Hills Driving Range at Abano Terme

Euganean Hills Driving Range at Abano Terme.
E-Bike in the Euganean Hills

E-Bike

Euganean Hills E-Bike tours: E-Bike with us discovering landscapes, culinary and artcrafts.
Tennis Abano Montegrotto Terme

Tennis

Tennis in Abano and Montegrotto Terme.
Horse Riding in the Euganean Hills.

Horse Riding

Horse Riding in the Euganean Hills: breath-taking landscapes and a luxuriantnature make this region a splendid location to ride a horse.
Black Our Lady Oratory at Montegrotto Terme

Black Our Lady Oratory at Montegrotto Terme

The Church of Ss. Pietro and Eliseo is located in the center of old Montegrotto: was rebuilt during the 18th Century on pre-existing medieval foundations.
Termae of Galzignano Golf Club at Galzignano Terme

Termae of Galzignano Golf Club at Galzignano Terme

A park that becomes a golf course: that's what makes Termae of Galzignano Golf Club so unique, surrounded by Euganean Hills where absolute quiet is the soundtrack to every round.
Padua Golf Club at Valsanzibio

Padua Golf Club at Valsanzibio

Established in 1962 in a valley surrounded by hills and historic Venetian villas, Padua Golf offers many Club activities.
Saint Eusebius Monastery at Valsanzibio

Saint Eusebius Monastery at Valsanzibio

Built on the site of an old church that was the valley’s main parish church up until the late twelfth century, it was owned by the monks of Praglia.
Saint Mary Announced Monastery at Valsanzibio

Saint Mary Announced Monastery at Valsanzibio

Built in 1233 on the summit of Mount Orbieso, this modest community experienced changing fortunes.
Olivetan Monastery at Galzignano Terme

Olivetan Monastery at Galzignano Terme

A will written in 1197 mentions a donation to the monks of Venda and documents the existence of a religious community near the summit of the highest hill.
Frassanelle Golf Club at Rovolon

Frassanelle Golf Club at Rovolon

The Frassanelle Golf Club is set in a seventeenth century farmhouse in sumptuous grounds designed in the mid 1800s to bring a touch of English charm to the Venetian countryside.
Saint Mary of the Assumption Curch at Arquà Petrarca

Saint Mary of the Assumption Curch at Arquà Petrarca

The church had been enlarged during centuries and so it presents frescos, dating back to the Scuola Veneta e Bizantina till the 15th century.
Unknown Prisoner National Temple at Padua

Unknown Prisoner National Temple at Padua

The Unknown Prisoner National Temple at Padua is a national monument and was planned in 1939 as a simple parish church.
Saint Prosdocimo and San Donato Cathedral at Cittadella

Saint Prosdocimo and San Donato Cathedral at Cittadella

The Cathedral was built between 1774 and 1826 by three famous architects, one of whom, Domenico Cerato, also designed Prato della Valle in Padova.
Montecchia Golf Club at La Montecchia

Montecchia Golf Club at La Montecchia

The Montecchia Golf Club, Leading Golf Courses, boasts 27 holes and is located close to the old castle belonging to the noble Emo Capodilista family.
Church of Saint Martin at Ronchi del Volo

Church of Saint Martin at Ronchi del Volo

The Church of Saint Martin at Ronchi del Volo dates back to 1300 and features a bell tower that's baroque in style.
Oratory of Saint George at Padua

Oratory of Saint George at Padua

The architecture and decoration of the chapel are very similar to those of the Scrovegni Chapel by Giotto.
Monastery of San Salvaro at Urbana

Monastery of San Salvaro at Urbana

The ancient Monastery of San Salvaro at Urbana is home to the Museum of Ancient Streets.
Oratory of Saint Roch at Padua

Oratory of Saint Roch at Padua

The Oratory of Saint Roch at Padua lies in one of the oldest area of Padua, that is the cemetery area in front of Santa Lucia's church.

