Montegrotto Terme

Montegrotto Terme

Abano Terme Abano Terme with 11,331 inhabitants (December 31, 2015) is the second largest town in the Euganean thermal area in the province of Padua. The city is bordered to the north by Abano, with which it is almost grown together in recent decades. It lies east of the Euganean Hills and comes close to the first hill foothills. The distance to Venice is 45 kilometers. Padua is located 12 kilometers north of Montegrotto. prove excavations in the city that have already passed several precious equipped bathrooms facilities during the Roman Empire, which were built for the use of this protruding from the deep thermal waters. There are also indications that have passed bathing facilities already in pre-Roman times. The name Montegrotto is derived from the Latin name "Mons Aegrotorum" (Mountain of the sick). In the Middle Ages the town "San Pietro Montagnon" was probably derived from the name of the ruling dynasty Montagnone. Managing Montegrotto underwent many changes over time. In 1921 the area was declared a community called San Pietro Montagnon. In 1934 the name was changed in Montegrotto because the railway station on the railway Padova-Bologna already bore this name. Since the 1950s, Montegrotto became an important thermal center currently has 36 thermal hotels. In addition to Italian guests visiting many foreign spa guests, especially those from Germany, to gain the thermal baths of Abano, especially a relief for rheumatism and joint pain from Switzerland and Austria. The thermal water matures and the mud, which also helps against rheumatic diseases and other disorders of the musculoskeletal system and rehabilitation of sports injuries. * Duomo dei SS. E Pietro Paolo * Oratorio della Madonna Nera * * * * * * * *

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