WWF Escape to the Andes

We visited the Andean school which was built by World Expeditions and presented the children with books, pens, pencils etc which some of us had brought from Australia. The extra weight was worthwhile when we saw the expressions on the children’s faces. I could never imagine children in Australia smiling so broadly at being given an exercise book and pen!

Jean Hampson | Queensland, Australia
 
 

Ancient Venetian Empire by Bike

Explore three countries by bike in one week, cycling between Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. The history of the Republic of Venice provides the background to the entire trip. From the canal city of Venice, pass beaches, simple fishing villages and grand palaces as you make your way along the coastline and to the plain of Friuli. Ancient Roman towns and numerous castles are dotted on the route to the lively harbour city of Trieste. With two border crossings to cycle through, the journey ends on the beautiful Croatian coastline in the town of Porec. Staying in specially chosen hotels in the historic centres or along the coastline, this cycle journey offers a perfect combination of historic towns and seaside landscapes.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Mestre / Venice
DAY 2 Ferry to Punta Sabbioni then cycle to Caorle or surrounding coastline (40/65km)
DAY 3 Head north towards the Julian Alps to Portogruaro (65/40km)
DAY 4 Cycle among rivers, canals and ancient Roman towns to Aquileia / Palmanova (60/70km)
DAY 5 Cross the river Isonzo and cycle towards the gulf of Trieste (70/50km)
DAY 6 Cycle across the Slovenian border to the spa town of Portorož (45km)
DAY 7 Continue through the salt mines of Secovlje and across the Croatian border to Porec (55km)
DAY 8 Trip concludes

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Trip Code: AVE
Trip Grading: Introductory to Moderate
Duration:  8 days
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