Water Museum of Venice: The Po river along the branches of Maistra and Levante

Porto Tolle, Veneto, Italy; Porto Viro, Veneto, Italy
Est. 41.0km / 6 hrs 50 mins

Water Museum of Venice: The Po river along the branches of Maistra and Levante - Cya On The Road

Cycling along this route right next to the southern valleys, not far from the southern part of the Venice Lagoon, of the Great River, you will see close up the incredible quantity of birds that live, nest and feed here. The many expanses of water valleys, lagoons and branches of the Po, all make this an ideal habitat for birds, and consequently, is a paradise for birdwatchers.  The route is also suited to all those who want to witness firsthand the wealth and complexity of a landscape of water, that is both delicate and fascinating.Difficulty: intermediateLength: 41 kilometresTime: 4 hours circaWhere to leave: Departure is from a car-park beside the church of Ca’ Venier. To get to Ca’ Venier, follow the signs for Ca’ Tiepolo, the capital town of Porto Tolle. Once you have crossed the bridge over the Po, follow signs for Ca’ Venier (about 4.5km). You are advised to take drinking water with you, especially during summer.For bicycle hire, contact AQUA on +39 426 662304. For further information contact: Parco Regionale Veneto del Delta del Po +39 0426 372202This itinerary curated by the Water Museum of Venice aims to promote the most valuable heritage of water civilizations linked to the Venice Republic, thanks to the digital museum (www.watermuseumofvenice.com/eng) and to a series of tours aimed at facilitating the direct contact with water and the experience of unique liquid places. The project aims at sensitizing people who care about the protection of this irreplaceable source of life and the making of a better world, in line with UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Water Museum of Venice is a member of the UNESCO Global Network of Water Museums www.watermuseums.net

by Water Museum of Venice
Scopri i Patrimoni Liquidi delle Tre Venezie / Explore the Liquid Heritage of Venice’s Inland Waterways

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