For our guests, from March 20th to June 11th and from August 21st to October 29th 2017, free ThermaeSport Easy Activities: five short afternoon thematic tours by foot or bike to visit and learn about some of the most characteristic points of interest of the Euganean Hills with an expert and qualified guide!
A new perspective that combines easy and accessible outdoor sports with cultural visits.
The tours are free and the sport level is low and easy to do. Appropriate clothing is still suggested: trainers and comfortable-sporty clothes.
You may see beneath the calendar and destinations of the activities; to participate please book the tour at the Reception. Nota bene: the program could be varied due to weather and other unexpected reasons.
History Wine & Food Monday: Villa Bembiana and La Montecchia – Bike
An easy route loop through the countryside and the hills that surround Abano Terme, reaching two major historical villas. Completely flat route. 13km, maximum 2 hours.
Nature Tuesday: Monte Alto and Villa Draghi – Trekking
A hike from the Centre of Montegrotto Terme to Villa Draghi, continuing through the large park of the Villa on the side of Monte Alto to reach almost the tip of the hill. Altitude difference 170m. 6km, maximum 3 hours.
Art & Culture Wednesday: Praglia and Villa dei Vescovi – Bike
An easy loop route to discover two sites rich in artistic and cultural value, surrounded by a suggestive landscape. Completely flat route. 20km, maximum 3 hours.
Nature & History Thursday: Arquà Petrarca – Trekking
With a minibus up to Lago della Costa, the thermal lake from which curative mud is extracted. Hike to one of the most beautiful medieval villages in Italy: Arquà Petrarca. Return by bus. Altitude difference 70m. 6km, maximum 2.5 hours.
Thermalism & History Friday: Lispida and Costa lakes – Bike
Bicycle tour to visit the two lakes from which curative mud is extracted and used for thermal applications. Two sites rich of historical significance for the Euganean territory. Completely flat route. 25km, maximum 3 hours.
Moreover, special prices for two extra activities; booking and further details at the Reception:
Nature Saturday: Monte Venda & Casa Marina – Trekking
(also available on other days)
With a minibus up to Casa Marina, where the hike tour starts to go round Monte Venda, the highest hill of the Euganean hills…an amazing panoramic view is almost granted! Once back to Casa Marina a snack with local products is offered. Altitude difference 120m. 6km, maximum 3,5 hours.
Adventure Sunday: Acrobatic Trail at the rope park, Parco Avventura Le Fiorine
(also available on other days)
Different difficulty levels forest acrobatic trails: a challenging and exciting experience to test sports skills, accessible at any age.
ThermaeSport combines outdoor physical activity benefits with those of thermal water and mud and the pleasures of discovering new places and meeting new people. It offers a healthy approach to traveling and gives the opportunity to discover about Euganean traditions, culture and food.