From Lake Garda to the Adriatic Sea; from the Veneto to the Emilia Romagna region, passing through the Lombardy region on an itinerary that links Lake Garda, the Mincio and Po rivers as well as two water cities, gems dating back to the Renaissance period and both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Mantua and Ferrara.
Following the common thread of water, we will be able to discover the beauty of two territories that are profoundly linked for both historic and artistic reasons. We will be able to admire the majesty of the Great River, the naturalistic and historical features of the moraine hills of Mantua, the wide lands where some of the greatest food and wine excellences of the Emilia-Romagna region are produced, all the way into the very heart of the Ferrara Delta Park with some of its most significant naturalistic areas. The itinerary can be divided into six parts:
The itinerary can be divided into six parts:
1. Peschiera del Garda - Mantova (43,5 km)
2. Mantova - Ostiglia (43,5 km)
3. Ostiglia - Stellata di Bondeno (35,5 km)
4. Stellata di Bondeno - Ferrara (27,5 km)
5. Ferrara - Ro Ferrarese (21,5 km)
6. Ro Ferrarese - Serravalle (25,5 km)
7. Serravalle - Mesola (21,5 km)
8. Mesola - Gorino (22 km)
LENGHT: 262,5 km – flat altitude difference
ROAD BOTTOM: asphalt, cycle paths or driveways with regulated access.
BIKE TYPE: mountain bike, trekking bike, gravel