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When organizing a golf vacation, it is always important to know what to add around the golf course, how to use your free time extra-golf in the best way. One of the most relaxing holidays is to combine with the Golf the Thermal Baths. Obviously in Italy.
In this do-it-yourself guide we offer Abano Terme as a destination for your next golf holidays in Italy.
Abano Terme, a town of 19,000 inhabitants in the province of Padua, is certainly one of the most important spas in Europe and this prestige is based on several factors, including an excellent organization of the Baths and a wide range of quality services; the whole city develops along the Viale delle Terme: Abano lives with and for its thermal baths.
The particular care of roads and buildings shows how citizenship has at heart the welcome of tourists and spa guests; Abano Terme also has the good fortune of being in a favorable position for reaching larger cities and famous tourist destinations such as Venice, Padua, Verona, Vicenza, as well as the entire coast.
The importance of the thermal area of Abano Terme is not given only by a single thermal establishment, but it is a much more complex and articulated reality that involves the whole territory: thanks to the high number of thermal sources scattered throughout its territory, Abano has had the opportunity to equip each spa with its own autonomous collection well, with the possibility of maturing and regenerating the thermal muds freely and, in addition, being able to take advantage of the thermal treatments in all hotel facilities.
- 1 GOLF COURSES
- 2 THERMAL BATHS
- 3 YOUR EXTRA-GOLF FREE TIME
- 4 RESTAURANTS & TAVERNS
- 5 WINES
- 6 TIPS TO HELP YOU MAKE THE MOST OF YOURS GOLF HOLIDAYS IN ABANO TERME
- 7 CALL TO ACTION
Golf Club Frassanelle
The 18-hole course, created in 1990 by Marco Croze in a wonderful nineteenth-century park of over 200 hectares, presents remarkable suggestions and is rich in fauna and flora. Large open spaces, woods and numerous stretches of water, scattered along the way, soften and embellish the landscape and make the game more challenging. Unforgettable is the 15th hole, a par 3 of 150 meters, which crosses the large lake and reaches the green enclosed in a majestic frame of trees.
Golf Club Padova
The first golf course in Padua was born in 1962 on the initiative of the industrialist Igino Kofler and a group of passionate golfers with the name of Golf Club Euganeo. The course now includes 27 holes located at the foot of the Euganean Hills, bordering the seventeenth-century Villa Barbarigo, designed by the British architect John Harris of the London Cotton studio, the first 18 par 72 holes convey technical and landscape harmony at first sight thanks to the valuable contribution made by another historic president of the circle: Benedetto Sgaravatti. The field is a veritable botanical garden with 8000 trees and bushes chosen according to landscape and technical criteria, thus revealing a unique path that winds between mirrors of water and strategically distributed sand obstacles. The Golf Club Padova offers accommodation facilities such as swimming pool, sauna and gym and a mention deserves the well-known restaurant in the region and in the national golf scene. The Guest House is without doubt the center of social life for all members and guests who can take advantage of numerous services and a structure full of the best comforts in a relaxing atmosphere and in an elegant and exclusive context.
Golf Club Terme di Galzignano
The Galzignano Golf is the fourth route located in the enchanting setting of the Euganean Hills. Our 9-hole course with its 2,048 meters in length boasts an exclusive design enriched by water features and ponds that make it exciting and exciting: hole 4, for example, presents the tee in the middle of the lake, or the hole 9 with the Green that seems to float surrounded by water. It is a 9 hole par 31 course, divided into 6 par 3, 2 par 4 and 1 par 5.
After a good round of golf, there is nothing more relaxing than a whole day spent in a cozy spa, even better if in the company of friends or your partner. The thermal pools of Abano Terme open to the public are ready to welcome visitors with state-of-the-art facilities and prices accessible to all, providing differentiated rates based on the offer of the daily package.
The waters of the Euganean Basin originate from the rains that affect the area of the Small Dolomites and the Italian Pre-Alps and cross the subsoil for about 80 kilometers at a level of 3,000 meters underground, then flowing into the Poggio di Montirone area in Abano.
In the subsoil the thermal waters maintain a temperature equal to 100 degrees Celsius, reaching 200 degrees in some sections and cooling down to 87 degrees during the ascent to the surface.
Why are the thermal waters of Abano Terme special?
During their journey, the thermal waters are enriched with some beneficial mineral salts such as sodium, potassium, magnesium, iodine, bromine and silicon.
These elements exert a relaxing and protective action on our body: the water in the Abano Terme thermal pools has a positive effect on the immune system, developing an antiseptic action through the production of circulating immunoglobulins and stimulating mucous secretion.
The thermal water also helps reduce swelling and edema, favors an endocrine action on the thyroid and contributes to the stimulation of the female genital apparatus.
Not by chance, Abano is the most important and developed thermal resort in Italy, as well as one of the first in Europe.
Tips & Advice
Choose your best hotel based on your needs.
YOUR EXTRA-GOLF FREE TIME
Tours & Activities
Padua – 12Km from Abano Terme
Venice – 54Km from Abano Terme
Vicenza – 50Km from Abano Terme
Verona – 97Km from Abano Terme
RESTAURANTS & TAVERNS
TIPS TO HELP YOU MAKE THE MOST OF YOURS GOLF HOLIDAYS IN ABANO TERME
Nearest airport: Venice
If you travel by plane, remember the dimensions of your luggage. The airlines are very strict in this regard.
Don’t forget the Golf bag cover
Important travel accessories:
When you arrive at the airport, rent your most comfortable car
CALL TO ACTION
Now you have everything you need to plan and create your golf vacation. Use the tools to book flights, rental cars, restaurants, activities, tee times and whatever you like. Leave and enjoy your well-deserved relaxation. If you have any doubts, a booking method is not clear to you, do not hesitate to contact us and together we will solve the problem.
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