Monselice Arqua’ Petrarca the Euganean Hills and Padua
Monselice is a medieval town in Veneto, located on the plain at the edge of the Euganean Hills and not far from Arquà Petrarca. Stroll around its cobbled lanes of the medieval center and castle, walk up to the scenic Colle della Rocca.The castle, nicknamed castelletto or small castle, is made up of different buildings dating back to different eras.The oldest facade with attached Romanesque house dates back to the 11th century and was the stronghold of Ezzelino da Romano. Dinner and stay in a bio-hotel.
Euganean Hills bike up the hills to visit Arquà Petrarca. The bike itinerary follows a circular route around the perimeter of the Euganean Hills Park and is full of tourist attractions. The path is paved in most sections and it’s easy to ride. Arquà Petrarca, the small pebbled village of the poet Petrarca, is considered to be one of the most beautiful medieval village in Italy.
Thirteen Wineries comprise the Colli Euganei Denomination
Colli Euganei are a natural island protected by a Regional Park characterized by lush and variegated vegetation and a land that offers its precious fruits in every season: delicious wild berries, cherries, strawberries, blackberries, pomegranate, figs, delicate native greens, grapes, honey and olive oil processed according to a 7-century old tradition.
Padua guided tour of this ancient and distinguished art city. Its history is documented by monuments and artworks of unquestioned value. The XIV Century Scrovegni Chapel with its world famous Giotto frescoes, the Basilica of Sant’Antonio and Prato della Valle, one of Europe’s largest piazzas with its 88.620 square meters.
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