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Boat & Sport Holidays in Veneto and Friuli: An Unforgettable Experience

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October is the month of sport, and what better way to celebrate this season than with a holiday that combines the relaxation of houseboat sailing with participation in exciting sporting events?

In Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia, autumn offers a wide range of sporting events, all easily accessible by boat. Let's discover together the main attractions of this season for sports lovers.

Bibione Beach Fitness: The Paradise of Wellness

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Bibione Beach Fitness is one of the best known and most popular open-air events in the fitness world. Every year, thousands of enthusiasts of all ages gather in the beautiful resort of Bibione to celebrate wellness and fun.

This event offers the best of the fitness scene, with professionals offering classes and activities at the highest level of professionalism and organisation.

For sports and wellness lovers, taking part in Bibione Beach Fitness is an unmissable opportunity to live a unique experience. Sailing on a houseboat, you can easily reach Bibione and enjoy this extraordinary event, combining the relaxation of life on a boat with the energy of fitness activities.

MYTHO Marathon in Grado: running on the Island of the Sun

The town of Grado will host the fourth edition of the MYTHO Marathon. This seaside resort, known for its Venetian charm, offers a picturesque old town with campielli and alleys overlooked by fishermen's houses. Grado is also known as the Island of the Sun, thanks to its three kilometres of always sunny beach and its special microclimate.

Taking part in the MYTHO Marathon is not only a sporting experience, but also a journey through the history and culture of Grado. Cruising to Grado by houseboat, you will immerse yourself in the beauty of the lagoon and prepare to run in a unique setting.

Veleziana 2024: a spectacular regatta

The Veleziana is a regatta that combines tactical skill, technique and spectacle. The course starts in the open sea outside the mouths of the port of Lido di Venezia, sailing along the San Nicolò canal and passing in front of the Forte di Sant'Andrea, and ends in St. Mark's Basin. This display of sails creates a unique spectacle visible from the waters of the lagoon.

Participating in or watching the Veleziana is an unmissable experience for sailing enthusiasts. With a houseboat, you can follow the event closely, experiencing the excitement of the regatta first-hand.

Venice Marathon: running through history and beauty

The Venice Marathon is a unique race that starts in front of Villa Pisani on the Riviera del Brenta and runs through Venice, crossing the Ponte di Barche. This event offers the opportunity to run in one of the most fascinating and historic settings in the world, combining sport and culture into an unforgettable experience. By sailing on a houseboat, you can easily reach the starting and finishing points of the Venice Marathon and enjoy the charm of Venice and the Brenta Riviera during your sports holiday.

Exploring Nature by Houseboat



In addition to sporting events, Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia offer numerous opportunities to explore nature. By sailing on a houseboat, you can discover enchanting places such as the Isola delle Conchiglie (Island of Shells) and go cycling along the banks of the Stella and Tagliamento Rivers. These cycling routes offer breathtaking views and the chance to enjoy outdoor adventures in complete tranquillity.

For those who want an immersive experience in nature, lagoon birdwatching is a perfect activity. The lagoons of Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia are rich in biodiversity and offer the opportunity to observe unique bird species in their natural habitat. Find out more about houseboat birdwatching.

October is the perfect month for a sporty houseboat holiday. Whether you are passionate about fitness, marathons, sailing or simply love exploring nature, the Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia offer endless possibilities for an unforgettable experience. Don't miss the opportunity to participate in these extraordinary events, combining relaxation and adventure in a perfect combination.

Book your houseboat and get ready to experience an October full of emotions and discoveries. Discover all the itineraries and offers from Houseboat Holidays Italia.

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