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Salt Route Bike Trail

Salt Route Bike Trail

It is a 278km long path amidst nature inside the Po Delta Park region, form Cervia to Venice.

Cervia Venezia bike trail - logo

The journey departing from Cervia and arriving in Venice goes through high natural value sites of unique beauty, exploring areas and site such as the lush Pinewoods of Ravenna, the river Bevano mouth, the Comacchio Valleys, the Volano Sanctuary, the forest Bosco della Mesola and the Venetian Delta Valleys, touching the towns of Ravenna, Comacchio and Chioggia, to finally reach Venice after a bike-boat stretch between Pellestrina and Lido di Venezia.


The route

km: 278 km
Difference in level: flat
road surface: dirt roads, paths, bicycle paths, asphalt
Recommended bikes: mountain bike, trekking bike, gravel

The three-stage tour

  • Cervia-Comacchio, 98 km
  • Comacchio-Chioggia, 115 km
  • Chioggia-Venezia, 36 km
includes the gpx track, overnight stays with breakfast, dinners and ferries.

How to participate


Guided group tour, 30th September to 3rd October 2021

The event can be booked as a holiday package, with the services and conditions indicated in detail.

Take part in the weekend dedicated to the Salt Route offroad from Cervia to Venice, the guided excursion open to everyone.
Admire the nature and the landscapes of the Po Delta Park from the saddle of your bike - without any other thoughts; experience the atmosphere and the flavours of the seaside villages of Comacchio and Chioggia.

The route can also be used independently in other periods from May until 15 October.
Cervia Turismo can provide assistance and information or book the services for an individual package.
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Individual Tour, from 1st April to 15th October 2022

Even without a guide, you can organize your tour by downloading the gpx tracks of the route. Ideal for those who love to move independently following their own times and rhythms.
The route, in its entirety, is usable until mid-October because subsequently some services are not guaranteed.
For information or assistance, you can contact the IAT office (0544 974400,

from 1 April to 15 October 2022




 Download the gpx tracks

Salt Bike Trail Ruote

Info and booking

Cervia Turismo
Torre San Michele, Via Arnaldo Evangelisti 4
Tel. 0544 916280
Fax. 0544 972911


Rotta del sale bike trail, bici e immagine dall'alto

rotta del Sale bike Trail, Chioggia e traghetto



The bike route between Cervia and Venice can be enjoyed in several  stages that allow you to customise your journey as you like. 

The itinerary tested during the inauguration of the path in July 2018 consists of 3 main stops and is registered with gpx track that can be downloaded from the website Rotta del Sale bike trail.

Rotta del Sale, Mappa interattiva 2019 

View the interactive map of the route


  • Cervia - Comacchio

Before reaching Comacchio and its valleys, you bike through amazing natural reserves such as the river Bevano mouth, the Ortazzo and the Ortazzino sites and Ravenna’s pinewoods. This stretch is enriched by culture as it goes through Ravenna - the town of Byzantine mosaic - and Comacchio, that keeps the tradition of eel and marinated fish alive.

  • Comacchio - Chioggia

A journey through Oasi di Volano, Delta’s boat bridges, Sacca degli Scardovari, Oasi di Ca Mello and Bagliona Valley up to Chioggia, which is part of UNESCO’s World Heritage and known as Piccola Venezia, Little Venice.

  • Chioggia - Venezia

The last bike-boat stop from Cà Roman, Pellestrina, Malamocco, S. Maria del Mare up to the Lido, to finally land in stunning Venice. This is the final stage of the Salt Route Bike Trail.


May 2022 (to be defined)
group tour from

from 1st April to 15th October 2022
individual tour


Cervia - Venezia


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