Weekend in Spa hotel and ebike tour

You are in the green heart of Venice region, at the center of many cycle paths, in a unique place with endless opportunities for knowledge and recreation.

What you can not miss in the Euganean Hills:

The second most beautiful village in Italy: Arquà Petrarca
The tasting of DOC and DOCG volcanic wines in a local winery,
The oar boat excursion with the local gondoliers.
Program

1 day:

Arrival in the late afternoon and the accommodation in a 4* Spa hotel at Terme Euganee, the largest Spa area in the entire Europe. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

2nd day:

After breakfast at the hotel, Ebikes delivery and start of your day in  the Euganean Hills. The level of the bike itinerary is easy.

Some views are simply spectacular, like the one where the view is dominated by the Villa Draghi and the Catajo Castle. You reach Battaglia Terme, a riverside settlement and an ancient river port, a real open air museum with curious hydraulic artefacts and Venetian style bridges.

The panorama is never the same and soon you will reach Monselice, a walled town. You will make a pleasant detour from the cycle path to reach the lovely Arquà Petrarca, the second most beautiful village in Italy where you will visit the memorial house of Francesco Petrarca, the great Italian poet, and taste the famous Jujube liquor.

After lunch, the tour brings you on the estate of Lispida Castle, an ancient residence that has important cellars.

You will then go to discover 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.

You will then stop at a winery of the Euganean Hills: after a visit to their vineyards, will follow the guided tasting of the DOCs including the Serprino and Fior d’Arancio, the only DOCG in the area, to understand how the volcanic origin of the hills influences the type of soil and the production of wines here in the hills.

In the end, back by ebike for dinner and overnight at the hotel.

3rd day:

After breakfast at the hotel, you are ready to leave this time by boat on the Battaglia Canal, an authentic experience with four gondoliers of the local rowing club and a Venetian traditional wood boat (caorlina).

Period: from March to November.

Individual fee: from € 520 per person

Included: accommodation in double rooms with breakfast and dinner in 4* Spa hotel, tour guide, insurance, ebike rental, lunch for 2nd day, entrance to the Casa del Petrarca and the Gardens of Valsanzibio, tasting of 4 wines in the cellar, boat trip.

It does not include: transport, lunches, tourist tax and anything not specified under “Included”.

The tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 4 to maximum 8 participants.

 

For information and booking:
Viaggiare curiosi – tour operator incoming
tel. +39 328 4089272
e-mail:info@viaggiarecuriosi.com