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Our boats are ideal for small or large families, having several bedrooms and bathrooms, but 2 people are enough to drive the boat, even without licence.

The houseboat holiday is perfect for leaving in contact with nature enjoying the open spaces that only a boat can ensure. Leaving the long winter behind, there are many couples which ask for booking, but do not know if they can navigate.

Our boats are ideal for small or large families, having several bedrooms and bathrooms, but 2 people are enough to drive the boat, even without licence. Obviously both crew members will be engaged in manoeuvring and handling the boat. It’s necessary to be in physical good shape and attracted by an active experience.

The houseboats model Minuetto are equipped with various technological features that helps inexperienced in driving easier, like for example an electronic depth sounder, lateral thrust propellers, and the satellite tracking system.

To meet the needs of travellers in couple, dividing the cost of the entire boat into just 2 persons, a special discount will be applied to the Minuetto models exclusively available in Italy.

Here, even going on holiday in 2 becomes immediately more accessible.

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A holiday through the vineyards...on a canalboat

We are not talking about the French Burgundy here, but about north Italy, about the lagoons and the rivers in Venetia and Friuli-Venezia-Giulia.

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Where and how to moor your houseboat during your vacation

Can I tie my boat wherever I want during my holiday? How do I know if I will find a free spot? Where can I find available moorage places for my houseboat? These and other frequent questions will be answered in this article, in which you will get to know everything you need. 

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Did you know that the world’s oldest clock is in Chioggia

September and October are the ideal months to discover the less known attractions, as for example the secular secrets of the clock in the tower of Sant ’Andrea - church. Cruising on a houseboat in autumn will allow you to unveil the myths and the legends of the Lagoon of Venice.

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The rhythm of a Houseboat Holiday

How many hours per week are spent cruising? How many kilometres can be covered? How many towns and cities can be visited? These are interesting questions, which we will try to answer.

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Autumn holidays on a canal boat in Italy at the lowest price

Spend your autumn holiday on a canal boat in Italy, in the month of October. The price is the lowest of the year. The mild climate, the days still quite long, the clear sky and few tourists will surround your navigation

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The legend of “The Devil’s bridge” on Torcello Island

Where does its name stem from? What does the black cat want? Why is the devil so attached to this place? Discover all this, and much more, sailing on a houseboat in autumn.

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A holiday is not a move

This funny, ironic story told in first person will help you understanding how you shouldn't prepare yourself for your boat cruise

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The check-in of a boat is not the same as the check-in of an hotel

Learn here everything you need to know about the first day of your holiday, the boarding procedures, the driving lessons, the briefing

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Don't call it just Aperitif, it's Aperol Sprits Time!

Composed of 3 elements: sparkling white wine, fizzy water and Aperol. It is the climax of a typical boating day, and it comes at 6pm.

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Summer cruises and Adriatic traditions

Many events take place all around the area this summer, like every year, to be enjoyed during the cruise. They recall our history and are an unmissable opportunity to enrich your river boating holiday

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