South of Padua is the Colli Euganei – the Euganean Hills. Visitors come from miles, leaving their Euganean Hills hotels to visit these once active volcanoes. Poets stayed in villas and hotels in Euganean Hills, dedicating verses to their beauty. These famed writers include Petrarca (Petrarch), Dino Buzzati, Gabriele d’ Annunzio, Antonio Fogazzaro, Ugo Foscolo and Percy B. Shelley. They, like some many visitors in upscale and Euganean Hills cheap hotels come for the wine and remain. Try EasyToBook.com if you wish to lengthen your stay by booking discount hotels. Euganean Hills, with its spas and unique climate may insist you stay longer than a weekend. Euganean Hills can also offer you more than rest and poetry.
There are castles, villas and historical gardens in the Euganean Hills as well as a monastery or two. The spa town of Abano Terme curls up at the foot of the hills. There is also the Euganean Hills Regional Park where you can bike or hike. This park covers a territory of 18,000 hectares encompassing 15 municipalities. This allows visitors to uncover a lot about the history and culture of an area that dates back to the Paleolithic Age.