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The Villa dei Vescovi was built in the 16th century, perched on a hill about 11 miles from Padua, as a summer retreat for the bishops of Padua. Today, the stately villa and the grounds are open to the public.

The rooms feature beautiful frescoes and high ceilings with wooden beams, both of which extend out onto the porticos that overlook the gardens, and there is historical furniture throughout. The grounds surrounding the villa include a vineyard and an orchard of fruit trees.

The second story of the villa contain the rooms in which the bishops lived, from the time it was built through the 20th century. The property was renovated and restored from 2007 through 2011. Today, two of the apartments on the second floor are available to rent, with two bedrooms each, plus private kitchens and bathrooms.

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Via dei Vescovi 4, Torreglia, Italy, 35038
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The Venetian Villas of the Euganean Hills

The Venetian Villas of the Euganean Hills

Discover the architectural beauties of the Euganean Hills in one day with a guided bicycle tour that runs along the cycle paths in the area You will discover the Castle of Catajo with a guided tour Always continue riding your bike through literary landscapes to reach your second stop. So let yourself be pampered by the beauty of the village of Valsanzibio and the monumental Gardens of Villa Barbarigo You will rest at the prestigious Villa dei Vescovi, a noble residence inspired by classic themes. To reach our agency you can take the train from the following cities of Veneto. Get off at the Terme Euganee Abano Montegrotto stop located in Montegrotto Terme. From the station there are 5 minutes on foot to our agency. - Train from Padua (10min.) - Train from Venice (40min.) - Train from Bologna (1h20min.) - Train from Treviso (55min.) - Train from Vicenza (1h.) - Train from Verona (1h.55min.) - Train from Ferrara (50min.)
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bike and wine in the inland of Venice

Bike and wine in the inland of Venice

The Euganean Hills are one of the most beautiful hilly areas of northern Italy, a Natural park surrounded by ancient canals, near the city of Padua, in the inland of Venice. Collect your bike at our shop at Montegrotto Terme! Start your experience with the visit of the Villa dei Vescovi. After your relaxing time in the Villa, reach by bike the Praglia Abbey. We can reach now a local cellar to have a wine tasting. You will have a tasting of 3 wines with a snack based on traditional Venetian products and tasting of locally produced extra virgin olive oil. To reach our agency you can take the train from the following cities in Veneto. Get off at the train stop Terme Euganee Abano Montegrotto which is located in Montegrotto Terme. The station is 5 minutes walking from our agency. -Train from Padua (10min.) -Train from Venice (40min.) -Train from Bologna (1h20min.) -Train from Treviso (55min.) -Train from Vicenza (1h.) -Train from Verona (1h55min.) -Train from Ferrara (50min.)
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Bike Tour through Euganean Hills Highlights

Bike Tour through Euganean Hills Highlights

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The Euganean Hills are one of the most beautiful hilly areas of northern Italy, a Natural park surrounded by ancient canals. Collect your bike at our shop at Montegrotto terme and follow the itinerary we have created for you to discover the highlights of the Euganean Hills. Start your experience with the visit of the Villa dei Vescovi, recently restored and opened to the public. After your relaxing time in the Villa, reach by bike the Praglia Abbey, the most important Benedictine monastery in the Euganean Hills. In their shop you will find wine, honey and cosmetics. To reach our agency you can take the train from the following cities in Veneto. Get off at the train stop Terme Euganee Abano Montegrotto which is located in Montegrotto Terme. The station is 5 minutes walking from our agency. -Train from Padua (10min.) -Train from Venice (40min.) -Train from Bologna (1h20min.) -Train from Treviso (55min.) -Train from Vicenza (1h.) -Train from Verona (1h55min.) -Train from Ferrara (50min.)
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Treasures of Bacchus

