Participate in the international tournament "City of Rovigo" means having the opportunity to play rugby on the lawn of the stadium "Battaglini", temple of Italian rugby.
The stadium, built in 1970 exclusively for rugby, is home of "Rugby Rovigo”, winner of eleven Italian championships.
"Battaglini” stadium has repeatedly hosted the Italian national team before the stadium "Flaminio" became the official reference of the “blue” team.
Memorable match of the 1979 Italy-All Blacks, with 14000 people to empty the stadium.
For those who have the ability to stop a few days more, it is possible to visit the town of
Rovigo, whose historic center is within walking distance from the stadium also (about 2 km).
The town of Rovigo has medieval origins (Rhodigium) and was developed around the castle Donŕ, founded in 920d.c.
Of particular relevance tourist temple so-called "
Round" and the museum "the Great Rivers".
From Rovigo are easily reach the beautiful city of
Padua (30Km – 30 min by bus or 20 min by train), Venice (80km - 1:15h min by bus or 60 min by train) and Chioggia (55Km - 60 min by bus or 50 min by train).
For those who love nature and is a visit to the
Po Delta, beautiful and unspoiled park lagoon in the province of Rovigo, accessible by bus or car at about 1:15 o'clock. For this trip you can arrange boat trips.
Alternatively, you recommended the
Parco dei Colli Euganei (25Km - 30 minutes by bus), where we recommend a visit to the town of Arqua Petrarca and the tasting of fine local wines.
For friends who are coming from abroad suggests a few days on
Park Dolomites (150 Km - 2:00h by bus ) whose indescribable beauty lies not in the world comparisons.
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