Vacation And Treatment: Thermal Springs of Montegrotto And Galzignano

Vacation And Treatment: Thermal Springs of Montegrotto And Galzignano

The geology of Italy includes multiple thermal springs that are known for their truly miraculous healing powers since ancient times. Such popularity became possible due to the unique composition of these springs. They have plenty of life-giving elements.

The first presence of human activity here dates back to the Neolithic. Ancient Romans used these springs for treatments, cleansing their bodies and souls; during Renaissance these resorts became popular places for erecting villas and mansions.

Montegrotto Terme and Galzignano Terme resorts are spread along the Venetian province named Padua. A convenient location allows visitors to book transfer from Venice airport to reach them fast.

Montegrotto Terme: treatment of body and soul

Montegrotto Terme is translated from Italian as 'the mountain of ill people'. Along with Abano Terme resort, it's known as the best SPA treatment destination. This place is a part of Euganee Terme, the biggest thermal resort in Europe. The local springs have been considered to be an important part of health improvement since the times of the Roman Empire. There are 30 hotels on the territory of this resort. Each of them has its own thermal springs, contemporary hydromassage bathtubs, beauty salons, up-to-date gyms: everything is ready to provide proper treatment for visitors.

Other interesting treatments one can find here are pelotherapy (or mud treatment), inhalation therapy and hydrokinetic therapy, all known for their effective preventative and healing features. Hydrokinetic therapy is used for the treatment of:

  • rhinitis;
  • laryngitis;
  • bronchitis;
  • sinusitis.

Mud treatment is beneficial for joints diseases. Its healing powers are simple: a level of endorphins is increasing; as a result, the pain threshold is getting higher. Pelotherapy cleanse the body, help to relax and regenerate the joints. However, such a treatment is prohibited for people with cardiovascular diseases!

Galzignano: a healing spring

If you want to reach Galzignano thermal spring, located just 9 miles (15 kilometers) away from Padua, you can book a taxi Italy. Hypothermal waters of Galzignano Terme are regularly filled with useful mineral elements and organic compounds. The experts working in local SPA treatment resorts strictly control any additional filling of waters with these elements. As a result, the springs have truly miraculous powers.

There are 3 hotels on the territory of the resort. Each of them offers treatment and health improvement. The local thermal baths are used for the treatment of:

  • rheumatism;
  • respiratory problems;
  • musculoskeletal disorders;
  • gynecological problems;
  • chronic venous diseases.


Splendid parks, multiple villas, castles and palaces with the atmosphere of ancient times are scattered around thermal resorts. On the territory of Montegrotto Terme a tourist can find Museum of Vitrage Art and a huge library. A vacation spent in thermal resorts will help to cleanse body and soul, bring harmony and pleasure.