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Waterways restrictions

There may be some navigation restrictions which might limit your navigation. Such restrictions could include the closure of a particular waterway, or a lock, due to essential maintenance, industrial action or unnavigable water levels. Conditions and circumstances can change without notice. Please check the restrictions that are in place, and the information related. In case you need more details please contact your office or your departure base.

  • RIVIERA DEL BRENTA: Navigation is interrupted at the Moranzani lock until 08/31/2022 due to drought. Maps
  • BEVAZZANA RIGHT: The navigation lock is closed for extraordinary maintenance works from 24/07/2022 until 31/10/2022. Possible openings for the transit of boats are communicated weekly. Maps
  • MUSILE OF PIAVE. The Intestadura navigation lock is closed for transit from Monday 8:00 am to Friday 2:00 pm due to drought. This limitation is effective from 3/06/2022 and until 30/09/2022. Maps
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Houseboat fleet

We offer you the best river boat solutions for a high-level vacation. A safe, pleasant, exciting holiday. Made possible by our experience, which means we have personally tested each boat.

8 people | 4 cabins

Minuetto 8 Electric

The first and only Houseboat with an electric motor. It’s our exclusive design, and we’re very proud of it. It’s also the newest boat in the fleet, having been launched in 2020.

6 people | 3 cabins

Minuetto 6

This yacht is perfect for a medium-sized family who wants enough space to spend a relaxing week on holiday.

8 people | 4 cabins

Minuetto 8

This model has been available since 2018, and is therefore very recent. It is a refined and much appreciated boat, with a captivating modern design.

4 people | 2 cabins

Horizon

This is the best 2-cabin boat we offer, a recent boat and one that’s very popular with tourists. It is generally chosen by couples or small families of 3 or maximum 4 people.

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Offers, travel stories, inspirations and insights to prepare your holiday on board. Filter by category and enjoy reading.

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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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