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Four Golf Clubs only a few kilometres from Padua, in the green of the Euganean Hills, feature excellent design and top-level equipment


Set in the enchanting landscape of the Euganean Hills, all the golf courses in the county of Padua are well designed and offer high quality equipment. Being located a few kilometres from both the town of Padua and the spa area of Abano, Montegrotto, and Galzignano Terme, golf players can easily find the ideal accommodation for their stay here and reach the golf courses in a short time.

Golf Club Padova is the first golf course in the whole county, having been established in 1962. The course was designed by the English architect John Harris with 18 holes, par 72, at the foot of the Euganean Hills on a 70-hectare plot of land that borders with Villa Barbarigo, dating from the 17th century. The course is a true botanic garden, with 8000 trees and bushes that were chosen out of landscape and technical reasons: this is how a championship course was created, which winds amid water expanses and strategic sand obstacles. Since March 2003 the Club can offer also a course with 9 holes, par 36, designed by architect Marco Croze. The Club services include an extremely comfortable clubhouse, a swimming pool, tennis courts, a gym, and an excellent restaurant.

Golf Club Padova
via Novera, 57
35030 Valsanzibio di Galzignano Terme (Pd)
Tel. +39 049 9130078
Official website of Golf Club Padova


Golf Club della Montecchia, one of the few 27-hole golf courses in the area of Triveneto, is located in the enchanting land of the old castle that once belonged to the noble family Emo Capodilista, a few kilometres from Padua. The course was designed by the Irish designer Tom Macauley over an area of 820,000 square meters: thanks to the level ground, the course looks free and modern. The clubhouse, fully equipped and offering a large swimming pool, is located in a magnificent building while the innovative draining system makes it possible to play in any weather and in any season of the year. The very technical and varied course includes 5 lakes. Hole 7 is a true challenge for the most expert, too.

Golf Club della Montecchia
via Montecchia 12
35030 Selvazzano Dentro (PD)
Tel. +39 049 8055550
Official website of Golf Club della Montecchia


Golf Club Frassanelle is located in a wonderful park designed towards the middle of the 19th century by the famous architect from Venice Giuseppe Jappelli, who aimed at recreating the charm of the English countryside in the Veneto landscape: large open spaces, woods and a wonderful lake are the background to this 18-hole golf course. The clubhouse is in a wonderful 17th-century cottage, restored and furnished according to the British taste for golf clubhouses. The course was designed by Marco Croze and it offers a perfect rhythm of lakes, brooks, and green clearings. Hole 15 cannot be forgotten: called La Regina (the Queen), its 150-meter par crosses the lake to reach the Green enclosed in a solemn crown of trees. The Golf Club offers a modern and well equipped facility with sauna bath, solarium, and every comfort for perfect relax.

Golf Club Frassanelle
via Frassanelle, 22
35030 Rovolon (Pd)
Tel. +39 049 9910722
Official website of Golf Club Frassanelle


Opened in 1999, Golf Club Terme di Galzignano is the fourth course located in the enchanting framework of the Euganean Hills. It was created by architect Marco Croze for a length of 1,850 meters, with 9 holes. The technical design plays with water and small lakes, placed along the course so as to offer a varied and amusing experience in the reinvigorating green landscape of this area: the tee of hole four, for example, is in the middle of the lake, or at hole nine the Green seems to float surrounded by water. The ideal location for both amateur golf players and professionals, Golf Club Terme di Galzignano offers a modern, well equipped clubhouse with tennis courts, a swimming pool and a beauty centre with sauna bath and massages.

Golf Club Terme di Galzignano
viale Terme, 82
35030 Galzignano Terme (Pd)
Tel. +39 049 9195100
Official website of Golf Club Terme di Galzignano


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Golf Club Padova


Four Golf Clubs only few kilometres from Padua, in the green of the Euganean Hills, feature excellent design and top-level equipment

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