Discover Padua, Veneto The province of Padua is located in the Veneto plains central area, among hills, lagoon, and the Alpine foothills. This Italian province offers a fascinating fusion of art, traditions, flavors and culture. A visit to this place is a unique discovery of a province extraordinarily rich in culture, history, ingenuity and vitality, characterized by a vast diversity of places to visit, people to encounter and food to taste. Padua is a place unique on its own mainly due to its populace that is both hard-working and inventive and has innate knowledge on the importance of renewing their traditions. Find accommodation and hotels in Padova (Padua)
Vivacious and Dynamic City
The heart of the province is the city that is both vivacious and dynamic and proud of its monumental and historical heritage. It is a city delightfully surrounded by cultural and natural attractions: the medieval castles and defensive walls; the magical villas; the beautiful countryside; Euganean Hills and Euganean Springs; and the astonishing waterway flowing to the magnificent Veneto lagoon.
The southeast part of the region is proudly occupied by Euganean Hills, which is so surprising treasure chest of great wonders. It boasts of pretty hills and green valleys that are covered by vineyards. The entire scenery is already magical enough yet still made even more outstanding by the warm mood of autumn and the stunning colors of the spring.
Popular Thermal and Spa Region
The hill perfectly covers the Terme Euganei, Europe’s largest thermal region, and is known worldwide for its healing waters (which appears to this site after a long subterranean trip). It is because of this natural wonder that the region has also become known as Italy’s spa center. Many people travel here to experience the wondrous therapeutic effects of mudbath therapy and other wellness and beauty treatments. Such specific places include Montegrotto, Abano and Galzigano Terme. Find accommodation in Montegrotto Terme: click here , Find accommodation in Abano Terme: click here
The province also boasts of a huge network of easy to navigate waterways. The Brenta River, located between Venice and Padua, offers a thrilling river cruise that truly offers an unforgettable experience. Cruising these waters will make anyone feel like the ancient royalties as they used to go through here before reaching their magnificent summer homes. The buildings surrounding the river cruise waters are simple structures that made magically stunning through brilliant architecture and great artistry of the best artists like Preti, Scamozzi and Palladio.
The best time to cruise the canals surrounding Padua is during summertime as it allows visitors to see the entire city from a totally traditional perspective. But, if canal cruising is not your thing and you want to experience the region from a different standpoint, you can go through the terrain on a rented bicycle and explore that series of paths along the streams and the rivers. You can go through the bike paths especially set up in different locations such as the romantic Battaglia Canal banks and Euganean Riviera. These paths offer scenic shortcuts that will take you through lovely villas and beautiful hills.
Lastly, discovering Padua will not be complete if you don’t take the fortified cities’ tour. This tour is particularly famous as it will give you the chance to get educated on the long and rich medieval history of Padua.