A cruise to Venice and Friuli Venezia Giulia on board of a welcoming and spacious boat is what you need! Venice and the lagoon offer frenzy, elegance, social life and everything you would expect from this beautiful city. The water courses of Friuli, on the other hand, they offer a more peaceful refuge, where the sweetness of the italian countryside and the beauty of the Adriatic coast will allow you a slower pace of navigation, relaxing and stress-free. Discover the most hidden and evocative corners of North East Italy on a houseboat without the need for a skipper, you can take the boat independently!
|TIME OF DEPARTURE||Check-in at 5:00 pm on Saturday - Check-out at 9:00 pm on the following Saturday|
|NOT INCLUDED SERVICES||
From 1.860 € per boat.
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|CRUISE AND MINI-CRUISE TIPS||
Casale sul Sile - Venice lagoon islands
Precenicco - Grado - Precenicco
|Language||Italian and english.|
|How to come||Air: Airport Venezia (VCE), TRAIN: Venice central station|
Day 1: Check-in
Check-in at the Casale base at 17:00. Let yourself be welcomed by this quiet town with its historic church, relax and enjoy a visit to the Sile River Natural Park, you will be fascinated by its beautiful landscapes. If you have time, go and visit the Burci Cemetery in nearby Casier or the traditional cargo boats in Venetian wood, abandoned here 50 years ago.
Sailing along the River Sile, you will arrive at the Venice lagoon from the north, where the first places will be the wonderful islands of Torcello, Burano and Murano. The historic Torcello offers you numerous monuments to visit such as the Basilica of Maria Assunta, the oldest in Venice and one of the most beautiful with intricate mosaics that decorate the floors and walls, the museum which houses a collection of Byzantine and Roman works, and the legendary "Devil's Bridge". Then we arrive at the magical Burano, which stands out for its brightly colored houses, for its traditional lace, and for the church of San Martino in the heart of the square with its "crooked bell tower". On the other hand, in the splendid Murano you can admire the art of glass-blowing masters and visit the beautiful Basilica of Santa Maria and Donato.
The third day we go to the remote island of Sant'Erasmo, called "the vegetable garden of Venice", where you can buy local products, ride a bicycle for a cheerful ride, or admire the traditional and beloved Venetian vineyards. You can visit the old fortress, Torre Massimiliana, built by Napoleon to defend the lagoon, and relax on the beach.
Today you will be lucky enough to spend the day in the most beautiful city in the world, Venice! Immerse yourself in its streets and discover its well-known attractions, such as Piazza di San Marco, a jewel full of history and architecture. In every corner of the city you will discover countless churches, squares and small bridges. Stop in an elegant restaurant to enjoy fresh fish delicacies. And don't miss the opportunity to visit the city from another point of view, namely from the Grand Canal. Let yourself be fascinated by a view that is nothing short of spectacular.
Today you will have the opportunity to choose whether to visit Chioggia or sail on the Brenta river to discover the wonderful Venetian villas, which will fascinate you with their unique architecture and splendid gardens. You will have the pleasure of observing the historic center of Chioggia with its monuments to visit such as the Baroque-style Duomo, the church of San Stefano, and the tower of Sant'Andrea, the oldest clock tower in the world, then the famous and lively fish market, and its typical local restaurants. If you want to stop for a dip in the water and relax on the beach, Sottomarina is the ideal place.
If, on the other hand, you want to discover the places of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region, you will have to start from Precenicco, crossing the Stella river you will enter the splendid Lagoon of Marano and Grado where you can reach the seaside destinations of Lignano Sabbiadoro, if you want to stay in the center of the nightlife and partying of the city, or if you prefer to relax in a quieter climate, the Pineta is suitable for you.
Do not miss a visit to Aquileia, whose history dates back to Roman times, a true open-air museum with its archaeological areas, ruins and mosaic floors. Also worth discovering is Grado with its historic center, alleys and squares embellished with picturesque fishermen's houses, and from whose beaches you can admire the view of the mountains of Slovenia and Croatia.
Day 8: Check-out
Check-out is scheduled in the morning by 09:00.
The itinerary may be subject to variations based on safety weather conditions and the technical assessments of the captain of the boat. This program is intended as indicative and not binding.
CLASS: HOUSEBOAT - MAGNIFIQUE
Double rooms and two rooms with single beds convertible in double. All beds are longer than 200cm and all mattresses have been improved in quality and thickness. USB and domestic electric plugs available at every time to recharge your devices or use a hairdryer. Three en suite bathrooms with electrical WC, water basin and shower.
Spacious living room with wide sofa easily convertible in double bed thanks to the gas pneumatic table legs. Improved visibility from the saloon due to new windows design, and easy access to Fly bridge due to a new stairs and layers design. The full kitchen/galley includes a large microwave, an electric kitchen, a domestic size refrigerator, and for the first time on board on our fleet, a huge washing machine and a kettle. Fly deck is wide and flat, with fix table and seats with led lights.
|Cabins||4 double + dinette|
|Berths||8 + 2 dinette|
|Water tank||1.000 lt|
CLASS: HOUSEBOAT - MINUETTO 6+
This modern boat is ideal for 6 persons but thanks to the convertible dinette can comfortably take up to 8 persons on board. It’s a great boat with a lot of outstanding space to relax and take sun. There’s a fully equipped L-shaped kitchen, a gorgeous saloon with radio/CD player, and a huge elevated sundeck big enough for everyone aboard to relax. Available for wheelchairs (on request).
|Cabins||3 double + dinette|
|Berths||6 + 2 dinette|
|Water tank||920 lt|
|Extra||Available for wheelchairs (on request)|
BeBlue reserves the right to substitute the boat presented in the catalog ( or not included in the catalog ) with another boat of similar class and characteristics.