When you visit Padova, you can also extend your interest to the Euganean Hills (Colli Euganei), a group of hills of volcanic origins, just a few km. From Padova. The Regional Park of the Euganean Hills was established in 1989 by the Veneto Region, and it offers a wide choice of recreational, naturalistic and touristic activities; but it also offers a very important Thermal area.
Abano Terme and Montegrotto are the landmarks of the thermal activities in the Euganean Hills, the town’s hot springs and mud baths are the main resources of the zone and one of the widest thermal areas in Europe. These baths are very ancient and were known to the Romans as Acque Patavine, a perfect place to relax and enjoy a cultural journey.