1. Experience a Fabulous Boating Vacation in Venice, Italy
  2. Experience a Fabulous Boating Vacation in Venice, Italy
  3. Experience a Fabulous Boating Vacation in Venice, Italy

Experience a Fabulous Boating Vacation in Venice, Italy

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Create a unique and special memories in Venice, Italy on a canal boat! Reserve the 33 feet "Countess" Canal Boat for up to 6 person. Rate starts at $1,328 USD per night and a preferred minimum rental of 3 nights. Rate: • 3 Nights Minimum: $1,328 USD per night What is included in the rates? • Rental of the boat and its onboard equipment • A fully equipped kitchen • Towels and linen for all passengers • A boat handling demontration prior to departure • Technical support • On-board maps and visitor information • Passage through locks What is not included in the rates? • Optional vacation extras • Boat damage waiver • Running costs (diesel, gas, engine wear and tear) - charged by the engine hour • Travel to and from the base(s) • Waterside services if you use them (i.e. moorings where a charge is applicable, pump-out if needed, water, etc) • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance • Food and drink What You Can Expect: About Venice and Friuli Surrender to the pleasures of Veneto The waters of Veneto, Italy, are like two different sisters. Venice bustles with glitz and the action doesn’t stop. But there’s a quieter sister waiting to welcome you on river cruises in Italy, and she’s just as beautiful. Laid-back isles and seaside canals invite quiet times. Rivers thread inland to intriguing cities and towns, rounding out your vacation as you explore and relax! History & Heritage Venice is a treasure trove of history and heritage! Include time for it in your history vacations, and then cruise to Murano for its glassware, Burano for its lace and Jesolo for its Villa Saccagnana. Tour Villa Pisani on the lovely Brenta Riviera! Golf First-rate golf clubs abound in Veneto, inspiring golf weekends on your canal boat cruises in Venice! Tee off at the Golf Club Villa Condulmer near Casale! It's a super 18-hole course set on a palatial estate! The course at Grado is one of Italy's best! Swimming Relax in the warm sunshine on the golden beaches of Adriatic resorts! Take a dip in the sea to cool off or enjoy a refreshing swim in a pool! The waters of the Friuli region are particularly inviting for lagoon swimming. Grado should top your list! Gastronomy Venice has its very own Italian gastronomy! Try rixoto de gäo (rice with fish), pasta e faxioi (bean soup with noodles), polenta e schie (fresh shrimp over white polenta) or fegato ala venesiana (chopped liver and onions). Of course, there's always pizza! NEW - Enjoy fantastic culinary experience by taking a cooking class with our partner Acquolina, a perfect way to taste a piece of the Italian cuisine & way of life! Route suggestions To help you get an idea of how far you can travel in the time you have, here's a selection of routes to and from our bases in this region. You dont have to stop at all the places listed or follow the route exactly. So long as you return your boat to your end base by the date you've booked - you're free to enjoy your cruise however you like. For a comfortable pace, allowing you time to regularly stop and explore, we'd recommend an average of 2 - 4 hours cruising each day. Casale Return via Venice The magic of Italy enchants you, growing stronger by the moment! You guide your floating villa past Venice, taking in the impressive sight of St. Mark’s Square, and then you venture off to the Venetian islands where the pace is subdued and time seems to slow. A Venice river cruise on the Sile embodies the best of all worlds! • 10hr(s) of cruising • 100.00km • 2 locks • 3 nights Waterways • Casale • Murano • Burano • San Erasmo • Venice • Casale Great to see in Venice Fruili Venice Venice. A jewel of history and architecture. Experience one of the most beautiful place in the world, famous for its festivals and sailing along its numerous canals. Take a stroll downtown and discover the a plethora of gorgeous monuments. Don't forget your camera, you won't be able to put it down. Treviso-Casier Discover Treviso, an old medieval town where you can appreciate a good reprieve. Stop here to discover wonderfully winding streets, and then meander your way to a good restaurant where you can taste local specialties based on the radicchio, the red salad. Note: Treviso is not accessible by boat but can easily be reached by bike or taxi from Casier. Casale-Sul-Sile Casale-Sul-Sile is a beautiful town aside Treviso that you may access by bicycle or car. Visit here the great natural park of Sile River and its marvelous landscapes ; a perfect mix between silence and beauty. Torcello Torcello is a welcoming island that used to be very important and populated in the past. Now, it is a peaceful island with beautiful monument to visit, such as the great basilica Santa Maria Assunta. Come here to find beauty and quietness. Burano In Burano, discover the painted houses made in an artistic mosaic style. You will also enjoy visiting the lace museums and manufactures. Don't forget to taste the Buraneo biscuit, irresistible, buttery little treat that is a staple on this island. San Erasmo San Erasmo is a peaceful and shining island, perfect for cycling. Along your ride, discover the Torre Massimiliana, an old stronghold built by Napoleon to defend the lagoon. Rest here along the unique beach of the lagoon, which is marvelous. A part of Venice's wine is made here. Why not taste it? Murano Murano is a wonderful city to visit. Come and appreciate the charming basilica Santi Maria e Donato, built in the seventh century. Stay a little to discover the particular local and colored architecture. You should stay here tonight: the canal banks are just marvelous during the night. Chioggia Chioggia is a small island also called 'Small Venice' because of its similarities. Discover this picturesque town and its all pedestrian town centre, where you will find numerous good restaurants with local specialities based on fresh fish. Oriago Oriago is the first town of the Brenta Canal from Venice to Padova. Discover here a particular building, the villa Pisani Malcontenta, designed by Andrea Palladio as a summary of the Palladian Style. Dolo Come to Dolo and discover its marvelous historical center with restored watermills, where small shops are selling food specialties. Have a walk along the pedestrian area, where there are many restaurants. You will also see old Venetian villas that you may visit. Stra Have a walk in the beautiful Stra, especially along the canal where you will see beautiful Venetian villas. The city is known for its villa Pisani La Nazionale, which is a national monument. 