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Euganean Hills  

Besides the natural beauty, cultural tourism packages offer significant opportunities: medieval city like Arquà Petrarca, Villa  Barbarigo, castle Catajo, the Air Museum, the National Museum of Este … You wander along the cycle paths on flat, uphill through the most ‘attractive in our area; you can practice any kind of sports or relax at the famous spa Euganee.

Padua and surroundings   28 km

Since years the most important attractions of Padua are:

Meadow without grass” (Prato della Valle), one of the largest squares in Europe, with a central island surrounded by a double ring of 84 statues.
Saint without a name” (Basilica di Sant Antonio) most important church of the city contains the relics of St. Anthony of Padua.
Coffee without doors” (Pedrocchi Cafe) one of the largest and most famous coffee in the world so named because the golden time (until early 1st World War) was open day and night.

Padua is even closer, a city rich with culture, with its historic University and Old Botanical Garden, the New Biodiversity Garden and the Scrovegni Chapel with the Giotto frescoes and the Basilica of Sant’Antonio (saint of miracles!), filled with works by Donatello and others.

The romantic Venice     45 km

Situated on a lagoon and ancient maritime republic Venice is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Countless churches in particular the Basilica of San Marco with its square. There are no roads but wonderful canals crossed by bridges. Romantic city to visit at least once in their lifetime. Easy to reach, the train brings you into the city center!

Verona    a 95 km

Eretta letteralmente a strati dove, su una base romana fatta di imponenti monumenti e suggestivi ruderi, si innestano eleganti chiese romaniche, case torre gotiche e palazzi rinascimentali riccamente decorati del lungo e prospero periodo veneziano che creano scorci suggestivi e bellissime piazze.

A Verona potrete vedere:

  • le case di GIULIETTA e ROMEO, le ARCHE SCALIGERE capolavoro gotico, PIAZZA dei SIGNORI (un vero e proprio museo di architettura all’aperto) con il Palazzo della Ragione, il Palazzo di Cansignorio e il Palazzo di Cangrande.
  • PIAZZA delle ERBE (circondata da meravigliosi palazzi e la fontana di Madonna Verona);
  • TOMBA di GIULIETTA, l’ARENA (anfiteatro romano del I secolo), museo CASTELVECCHIO, PONTE SCALIGERO, PONTE DI PIETRA (I sec.)…..
  • ARENA, sede di importanti manifestazioni (concerti, opera lirica, spettacoli)

Anello dei Colli Euganei – E2    300 m

Lungo i 64 km dell’anello, che corrono prevalentemente sugli argini di storici corsi d’acqua, si susseguono paesaggi di rara bellezza e di grande valenza storico-culturale, ancora profondamente contrassegnati da una attivita’ agricola che, si puo’ dire, continua le grandiose opere di bonifica del passato. Si incontrano straordinari centri storici, borghi caratteristici, emergenze architettoniche significative.

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Walled towns

Some paths in Montagnana, Monselice and Este, the city are strikingly medievals inside the city walls.

Monselice   5 km far

has been the strategic position for the defense of Padova, first of all by the Romans, then the Longobards, the Franks, the Estensis, and finally the Republic of Venice.

Este  5 km far

Thousand year old Este is famous for its perfectly preserved walls and its Gothic buildings from the Scaliger age, as well as the Santa Tecla Cathedral which hides an altar piece by Giambattista Tiepolo. Artists such as Shelley, Byron and Debussy stayed here as it was and still is considered a cultural centre.

Montagnana  18 km far

The medieval city walls of Montagnana include 24 majestic hexagonal towers, each 20 m high. The St Zeno Castle is at the Padova gate, and is a must for any kind of tourist. Furthermore, Montagnana is famous for its raw ham!

Historical gardens

Do not hesitate to ask us for advice and suggestions regarding the numerous gardens in the Province of Padua, extraordinary examples of landscape architecture; an age-old art that has helped make famous our architects all over the world. Some of the gardens of the VENECIAN and PALLADIAN VILLAS are close to the Euganean Hills.

Within a 30 km range you can visit:

  • Villa Emo Capodilista Garden – Monselice
  • Castello del Catjo park – Battaglia Terme
  • Villa Barbarigo Garden – Valsanzibio
  • Villa Valmarana Garden – Saonara
  • Villa Vescovana Garden – Vescovana
  • Villa Contarini Park – Piazzola sul Brenta
  • Villa Pisani Park – Stra
  • Cà Marcello Garden – Piombino Dese
  • Old and New Botanical University gardens – Padova

 

Vicenza and surroundings   45 km

Proposal to find a small cross-section of the Vicenza Vicenza, Bassano delGrappa, the legendary Marostica and other locations.

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