Treasures of Bacchus

Cycling through the ancient lands of the early Venetians, descendants of Antenore, the founder of Padua, this tour explores the city of Padua and the villas surrounded by vineyards in the Euganean Hills. In Villa Emo Capodilista, the harmony of the forms of the architecture blends with the surrounding landscape. In the historic cellar, the balanced blends of grapes rest in oak barrels. Among the hills, we retrace the paths of the serene life of the Bishops in retreat in the villa in the countryside among terraces, vineyards and beautiful frescoes. The appetite of the tired Palladian biker is restored on the panoramic terrace of the restaurant; local wines pair perfectly with the traditional dishes. In the afternoon, the tour continues along the hills leading to the discovery of the ancient Castle of Veneza. Along the riverbanks of Bacchiglione, the rural landscape leads to the magnificence of Grimani Castle. Later, the aromatic wine notes are a pleasure before coming back to Vicenza.
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  • 9 hours
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Bachelor or bachelorette party on bike for cellars

Bachelor or bachelorette party on bike for cellars

You are in the green heart of the Euganean Hills Natural Park, in the center of the Veneto cycle paths, in a unique place with endless opportunities for knowledge and entertainment to celebrate the last day as a single with your friends or friends. What you can't miss in the Euganean Hills: The perfectly conical profiles of these volcanic hills, The tasting of DOC and DOCG volcanic wines in local cellars, The second most beautiful village in Italy: Arquà Petrarca. To reach our agency you can take the train from the following cities of Veneto. Get off at the Terme Euganee Abano Montegrotto stop located in Montegrotto Terme. From the station there are 5 minutes on foot to our agency. - Train from Padua (10min.) - Train from Venice (40min.) - Train from Bologna (1h20min.) - Train from Treviso (55min.) - Train from Vicenza (1h.) - Train from Verona (1h.55min.) - Train from Ferrara (50min.)
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  • 2 days
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Wine tasting in the Venetian hills

Wine tasting in the Venetian hills

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Wine tasting in a local cellar of the Euganean hills of volcanic origin, in the southern part of Padua, in the inland of Venice. The experience includes the private transfer by minivan from Montegrotto Terme to the cellar in the hills and the tasting of 3 wines (white, red and spumante). The wine producer will explain you the history of his winery on the panoramic terrace and will accompany you to visit his cellar.
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  • 2 hours
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Dolce Vita Tour with Cheese, Olive Oil and Wine Experiences

Dolce Vita Tour with Cheese, Olive Oil and Wine Experiences

Don't look for other tours as this is the TOUR!!! Our incredible Italian guide who has extensively travelled the world will take you around the Veneto region looking after you, describing history and customs of this magic land. In this full-day tour you will experience the real Italian Dolce Vita sipping a glass of wine under the "portico" surrounded by "affresco", relaxing in the middle of nature, eating genuine Italian products, admiring beautiful landscapes out of the bustle of the cities, chilling on thermal pools and forgetting what stress is. In fact we called this tour Dolce Vita (sweet life) as you will be totally disconnected from the chaos of the city and you will regenerate your soul. Get out of the overcrowded touristic destinations and avoid the watch-and-go tours where they treat you as a dummy, join this tour and live a genuine and authentic Italian experience where you will enjoy every single second as we really care about you and your opinion.
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  • 12 hours
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Private Half-Day Bike Tour at Villa dei Vescovi

Private Half-Day Bike Tour at Villa dei Vescovi

Experience a bike ride through the Euganean Hills. Riding our bikes you will reach Villa dei Vescovi, a sixteenth-century Venetian Villa, which stands on Colle Solone and was the holiday destination of the high prelates of Padua. On arrival you will be enchanted by the harmonious way in which the villa blends into the surrounding bucolic landscape and you can enjoy a picnic in the villa's charming garden. You can bring your own picnic or request a basket for your bucolic lunch from the Villa Vescovi bistro (extra charge to be paid on site depending on which one you choose).
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  • 4 hours
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What are Villa dei Vescovi hours of operation?
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Villa dei Vescovi hours of operation: Apr-Oct, W-Sa 10am-6pm & Su 10am-7pm; Mar & Nov W-Su 10am-5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Villa dei Vescovi can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 8 Villa dei Vescovi tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Villa dei Vescovi 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Villa dei Vescovi costs USD 43.26. Guided Villa dei Vescovi tours start around USD 43.26 per person. See all 8 Villa dei Vescovi tickets and tours on Viator.
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