168 rooms are fully painted by Venetian famous artists, immersed into a big garden with monumental stables and a natural maze and a vast pool originally built in 1721 by the Venetian Doge Alvise Pisani. In the past, Napoleon lived here. Padua Come in Padova, a shining and verdant city, and discover San Antonio Cathedral, built in the 13th century in honor of the presence of Saint Antony. Have a walk across the Prato della Valle, a magnificent pedestrian round square close to an open air museum with all ancient sculpture adorning the water canals of the square. Jesolo Jesolo is one of the Italy's few unpretentious tourist resorts, humming with shops selling buckets and spades, neon arcades and crazy golf courses. The long beach is a firecracker of fun with events, games, sports, colours and lights and the prominade is a paradise for shopping fans, with small artisan workshops and large boutiques on what is allegedly Europe's longest pedestrianised shopping area. Caorle Travel to Caorle and chill out in its beautiful all pedestrian town center and its numerous painted houses and good restaurants. Here, you will have the great chance to walk along the lagoon and admire the wonderful landscapes. Concordia Sagittaria Concordia Sagittaria is a UNESCO World Heritage site and home to a feast of roman treasures and artifact – not least the amazing mosaic uncovered and on display near the center of town. Concordia makes for a pleasant and worthwhile detour with a lovely collection of good restaurants in the pedestrian area close to the moorings. Portogruaro 3 km from Concordia Sagittaria, and reachable by bike, Portogruaro is a charming town, with a big pedestrian area full of shops, bars and restaurants. You'll also enjoy the watermills, which have been fully restored and are in working order, and the traditional 'osteria' (typical venetian bars). And for those interested in the local history, don't miss the fascinating roman archeological museum. Bibione Bibione is a large seaside resort, and also a welcoming and nice medieval town to walk in. In front of the mooring, you will find restaurants and bars. A good occasion to have a relaxing walk along the shore. Lignano Famous as one of the best summer destinations in Italy for fun and entertainment, Lignano is packed with good facilities and amusements. Enjoy a day on the beach or take a walk along the river Tagliamento, with its crystal light blue water and pristine white sand which is carried by the river from the Carnia Alps. Precenicco Precenicco is a nice a welcoming town. Come in and discover its medieval town center, with its numerous restaurants and bars. Marano Lagunare Marano Lagunare is a typical fisherman old town with a nice a restored millenary tower leading the skyline. You will find a nice fish market downtown. Discover here the particular Isola delle Conchiglie, a small island characterized by swampy vegetation and with a fish restaurant. This place is famous for the large presence of nice shells to catch! Aquileia Aquileia is a city full of archaeological areas. Moor here to have a walk among the numerous ancient ruins and discover its history and its great roman past. Grado Grado is joined to the mainland by a narrow strip of land, and has a graceful Venetian style historic town center. Here, you will have the chance to wander through the alleyways and squares flanked by picturesquely cluttered fishermen's houses... What to Expect Onboard: Countess canal boats sport luxurious accommodations throughout! This 33-foot craft is a popular model fleet for family vacations. Sleeping a maximum of six, the Countess is a great canal boat rent well-appointed with warm and inviting wood cabinets and extensive interior space. The grand saloon has a radio/CD player (some have flat-screen TV/DVD players), and the large rear deck is an ideal venue for socializing and watching the scenery glide by! Interior & Saloon • The central saloon with convertible double love seat bed has a radio/CD player and an inside steering station. • The spacious U-shaped kitchen/galley has an electric refrigerator, stove, sink, and lots of cabinet space. Cabins & Bathrooms • The forward cabin's two single beds and adjacent shower and toilet are great for children or two adults. • Ideal for Mom and Dad, the extremely private stateroom at the rear of the boat has a double bed and an en-suite shower and toilet. Sundeck & Features • The rear sundeck is large and well suited for entertaining. The second steering station affords excellent visibility. • The swim platform runs the full width of the boat. It also makes getting on and off the boat easier at the dock. • The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power. There's also 220-volt shore power. • The Countess is equipped with an efficient and reliable diesel engine. Specification • Length: 10.20 M • Beam: 3.56 m • Max. Headroom: 1.90 m • Water Tank: 1000 L • Fuel Tank: 300 L • Engine Type: Diesel • 1 cabin with double bed and en-suite bath • 1 cabin with two twin beds and adjacent bath • Love seat in salon converts into double bed Additional Services: Vacation Extras We offer a range of optional extras to make you