Enjoy a romantic, full-day, mini-cruise from Venice to Padua. Travel past the Venetian Villas along the Brenta Riviera and stop off at a handful of them for guided tours. Take in the scenery around you as you pass by 9 swing bridges and through 5 locks.
What to Expect
Head out on a full-day cruise beginning in Venice. Sail among the ancient and beautiful villas of the region, pass by 9 swing bridges and through 5 locks, and arriving in Padua in the evening.
After meeting with your guide, begin a cruise toward the Brenta Riviera. Along the way you will see various villas lining the water. Keep going until you arrive in Fusina, passing through the Moranzani Lock with rising of the water level.
Stop at Malcontenta for the internal guided tour of Villa Foscari, La Malcontenta. Then continue on past villages and swing bridges. In the early afternoon, you will arrive in Oriago. Here you will stop at the famous restaurant, Il Burchiello, where you have the option of a discounted lunch.
Next, cruise to Villa Widmann in Mira and stop for a guided tour of Villa Widmann, before continuing on to pass through the Mira and Dolo locks.
Arrive in Stra and tour Villa Pisani, then pass through the Stra and Noventa Padovana locks. Go by the gorgeous and suggestive Villa Giovanelli of Noventa Padovana before arriving at the historical Burchiello’s Stairway at Portello in Padua.
- Navigation from Venice San Marco to the center of Padua
- Guide in 4 languages
- Entrance to Villa Pisani
- Entrance to Villa Vidmann
- Entrance to Villa Foscari "La Malcontenta"
What's Not Included
- Return back to the location of departure (tickets can be purchased on board)
Venice - Riva degli Schiavoni, on the landing stage Pontile della Pietà, in front of the Pietà Church (Chiesa della Pietà)