Galzignano Terme

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Galzignano Terme
Comune
Comune di Galzignano Terme
Galzignano Terme is located in Italy
Galzignano Terme
Galzignano Terme
Location of Galzignano Terme in Italy
Coordinates: 45°18′N 11°44′E / 45.300°N 11.733°E / 45.300; 11.733Coordinates: 45°18′N 11°44′E / 45.300°N 11.733°E / 45.300; 11.733
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Padua (PD)
Frazioni Canova, Cengolina Sottovenda, Civrana, Grottarole, Noiera, Regazzoni, Valsanzibio
Government
 • Mayor Riccardo Roman
Area
 • Total 18.1 km2 (7.0 sq mi)
Elevation 22 m (72 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 4,411
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym Galzignanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 35030
Dialing code 049
Patron saint Madonna del Rosario
Saint day October 7
Website Official website

Galzignano Terme is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Padua in the Italian region Veneto, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Venice and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southwest of Padua.

Main sights[edit]

The main attraction is the rural Villa Barbarigo Pizzoni Ardemani, in the frazione Valsanzibio, with a notable example of 17th-century garden. Other sights include:

  • Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria Annunziata, now in ruins.
  • Church of Santa Maria Assunta, rebuilt in 1674.
  • Camaldolese hermitage of Monte Rua
  • Benedictine monastery of St. John the Baptist on Monte Venda (13th century), also in ruins
  • Oratory of the Holy Trinity (14th century), housing some precious frescoes.
  • Villa Rizzoli Benedetti (1st century, remade in the 18th century)
  • Villa La Civrana (17th century)

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.