Day 1: Venice
Everyone arrives individually in Venice, and embarkation begins at 5:00 pm. At 6:30 pm, a welcome drink is served. The onboard team and the tour leader are on hand to explain the itinerary and answer any questions you may have. After dinner, we'll take our first stroll through the center of Venice.
Day 2: Tour of Venice
After a pleasant guided walk, you're free to explore Venice's iconic sites at your own pace. La majestueuse place Saint-Marc you wait, with its monuments to cut breath, district follow-up Castello, Campo dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo where stands the imposing basilica gothic and the Scuola Grande San Marco, today transformed into civic hospital city.
You can also admire the famous Rialto Bridge.
At the end of the day, why not consider an excursion to the charming, colorful towns of Burano and Torcello? It's up to you to decide, the main thing being to get back on board in time for dinner!
Day 3: Venice - Pellestrina by bike - 25 km
Say goodbye to Venice and set course for Murano, where a visit to a historic glassworks will give you the opportunity to discover the age-old art of glassmaking through a captivating demonstration. Then hop on your bike to explore two islands with very distinct characters: first, Lido, renowned as the home of the Venice Mostra, with its Belle Époque-style hotels and exclusive beach resorts.
Then on to traditional Pellestrina, an authentic fishing village with colorful houses, where time seems to stand still. Then return to your boat to re-board.
Day 4: Pellestrina - Po River Nature Reserve - Adria - 40 km
The day begins with a stroll through the picturesque fishing village of Chioggia, where the thousand-year-old clock tower stands majestically.
Weather permitting, you can enjoy an invigorating break on the beach.
Then get back on your bike and ride along the banks of the River Po, lined with poplars and cultivated fields.
Explore a different facet of life in the Po Valley, far from the hustle and bustle and noise of the cities. Your destination for the day is Adria, the ancient Greek port that gave its name to the Adriatic Sea.
After dinner, you'll have the opportunity to stroll through the charming city center.
Day 5: Adria - Zelo - 35 km
After a short crossing, hop on your bike and follow the course of the River Po to reach the first stage of the day: Ferrara.
This fascinating city of art, also home to a prestigious university, deserves its nickname of "Italy's cycling capital".
At the end of the day, a private coach will take you to the charming village of Zelo. There, you'll find your boat ready to welcome you: with just over 300 inhabitants, a church and a pretty arched bridge, this place offers the ideal atmosphere for a recommended evening of relaxation.
Day 6: Zelo - Mantua - 50 km
The day begins with a visit to Bergantino, a small town where you can recapture the carefree spirit of childhood at the Museum of Rides and Popular Entertainment.
After this enchanting experience, treat yourself to an exquisite tasting of grana padano cheese to recharge your energies before reaching the second stop of the day: Ostiglia. This town of Roman origin, on the border between Mantua and Polesine, is the birthplace of the Mondadori publishing house, founded in 1907.
Then join the boat at Governolo, where the Mincio "falls into the Po", as Dante described it. In the evening, we set sail for Mantua, the final destination of our tour.
Day 7: Visit to Mantua
The day is dedicated to exploring the city of Mantua and its rural surroundings. The view of Mantua, surrounded by its