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PELLESTRINA BY BIKE Bike tour to discover the island of Pellestrina, wet on one side and the other from the lagoon from the sea. Rich in tradition and history, still retains the primary activity of fishing and still live the traditions of Bobbin Lace and Venetian rowing.
PELLESTRINA, ATMOSPHERE TIMELESS ...
Bicycle Route
The goal of your journey is the island of Pellestrina, a colorful and fascinating day to spend on the bikes available, in order to better appreciate our territory: the uniqueness of a landscape between Laguna and the Sea, south of Venice.

Once in Pellestrina, the first monument that captures the attention is the important Church of All Saints located in the district Busetti, the Cathedral of the island, built originally in 1100 and then rebuilt in 1600 with a Baroque and Classical. Hence the cycle route runs in a path on the Lagoon, admiring a unique show, a succession of boats and fishing boats moored to the shore, evidence of activity still alive, fishing. To frame is the incomparable views of the lagoon landscape, with typical Casoni and herds of crustaceans and molluscs.
Among the things to see and visit, the exterior of the Sanctuary of Santa Maria Assunta of 'Apparition which preserves a precious altar dedicated to the Virgin Mary appeared in 1716 to a little boy from the island. Continuing the ride, through the Sestiere Zennari, a stop is recommended at the Rowing Pellestrina, which still carries on the tradition sports lagoon, the Venetian rowing. A few meters away, is the headquarters of Murazzo that houses the school of Lace, precious creation pillow. All 'inside houses an exhibition hall, with the artistic creations of lace and lace from 2007, the longest in the world, a record for 450 meters in length: a precious creation made by different hands that have come together in a single activity to represent metaphorically the identity and the landscape of the island.

Joints in the district shoe you can admire the Church of St. Anthony and a succession of glimpses typical inhabited between squares and alleys, up to the shipyard. From here a path of about 2 km through a green area, the gardens of the island ending arrived at the district of Portosecco, spectacular place thanks to the possibilities offered by the open view of the southern lagoon, worth a short stop, the small Church of Sant Stefano. Continuing the path along the lagoon, we meet the monument depicting a Wave, dedicated the 1966 flood, as if to draw the border with the nearby village of San Pietro in Volta, home to the Little Museum of South Lagoon, a stage cultural that deserves attention. The exhibition area is divided into three rooms: the room dedicated to the history of the majestic work of the Venetian Republic, the Murazzi. The adjoining room dedicated to the flooding of 1966, full of photographic evidence and original recordings as evidence of this historic happened and finally the space devoted to the important tradition of Fisheries.

Taking up the path, you continue admiring the colorful town until you reach the northern tip of the island with the village of Santa Maria del Mare. The point where you open a "lookout" on the Lagoon side with the remains of the Fort of San Pietro. It has come to the end of this path that summarizes some the artistic soul of the island, which amazes even today as the traveler, however, outside the routes of mass tourism, keeps untouched places with the towns on the characteristics colorful houses, narrow together and wrapped in a timeless atmosphere!



Operatiiviset lisätiedot
• Bicycle rentals
• Individuals and groups
• Proposal Valid for all year
• Optional companion
• www.apetours.it
• info@apetours.it
• t +39041 5277253
  • Via Vianelli
    Pellestrina (VE)

APE TOURS


Ape Tours is a travel agency, situated in Pellestrina, a little island in the Venetian lagoon. Our main purpose is to plan and offer original proposals to discover the lagoon and its territories; to get aboard historic boats and enjoy a unique excursion; sight-seeing tours, trips along local traditions. At our office you can also rent an old-fashioned bicycle that has been properly repaired to make your riding even more pleasant.
Yrityksen yhteystiedot
via Vianelli 436-437
30126 - Pellestrina (VE)
+390415277253 www.apetours.it
Lisätiedot
The Ape Tours travel agency was founded by Mrs Alberta Busetto who has a trained experience of over 20 years as a tour operatour working in the travelling environment. Our office gives to you original solutions through the search of local values and traditions.
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