If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!
Discover Northern Italy with Boat & bike – along the banks of the river Po and numerous canals, the fascinating Po Delta and the famous lagoon. There are countless UNESCO world cultural heritage sites: the Renaissance city of Mantua, the medieval town Ferrara and the Doge city Venice. Enjoy cycling on excellent flat paths. This tour from Mantua to Venice is also suitable for inexperienced cyclists. The tour starts in Venice.
Here you can find further information on the MS Vita Pugna.
Day 1 Arrival in Venice
Embarkation from 4.30 p.m. In the evening, explore the city, which is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Day 2 Explore Venice
In the morning you’ll take part in a guided tour of the ‘Serenissima’, then you can explore the city or the islands of the lagoon by yourself.
Day 3 Venice - Pellestrina Island, approx. 30 km/19 mi
Between the lagoon and the Adriatic you will go past the Lido, where the film festival takes part, further to the island of Pellestrina.
Day 4 Pellestrina Island - Adria, approx. 40 km/25 mi, boat trip
Be sure not to miss the fish market at sunrise. Then you will cycle through the nature park in the Po Delta. Constantly changing streams create a number of different eco systems with countless plant and animal species. Your destination is Adria city.
Day 5 Adria - Ferrara - Zelo, approx. 35 km/22 mi, bus transfer
Enjoy a beautiful bike tour to Ferrara, a town dating from the 14th century, which is also a UNESCO world cultural heritage site. Afterwards you will take the bus to Zelo.
Day 6 Zelo - Mantua, approx. 50 km/31 mi, boat trip
You’ll cycle on easy paths along the river Po and the Canal Biano to Manuta. Visit a museum and a cheese factory.
Day 7 Round trip, approx. 40 km/25 mi
The tour will take you through the surroundings of Mantua. In the afternoon there is a guided tour of Manuta’s countless Renaissance monuments.
Day 8 Departure
After breakfast your boat & bike tour in northern Italy ends.
Here are the details on MS Vita Pugna.
Included in "Boat & Bike in Northern Italy":
Travel time 2022:
All prices are per person.
Arrival to "Boat & Bike in Northern Italy":
In principle, you can bring your own bike along. However, please note that your bike will be loaded on and off the boat twice a day along with several others and therefore slight cosmetic damage to individual bikes cannot be ruled out, which is why we do not take responsibility or liability for such damage. We recommend reserving one the excellent rental bikes we offer.
Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.