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ACTIVO - Veneto – From the Prosecco Hills to Venice - 7 Days

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- Enjoy the wine traditions of the Prosecco region
- Don’t miss a stop in stunning Venice
- Discover the Venetian lagoon by bike and boat

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ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival in Paderno del Grappa in the foothills of the Dolomites

Day 2: From the cherry town of Marostica to the grappa town of Bassano
- Departing from our hotel we head towards Marostica, the town of cherries, with its biennial game of chess using live figures
- Enjoy a pleasant tour to picturesque Bassano del Grappa with stunning views
- Take a walk through the Old Town and visit a brandy distillery

Today we make our way from the hotel in the direction of Marostica, the town of cherries, which holds a famous biennial chess game using live figures in the main square. Our E-bikes allow us to negotiate the various hills on our route with ease, allowing us to enjoy the stunning views on offer. The broad plains below us reveal a number of Palladian Villas. We eventually arrive in Bassano del Grappa. This picturesque and magical place is full of elegant arched streets and magnificent Rennaissance palaces. Following a stroll through the Old Town with its famous wooden bridge across the River Brenta we make a visit to a brandy distillery before returning to our hotel on our bikes.

Distance covered: approx 45km
Vertical height difference: 250m
Degree of difficulty: easy to moderate
No coach

Day 3: The scenic Prosecco Wine Route
- Cycle trip from the hotel through the gentle hills of the Prosecco vineyards with a visit to Possagno, the home-town of the famous sculptor Canova
- Continue along the Prosecco Wine Route between Conegliano and Valdobbiadene
- Enjoy a well earned break at a wine cellar for a visit and prosecco tasting

We set off from the hotel bound for the village of Possagno. The home-town of the sculptor Canova is certainly well worth a visit. Here you will find the interesting Gypsotheque, displaying plaster cast models, and the Canova Museum with his very impressive Temple (entrance charges apply). We continue on to the vineyards of Prosecco Superiore DOCG, which stretch from Conegliano and Valdobbiadene in the north of the Marca Trevigiana which was the former name of the Province of Treviso. For us cyclists a completely new landscape then suddenly opens up before our eyes, with endless alternating steep and more gentle slopes pitched before us. In Valdobbiadene a Prosecco tasting and a tasty snack awaits to reward our efforts.

Distance covered: approx 50km
Vertical height difference: approx 350m
Degree of difficulty: moderate
No coach

Day 4: Transfer to the Venetian coast with visit to the romantic lagoon city Venice
- Today we leave the foothills of the Dolomites behind us and head off to the Venetian coast, making a stop in Venice, one of the most romantic cities in the world
- A guided tour will unveil the secrets of this stunning city, founded on 117 different islands linked by 150 canals and around 400 bridges
- Afternoon at leisure to discover the hidden corners of this gem, before continuing to our hotel in Lido di Jesolo

Today we say goodbye to the foothills of the Dolomites and head off to visit the romantic lagoon city of Venice. On our guided tour we will discover the Venice of the Venetians along narrow streets, away from the commotion of the tourists, a city which is full of fascination even in its most hidden corners. Looking out from the Rialto Bridge, the Canale Grande can be admired in its full glory. St. Mark’s Basilica dominates the iconic Piazza San Marco and is one of the most visited churches in the world: a famous example of the Byzantine architecture, with its wonderful golden mosaics (entrance charge applies).
Time at leisure in the afternoon to marvel at the splendours of this unique city before continuing to our hotel in Lido di Jesolo.

Day 5: Local delights and traditions along the River Piave
- Excursion along the ancient Venetian coastal road to the reclaimed area of Eraclea
- Through an area rich in history and traditions, passing along canals, water drainage engines and fields we gain an insight into the processes of land reclamation.
- Visit to one of the last few remaining rice farms in the area, where we will enjoy a tasty selection of typical produce in a unique setting.

Departing directly from the hotel we reach Cortellazzo, a small fishing village with a harbour. We then leave here and set off along the ancient Venetian coastal road bound for the area of reclaimed land of Eraclea. We cross the River Piave, which formed the natural Italian defensive line during the First World War, via the traditional ‘‘barche bridge“. An area rich in history and long traditions awaits us as we make our way along canals and past typical little thatch-roofed houses offering hidden corners and oases of quiet, giving the impression that time has stood still here. Water drainage engines and the resulting fields which have been reclaimed from the sea bear witness to the mastery of drainage and land reclamation of the past. We then visit one of the few rice farms still in operation in the area where a snack of tasty locally grown produce is prepared for us.

Distance covered: 40km
Vertical height difference: negligible
Degree of difficulty: easy to moderate
No coach

Day 6: Tour of the Venetian Lagoons
- A pleasant tour through the UNESCO listed northern lagoons of Venice
- A cycling experience offering both history and natural beauty in a charming setting of scenic villages reflected in the water
- Boat trip through the lagoon from Lio Maggiore to Lio Piccolo

To round off our week we experience a wonderful cycling tour through the UNESCO listed northern Venetian lagoons. Following the banks of the River Sile we cycle through the history of the ‘‘Serenissima Republic“ until we reach Lio Maggiore. We cannot be but beguiled by the charm of former times and by the unique natural beauty of the Venetian lagoons. We relax as the countryside is reflected in the still waters of the waterways, before taking the boat through the lagoon to Lio Piccolo. From here we make our way back to the golden beaches of Jesolo by bike.

Distance covered: 45km
Vertical height difference: negligible
Degree of difficulty: easy
No coach

Day 7: departure
 

 

*Please note that starting from January 16th 2023 Venice will be asking access tickets to be able to visit the historic city centre. We will provide you with the necessary information regarding the new rules and regulations.

Inclusions

3 x nights accommodation with buffet breakfast in Paderno del Grappa

3 x nights accommodation with buffet breakfast in Lido di Jesolo
4 x 3-course evening meals with set menu
2 x 3-course evening meals with choice of menu

 

1 x grappa tasting at an historical distillery
1 x Prosecco wine tasting with snacks
1 x boat ride from Tronchetto coach park to the centre of Venice and back
1 x visit to a rice farm with light lunch
1 x boat ride in the lagoon of Venice
1 x 2-hour guided tour in Venice
4 x English-speaking bike guides
E-bike hire included throughout
Bike transfers as per programme


 

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03-01-2022 - 10-08-2022 | 7 Days

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    679 €
  • per person in a double/twin room GROUND TRANSPORT INCLUDED
    784 €

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