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Archery

An exciting sport to practice while immersed in the nature of the Berici Hills. The "Archers of the Berici" society organizes various events throughout the year, including the Open Day, where you have a chance to get closer to this sport and experience the thrill of shooting, and it is present for demonstrations of archery also at the sports festival of Lonigo and organizes short courses in middle schools of the neighbouring villages.

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Climbing - Hiking

For all fans of high altitudes, unmissable days with local experts. There are several cliffs in the Berici equipped as natural sites for free climbing, and there are numerous caves to visit, really extraordinary from the historical and archaeological point of view. These places are visited by hikers not only from Vicenza but from the rest of Italy, Europe and the whole world. The experienced guides will make you discover the wonders of the area of the Berici Hills amongst climbing and breath-taking scenery.

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Cycling and mountain biking

For cycling enthusiasts Terra Berica is the ideal place to discover beautiful landscapes and truly unique trails immersed in nature. The paths are many and they stretch mainly to the south of the city of Vicenza: great fun, very rewarding and not strenuous routes on ridges, and definitely more challenging trails on steeper slopes The terrain is filled with terrific climbs in the woods, fast descents, cycle routes through ancient villages and prestigious villas, not forgetting the beautiful views overlooking the plains.

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Fishing

For those who love fishing, Terra Berica offers a wide choice of locations and lakes where you can practice this sport individually or participate in competitions and events. Coarse fishing, trout fishing in the lake or in the stream and also carp fishing are very popular, with more and more assiduous participation of young people in various events in recent years and the spread of their passion for this sport practised outdoors and in contact with nature.

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Golf

Picturesque location of the "Golf Club Colli Berici", with 18 holes enclosed in the hills of the commons of Brendola and Altavilla. A magical atmosphere, which sometimes offers breath-taking views over the plain of Vicenza, before entering the woods of oak, hornbeam and chestnut. The clubhouse has a bar and an excellent restaurant, mentioned in Guida Veronelli, with local specialities and an excellent wine list.

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Horse riding

Exciting horseback riding in the territories of the Berici. It is possible to join classes dedicated to teaching horse riding and learn the basics of the various equestrian disciplines, or simply venture with the presence of experienced guides amid the scenic trails in the area. Whether galloping or slowly, the discovery of this land on horseback is definitely an unforgettable experience in contact with animals and nature.

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Motorcycling

For the enthusiasts of speed there are different possibilities to visit Terra Berica on two wheels. Many miles of curves and fun characterize the paths of the area: from the classical stage to Lake Fimon, up the hill (a significant slope at times) and into the areas of Lapio, Villabalzana and Nanto. The Berici Hills is the ideal place for those who, in addition to the speed, enjoy also the rolling hills, the fields of vineyards, the natural climbing walls and traditional cuisine.

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Orienteering

Dynamic and attractive routes between the Berici Hills full of forest vegetation, vineyards, olive groves, ancient and prestigious villas and hidden paths. This sport finds here an ideal area in which to implement its various disciplines ranging from "orienteering" and "mountain bike orienteering" up to precision orienteering; the woods are the ideal venue but you can use all the natural environments in general.

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Paragliding

A sensational experience launching into flight from the Berici Hills and flying over the valleys, slopes and summits. You can start easily, as a passenger in a tandem paraglider, enjoying the thrill of hovering in the air and being a spectator to the beautiful views offered by this land. Joining is simple: all you need is desire, curiosity and enthusiasm!

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