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The passenger boat operator I Battelli del Brenta® (The boats of the Brenta Canal) provide enjoyable guided public cruises, from Venice to Padua or viceversa, along the Brenta Canal (Riviera del Brenta), visiting some of the Venetian Villas, summer...more
I was really looking forward to this boat tour with my family but it ended up being a major disappointment.
It’s simple and I’ll write this out in some short bullet points.
- Boat was supposed to depart at 8am sharp, however it never showed...More
The Brenta is a small river that flows through Padua and eventually reaches the Adriatic, by the Venetian lagoon. It has been developed into a canal, so navigation is possible on its entire length. The slight decline between the two cities (about 30 feet) allows...More
We had been to several cities and wanted to do something more relaxing in between so booked this on line (very easy) before we travelled. We started in Padua at 8am and travelled down the river. There are a few locks but they are very...More
Our TA booked us on the cruise - we took the one from Venice to Padua. The villas that we saw along the way were interesting. Didn't have high expectations for lunch given that we were sort of a captive consumer but it was better...More
If you have a week in Venice, a lovely day trip from here on the Brenta Canal stopping at some gorgeous Palladian villas is really beautiful. Also included is a lunch at a canal side restaurant.
The cost is approx 85 euros and needs to...More
The cruise from Padua to Venice was a wonderful and relaxing trip, and a unique way to arrive to Venice.
I was in charge of the organization for a party of six. I chose Battelli del Brenta because their Web site is informative and well...More
We will be staying in Verona for three nights, Oct17 to Oct 20. We would like to do a day cruise on the Brenta River, visiting the villas along the way. Will have spent Oct 14 to 16 in Venice already, then driving to Verona... More
We will be staying in Verona for three nights, Oct17 to Oct 20. We would like to do a day cruise on the Brenta River, visiting the villas along the way. Will have spent Oct 14 to 16 in Venice already, then driving to Verona for next three days. What is the best option for us?