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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.
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.
Villa Nani Loredan at Sant'Urbano

Villa Nani Loredan at Sant’Urbano

Villa Nani Loredan was built in the late sixteenth century by the family Nani, since nell'Estimo of 1666 appears for three-quarters of Bernardo Nani for a quarter of Francesco Loredan.
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.
Benedictine Court at Correzzola

Benedictine Court at Correzzola

A visit to the Benedictine Court at Correzzola is of utmost interest because it offers a close glance on life in the Veneto countryside.
Villa Albrizzi Este

Villa Albrizzi at Este

Villa Albrizzi is a spectacular villa that dates back to 1666. Situated in a historic and picturesque town in the foothills of Veneto, not far from Venice, it has remained in the hands o…
Villa Pollini Luvigliano

Villa Pollini at Luvigliano

Villa Pollini si trova nel borgo di Luvigliano, frazione di Torreglia, e prende il nome dal suo primo illustre proprietario, il pianista Cesare Pollini (1858-1912).
Villa Giovanelli Noventa Padovana

Villa Giovanelli at Noventa Padovana

The villa was perhaps designed by Antonio Gaspari, student of Baldassare Longhena, and was ordered by the brothers Giovanelli around the last quarter of the 17th century.
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.

Montegrotto Terme

Montegrotto Terme has always been one of the favourite places of European tourists because of the green parks surrounding the hotels and the contact with nature.
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.
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.
Church of Saint Sabino at Torreglia

Church of Saint Sabino at Torreglia

Representing the symbol of the core of Torreglia Alta, the upper town, the church of Saint Sabino is the ancient parish church.
African Missionary Museum at Padua

African Missionary Museum at Padua

The African Missionary Museum was established thanks to Capuchin friars who brought to Italy items of great artistic and ethnographical value as well as everyday life artefacts.
Villa Barbarigo Valsanzibio

Villa Barbarigo at Valsanzibio

“The small Versailles”, “The Pearl of the Euganee Hills” The Monumental Garden of Valsanzibio–Villa Barbarigo Pizzoni Ardemani.
Dino Formaggio Contemporary Art Museum at Teolo

Dino Formaggio Contemporary Art Museum at Teolo

The museum holdings include paintings and sculpture collections dated from the end of the 19th century up to today.
Paths of the Euganean Hills

Paths of the Euganean Hills

The Paths of the Regional Park of the Euganean Hills.
Archaeological Site of Kursaal at Abano Terme

Archaeological Site of Kursaal at Abano Terme

Several fragments of ceramic vessels emerged during the works for the construction of the "Kursaal".
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.
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 Pisani Vescovana

Villa Pisani at Vescovana

Villa Pisani was erected in the first half of the 1500s, commissioned by Cardinal Francesco Pisani, Venetian patrician, bishop of Padova.
Carlo Scarpa Museum of Rarity at Monselice

Carlo Scarpa Museum of Rarity at Monselice

Carlo Scarpa Museum collects sculptures, drawings, design objects, glass and other works signed in the thirties by the great Venetian architect and designer Carlo Scarpa.
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.
Vicenza

Vicenza

Most of Vicenza's attractions are clustered closely together inside the old town walls.
Villa Bassi Rathgeb Abano Terme

Villa Bassi Rathgeb at Abano Terme

Villa Bassi Rathgeb, built in the 16th century and restored in the 1700s, belonged to the noble family Dondi dell’Orologio.
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.
Villa Gussoni Verson at Torreglia

Villa Gussoni Verson at Torreglia

Also known as the “Tauriliano”, it embodies the place of inspiration for the famous man of letters Giuseppe Barbieri.
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.
Taxi Abano Montegrotto Terme

Taxi

Taxi service of Abano and Montegrotto Terme may be required in the Hotel's Reception and in a few minutes you will have it in front of the main entrance.
City Sightseeing Padova

City Sightseeing Padua

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

Villa Molin at Mandria

The site chosen by the Venetian Ambassador, Nicolò Molin at the end of the 18th century for his villa is just a short way from Padua, along the banks of the Battaglia Canal.
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.
Church of Saint Martin at Luvigliano

Church of Saint Martin at Luvigliano

The heart of the lovely village of Luvigliano, today hamlet of Torreglia, houses the parish church of Saint Martin.

