Your tour starts at Abano Terme, not far away from Padua and Venice. You will reach by bike Chioggia, a water-based city, cycling along the Bike path of salt and sugar.
The name is related to the sugar beets coltivated in the Euganean Hills and then transported by boats to Cagnola and Pontelongo to the sugar industries. From there the sugar was transported to Venice. Contrarily the salt, precious condiment for preservation of the food, was transported from Venice to the hilly area.
You will follow the green ways of this territory, the Vigenzone the canal along which boats full of cereals, wine, oil, fruits, wood and stone navigated to Venice in the past.
In the afternoon, once you arrive at Chioggia, you will discover traditions, stories and the typical life of this water-based city.
Itinerary: 60 km on bike path, mainly in plain
When: every day on request
Points of interest: Battaglia Terme, Vigenzone canal, river village of Pontemanco, water landscape, city of Chioggia
We offer you:
guide by bike,
touring bike or ebike rental with bag and helmet,
guide for visit of Chioggia,
transfer in minibus,
bike transport with our bike trailer.
Boat tour by bragozzo, a typical fishing boat in the Chioggia lagoon (45 minute, audioguide on board in English and German languages)
For information and booking:
Viaggiare curiosi tour operator incoming
tel. +39 328 4089272