Leisure, shopping and excursions
On foot or by bicycle from the Hotel Metropole, you can go for a walk in the pedestrian area of Abano Terme, lovely spa town in Italy, ideal for all types of shopping. From fashion to local food and wine. There are also jewelry stores and antique shops.
For fans of the local markets on Wednesday in the great Piazza Mercato, just steps away from the Hotel Metropole in Abano Terme you can find out the traditional market, where to purchase the most original gifts. On Thursday the market moves to the neighboring Montegrotto.
Also in Montegrotto every second Sunday of the month takes place the famous antique market.
The hotel concierge can suggest some romantic itineraries.
Padua is easily reached by bus in 15 minutes, where you will be immersed in the myriad history of the city, including the Prato della Valle, the Scrovegni Chapel with Giotto's paintings and the Basilica of St. Anthony and more ...
In the heart of the city of Padua you will find a wide variety of stores to buy designer clothes and high fashion, with many local labels.
On Saturday, from 8 am to 6 pm, visit the beautiful market in Prato della Valle. If you love the markets there is also the daily Fruit Market in Piazza della Frutta, whose stalls are filled with fruit, that is fresh, dried and candied, and other natural and organic products.
Also see the Piazza delle Erbe, where every morning the stalls are filled with fresh vegetables. In the nearby Piazza dei Signori, however, you will find a wide variety of stalls of clothing, leather goods, and household items. And yet religious articles in the Basilica of San Antonio, accessories, fabrics, designer fragrances, jewelry crafts, ceramics and wood. In the Hamlet of Montagnana and Casale di Scodosia you will find woodworks and rustic style furniture and antique furniture restoration. In the Monselice and Este area are produced ceramics and wrought iron, and marble and trachyte is processed in the hillside.
The Temple of Wellbeing
The area dedicated to shopping at the GB Thermae Hotels, located beside the Grand Hotel Trieste & Victoria, is in the heart of the pedestrian area of Abano Terme.
It offers everything you can want as a memento or a souvenir of your stay in Abano Terme for love ones. Original items for your home, your health and welfare are offered with the complete line of GB cosmetics with the "4 elements" theme.
For those who want to extend the benefits of treatments in the Oriental Thermal Spa of the Hotel Metropole the ideal place to buy products of the cosmetic line "Luxury Home Spa". You can enjoy fluffy towels and bathrobes in luxurious wood fiber to wear while sipping herbal tea and the aroma of a thousand flavours.
If you want to make a special gift from the Temple of Wellbeing you can purchase gift vouchers for treatments, massages, swimming pools and stays at one of the GB Thermae Hotels.
You may also receive gift vouchers at home by booking directly through our website writing to:
or by calling +39 049.8665800
or by calling 049.8665800