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Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Karilene M. 7 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Every day was a new adventure, loved it all!
Boat: Ave Maria
Bolzano - Mantova - Venice by Ian S. 7 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Superb scenery, boat, bikes and guides. Delightful in every way.
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Mary G. 7 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Most Memorable Part: Biking with Hans as a guide and the side trips we made.
Bolzano - Mantova - Venice by Nelson N. 7 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy! Piano player and entertainer was a highlight.....food was fabulous.
Istria to the Adriatic by Yael U. 7 months ago • Permalink/Reply
I have traveled 2 times and looking forward to this summer's trip again. I love working with Tripsite staff and enjoyed each experience immensely.
Countries: Slovenia, Croatia, Italy
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Rita L. 7 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Most Memorable Part: Being part of a bike family for a week with wonderful people from several countries! And our tour guide, Helmut ... Capt. Giovanni ... Crew/Chefs Sylvia and Samule, who made the week even more special! Riding through the small towns was fun!! Ready to go again!!!
Boat: Vita Pugna
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Rochelle R. 8 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Most Memorable Part: Venice in the rain at midnight! Excellent food, great staff and guides.
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Prosper B. 8 months ago • Permalink/Reply
My most memorable part of these trips are always at the halfway mark when I realize they are almost over and I want them to go on and on forever. Italy is so beautiful and the ride to Montava is an extension of that beauty.
My suggestion is simple: Do it. Don't wait. Go on a big cruise ship when you are too old to walk, but as for now, if you're able to bike, you're able to bike tour. Touring is different than racing. Its relaxing and invigorating, spiritual and memorizing. Seeing Italy at ground level and at 11 mph is the only way to experience it, in my book.
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Christine D. 8 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Our guide, Hein, was the absolute best. Knew everything about history, culture, architecture, food... Had a great sense of humor. Best guide in 10 bike/barge trips.
Riccione - Villages & Castles by Rebeca L. 8 months ago • Permalink/Reply
The guide and all personnel from hotel Dory are wonderful. They make you feel like home and the attention of Tripsite was fast and good because they look for the best trip according to my demanding.
Riccione - Villages & Castles by Lori D. 8 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Most Memorable Part: There were several-seeing the David in Florence and riding through Rimini and to the Santini Winery.
Heel of Italy by Shelia P. 9 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Scenery on the day from Santa Maria di Leuca to Otranto was spectacular. Overall excellent trip. Would not hesitate to recommend.
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Susan E. 9 months ago • Permalink/Reply
The trip was amazing: excellent food prepared by our 2 chefs; our guide was well-prepared, thoughtful, good-natured; the route was beautifully planned and educational, the bikes were more comfortable than my own, the weather was fortunately perfect, and we had a great group to bike with. The experience went way beyond my expectations . Can’t wait to plan the next biking adventure.
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Laurie P. 9 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Most Memorable Part: The beautiful scenery of Italy and the connections we made with the other guests!!!
Florence to Rome - Self Guided Tour by Gene C. 9 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Most memorable part was stopping for lunch in little Italian towns.
Heel of Italy by Jan H. 9 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Fabulous Trip. Well signposted for being a self guided tour. Hotels great in good locations. Beautiful scenery.
Bolzano - Mantova - Venice by Rosemary B. 9 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Most Memorable Parts: the swimming off the boat, out in the ocean after a hot bike ride, were amazing.The historical information from our tour guides was outstanding.The food was DELICIOUS.Sunsets out on the water were glorious
I would recommend that those ebikes were very necessary for most on the hillsof Greece. Though I live in a hilly area and ride hills every day, with the heat and the very heavy bikes, I had a tough time the first day. Those with E bikes were motoring past me. There at least five ebikes on our boat and I would have needed a smaller frame so couldn't exchange with the tour guides.Though the trip descriptions pointed out that Greek Islands are hilly, I thoughtthat my biking experience would be enough. After staying back on the secondday with several others, because the temp. for two days was 37 degrees C!!I joined the others on the third day and had three amazing days. Also, while we stayed back, one tour guide gave us an excellent tour of the town we weremoored in.
Venice to Poreč by Wes J. 9 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Great scenery and a very good vacation. I recommend taking the boat out of Trieste to avoid the traffic.
Countries: Italy, Slovenia, Croatia
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Cynthia W. 9 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Everything was excellent! There were a limited number of available rental helmets, I highly recommend bringing one's own from home.
Venice to Florence by Janice V. 9 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Most Memorable Part: Riding through vineyards and orchards.
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Rita L. 9 months ago • Permalink/Reply
What a wonderful week!! Excellent staff...Captain, Helmut, Silvia & Samuele! Food was 5-Star, very comfortable accommodations! Helmut was a great guide, knowledgeable and made sure we all had a good, safe time! Bike riding was so much fun and we saw many different towns and sights we would have missed in a bus! Meeting so many wonderful, fellow bikers from different countries was so enjoyable! This trip was more than I ever expected!! Loved it!! Definitely will travel with Tripsite again!!! Bike On!!!!
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Patricia K. 9 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Everyday was fabulous. So difficult to pick any one memorable part when you experience Venice, Grana Padana tour and tasting, the oldest clock in the world, a lotus flower lake and charming friendly people and staff.
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Maureen B. 10 months ago • Permalink/Reply
This was my third bike and barge with Tripsite, but it was not my favorite. The boat, crew and food were terrific. The route however was flat as advertised, but the night stops were not fun or interesting. Zelo had only a cemetery and an Irish pub. If I was asked by a friend which bike and barge to take for possibly a once in a lifetime trip, I would recommend Bruges to Amsterdam and the Mosul River trip first. We had a wonderful time and everyone on the boat and the guests were first rate. I would take another trip on The Ave Maria, but would want a more interesting route.
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Myra B. 10 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Friendly knowledgeable staff, delicious food, great bikes! It truly was the vacation of a lifetime, and we can't wait for the next one!
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Kim B. 10 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Everything was memorable. I took this trip with my sister not having any expectations. Besides the great accommodations, food & scenery, there were strangers from 8 different countries that became a bike family for 8 days. It was a wonderful trip.
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Ann karen watson 10 months ago • Permalink/Reply
This was a fabulous trip. Truly amazing. The food was the best surprise of the week!! It was delicious!!! Our tour guide Tamara was excellent, she made every day very very interesting. She went above and beyond. Can't wait to do another trip with Tamara!!
Bolzano - Mantova - Venice by Carmel M. 10 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Every aspect of the trip made for a memorable experience. Having done both the hotel to hotel and the guided section gave us a truly great opportunity to see a part of Italy that is so varied in both history, culture, food and landscape.
Istria to the Adriatic by Yael S. 11 months ago • Permalink/Reply
The trip was beautiful and what I would describe as completely worthwhile work/play.
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Kristie J. 11 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Most memorable: The scenery in Venice, Lodi and Chiogga.
Istria to the Adriatic by knut S. 11 months ago • Permalink/Reply
Most memorable: The local tour operator (Good Places) arranged a lunch and wine tasting at a small winery/restaurant. Excellent food, good wines, tour of the winery, interesting lessons about local wines in Croatia, excellent service and a welcoming atmosphere.Suggestion: We enjoyed staying in the small hotels with atmosphere and a la carte dinners much more than the big resort hotels serving big buffet dinners. So please look for cosy, smaller hotels with atmosphere.
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