21-27 October 2019. Weekly announcement

From theater to ballet, from art exhibitions to photography, from crafts to antiques, from the weekly fairs to fashion shows, from the demonstrations in the streets to events and festivals at the foot of the Euganean Hills.

A weekly calendar of events that will make your rest in Abano and Montegrotto more enjoyable.


Events of the Week in the Eugane Resorts, Abano Terme, and neighborhood.

Weekly Fair (Mercato Settimanale)

Wednesday, 23/10/2019 | PIAZZA MERCATO | ABANO TERME

Every Wednesday, the city hosts a weekly fair with numerous walls, which presents a wide variety of products: from clothing to shoes, from food to textiles for furniture.

Address: Mercato Piazza Mercato IT – 35031 Abano Terme

Weekly Fair (Mercato Settimanale)

Thursday, 24.10.2019, 08:00 | PIAZZA MERCATO | MONTEGROTTO TERME 

Every Thursday, a fair with 190 stands is held, which presents various categories of goods: from clothing to shoes, from food to textiles for furniture.

Address: Mercato Piazza Mercato IT – 35036 Montegrotto Terme 

Evening at the Opera (Serata all’Opera)

Thursday, 24.10.2019, 21:00 | TEATRO P. D’ABANO | ABANO TERME

Musicians patavini in collaboration with «Omaggio a Verdi e Puccini». Price – € 20 (numbered seats). Buy the tickets in ABANO TERME at:

Amon Viaggi – Viale delle Terme, 145 – Phone number 049.8669044, Tourist Office Abano – Via Pietro d’Abano 18 – Phone number 049.8669055 – TERME MONTEGROTTO: Montegrotto Tourist Office Viale Stazione, 60 – Phone number 049.8928311

Verdi from La Traviata: Forever Free. Soprano.
Verdi from La Traviata: From my hot spirits. Tenor.
Verdi from La Traviata: Brindisi. Soprano and tenor.
Verdi Overture from Nabucco. Orchestra.
Puccini from “Gianni”: O my dear child. Soprano.
Verdi from Rigoletto: a woman is mobile. Tenor.
Verdi from Othello”: blessed Maria. Soprano.
Puccini from Tosca: Second Harmony. Tenor.
Puccini from Bohemia: About Soave Fanciulla. Soprano and tenor.
Puccini from Manon Lesko: Intermezzo. Orchestra.
Puccini from “Bohemia”: When men are in. Soprano.
Puccini from “Tosca”: Stars. Tenor.

Address: Musici Patavini IT – 35031 Abano Terme

Autumn colors (Rossi d’autunno)

Sunday, 27.10.2019, 10:00 | SEDI VARIE | ROVOLON

Immerse yourself in the autumn landscape of the Euganean Hills. An excursion aboard Trenino Puffetto will open for you wines and traditional dishes. Six winemakers, six wines, six dishes: Rovolon wines accompanied by traditional autumn dishes. The departure of the first group at 10:00 and subsequent groups every 30 minutes. Reservation required – € 32.00 per person. The event will take place even in bad weather.

Address: Tamara Paccagnella IT – 35030 Rovolon

Excursions to the Arch of Petrarch (Visite guidate ad Arquà Petrarca)

Sunday, 27.10.2019, 10:00 | TOMBA DEL PETRARCA | ARQUÀ PETRARCA

After an excursion to the parish church and tomb, we will show you Villa Pisani, Villa Contarini, Palazzo Strozzi, which are only a small part of the magnificent buildings of noble families who lived in the village! You will learn the history of the water source known as “del Petrarch”, as well as the Madonna Hospital and SS Oratory. Do not miss the legend with the Sword of Rock monument. And, of course, you will learn a lot of interesting things about marmalade and other local products.

Address: Parco Petrarca  

Music Museum (Musical museo)


For five consecutive Fridays, from October to November 2019, Villa Bassi Ratheeb Museum offers concerts with free music. At the end of the concert, a small aperitif will be held with the support of students from Istituto Alberghiero Pietro d’Abano. Everybody can visit an excursion to the museum and visit the exhibition dedicated to the photographer Eva Arnold. The tour starts at 16:00 at a price of 12 euros per person. A piano concert will be held on Friday 18/10.

Address: Museo Villa Bassi Rathgeb Via Appia Monterosso, 52 IT – 35031 ABANO TERME (PD)

Autumn in Abano Terme (Autunno alle Terme)

Friday 25th to Sunday 27.10.2019 09:00 | PARCO URBANO TERMALE | ABANO TERME

For every October weekend, a fair of various handicrafts will be held in the City Thermal Park. Guests have the opportunity to admire handicrafts and taste the specialties of eugan culture. The fair will be held from October 18 to October 20.

