The Itinerary starts from Padua to the south in the direction of Due Carrare at the San Pelagio Castle, where D'Annunzio took off for the flight over Vienna and that now is the seat of the "Air Museum", including a collection of vintage aircrafts.
The itinerary continues in the direction of Battaglia Terme, with view and possible short stop at the Catajo Castle, to reach Monselice and make a short visit of the city with its seven little churches and the Castle.
The next stop is at Este for a short tour of the city and a visit to the castle with the inside gardens that are now the seat of the Atesino National Museum; then it continues towards Montagnana for a short stop at the abbey at Carceri, former Camaldolese convent.
Tour of Montagnana to admire the wonderful city walls, the gates and the bastions that are still well-preserved. The itinerary continues towards the Euganean Hills, with lunch break at the Valbona Castle.
The itinerary includes a walk through a protected natural park, a stop at a farm to taste local wines and then it continues in the direction of Arquà Petrarca, village of the Middle Ages which had Francesco Petrarca, who lived here and is buried here, as a renowned citizen.
Stop at Abano Terme and Montegrotto Terme, oasis of the thermal tourism and already famous during the Roman age and, on the way back to Padua, stop at Villa Giusti where the armistice betwen Italy and Austria was signed in 1918.
Some places are seat of exhibitions and museums and have environments/possessions/collections/finds that can be visited against payment and/or upon reservation during opening times to the public. The access and visit of these places is never included in the proposed itineraries. If interested, we can arrange the visit that however will be regarded as an independent service upon request.
If interested, we can arrange the visit that however will be regarded as an independent service upon request.
Meals are not included: we recommend some typical quality places along the route that can be changed or excluded from the itinerary by previous agreement.
It is possible to combine, either before or after, the visit of Padua.
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