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Relive ‘ITA VRG 17 Rovigo-Polesella’

Saturday 31° / 24 ° CSunday 33° / 24 ° CMonday 33° / 24 ° C
Place of Departure ROVIGO
Place of Arrival POLESELLA
Length – KM
Nation of the route Italy
Region Veneto
Uphill Gap
Downhill Gap
CAI (Diff. Escurs.) E
Praticability  Foot
File (.KMZ) to follow the way File .kmz
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We bid farewell to Rovigo leaving from Piazza del Duomo; looking at the façade, we go right into Via Nicola Badaloni, beyond the roundabout  we continue along Via dei Cappuccini; 270 m and we turn left on the bank of the Adigetto. After 350 m we pass Via Eugenio Curiel, a further 400 m and we underpass Viale Porta Po; yet another 400 m and we turn left on Via Martiri di Belfiore, immediately to the right, and we return to the bank of the canal Adigetto. we carry on for 1,5 Km. Crossing under the of the bypass, we continue for 1,4 Km to arrive at S. Sisto where we turn right and over a foot bridge which takes us on the bank of the canal. After 350 m we leave the embankment path and continue to walk along the Via Argine destro Adigetto for 500; we turn right on Via della Conciliazione, after 900 m we cross the Provincial Highway SP4, 450 m more and we will be at S. Apollinare, a village with facilities for refreshment. We turn left, then right into Via Tommaso Bergamo; we go on for 600 m, turn right on the bridge over the Canal Bianco, we again turn right on Via Canal Bianco which we follow for 2 Km, up to Passo where we turn left, we cross yet another canal, and take, in the middle the Provincial Highway SP5 with its cycling lane on its right. Now we go straight ahead for 5,5 km , we cross Pontecchio Polesine, and arrive at Guarda Veneta, against the right bank of the River Po. We walk up the great river for 4,5km to arrive at Polesella. Here we will find refreshments and, if necessary, a place to stay the night. To get to the main square, we pass under the bridge and descend on the right of the embankment.

WARNING! in the wetlands of the plains provide yourself with products against mosquitoes

For the description of the route see the Guide of Simone Frignani end Download File PDF

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(*) Prices might change for special situations: please book early and ask for confirmation

How to arrive

From airport (VENEZIA, MILANO-ORIO, VERONA) to Padova FS Railway Station; from BOLOGNA to Rovigo FS Railway Station TRAIN – ( Verona  FS Railway Station- Rovigo FS Railway Station; Bologna FS Railway Station – Rovigo FS Railway Station; Venezia-Mestre FS Railway Station – Rovigo FS Railway Station  

Where to eat

Via Savonarola,92 – 45090 ROVIGO
Eurospin Viale Porta Adige, 42 – 45100 ROVIGO      
Lidl Via Porta Po,68 – 45100 ROVIGO      
Sigma Corso del Popolo,91 – 45100 ROVIGO      
Agriturismo I Quarti via Kennedy, 1290 – 45030 GUARDA VENETA (RO) 0425-98022 / 348-2258009
Pizzeria da Sara via Condotti,450 – 45038 POLESELLA-RO 0425-947878    

Where to sleep

Bike Service

Gallian Giovanni Corso A.Gramsci,24 – 45038 POLESELLA RO 0425-444241    

Pilgrim Service

Uffici I.A.T. – Provincia di Rovigo Viale della Pace, 5  – 45100 ROVIGO    0425 386290

Photos from the Track