Framed by rolling green hills and saturated in serenity, the idyllic spa town of Abano Terme is the ideal place to escape the demanding duress of working life. Less of a bustling Italian town and more of a sanctuary for those seeking serenity, you won’t find the fast paced exuberance of cosmopolitan cities as Abano Terme is dedicated to rest and relaxation.
A muted and relaxed ambience pulsates gently from the historical heart of Abaon Terme. The best way to explore the quaint and colourful sights is to stroll serenely through parks and plazas, stopping for rich roasted coffee upon shady patios. In the town’s historical centre the architectural masterpiece of the Duomodi San Lorenzo stands resplendent; the 10th century structure still maintains its original 12th century bell tower and affords visitors beautiful views over the rolling green hills of the region. The town’s most prevalent attraction are irrefutably the thermal pools that reside in many hotels, the waters of which are famed for their healing properties.
Return to the regal reign of the Romans with a wander to the enticing Montirone Park, a lush green area which features remnants of the town’s Roman bath. Gain entry through the grandiose entrance in order enjoy the Pinacoteca, the town’s small ye satisfying art gallery that features a range of interesting Italian and international works.
A restaurant unanimously hailed by locals and visitors alike as marvellous, stupendous and incredible (to list only a few emotive adjectives) is La Posata Bianca. Inside, effortlessly elegant white furniture and ambient lighting create a wonderful atmosphere in which to enjoy classic Italian pizza made with love and passion and finished in wood fired ovens. The freshness and flavor of the food has earned this restaurant national allure. (Piazza Caduti 11, 35031 Abano Terme, Italy)