Province of Padua
The Province of Padua is part of the Veneto Region with a population of 938,296, an extension of 2,144 sq.km, and 104 municipalities.
Following the signing of the Act of Understanding in 2007, The Province of Padova became a member of the “Steering Committee” of the UNESCO Site “Venice and its Lagoon”. The Committee holds the following Institutional powers regarding the protection, enhancement and management of the Site’s assets: protection and management of the territory, programming and management of the provincial road system, hunting and fishing management, environmental and land defence policies, enhancement and promotion of tourism, agricultural and economic development, promotion of culture, sports, mobility and local transport.
The projects of the Management Plan involving the Province of Padua are:
- Feasibility study for the creation of a system of slow mobility network for the access to the Site and navigable rivers
- Diversified proposals of visits to encourage a more complex appreciation of the Site
- Venice Connected extended to the lagoon
- Construction of a cycle route along the canals (from Mirano to Lova, from Lova to Rosara as far as the Chioggia fish-farms)
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