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Full-Day Venice to Padua Burchiello Brenta Riviera Boat Cruise provided by Il Burchiello

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Full-Day Venice to Padua Burchiello Brenta Riviera Boat Cruise

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  • You'll start at
    San Zaccaria Pietà
    30132 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
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  • 1
    Villa Foscari
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Villa Widmann Rezzonico Foscari
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Museo Nazionale di Villa Pisani
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Lungoargine Piovego, 6
    Lungoargine Piovego, 6, 35131 Padova PD, Italy
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Important Information
Departure Point
San Zaccaria Pietà, 30132 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
9h 30m
Return Details
Lungoargine Piovego, 6, 35131 Padova PD, Italy
  • Navigation from Venice San Marco to the center of Padua
  • Professional guide in 4 languages
  • Restroom on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Villa Foscari
  • Entry/Admission - Villa Widmann Rezzonico Foscari
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Nazionale di Villa Pisani
  • Lunch
  • Return back to the location of departure (tickets can be purchased on board)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The transport of animals is not allowed, unless they are kept in a pet carrier
  • Luggage transport is not allowed, unless for small hand luggage, allowed upon request
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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aa27 wrote a review Oct 2018
Lausanne, Switzerland545 contributions207 helpful votes
This boat goes between Venice and Padua and vice versa, depending on the day. On Tuesdays goes towards Padua, and we took it in Oriago, where it stops longer for lunch in Il Burchiello restaurant. Leaving at 13:15 with a very enthusiastic guide, explaining lots of historical
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renakashmere wrote a review Sep 2018
Los Angeles, California792 contributions213 helpful votes
This trip up the river to see villas, is a lovely idea and the staff is great, however it was a bit long and tendious. We left from Venice on the top deck, which has a lovely view, but by mid-day it’s so hot you are forced to go inside and the villas are very hard to see from
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Date of experience: August 2018
danielle m wrote a review Jul 2018
8 contributions2 helpful votes
What a better way to step in time than a leisurely cruise on the Brenta river aboard the Burchiello. This is a great complement to understanding the state of minds of great artists such as Casanova, Byron, Goethe as they approached La Serenissima. Modernity has been gentle to
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Date of experience: May 2018
RDB2004 wrote a review Oct 2017
Seattle, Washington155 contributions87 helpful votes
This well-managed and comfortable all-day excursion to Padua on the Brenta Canal is an excellent way to see the countryside outside the city. The boat glides past many mansions from the 15th and 16th centuries, touring three, including Malcontenta, one of Palladio's
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Date of experience: September 2017
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One of the lock gates malfunctioned so had to disembark DANGEROUSLY and combine 2 boats into ONE boat with ZERO AC
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Frank S
Great experience
An excellent and very relaxing mode of transport. Ideal to see magnificent palaces of a bygone era. Really worth th
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Ann T
Fascinating way to explore history and countryside
I did the morning trip on the Burchiello boat along the Brenta Canal to Oriago. You can go all the way to Venice an
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Linda D
A Unique Relaxing Way to See Venetian Palaces & Travel the Canals
Leaving Venice for Padua I opted to discover the canals,mansions & palaces along the way on a Burchiello. Burchiell
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A lovely day out from Venice
Inspired by Timothy West and Prunella Scales, we caught a very early train from Venice to Padua, and then returned
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Bill A
Escape the crowds of Venice for a day
Years ago, the Venetian aristocracy built their summer homes on the Brenta Canal to escape the city crowds. You c
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fantastic day
I joined tour from Padova to Venezia. The boat goes slowly(piano piano) through the canal. The view is.....Italian
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As our last day in the Padua area, we chose the Day long cruise on the Brenta Canal from Venice to Padua. Thank you
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Pleasant but not extraordinary
Took the half-day cruise from Oriago to Venice. Saw one villa, La Malcontenta, which was interesting but not, for m
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Italian Riviera Villa Tours
We used this trip as our means out of Venice, to end up and stay overnight in Padova. Meting place in Venice was c
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Elizabeth M
Lovely way to enter into Venice!!!
Highly recommend. Terrific guide and crew. The guide gave a tour in English and then Italian. Visiting from the US,
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Not Worth the Price!
I guess you could say that we were not impressed with our tour of the Brenta Canal for several reasons - none of wh
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Suzanne T
Relaxing and beautiful day
I've always wanted to see Palladio's Malcontenta and that is what motivated me initially to take this day trip. Ho
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Not for Emglish speaking tourists
We took this trip from Padua to Venice. The meeting point was not clearly marked for people arriving 10 minutes bef
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Processing into the Venetian Lagoon was the highlight!
This is perhaps a choice for "people of a certain age" but what an excellent choice it was. We chose not to have lu
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  • Duration: 9h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian
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