Duration: 8 Days
Duration: 8 Days
You stay for a week on a floating hotel and sleep on board in cozy cabins with private bathrooms. The ship anchors in quiet places from which you can easily cycle.
The duration of the trip is seven nights. During this time, one ship sails from Mantua to Venice, the other from Venice to Mantua. You can therefore choose which of the two ships you want to sail with and where you want to start your journey. We would be happy to organize the transfer for you to the starting point or to extend your trip with individual suggestions.
There is half board on board. For breakfast you can prepare a packed lunch for on the go. There are rolls, fruit and chocolate bars ready for this, as well as cans for the panniers.
The cycling trip is planned for 8 days / 7 nights, connecting nights at the point of arrival (Venice or Mantua) are possible.
The Boat and bike trip is ideal for couples, friends and families. Groups can rent the entire ship.
During your cycling holiday in Italy you discover the Italian Po Plain by bike and at the same time get to know the unique cultural cities of northern Italy. You will visit Mantua, Ferrara and Venice and experience the untouched nature of the Po Delta and the islands in the lagoon. You will spend the nights on a comfortable ship. A perfect trip for couples and parties of friends. Groups can rent the ship exclusively.
During your cycling holiday, combine light physical activity with the cultural treasures and culinary delights of northern Italy. You cycle comfortably through the flat Po Plain and enjoy the beautiful view over the river landscape and the small villages from the bike path.
A special highlight is the in the labyrinth of the Po Delta whit it’s untouched nature and many animal species. You get to know the Venetian lagoon with Chioggia, the little Venice, and the island of Palestrina and Lido. On the island of Murano you will visit the millennia-old glassblowing guild of Italy and the production of its fragile works of art.
The cycling trip is planned for 200 km in five days. The daily route is 25-55 km on paved cycle paths and roads with little traffic. Before or after the Bike%&boat trip you can add more nights to visit Milan, Verona, the Dolomites, Cinque Terre, Florence and other Italian cities and landscapes.
And if you don’t want to cycle, you can also cover stages or parts of it by boat. The cycling holiday is also suitable for children. You get a bike, also e-bikes.
On your cycling holiday in Italy you will visit wonderful cities with a thousand years of history. You come through medieval villages and untouched nature like the Nature reserve of the Po Delta.
This cycling trip offers the unique opportunity to discover Northern Italy by bike. You will cycling along the longest river in Italy, the Po, from Mantua to Venice or in reverse direction.
Prices per person for the cycling trip by Ship and Bike in two-bed cabin for 7 nights. Select the date and you will then receive an individual offer from us.
Mantua, the “Sleeping Beauty” of Italy in the Po-Plain, is a cultural jewel, surrounded by three picturesque lakes
Ferrara with its beautiful center and its mighty city walls is known as the “city of cyclists” because of the numerous cycle paths
Bergantino is the home of the distinctive Carousel and Street Entertainment Museum to visit Fairground Rides and the collection of street organs.
Visit of a cheese factory with tasting of typical Grana Padano
The delta of the Po river, the Mississippi of Italy. This unique wetland is the prime reserve in Europe for herons and home to a sizeable colony of flamingos
Chioggia is called the little Venice, a fishing village with its picturesque alleys
Island Murano with the visit of a historic glass factory with a glassblowing demonstration by a master artisan
Venice as the most romantic city in the world
There are two ships available, one has a capacity for 20 people, the other for 40 people. As a couple or family, you get a private cabin. The barge can also be booked in full by a group. Then the bike tour will take place exclusively for your group.
The boats are equipped with:
For your cycling holiday in Italy you rent a touring or e-bike. Bikes are available in different sizes in unisex model:
All rented adult bikes are equipped with:
The prices are per person for the cycling trip by Ship and Bike in a two-bed cabin for 7 nights. You will receive half board on board and can prepare a packed lunch. A guided city tour in Mantova and tastings are included in the price. There are discounts for accompanying children or a third person per cabin.
Your tour leader for your cycling holiday is carefully selected. He is an experienced enthusiastic multi-lingual traveler and speaks at least English and German. She/He will be glad to share his passion and love of the outdoors, cultures, and local food.
The staff speaks English, German and Italian.