Torreglia Travel Guide

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Torreglia Restaurants

  • Two types of pizza crust

    Opened over twenty years ago, this family run ristorante provides not only pasta but also great pizza. Their pizza can be ordered a bit differently because they use two different flours to make pizza crust, so you can choose which type you would prefer. One without levin.You will find Miramonti to be very clean, and the service is quick and...

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  • Enoteca Populare

    A popular enoteca in the middle of Torreglia, we drive by there several times a week and there is a large crowd of people enjoying wine and more. Finally we stopped to see what it is all about and we found it to be a very nice enoteca. You can expect that if you describe a wine you would like to try, the owner will find a bottle and give you a...

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  • Homemade Pasta Heaven

    So Fabulous Fabrizio hooks us up! This small restaurant was down a dirt road, hidden from all but the locals... but it as packed! We had a gastronomic feast we will never forget! It all began with complementary aperitifs; followed by the BEST HOMEMADE PASTA we have ever had; then came this unbelievable frozen dessert of layered ice cream and...

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  • You can't miss it !!!

    Buddino is a sort of pudding but it 's something more than it!!!In this place it's made with such ingredients that make it really like and NOT fattening at all !!! Usually it's closed on Monday, but in July and August it is always open4pm-00 (on Saturday it closed a little later)If you arrive from Milan or Venice, you have to exit at Padua West...

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  • They had closed, but fed us anyway...

    Ma Kettle and I were on our way to Torreglia, but stupidly had missed our bus stop, and were walking back from Luvigliano, a small little hillside town. We spotted this place along the way, and since I'm almost always up for a feed, we decided to stop. However, upon entering, the bartender told us the restaurant wasn't open, but he would check to...

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  • the BEST gelato I have ever tasted...

    Located within the centre of town, immediately across from the spurting decorative water fountains, lies the site of Naturalmente, la Gelateria and Buddineria. They serve only 'all natural' flavoured gelato (no artificial flavouring here), and creamy smooth pudding, topped by imported maple syrup from Quebec.Everything is made on site from the...

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Torreglia Transportation

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    Padova train station (outdoors under portico)(Sita 1 more image

    by mapakettle Written Nov 22, 2005

    There are two bus lines that run to Torrelia, the Sita Bus Line, as well as the APS Bus line.

    SITA BUS is blue and costs 1.95 euro from Padova.
    APS is yellow and costs 1.90 euro.

    Please be aware that these are competing bus lines, and their tickets are not interchangeable. We made the mistake of buying the Sita bus ticket, and used it on the APS line. Going to Torrelia wasn't a problem because the driver didn't check, but upon returning, the driver noticed it, and kicked us off. We didn't even realize the error, but if we had been enroute and an inspector checked our tickets, an automatic 80 euro fine. Moral of the story, check your tickets for accuracy immediately after purchase.

    At Padova train station, you can purchase Sita Bus tickets outside, under the portico (see photo) and, APS Bus tickets inside the station (see second photo)

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Torreglia Warnings and Dangers

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    by mapakettle Written May 14, 2004

    This is not a warning as such, however we learned the hard way. When you travel to these small, non-touristy areas, you must be on the lookout for the signs indicating that you are 'now leaving' specific towns.

    For instance, we drove through Torreglia and didn't notice which town it was. As we were leaving, we both noticed a sign showing 'Torreglia' with a red line drawn through it, and the name of the next town coming up written in smaller letters on the bottom. It makes sense.

    However, at the time we were both so interested in the scenery, that it just didn't register. Duhhh.

    In this case, we were happy we missed our stop and had to walk back. The two kms was filled with photo ops that we otherwise would have missed.

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    • Hiking and Walking
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Torreglia Off The Beaten Path

  • Explore the Parco Regionale dei Colli...

    There are tons of little hill side towns, towers, abbeys etc, in this region, all with multiple well marked hiking trails. You need a car to get to most of the area, but then you can just pull over and walk. We found a beautiful park and trail NW of Torreglia near the town of Rovolon.

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  • The Praglia Abbey

    The Benedictine abbey of Praglia lies at the foot of the Euganean Hills, 12 Km from Padua, along the ancient road leading to Este. Its name derives from Pratalea: a place of meadows.Currently inhabited from the same order of the Benedictines who founded it in the 1080 and that rebuilt it in the 1400, the monastery contains numerous and interesting...

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