extract from the PRESS RELEASE of the Municipality of San Michele al Tagliamento of 9.9.2020 PRESS RELEASE BIBIONE, boat between LIGNANO S. to Bibione,FROM RECORD: OVER 50,000 PASSENGERS IN TWO MONTHS. THE MAYOR CODOGNOTTO: "WE ARE ABLE TO OFFER DIFFERENT TOURIST FORMULAS THAT INVOLVE OUR WONDERFUL TERRITORY" SUCCESS ALSO FOR ... THE BIBIONE-BRUSSA VALLEVECCHIA boat. A great success is confirmed for the boat linking Bibione-Lignano S. and the visits to the lighthouse. From June 27th to September 5th (70 useful days), 50,965 people used the boat which, crossing the Tagliamento river (25 seats), connects the Venetian beach of Bibione with the Friulian beach of Lignano ... Added to this are the 3730 passengers who used the other Boat from Bibione Porto Baseleghe to Brussa Vallevecchia (Caorle) via the 7-seater Adriabike boat + bicycles. Theese boats represents a new tourism proposal that is gaining more and more consensus. The connection of tourists by waterways, even between regions, is recognized as a new ecological mode of transport. River tourism is a growing phenomenon throughout Europe because it allows visitors to arrive in areas or corners of the territory that are sometimes isolated but of unique environmental value. Cycling tourism and the rediscovery of the territories are deeply felt by the different age groups and it is for this reason that, in addition to the extraordinary numbers recorded, it was decided to extend the service also for the months of October and December, focusing on weeekends.