Address: Comune Abano Terme Via Appia Monterosso IT – 35031 Abano Terme 

Feast of the games Veci and Novi (Festa dei giochi veci e novi)

Sunday, 27.10.2019, 10:00 | PARCO FRASSANELLE | ROVOLON

This year, the traditional Veci and Novi Games Festival is taking place again in the Frassanel park! Guests have the opportunity to meet the fall with delicious local food and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the bright colors of autumn trees, discover traditional games, the region, and the world.

Take part in various competitions with puzzles, learn how to build a card castle, create and launch a balloon! In addition, you could (by appointment for the tour) visit the villa of the park, accompanied by a guide who will tell you the story of the Papafava dei Karrarezy family. To please the guests, there will be a lot of street food: cold cuts and cheeses, fish, hamburgers, vegan food and a lot of fantastically delicious beer.

Play with colored bricks! Competition for construction and a small prize (free) to the winner. The prize draw will take place at 18:00. The prize draw will take place at 18:00.

€ 10.00 for team play 3 shifts: 10:30 – 11:30 / 12:00 – 13:00 / 15:00 – 16:00. Participants draw and build a castle out of paper. € 5.00 per child) There are 3 shifts: 10:00 – 11:00 / 11:30 – 12:30 / 14:00 – 15:00. Participants build a balloon! (€ 3.00 per child) Start: 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Board games from around the world! Free booking games and workshops: 335 1274149/340 7714819

Address: Parco Frassanelle – Villa Papafava Via Frassanelle, 14 – località Bastia IT – 35030 Rovolon 

Morning in Terme  (Matinée alle Terme)

Sunday, 27.10.2019, 10:30 | ISOLA PEDONALE – HOTEL OROLOGIO | ABANO TERME 

A musical morning with the Gang of Chittadina and the Majorettes of Villa Estense. Free participation.

On the streets of the village (Per le vie del borgo)

Sunday, 27.10.2019, 09:00 | VIE DEL CENTRO | ARQUÀ PETRARCA

Antiques, modern antiques, vintage, and hobbies. Exhibitors come from all over the Veneto region to revive during the day a colorful and memorable exchange of original and non-original items from private collections, attics and hidden corners of houses. During the day, you have an opportunity to enjoy typical local produce and dishes at various racks and taverns in the area, which offer seasonal menus. The participation fee is 7.00 euros per person. Meeting at 10.00 on Petrarch Square at the Poet’s Grave. The organizers report that in case of bad weather the demonstrations will be suspended.

Address: Pro Loco Arquà Petrarca Via Castello 6 IT – 35032 Arquà Petrarca

Este in Music: in-flight with Leonardo (Este in Musica: In volo con Leonardo)


From April to December the second edition Este in Musica offers a diverse series in styles and genres of interesting destinations: вSunday, October 20, at 16.00. 

Address: Comune di Este Ufficio Cultura Piazza Maggiore n. 6 IT – 35042 Este 


Exhibitions in Abano e Montegrotto Terme

All about a woman (Tutto sulle donne)

17.05.2019 – 08.12.2019 | MUSEO DI VILLA BASSI RATHGEB | ABANO TERME

The exhibition “Eva Arnold, all about a woman”, the first Italian exhibition dedicated to famous women of the era of great American photography. For example African-American women from the Harlem ghetto, the famous Marilyn Monroe, Marlene Dietrich, and women from Afghanistan 1969.

The work of Eva Arnold always reaches extraordinary levels. Eva Arnold is the daughter of the Rabbi who emigrated from Russia to America. A woman fights with Inge Morat for the title of the first female photographer at the Magnum Agency. In fact, they were both the first photographers to be admitted to the agency. The only agency reserved for them is exclusively for great male photographers such as Henri Cartier Bresson or Werner Bischoff.

The exhibition will last until December 8th. Opening hours: Thursday to Sunday from 16:00 to 19:00 and Sunday morning from 10:00 to 12:30. Ticket € 11.00 including entrance to the villa and exhibition.

Address: Villa Bassi Rathgeb Via Appia Monterosso, 52 IT – 35031 Abano Terme 

In Treatment 

26.06.2019 – 31.12.2019 | SEDI VARIE | ABANO TERME

The exhibition will be held until December 31, 2019: seven young artists in many resort institutions will tell tourists about the history and culture of Eugane thermal mud. Various sculptures, installations, photographs, video, and audio related to healing mud will be presented. And also, they show the work of other artists from different cultures and eras.

The curator of the exhibition, Giovanna Morocco, together with Alessio Ballerini, Daniela Di Maro, Elena Candeo, Giacomo Herboni, Georgia Severi, and Simone Sala. The exhibition will be held in the hotel complex of Abano and Montegrotto: Hotel Terme all’Alba, Hotel Smeraldo, Hotel Dolomiti, Hotel Gran Torino, Hotel Belvedere, Hotel Eliseo, Hotel Commodore.

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