Padova - Boat trips
By day and by night navigation along the charming waterways of the town. Suggestive view on the massive Renaissance Venetian defensive walls and some of the most interesting spots of Padua. Reservation required.
Up to September: Notturni D'Acqua. By night journeys on Monday, Wednesday, Friday starting at h.9pm from the Lock Porte Contarine with a typical Venetian boat. The visit lasts 2hours. Reservation required. 049 8700232.
Up to September: Notturni d'Acqua e di Luce. Boarding on the motorboat Padovatour on Saturday and Sunday at 9pm, the visit lasts 1 hour and half, reservation required. 049 8760233
Full day boat cruise from Padova to Venice along the Brenta River and visit to the most impressive villas of the Brenta Riviera. The journey goes on under nine swing bridges and through five locks, allowing the descending of an almost 10-meter high water slope. Reservation required.
Ville e Castelli della Riviera Euganea.
Half day boat trip along the Euganean Riviera from Battaglia Terme (Museum of the River Navigation) to Padova (the lock of Porte Contarine). After crossing the Battaglia Lock, which enables the descending a 7-meter water slope, the journey goes on along the river with beautiful landscapes and the view of beautiful buildings, such as the Catajo Caste and Villa Molin. Reservation required.
Il Fiume Bacchiglione.
Half day - boat trip from Padova, from the Lock of Porte Contarine, to Selvazzano, along the Piovego Canal and the Bacchiglione River amid willows, poplars, platens and pagoda trees with view on romantic villages, old parish churches and bell towers. Last stop in Saccolongo, where it is possible to see the St. Martino Castle and the "barchessa" of Creola. Reservation required.
Il Canale Pontelongo
Full day boat trip from Pontelongo to the Southern Lagoon of Venice and its islands, amid luxurious vegetation and the typical landscape of the Venetian lagoon. Reservation required.
PADOVA - Consorzio Giotto
Giotto Tourist Promotion Board
Tel. 049 8766860 fax 049 8363316
BATTAGLIA TERME - Ufficio Turistico
Tel. 049 526909 - Fax 049 9101328
Boat Trip Companies
March - October
Via Buonarrotti, 109
049 616120 - Fax 049 9895334
I Battelli del Brenta
via Porciglia 34 Padova
Tel. 049/8760233 Fax 049/8763410
Delta Tour via Toscana 2 Padova
Tel. 049/8700232 Fax 049/760833
Navigare con noi
via Pontedera, 71-Padova
Il Burchiello - Sita s.p.a Div. Navigazione
via Orlandini 3 Padova
Tel. 049/8206910 Fax 049/8206923
Consorzio Battellieri di Padova
e della Riviera del Brenta c/o AsCom
P.ggio A. De Gasperi 3 - 35137 Padova
Tel. 049/8209825 Fax 049/8209726
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