Nearby cities to visit in a dayspa, history, art and discovery
The city of Abano Terme offers easy routes, with public transportation or your own, to nearby cities famous for their historical and cultural beauty. From the nearest spa towns of Montegrotto (5 minutes) and Battaglia (15 minutes) up to famous Venice (45 minutes) and Verona (1h 40 min).
Some of these are easily reached by bicycle, available for free at our Hotel.
What follows is a brief list of the most enchanting cities that can be easily visited in a day during your stay at the Hotel Aurora Terme:
Do you wish to discover the nearby cities during your stay at Abano?
The following are a few useful links to help you organize your public transportation plans once in Abano Terme:
Other locations easy to reach from Abano:
Any organized tours can be found and booked directly at our Hotel.
Come enjoy the thermal spa and visit our region!
What about organizing a short vacation at the spa where to relax and have some time to visit the nearby cities?
If you are staying with the full board + SPA and treatments option, we suggest to keep at least 4 days free to have time to relax and visit the nearby cities.
4km – It can be reached by bicycle in 10 minutes
In the immediate vicinities of Abano is the city of Montegrotto Terme, reachable, if one wishes, even by foot. In Montegrotto Terme the ruins excavation of an ancient Roman spa complex lie visible, and also recommended for nature enthusiasts is the famous Butterfly Arc a real butterfly house that recreates the ideal habitat for hundreds of butterflies free to fly around the visitors.
In addition, in Montegrottto you can visit the Art Glass Museum and view the installations of artistic glass in the town square. The weekly market is held on Wednesdays, and every second Sunday is the market dedicated to antiques.
13km – It can be reached by car in 15 minutes
Then, the nearby Battaglia Terme’s historical center which runs along the waterway of the same name, hosts a river navigation museum. Not to be missed:
14km – It can be reached by car in 20 minutes
In Teolo there are various attractions for sports and culture enthusiasts. A real stone climbing wall at Pendice Rocca awaits climbers, while the Abbey of Praglia, a Benedictine monastery of the XI century, with a famous library and a restoration center of ancient books, will satisfy anyone who loves historical spiritual places.
7km – It can be reached by car in 15 minutes
Near Torreglia visit the marvelous Villa dei Vescovi protected by FAI and offering countless initiatives and events in its gardens. Do not miss also a visit to the “Eremo del Rua” a Camaldoli-based monastery cloister with access prohibited to women.
11km – It can be reached by car in 23 minutes
Galzignano Terme hosts, within its area in Valsanzibio, the famous Villa Barbarigo with its Italian-style gardens that hide symbols and a complex system of fountains with completely functioning water games.