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I Battelli del Brenta

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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A delightful cruise between Padua and Venice

The Brenta is a small river that flows through Padua and eventually reaches the Adriatic, by the... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Gabriel H
Bellaire, Texas, United States
A wonderful day on the river

We had been to several cities and wanted to do something more relaxing in between so booked this on... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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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
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Via Porciglia 34, 35121, Padua, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

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

1  Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 15 September 2016

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

6  Thank lesing26
Reviewed 25 October 2014

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

1  Thank chocchic066
Reviewed 27 June 2013

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

10  Thank isostuart
Reviewed 20 May 2012

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

20  Thank ChooseyItalians
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25 April 2015|
Response from Myrna C |
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