Embark on board in Padua at the historical 1500’s Burchiello’s Stairway at Portello, ancient river port of the city and cruise towards Venice. We will start our tour at 8am.
Cruise along the original course of the old Venetian burchielli of the 18th century, pass in front of the gorgeous and suggestive Villa Giovanelli at Noventa Padovana and Stra Locks with descent of the water level
Disembark in Stra and enjoy guided tour of Villa Pisani. Embark on board to continue towards Dolo, see the different Villas from the river. Pass through Dolo Lock and continue towards Mira.
Just past Mira Lock you will stop at Villa Widmann for a guided tour of the 18th century mansion that belonged to a noble family of Persian origin. Cruise to Oriago, where you will stop for lunch in the historic Il Burchiello Restaurant.
Navigate to Malcontenta, cruising past villas, villages and swing bridges. Upon arrival in Malcontenta, stop to explore one last villa, the regal Villa Foscari. Located on the edge of the lagoon, it was within easy access of Venice for its powerful Venetian owner. Finally, cruise through the Moranzani Lock to journey across the lagoon, and dock at San Marco Riva degli Schiavoni at the “Pontile della Pietà” landing stage.