Your tour starts at Euganean Spas, 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.
You come back to Montegrotto with private transfer by minivan and bike trailer.
Itinerary: Tour with start from Montegrotto Terme and finish in Chioggia. 70 km on bike path, mainly in plain.
Meeting point: agency Viaggiare curiosi in Via Aureliana 50, Montegrotto terme
When: every Tuesday at 9.30 am at our shop.
Points of interest: Battaglia Terme, Vigenzone canal, river village of Pontemanco, water landscape, city of Chioggia
€ 70 adult per person. €49 child (6-12 years). Child 0-6 years free. Including: guide by bike, guide for visit od Chioggia, touring bike rental, bag and helmet, transfer from Chioggia to Montegrotto terme by minivan and bike trailer.
Extra: e-bike € 10
The tour is confirmed with a minimum of participants.
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 tourism agency
tel. +39 328 4089272