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.
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.
Villa Erizzo Abano Terme

Villa Erizzo at Abano Terme

Villa Erizzo, dating back to the late 18th century, is located in the Euganean Hills, a renowned spa area, just 15 km from the centre of Padua.
Abbey of Praglia at Teolo

Abbey of Praglia at Teolo

The Abbey of Praglia at Teolo lies at the foot of the Euganean Hills.
Our Lady of Health Sanctuary at Abano Terme

Our Lady of Health Sanctuary at Abano Terme

This Marian sanctuary was built in the Colli Euganei district following the apparition of the Madonna to Pietro Falco, a soldier who was sent to convalesce in Monteortone.
Arquà Petrarca

Arquà Petrarca

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

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.
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..
Mantua

Mantua

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

Busitalia

The bus that daily connects (in about 1 hour and 40 minutes) the towns of Abano and Montegrotto Terme with Venice Center (Piazzale Roma) and Venice Airport (Tessera).
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.
Villa Callas at Montegrotto Terme

Villa Callas at Montegrotto Terme

Villa Meneghini, also known as Villa Callas, as GiovanBattista Meneghini, the owner in the mid 1900s, was also married to Maria Callas.
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.
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.
Speronella Castle at Teolo

Speronella Castle at Teolo

The medieval Speronella Castle, probably built in the XI century and now in ruins, stands on the hilltop of Rocca Pendice, in the municipality of Teolo.
Villa Bembiana at Abano Terme

Villa Bembiana at Abano Terme

The villa was home to the poet, historian and philologist Pietro Bembo (15th – 16th century).
Villa Egizia Battaglia Terme

Villa Egizia at Battaglia Terme

The Villa Egizia, built during the seventeenth Century, belonged during the centuries to various families of the Venetian aristocracy.
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.
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.
Treviso

Treviso

Treviso, lies on the middle of the Venetian plain.
Museum of Saint Anthony at Padua

Museum of Saint Anthony at Padua

The Museum of Saint Anthony at Padua was created in 1895 on the occasion of the seventh centenary of St Anthony's death.
Oratory of Saint Anthony the Abbot at Teolo

Oratory of Saint Anthony the Abbot at Teolo

The church, located on Mount della Madonna in Teolo, was built on the ruins of an ancient monastery dedicated to St. Anthony the Abbot.
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.
Oratory of the Holy Cross at Cervarese Santa Croce

Oratory of the Holy Cross at Cervarese Santa Croce

The Oratory of the Holy Cross at Cervarese Santa Croce is the most ancient place of Christian cult in the territory of Cervarese.
Basilica of Saint Anthony at Padua

Basilica of Saint Anthony at Padua

The actual Basilica of Saint Anthony at Padua is largely the result of three different reconstructions, which took place over a period of about 70 years: 1238-1310.
Archaeological Site of Colle di San Pietro Montagnon at Montegotto Terme

Archaeological Site of Colle di San Pietro Montagnon at Montegotto Terme

The Building and the "Bagno di Montagnone".
Abbey of Saint Mary of Carceri at Carceri

Abbey of Saint Mary of Carceri at Carceri

As early as the 12th century the Abbey of Saint Mary of Carceri at Carceri was known as a hospice that welcomed the pilgrims who headed to Rome from northern Europe.
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.
Amleto and Donato Sartori International Mask Museum at Abano Terme

Amleto and Donato Sartori International Mask Museum at Abano Terme

The only one of its kind in the world, housing the prestigious works of Amleto Sartori and his son Donato, internationally renowned artists...
Archaeological Site of Fonteghe Place at Arquà Petrarca

Archaeological Site of Fonteghe Place at Arquà Petrarca

During the excavation of a bog in the “Fonteghe” area of Arquà Petrarca, some artifacts possibly related to a settlement dating to the VI – III century B.C. (Iron Age) emerged.
Our Lady of Graces Sanctuary at Piove di Sacco

Our Lady of Graces Sanctuary at Piove di Sacco

Our Lady of Graces Sanctuary at Piove di Sacco starting from 1484 in consideration of the constant occurrence of miracles.
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.
Sanctuary of Saint Mary of Tresto at Ospedaletto Euganeo

Sanctuary of Saint Mary of Tresto at Ospedaletto Euganeo

The sanctuary stands at the site of the miraculous apparition to Giovanni Zelo, who was instructed by the Madonna to plunge a knife into the earth and pull it out...
Musme - Museum of the History of Medicine at Padova

Musme – Museum of the History of Medicine at Padua

The Musme, Museum of the History of Medicine at Padova, will illustrate the century-old history of medicine.
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.

