Visit the Euganean Hills with a new point of view: practice outdoor sports at several levels and combine the benefits of thermal water and mud of the biggest thermal basin in Europe with the benefits gained through physical activities.
Here our 2014 ThermaeSport activities’ calendar.
EASY ACTIVITIES PLUS*:
The Easy Activities proposal, thought for who is looking for a dynamic holiday but isn’t willing to strain too much, is a healthy manner to visit the Euganean Hills and its wanders. From 31st of March to the 7th of June April 21st excluded) and from 25th of August to the 1st of November, from Monday to Saturday every afternoon a free of charge thematic tour in the surroundings practicing easy bike and walking activities en plein air within everyone’s means.
MONDAY – SPORT & ART AND CULTURE: SAN DANIELE MONASTERY
Easy WALK and visit to the monastery with coffee break on the terrace.
TUESDAY – SPORT & WINE AND FOOD TASTINGS: CATAJO CASTLE
Easy BIKE through the countryside up to Galzignano Terme and going through Catajo Castle and local wine tasting.
WEDNESDAY – SPORT & NATURE: EUGANEAN HILLS
Easy NORDIC WALKING while admiring the hills landscape and its vegetation in the parc of Villa Draghi.
THURSDAY – SPORT & ART AND CULTURE: PADOVA AND THE ST. ANTHONY BASILICA
Easy BIKE along the Battaglia canal up to Padova and visit of the town center and of the famous St. Anthony’s Church.
FRIDAY – SPORT & WINE AND FOOD TASTINGS: ARQUÀ PETRARCA
Easy WALK and visit through the medieval town with typical product tastings.
SATURDAY – SPORT & NATURE: VILLA VESCOVI AND PRAGLIA MONASTERY
Easy BIKE on the cycle path of the Euganean Hills and visit of the Praglia Abbay.
It is also possible to book as extra a whole-day thematic BIKE TOURS with a specialized guide to visit some of the most amazing spots in Veneto Region and feel fit. Among the tours we suggest:
– Tour of the Blooming Historical Gardens: day trip to Strà, to visit the Baroque Villa Pisani and its park; day trip to the Euganean Gardens with visit to the gardens of Villa Barbarigo in Valsanzbio.
– Naturalistic Tours: day trip on the Euganean Hills Bike Ring through rural areas and characteristic towns; day trip in the Countryside of Padova on typical paths and unusual landscapes.
– Tour of the Venetian Villas: day trip up to Vicenza to see the neo-classical achitectures of Palladio and his entourage; day trip on the Brenta Riverside where famous venetian villas of the high society of the 18th Century used to spend their holdays
– Tour of the Water Landscaps in Veneto: day trip on the Bacchiglione river up to Chioggia and Venice Lagoon
– Tour of the Castles and Walled Cities: day tour of the medieval towns with ancient fortresses and buildings
Many other bike tours are proposed on request, included the day trip up tp Venice.
ThermaeSport Power is addressed to those who like to practice sports at a competitive and high level and wishes to combine thermal benefits to a daily training. Paths for trekkers and bikers on the Euganean Hills are available on GPS and detailed maps. Furthermore, from 31st of March to the 7th of June April 21st excluded) and from 25th of August to the 1st of November, it is possible to add to the daily training in our Technogym and thermal swimming pools, excursions with the Bike Team “Pedale Padovano” on tracks of high difficulties and grades.
It is also possible to request an extra personalized training program, a specific nutritional or sport’s medical consulting and a fast laundry service. An outside specific space to wash personal bikes and a safe place designated for equipment and bike deposit is available.
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* The programs of the Easy Activities Plus and of the Easy Weeks may be changed
* Equipment for adults and kids over 14 is supplied free of charge
* Please book your excursions at the reception