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From Mantua to the Po through the "water lift"

Motor vessel navigation from Mantua to the lower Mincio River and towards the Po River

Boat         Great Interest: Flora Great Interest: Wildlife Great Interest: Panorama 
  • Departure: Mantova (pontile B di Viale Mincio/pontile A di Via Lungolago Gonzaga), Governolo e Sacchetta
  • Arrival: Mantova (pontile B di Viale Mincio/pontile A di Via Lungolago Gonzaga), Governolo e Sacchetta
  • Duration: 1 to 2.5 hours

The boat first navigates Mantua's lakes, with a view on the most classical architecture of the Gonzaga city, reflected in the water of its lakes.
The trip continues to Vallazza, a protected wetland within the Mincio Park, to admire its characteristics plants and animals: white and yellow water lilies, water caltrops, and lotus flowers.
Grey herons, night herons and little egrets can be observed during navigation, as they live all along the river. The village of Pietole (known in the past as Andes) is visible from the river. The boat reaches Governolo (Ambulejo) and gets to the Po River through the boat lift, which makes it possible to overcome the difference in elevation between the two rivers. Navigation continues on Po, the main Italian river, until the ancient towns of Sacchetta or San Benedetto Po.

 

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