Oratory of Saint Michael at Padua

The building that hosts the Oratory of Saint Michael at Padua is the result of the enlargement works of an old church dedicated to Saint Michael and the Saints Archangels.
Church of Saint Max at Borghetto

Church of Saint Max at Borghetto

The small Church of Saint Max at Borghetto is a gem from the X century, and gives testimony of a much longer history.
Mantua

Mantua

From 7 July 2008, Mantua has become Unesco cultural heritage.
Ferrara

Ferrara

Lying in the middle of the Po Valley, Ferrara still has the atmosphere of the past, which blends in harmoniously with the lively atmosphere of the present.
Bologna

Bologna

Site of the most ancient University in the western world, Bologna, in Emilia-Romagna, is a city with an intense cultural life and a rather intriguing historical heritage.
Treviso

Treviso

Treviso, lies on the middle of the Venetian plain.
Vicenza

Vicenza

Most of Vicenza's attractions are clustered closely together inside the old town walls.
Verona

Verona

Verona is one of Italy's loveliest towns, famous for its summer opera season in Arena.
Venice

Venice

Elegant, inimitable, exciting and romantic, precious: this is Venice...

Art Cities

The Euganean Hills are near to Padua and offer the ideal starting point for numerous trips to visit all the areas in the Veneto Region.
Cittadella

Cittadella

The town of a wonderful circle of walls was founded in the year 1220 upon order of the Commune of Padua.

Monselice

Monselice has gleaned the styles and cultures of the civilizations of various ages.
Montagnana

Montagnana

The two kilometres of medieval city walls broken up by 24 majestic hexagonal towers that stand 19 metres high: the pride of Montagnana, defensive outpost since antiquity.

Este

Este, renowned for its majestic city wall.
Arquà Petrarca

Arquà Petrarca

Arquà owes its great fortune to the presence of Petrarch and the magnificence of the Carraresi.
Villages and Walled Towns

Villages and Walled Towns

Castles, walled-up cities, fosses: the Euganean Hills offer a landscape still full of the mysterious charm of the ladies, the lords and the knights of the Middle Ages and Rinascimento.
Carrara Castle at Padova

Carrara Castle at Padua

The Carrara Castle is one of the most important historical, architectural, artistic and military heritages of Padua.
Chain Tower at Padua

Chain Tower at Padua

The Chain Tower (or Tower of Refuge), is an interesting nucleus surviving from the city walls of the Carraresi era.
Fortress of Monselice at Monselice

Fortress of Monselice at Monselice

A mighty fortress that dominates the Colle della Rocca in Monselice.
Saint Zeno Castle at Montagnana

Saint Zeno Castle at Montagnana

The Saint Zeno Castle is formed by the integration of several buildings: a passageway; a huge building with an internal courtyard and two angular towers.
Carrara Castle at Este

Carrara Castle at Este

An imposing fortification for the control of the territory...
Saint Martin of Vaneza Castle at Cervarese Santa Croce

Saint Martin of Vaneza Castle at Cervarese Santa Croce

The Saint Martin of Vaneza Castle is located along the bank of the Bacchiglione river that since ancient times has first represented an important strategic military defence.
San Pelagio Castle at Terradura

San Pelagio Castle at Terradura

The San Pelagio Castle is also called Villa Zaborra after the Earls of Zaborra who have owned it since the 1700s.
Lake Tower at Montegrotto Terme

Lake Tower at Montegrotto Terme

The suggestive ruins of this late medieval tower, which was once the fortified residence of the Dell’Arena family…
Villa Ca' Conti at Granze

Villa Ca’ Conti at Granze

Villa Ca' Conti at Granze is an historical complex dating back to the 16th century.
Villa Selvatico Treves at Abano Terme

Villa Selvatico Treves at Abano Terme

Villa Selvatico Treves, built in the 16th century but completely renovated in the 19th century in line with the rules of architectural Eclecticism.
Villa Sette at Abano Terme

Villa Sette at Abano Terme

Villa Sette (late 17th century with some early 19th century modifications).
Villa Serenella Montemerlo

Villa Serenella at Montemerlo

The complex, whose articulated conformation affected by continuous interventions succeeded over the centuries, is located at the southern foot of Montemrlo.
Villa Breda Ponte di Brenta

Villa Breda at Ponte di Brenta

The Villa Breda at Ponte di Brenta was bought by Vincenzo Stefano Breda, a trader from Padua, in 1859.
Duomo of Saint Peter at Montegrotto Terme

