Water Museum of Venice: Discovering ancient shipping routes along the medieval waterways of the Euganean Hills

Battaglia Terme, Veneto, Italy; Monselice, Veneto, Italy
Est. 6.2km / 37 mins / Map

Water Museum of Venice: Discovering ancient shipping routes along the medieval waterways of the Euganean Hills - Cya On The Road

The itinerary takes us from the historical navigation basin of Battaglia Terme to Monselice, in front of Villa Pisani, crossing one of the most suggestive waterways of Veneto in the Euganean Hills, which were historically connected to Venice through navigable canals. At the so-called Arco di Mezzo, the waters of the Battaglia Canal meet those of the Bisato from the south, then merge in the underlying Vigenzone after a spectacular 7 meters leap. Difficulty: EasyLength: 6.2 kilometresTime:  approximately 1 hour 30 minutes  Where to leave: Navigation by boat is offered by several operators from March to October. Both Monselice and Battaglia Terme can be reached easily by train, both having railway stations. For information on boat trips contact: Navigare con Noi +39 049 8809219 (info@navigareconnoi.it) or Delta Tour +39 049 8700232 (info@deltatour.it) or the River Navigation Museum of Battaglia Terme (info@museonavigazione.eu)This 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

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