Millecampi valley (Valle Millecampi) belongs to the province of Padua and extends for 1608 hectars in Codevigo’s municipality. It borders west with Morosina and Ghebo Storto valley, east with Sette Morti and others valley. The valley is destination for those keen on ecoturism, nordic walking and cycling.
Shape of the valley:
Millecampi valley consists of a main lake that reaches mainland and “velme”, mud flats that arise only with low tide.
Sandbanks are tipical feature of the valley. These are low flat islands, swamped by water with high tide or dry for a long time with low tide. Sandbanks are route to several canals called “ghebi”.
Thanks to the particular conformation and location of the valley, and a combination of fresh and salt water, there’s a particular fauna and tipical valley species can be found easily.
This area of the south lagoon has always been exploited by men to benefit from the natural migration of mature fish. This phenomenon increased fishing industry, in particular in Chioggia area.
Places to visit:
- Inside the valley there’s the only beach in province of Padua, Boschettona beach, destination for those keen on kite surfing.
- Particularly interesting are Casoni della Fogolana, which own all features of Saccisica’s casoni even though they have been built recently.
- Nearby Millecampi valley you can find Casone delle Sacche.
- pumping station of Fogolana, between Boschettona and Casone delle Sacche.
Millecampi valley, what to see nearby:
- points of interest in Millecampi valley (within 5-km)
- parkings near Millecampi valley
GPX itineraries in Millecampi valley:
- wet Saccisica: tour by mountainbike toward valley and wet lands of Saccisica’s lagoon area.
- Saccisica’s Casoni.
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