Duomo of Saint Peter at Montegrotto Terme

The imposing Duomo of Saint Peter at Montegrotto Terme (mid-1900) with its dome, constructed on a hill that overlooks the entire city and where there once stood a Roman edifice.
Holy Trinity Oratory at Arquà Petrarca

Holy Trinity Oratory at Arquà Petrarca

Francesco Petrarca often came to this church to pray.
Church of the Holy Heart Sacro at Abano Terme

Church of the Holy Heart Sacro at Abano Terme

The Church of the Holy Heart Sacro at Abano Terme, with its modern architectural design, is one of the most important churches in the town.
Duomo of Saint Lawrence at Abano Terme

Duomo of Saint Lawrence at Abano Terme

The Duomo of Saint Lawrence at Abano Terme is the main religious building in the town centre.
Church of Saint Thomas Becket at Padua

Church of Saint Thomas Becket at Padua

Erected in the 17th century on pre-existent buildings, the church is one of Padua's baroque jewels, and has been managed by St Filippo Neri priests until 1890.
Venetian Herbarium Museum of Monte Ceva at Battaglia Terme

Venetian Herbarium Museum of Monte Ceva at Battaglia Terme

This herbarium has been the commissioned subject of study and categorization by the Geobotanical Institute of Padova University.
Obstetric Collection at Padua

Obstetric Collection at Padua

A collection including female anatomical models made of coloured wax and clay, surgical instruments, and the didactic material used for the first obstetric laboratory he founded in Padua.
Collection of Models of Agricultural Machines and Tools at Legnaro

Collection of Models of Agricultural Machines and Tools at Legnaro

The Collection of Models of Agricultural Machines and Tools at Legnaro is part of the bequest left by the 'Regio Orto Agrario' of Padua.
Belzoni Historical Museum at Padua

Belzoni Historical Museum at Padua

The Belzoni Historical Museum at Padua is a museum-laboratory that holds more than 400 scientific tools mainly dated around the time of the foundation of 'G.B.Belzoni' school in 1869.
Museum of Cathedral at Cittadella

Museum of Cathedral at Cittadella

The Museum of Cathedral at Cittadella, founded in 1986 with the parish support, is the result of years of research and of the excellent work of valuable volunteers.
Museum of Force Association at Padua

Museum of Force Association at Padua

The Museum of Italian Sailors Association at Padua holds an interesting small collection of seafaring items.
Vicars Lodge at Arquà Petrarca

Vicars Lodge at Arquà Petrarca

In the 14th century, the Vicars Lodge at Arquà Petrarca was the place where the Breadwinners of the village and the Vicars met to discuss.
Church of Saint Massimo Museum at Borghetto

Church of Saint Massimo Museum at Borghetto

The small country church is now open to the public both as holy site and as museum with findings ranging from the early Christian age to the 19th century.
Greek Roman Lapidary Museum at Piazzola sul Brenta

Greek Roman Lapidary Museum at Piazzola sul Brenta

The Greek Roman Lapidary Museum at Piazzola sul Brenta is situated in the eastern colonnade of Villa Contarini and contains the remains of an ancient collection started by Antonio Nani.
Maap - Archaeological Environmental Museum of Padua Waters at Padua

Maap – Archaeological Environmental Museum of Padua Waters at Padua

The museum is set in the enchanting frame of the former Church of St Eufemia, in Padua, a building of great historical and architectural value.
Antonio Giacomelli Museum at Montagnana

Antonio Giacomelli Museum at Montagnana

The Antonio Giacomelli Museum at Montagnana, devoted to the memory of the local researcher Antonio Giacomelli, is located in San Zeno Castle.
Museum of the Roman Centuriation at Borgoricco

Museum of the Roman Centuriation at Borgoricco

It collects items found in the municipal territory, situated in the North East area of Padua, where are still intact the traces of land division during Octavian Augustus period.
Bottacin Museum at Padua

Bottacin Museum at Padua

The exhibition is organized into two different parts: one concerning artworks, the other the numismatic section.
Botanical Garden at Padua