Territory

Endless opportunities with luxury spa vacations on Euganean Hills: Health and Wellness, Nature and Sport, Art and Culture, Food and Wine.
Rural Culture Museum at Piove di Sacco

Rural Culture Museum at Piove di Sacco

The rooms of the 'Casone di via Ramei' have been furnished with original tools and objects that well witness the local rural life and the economic organization of Padua rural areas.
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.
Museum of the Diocese at Padua

Museum of the Diocese at Padua

The Museum of the Diocese at Padua is housed in the elegant rooms of Palazzo Vescovile (Bishop's Palace) and covers more then two thousand square metres.
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.
Risorgimento and Contemporary Age Museum at Padua

Risorgimento and Contemporary Age Museum at Padua

It covers one and a half centuries of national and Padua history: from the fall of the Repubblica Veneta in 1797 to the promulgation of the Italian constitution back in 1948.
Rural Society Museum at Carceri

Rural Society Museum at Carceri

The Rural Society Museum at Carceri offers a comprehensive overview of old rural customs and traditions.
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.

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.
Lispida Castle Monticelli Monselice

Lispida Castle at Monticelli

The quiet isolated hill site of Castello di Lispida, near to Monselice, used to belong to the St. Augustine monks back in 1150.
Casa del Petrarca at Arquà Petrarca

Casa del Petrarca at Arquà Petrarca

Petrarca's House, where the famous poet Francesco Petrarca lived.

Euganean Hills

The Natural Park of the Euganean Hills.
Villa Foscolo at Abano Terme

Villa Foscolo at Abano Terme

Villa Foscolo (also known as the “Cittadella Vigodarzere”), at Feriole, known to have hosted Ugo Foscolo when he was writing “The last letters of Jacopo Ortis” (1796).
Casa Strozzi Arquà Petrarca

Casa Strozzi at Arquà Petrarca

Casa Strozzi, which used to belong to the Florentine Strozzi family, is now an art gallery.
Villa Contarini Arquà Petrarca

Villa Contarini at Arquà Petrarca

Villa Contarini is the most imposing building in Arquà Petrarca.
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.
Villa Beatrice d'Este Baone

Villa Beatrice d’Este at Baone

Villa Beatrice d'Este stands on Mount Gemola, in the heart of the Euganean hills, on the remains of an ancient Benedictine monastery.
Orazio and Giulia Centanin Steam Machines Museum at Monselice

Orazio and Giulia Centanin Steam Machines Museum at Monselice

The museum collection contains mainly fixed or semi-fixed steam engines dated between the late 19th and the early 20th century.
Villa Trevisan Savioli at Abano Terme

Villa Trevisan Savioli at Abano Terme

Villa Trevisan Savioli at Abano Terme, built in the 17th century and extended in the following centuries, houses the extraordinary Amleto e Donato Sartori International Mask Museum.
Fortress of Monselice at Monselice

Fortress of Monselice at Monselice

A mighty fortress that dominates the Colle della Rocca in Monselice.
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.
Shrine of Our Lady at Torreglia

Shrine of Our Lady at Torreglia

The Shrine of Our Lady at Torreglia, we can admire today in the namesake square, bears its own tiny and engaging story.

Villa Draghi at Montegrotto Terme

Along with its neo-Gothic style and the great romantic park, it represents the ultimate testimony to the civilization of the Venetian villa.
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.
Villa Rigoni Savioli at Abano Terme

Villa Rigoni Savioli at Abano Terme

Villa Rigoni Savioli (ex Malipiero) is a beautiful Palladian villa built in the 16th century.
Treni Abano Montegrotto Terme

Train

The train station "Terme Euganee Abano-Montegrotto" is located in Montegrotto Terme, and is connected with Padua and Venice through the Bologna-Venice line.
Archaeological Site of Monte delle Valli at Galzignano Terme

Archaeological Site of Monte delle Valli at Galzignano Terme

Settlements in the Terralunga and Fosson fields.
Archaeological Site of Hotel Preistoriche at Montegrotto Terme

Archaeological Site of Hotel Preistoriche at Montegrotto Terme

Sacred place of Aponus between Monte Castello and Colle San Pietro Montagnon.
Air and Space Museum at Terradura

Air and Space Museum at Terradura

The San Pelagio Castle hosts a complete exhibition dedicated to one of the greatest challenges of mankind: the quest to conquer the skies and space.
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).
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.

Villa Contarini at Piazzola sul Brenta

Villa Contarini stands on the ruins of an ancient castle built by the Dente family around the year 1000.