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Arquà Petrarca, the medieval village

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Discover the medieval in the Euganean Hills with a visit of the village of Arquà Petrarca with tasting of olive oil and liquor too.

  Duration: 5h
  Hosted in: EN

Arquà Petrarca, the medieval village

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€ 70
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Group: Max 8 people


What you'll do

With this tour to Arquà Petrarca we’ll discover the second most beautiful medieval villages in venetian region. Francesco Petrarca, one of the most famous Italian poets, made Arquà Petrarca his home. 

In this marvellous medieval village, we’ll visit Petrarch’s house and we’ll be amazed by the beauty and sinuosity of the Euganean Hills. We can say his house is a pearl surrounded by this pretty medieval village, where the time seems to have stopped. [readmore]We’ll discover it with, first, a visit in a well-known olive oil mill, where the oil producer will explain us his every day work and the process of production of olive oil. In the end, we’ll finish this visit with a guided tasting of olive oil of the Euganean Hills. We continue our experiential tour with the visit of the little enterprise of a producer of venetian delights: here we’ll have a tasting of liqueurs, marmalades and Brodo di Giuggiole accompanied by the wise tale of the owner and producer.


With this experiential tour to Arquà Petrarca we’ll discover the second most beautiful medieval villages in Italy, grown at foot of Mount Piccolo and Mount Ventolone.
Francesco Petrarca, one of the most famous Italian poets, made Arquà Petrarca his home. 


In this marvellous medieval village, we’ll visit Petrarch’s house and it’ll be motioning to look outside the windows of the house: we’ll be amazed by the beauty and sinuosity of the Euganean Hills, by which the poet was inspired at that époque. We can say his house is a pearl surrounded by this pretty medieval village, where the time seems to have stopped. Inside the rooms, we’ll admire the frescos of the XVth century and one of the successive owner, who all tried not to modify the house in order to keep the house as Petrarch it leaved. 


Arquà has been through the time a cradle of strong food and wine tradition. 
So we’ll discover it with, first, a visit in a well-known olive oil mill, where the oil producer will explain us his every day work and the process of production of olive oil. In the end, we’ll finish this visit with a guided tasting of olive oil of the Euganean Hills.
We continue our experiential tour with the visit of the little enterprise of a producer of venetian delights: here we’ll have a tasting of liqueurs, marmalades and Brodo di Giuggiole accompanied by the wise tale of the owner and producer.

PICK UP - RETURN POINT & TIME
Train Station "Terme Euganee Abano Montegrotto".  
Departure time: 2.30 p.m. Return: within 7 p.m. 
How to reach -Train Station "Terme Euganee Abano Montegrotto"- by train. The train station "Terme Euganee Abano-Montegrotto" is located in Montegrotto Terme (near Euganean Hills), and is connected with Padua (in 10 minutes) Venice (in 45 minutes) Verona (in 1.5 hours) Treviso (1 hour) and Bologna (1.5 hours) by train.  
The Euganean Spas of Abano Montegrotto are one of the most famous spa destination in the world. Our tour will start from here. 

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Included / Excluded
Introduction to the Euganean Hills story
Entrance ticket to the House of Arquà Petrarca
Traditional Italian life with your local guide
Small, intimate group of 8 people or fewer
Roundtrip transportation to and from
Travel agency technical organization
Travel agency insurance
Everyting not indicated
Train connections to Train Station

Before You Go

Participants of the tour could speak different languages so the tour can be done in multiple languages

The tour will be done even in case of bad weather

Explanations during the tour: only touristic guides can and are allowed to explain the monuments, the city and the museums. Accompaniers just help you in case you need it or take you to the most beautiful places chosen for your tour.

Transfer services: The transfer service for the client, if done with the Minivan of the agency, is included as a transfer service for free and carried out for courtesy only in order to full fill the necessities of the tour.

Opening times of the monuments: Some monuments are not always open. If you are interested in visiting a special monument, tell us in the moment of request of quotation. In case you don’t asked us, the agency cannot be retained as responsible.

Meetings: In case the meeting point with the guide/accompanist is in the place of the tour it is necessary to give an active telephone number, which will be given to the guide/accompanist. In case you can’t find the guide/accompanist . If you don’t contact us, the agency cannot be retained as responsible.


Meeting Point

Viale Stazione, 6, Montegrotto Terme, PD, Italia

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Tour Highlights

Discover the region with a local friend. Discover Arquà Petrarca and its traditions and traditions with a local.

Pick up is at 2.30 p.m. from the well connected Train Station "Abano Montegrotto". How to reach -Train Station "Terme Euganee Abano Montegrotto"- by train. The train station "Terme Euganee Abano-Montegrotto" is located in Montegrotto Terme (near Euganean Hills), and is connected with Padua (in 10 minutes) Venice (in 45 minutes) Verona (in 1.5 hours) Treviso (1 hour) and Bologna (1.5 hours) by train. The Euganean Spas of Abano Montegrotto are one of the most famous spa destination in the world. Our tour will start from here. 

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