Trekking in the Venetian hills for Acampora travel

 

You are in the green heart of Venice inland, in an unique place with endless opportunities for knowledge and recreation.

The Euganean hills are a group of volcanic hills 50 km from Venice, rich in pure nature, beautiful views, Renaissance villas and medieval villages.

10.00 am Meeting with the guide at Valsanzibio Gardens and presentation of the tour.

Start your experience with the visit of the Gardens of Villa Barbarigo with its baroque architecture, water tricks, fountains and statues. Also known as “the little Versailles” and “the pearl of Colli Euganei”, the Baroque Monumental Garden of Valsanzibio realized in 1665, is considered one of the most beautiful Gardens in Europe, also awarded with the Prize of the most beautiful Garden in Italy in 2003.

Discover now the wilder aspects of the Natural Park of Colli Euganei and follow your guide for your full day trekking tour along pathways in the middle of the pure nature. Your guide will explain you the curiosities and the characteristics of the vegetation in this natural paradise. Up and down on the hills, you will enjoy beautiful views on the internal valleys and on the external plain.

After lunch*, you will see the Costa Lake, a thermal lake and UNESCO heritage for the archaeological remains that archaelogists discovered years ago.

You will reach finally Arquà Petrarca, a medieval village full of atmosphere and also considered one the most beautiful village in Italy. Free time for quality shopping. Don’t miss the opportunity to taste the local liquor Brodo di giuggiole and to bring with you some bottles of local wine and olive oil.

End of the tour.

Itinerary: mainly on hilly paths
When: on request
Meeting point: Valsanzibio Gardens in Galzignano Terme (PD)

Difficulty: medium, 10 km lenght, 250-300 metres elevation gain
Duration: full day 10.00 am to 5 pm

Price: € 130 per person for a minimum of 2 people
Included: entrance to the Valsanzibio Gardens, guide.

Extra: € 25 light lunch in wine tasting

*Lunch: free lunch with sandwiches or light lunch in local cellar.

Equipment needed: trekking shoes and clothing, sun glasses, sunscream, hat, backpack, water bottle, energizing bars.

Light lunch in local cellar

You can stop in a local winery of the Euganean hills for a tasting of 3 wines paired with Venetian local products (salami and cheese) and olive oil locally produced. You will grasp the character of each wine and understand how it strictly depends on that of the vine from which it originates.

 

For information and booking:
Viaggiare curiosi- bike, boat, trekking, wine tours. Bike rental with delivery.
tel. +39 328 4089272
e-mail: info@viaggiarecuriosi.com