Botanical Garden at Padua

The Botanical Garden at Padua is exceptional by virtue of its high scientific value in terms of experimentation, education and collection, and of its layout and architecture.
Casa Marina at Galzignano Terme

Casa Marina at Galzignano Terme

Laboratory for Naturalist Education and Learning Library of the Park.
Geopaleontological Museum of Cava Bomba at Cinto Euganeo

Geopaleontological Museum of Cava Bomba at Cinto Euganeo

In 1987, following the discovery the discovery of an important deposit of fish fossils in the quarry, it became paleontology museum.
Butterfly Arc at Montegrotto Terme

Butterfly Arc – House of Butterflies at Montegrotto Terme

The Butterfly Arc or House of Butterflies hosts multi-coloured living specimens from all continents.
Archaeological Site of Le Contarine Place at Arquà Petrarca

Archaeological Site of Le Contarine Place at Arquà Petrarca

Archaeological Site of Le Contarine Place at Arquà Petrarca: traces of a village and fragments of objects of the II millennium B.C..
Archaeological Site of Monte Orbieso at Galzignano Terme

Archaeological Site of Monte Orbieso at Galzignano Terme

Mount Orbieso was the site of human settlements both between the XIV and XII centuries B.C. (Recent Bronze Age) and between the VIII and VII century B.C. (Iron Age).
Museum of the River Bacchiglione at Cervarese Santa Croce

Museum of the River Bacchiglione at Cervarese Santa Croce

The Museum of the River Bacchiglione at Cervarese Santa Croce is divided into two sections: the archaeological section and the geomorphologic section.
Museum of River Navigation at Battaglia Terme

Museum of River Navigation at Battaglia Terme

The first museum dedicated to the major activities of the “barcari”, the boatmen.
Archaeological Site of Lago della Costa at Arquà Petrarca

Archaeological Site of Lago della Costa at Arquà Petrarca

Pile-dwelling village at the Lagetto della Costa.
Archaeological Site of Monte Vendevolo at Valnogaredo

Archaeological Site of Monte Vendevolo at Valnogaredo

Archaeological Site of Monte Vendevolo at Valnogaredo: Buso della Casara, the most important work of water supply created by the Romans.
Rivers and Lakes Abano Montegrotto Terme

Rivers and Lakes

Water is a common element for the entire province of Padua.
Mercati e Mercatini dell'Antiquariato
Antiques and General Markets in Abano and Montegrotto Terme and the province of Padua.

Euganean Enogastronomy

The origins of the local cuisine are strictly linked to its peasant culture and the a good glass of wine of the Euganean Hills are a fitting companion for such inviting dishes.
Cycling Abano Montegrotto Terme

Cycling

Cycling and Mountain Bike in the Euganean Hills: nature trails for bike enthusiasts.
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Sport

The spas in Abano and Montegrotto Terme have developed facilities for motor activity and a wide range of sports.
Paths of the Euganean Hills

Paths of the Euganean Hills

The Paths of the Regional Park of the Euganean Hills.
Y-40 Diving at Montegrotto Terme

Y-40 Diving at Montegrotto Terme

Y-40: the deepest pool in the world.
Golf Abano Montegrotto Terme

Golf

The Euganean circuit offers 4 international golf courses which allow to play on 150 greens located a few kilometres from each other.
Eremitani Archaeological Museum at Padua

Eremitani Archaeological Museum at Padua

The itinerary of the archaeological collection begins with findings from pre-Roman times, coming from necropolises in the area surrounding Padova...
La Specola Museum at Padua

La Specola – Museum of the Astronomic Observatory at Padua

Padua Astronomic Observatory was founded by Senate decree of the Republic of Venice on 2nd May, 1761, and was located inside the high tower of Padua old castle.
Pre-Cinema Museum Minici Zotti Collection at Padua

Pre-Cinema Museum Minici Zotti Collection at Padua

It represents a unique example among Italian museums, almost a "museum of wonders".
Walk of Saint Anthony

Walk of Saint Anthony

The Last Walk of Saint Anthony is a pilgrimage undertaken by pilgrims and devotees of the saint, very well-known even among the younger faithful.
City Sightseeing Padova

City Sightseeing Padua

This charming university city, the ancient “city of water” can now be discovered with City Sightseeing Padova.