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Itineraries

Itineraries

All the beauty of northern Italy, seen from the water and experienced fully.

Do you want a truly unique holiday, and to experience nature like never before? Our itineraries are designed for river cruises in Italy on boats which don’t require a license. They’re a perfect way to combine the pleasure of sailing with the most unspoiled nature and unique culture that our country can boast.

Boating holidays in Italy: itineraries

The Venice lagoon and its smaller islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Riviera del Brenta, with its Palladian villas, up to Padua and the Scrovegni Chapel. The Venetian coast, for days at the beach and evenings of pure fun, between Jesolo, Lignano, Bibione and Caorle.

If you prefer unspoiled natural environments, the lagoon and rivers of Friuli Venezia Giulia are what you’re looking for. There you’ll find charcteristic local fishing huts in amidst the reeds, restaurants hidden on small islands that can only be reached by boat, seaside villages such as Grado and Marano, and Aquileia and its ruins to. Full immersion in history, nature and culture that you can only get from a Houseboat holiday.

Venice Lagoon and the smaller islands
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Venice Lagoon and the smaller islands

You will be able to sail in a houseboat along the Giudecca canal, admiring the skyline of the most important monuments. Moor in one of the paid ports of the island, all of which our company has agreements with: if you choose the peninsula of Sant'Elena, you’ll disembark in the Venetian quarter, far from mass tourism. You can enjoy the parks, have lunch in the typical taverns, and take the shuttle to the Lido. Afterwards, set sail for the smaller islands of the lagoon.

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Venetian Villas and Riviera del Brenta
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Venetian Villas and Riviera del Brenta

Along the banks of the Brenta, grandiose Venetian villas depict a landscape of history and architecture. The ideal choice for a cultural cruise suitable for everyone, whether families or groups of friends. Delightful villages provide incredible views and excellent restaurants, and lead to the magic of Padua: visit its churches, squares and palaces by bike, guidebook in hand. You’ll be captivated by the art of the city.

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Friuli Venezia Giulia
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Friuli Venezia Giulia

Our itinerary, especially created for boats without a license, enables you to travel through historic centers of great beauty and interest, but also important natural reserves. Let yourself be thrilled by the Marano lagoon and amazed by Grado. There will be typical casoni fishing huts, spectacular sunsets, and feasting on fish in restaurants that are only accessible by boat.

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Beaches and culture between Veneto and Friuli
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Beaches and culture between Veneto and Friuli

Is your idea of ​​a Houseboat holiday a perfect blend of culture and fun? Sail towards the golden beaches of Jesolo, Caorle, and Lignano Sabbiadoro, giving yourself the thrill of swimming on a new beach each time. But you can also discover the amusement parks in the area, immerse yourself in the nightlife, and stroll along one of Italy’s the coolest waterfront promenades.

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Houseboat Holidays Italia

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