Learn about the art and history of this stunning area. The tour will operate as follow:
You will meet your guide in Venice - Riva degli Schiavoni, on the landing stage “Pontile S. Zaccaria A”, in front of the Pietà Church (Chiesa della Pietà), and tou will immediately embarka and cruise towards the Brenta Riviera, from where you could see the various Villas from the river. You will arrive in Fusina and navigate towards Brenta Riviera, passing through the Moranzani Lock with rising of the water level.
Then, you will stop at Malcontenta for the internal guided tour of Villa Foscari called “La Malcontenta”, and you will continue between villas, villages and swing bridges. You will arrive in Oriago and stop for the lunch at the famous restaurant “Il Burchiello”, optional lunch or free time. After lunch, you will embark and cruise to Mira, where you will 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.
You will arrive in Stra and stop for the internal guided tour of Villa Pisani, then you will embark 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.