holiday more relaxing, comfortable and fun. You can add them to your initial booking, or you can add them on any time afterwards. You can even purchase them at the base when you arrive. Extras Package - a bundle of our top extras • Engine hours charge - which covers diesel to power the engine and onboard heating, gas for cooking and engine wear and tear. This is otherwise charged locally at the end of your vacation. • Non-refundable Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) - to signifacantly reduce the refundable damage deposit (and thus your liability) which is collected locally before your start your vacation. • Boat cleaning - so you don't have to spend your evening cleaning the boat. Just bag up your trash and wash the dishes. • Rental of one bike - ideal to collect your morning bread or for exploring the coutryside to discover the countryside Contact us for more information. Barbecues • Available in one size only and is suitable for up to 8 people. Groceries • Sundowner Pack • Starter Pack Please note: Grocery Packs must be ordered at least 7 days in advance of your departure date, otherwise availability cannot be guaranteed. Bike Rental Please note: Bikes are not available to rent in Scotland, but our base team can put you in touch with local rental companies should you wish to explore the Highlands on two wheels. Early Boarding and Late Check Out Early Boarding enables you to collect your boat between 11am - 12pm, or from 2pm on the first day (instead of 4pm). Late Check-out means you can return your boat by 12pm on the last day (instead of 9am). Please note: Owing to operational constraints, it sometimes may not be possible to offer this service. WIFI A 3G Mini router, which uses SFR Mobile Broadband, provides internet access wherever there is a mobile phone signal. Each unit can have a maximum of five devices connected at any one time. Signal speeds can vary depending on location and local coverage. Download limit of 5GB (4000mb) per week. Deck Cushions Why not rent a pack of deck cushions for extra comfort while you cruise? They also double up as sunbathing matresses! Ecological Cleaning Pack Help us preserve the waterways for future enjoyment by purchasing a pack of eco-friendly cleaning products which come in a ecological cotton bag. The pack includes: Ecological disinfectant spray, ecological kitchen spray, washing-up liquid, sponge, box of matches. Cleaning Service After a relaxing vacation, you probably don’t want to spend your last evening cleaning the boat. So why not pre-book our cleaning service and let us take care of the final clean of your boat. Then all you have to do is wash the dishes and bag up your trash. For details about the condition your boat should be returned in, Special Occasion Gift Basket If you are celebrating a special birthday or occasion, you can pre-order one of our beautifully presented gift baskets, full of local delicacies and regional specialities. It will be waiting for you on board when you arrive Bring your Dog! A boating adventure is the perfect kind of vacation to take your four-legged friend on. A maximum of two dogs are welcome on board each boat. A pet cleaning supplement applies. Parking If you are traveling to your start base by car, you can add parking onto your booking as an optional extra. Most bases have on-site parking. Some offer parking in a secure compound and a few of our bases offer undercover parking too. Car Transfers If you are doing a one-way cruise (i.e. returning your boat to a different base), we can transfer your car from your departure base to your end base. Please note: Car transfers are available for a charge, must be pre-booked before departure and are subject to availability Compulsory Costs • Engine Hours • Boat Damage Protection • Lock Fees • One-way supplement • Mooring fees

Captain is not included.
Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
Capacity
6 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Canal Boat
LH

Owner:Laurie

Features & Details

Length
33ft
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Center Cockpit
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Berth
  • Head

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

0% refund up to 30 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

If You Cancel Your Holiday Cancellation Terms: To cancel a reservation, the Renter should notify the Company in writing. Period before departure in which you notify the Company and Cancellation Penalty: More than 70 days prior to departure date: Deposit is non-refundable Between 70 and 43 days prior to departure date: 45% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 42 and 15 days prior to departure date: 60% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 14 days and departure date: 100% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable If You Change Your Booking If, after our confirmation invoice has been issued, you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way, for example your chosen departure date (in the same season only), destination or boat, we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes to be made must be in writing from the lead name or your travel agent.  The price of your holiday may increase or decrease to reflect the changes requested by you. You will be asked to pay an administration charge of US$140 (more than 70 days prior to departure) or US$250 (between 70 and 15 days prior to departure) per booking amendment and any further cost we incur in making this alteration and any increase in the cost of your trip. Please note that no changes or rescheduling are permitted less than 14 days prior to departure. Please check whether your holiday insurance will cover any changes or increased costs resulting from a change. You should be aware that these costs could increase the closer to the departure date that changes are made and you should contact us as soon as possible.

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