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 big 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, a tourist guide will help you will discover traditions, stories and the typical life of this water-based city.
Finally, transfer by minibus with bike trailer to your hotel in Abano Terme.
Itinerary: 60 km on bike path, mainly in plain
When: every day on request
Duration: full day from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm
Meeting place: your hotel in Abano Terme PD
Points of interest: Battaglia Terme, Vigenzone canal, river village of Pontemanco, water landscape, city of Chioggia
Price: € 100 per person for group of minimum 8 people.
Included: tourist guide, bike rental and helmet, guide for Chioggia, insurance, organisation, transfer in minibus.
Excluded: lunch and what is not written in “Included”
For information and booking:
Viaggiare curiosi tour operator incoming
tel. +39 328 4089272