Full-day river cruise among Venetian Villas from Venice to Padua
Cruises and boat tours

Full-day river cruise among Venetian Villas from Venice to Padua

Language: English , Italian , French , German
Availability: Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours
Do this because
  • Enjoy a cruise from Venice to Padua among ancient Venetian Villas
  • See more than 70 Villas from the river and visit some of them
  • Enjoy the elegant atmosphere of the two Venetian cities
What to expect

Learn about the art and history of this stunning area. The tour will operate as follow:

The cruise starts at 8.50am with the meeting with the guide in Venice - Riva degli Schiavoni, on the landing stage “Pontile S. Zaccaria A”, in front of the Pietà Church (Chiesa della Pietà). 9.00am embarkation and cruise towards the Brenta Riviera; presentation of the various Villas seen from the river, arrival in Fusina and navigation towards Brenta Riviera; passing through the Moranzani Lock with rising of the water level. At 10.30am stop at Malcontenta for the internal guided tour of Villa Foscari called “La Malcontenta”. The cruise continues between villas, villages and swing bridges and presentation during the cruise of the various Villas seen from the river.

Arrival in Oriago and stop for the lunch at the famous restaurant “Il Burchiello”; optional lunch or free time. After lunch, embarkation and cruise to Mira; stop for the internal guided tour of Villa Widmann or Villa Barchessa Valmarana. You will pass through the Mira and Dolo Locks with rising of water level. Arrival in Stra and stop for the internal guided tour of Villa Pisani. At 5.30pm embarkation and cruise; passing through Stra and Noventa Padovana Locks with rising of the water level, cruise along the course of the old Venetian burchielli passing in front of the gorgeous and suggestive Villa Giovanelli of Noventa Padovana. Finally you will set off to Padova with arrival to the historical 1500’s Burchiello’s Stairway at Portello, ancient river port in the historical centre of Padua, around 7.00pm.

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What's included
  • Full day river cruise from Venice San Marco to the city centre of Padua
  • Guide in 4 languages (italian, english, french, german)
  • Entrance to Villa Pisani
  • Entrance to Villa Widmann
  • Entrance to Villa Foscari "La Malcontenta"
What's not included
  • Lunch
  • Return back to the location of departure (tickets can be purchased onboard)
  • All extras not explicitly mentioned
Reduced price
  • Children (0-5): free
  • Youth (6-17): reduced

Calle Seconda de la Fava, 4149, 30122 Venice VE

Meeting point:

Riva degli Schiavoni, on the landing stage “Pontile della Pietà”, in front of the Pietà Church

What to remember
  • We kindly suggest that you arrive at least 15 minutes before embarking
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  • On Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays at 8.50am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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