Sports addicted: some advises for your free time in Venice
Finally, sports are part of Venetian culture. The lagoon offers a huge list of activities to fill your spare time, amateurs or just curious.
Choose between a lot of water sports, like sailboat excursions, gondolas, kayaking, or adventure trips with Venetian rowing.
Or choose something more traditional like cycling tourism, golfing, or Nordic Walking. Assist to one of “Venezia Calcio” football matches at Luigi Penzo Stadium, the second oldest Italian professional stadium. You can find it at Fondamenta San’Elena, a few steps from the lagoon, which makes it unique in the world.
The foundation of Reyer Venice society go back to 1872. City basket team is in the Italian A serie from 2011-2012 season and it won two pennants. Women’s team is in the A serie too and they play at a high level.
Nowadays the Reyer Venice society plays at Palasport Taliercio, but in the past its home was Scuola della Misericordia main hall, turned to host an audience of 1500 spectators, till 1976.