Padua and its surroundings

The Euganean Hills

The surroundings of Padua stretch on a wide area of the Regional Park of the Euganean Hills: from the thermal area of Abano and Montegrotto, to the Benedictine Abbey in Praglia, then to Arquà Pertarca with its inner town, the house and the tomb of the famous Poet, to Este with its inner town, the Atestino National Archeological Museum, the Marquis Castle and the Cathedral, to the Camaldolese Abbey in Carceri, through Monselice with its inner town, the Cini’s Castle, the  old Cathedral and the pilgrimage route of the “Sanctuary of the Seven Churches” with Villa Duodo, and finally to Montagnana , with its nearly intact medieval walls, with the fortified gates: Rocca degli Alberi and Ezzelino’s Tower, the inner city, the Archeological Museum, the Cathedral and Villa Pisani.


This itinerary comprises the wide variety characterising the Regional Park of the Euganean Hills among nature, art, literature, poetry, vegetation, walled towns and relax.

Opening times of monuments and ticket prices are taken from Padovatoday and may vary