From Porto Levante to Pila

The Po Delta on a bike

An easy path, affordable for everyone, especially families, in an area of great natural beauty. The Po Delta is something unique in Italy and Europe, a perfect place to observe numerous species of birds and at the same time meet the ancient places of millenary human activities in a picturesque place.

Technical description:
The path starts from Porto Levante, a seaside and port town in the municipality of Porto Viro, then it runs along the suggestive Valli Sud road. The road runs on large river banks that separate the large lagoons of brackish water from the valleys of inland fish farms.
Once reached Barchessa Ravagnan, you pass it to travel on a  dirt road in the locality of Boccasette, going towards the mouth of river Po di Maistra. Here the road ends.

Head back along the last stretch just done up to Boccasette, before heading off to Ca 'Zuliani. Finally, along the stretch on the left embankment of the Po, you reach the fishermen port of Pila.

Technical Description

The route starts from Porto Levante, (a marine locality in the municipality of Porto Viro) and then it goes along the suggestive Via delle Valli Sud. The itinerary follows the huge banks that divide the wide lagoons of brackish water from the internal fish farms. Once reached the Barchessa Ravagnan, it has to be crossed turning right into a dirt road until the locality of Boccasette to reach, at the end of the island of the same name, the mouth of the Po in Maistra. Here the road ends. Hereafter, the itinerary returns on the last stretch just walked until Boccasette and then heading toward Ca’ Zuliani. At the end, going through the last stretch of the left Po, you will reach the fishermen’s port of Pila.

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Technical data

City of departure: Rosolina

Departure: Porto levante di Rosolina

City of arrival: Rosolina

Arrival: Pila di Porto Tolle

Length (Km): 36

Difficulty: Average

Discipline: Racing bicycle

Type of Itinerary: Half Day

Difference in height (m): 3

Difference in downhill (m): 3

Highest point (m): 4

Lowest point (m): 0

Duration (h.): 3

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