We are in the area of Euganean Spa and Hills, in the middle of the Natural Park of Colli Euganei, 20 km from Padua and 50 km from Venice.
We propose you a boat tour, an authentic experience with four gondoliers of the local rowing club and a Venetian traditional wood boat (caorlina).
This hilly area is entirely surrounded by waterways. In the past, the stone extracted from the local quarries was shipped along these canals toward Venice in order to pave the Saint Mark’s Square, quaysides and roads.
Not only goods, but also people travelled by water. Our departure is from the Catajo castle and we will imagine for one hour being one of the Venetian and Paduan noblemen that travelled along these canals to reach their summer residences built in this area.
Our experience finishes with the guided visit of the Catajo castle, the private Villa most visited in Veneto region, a favolous and extravagant residence built during the Renaissance period.
Meeting point: Catajo Castle, via Catajo 1, Battaglia Terme (PD)
When: from May to Novembre every Tuesday and Friday at 3.00 pm
Duration: 2,5 hours
Languages: Italian and English
Price: € 35 per person, € 25 child (6-12 y), free child within 5 y
The tour is guaranteed with minimum 5 participants adults.
Included: entrance and guided visit at the Castle, boat tour with 4 gondoliers and guide.
Points of interest: old town of Battaglia Terme, Arco di Mezzo, waterways landscape, Battaglia Canal, Catajo Castle
In case of bad weather, the boat tour may be canceled or modified, while the guided visit at the Castle is guaranteed at the price of € 9,00
For information and reservation:
VIAGGIARE CURIOSI tour operator incoming – walking, bike, boat tours, bike rental
Via Aureliana 50, 35036 Montegrotto Terme (PD)
cell. +39 328 4089272