Battaglia Terme

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Battaglia Terme
Comune di Battaglia Terme
Night view from the bridge on Canale Battaglia.
Night view from the bridge on Canale Battaglia.
Battaglia Terme is located in Italy
Battaglia Terme
Battaglia Terme
Location of Battaglia Terme in Italy
Coordinates: 45°18′N 11°47′E / 45.300°N 11.783°E / 45.300; 11.783
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Padua (PD)
 • Mayor Massimo Momolo
 • Total 6 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 4,031
 • Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Battagliensi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 35041
Dialing code 049
Patron saint St. James
Saint day July 25
Website Official website

Battaglia Terme is a town and comune in the Veneto region of Italy, in the province of Padua.

Battaglia lies at the easternmost edge of the volcanic Euganean Hills, and has been noted for its warm saline springs and natural vapour grotto since the Middle Ages.[2]


The construction of the navigable Battaglia canal in the early 13th century brought traffic and growth to the town which commanded a central position at the confluence of several canals in the network of barge traffic that linked Este and Padua, the Adriatic, the Lagoon of Venice and the north by means of the Brenta Canal, the canalized Bacchiglione and the Adige.

Main sights[edit]

  • The Villa Emo-Capodilista, erected in the mid-17th century by Marquis Benedetto Selvatico, the owner of the mineral springs. The castle features several thermal lakes and has been the royal residence of the Italian King Vittorio Emanuele III during the first World War.
  • the Castello del Catajo, a large castle-residence with internal frescoes by Giambattista Zelotti

Twin towns[edit]


  1. ^ Population data from Istat
  2. ^  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Battaglia". Encyclopædia Britannica. 3 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 529. 

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