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Minuetto 8 - Rent in Venice - Italy. No licence required!

This model has been available since 2018 and is therefore very recent. It is a refined and much appreciated boat, with a captivating modern design.  The boat is highly equipped in terms of technology and able to respond well to every need for comfort. This is a high-end river yacht that is chosen by those looking for the highest quality for their vacation. It is the largest boat we offer, able to accommodate the largest number of people. In needed, there’s space for 2 occasional guests in the comfortable double bed that can be set up in the dining room, taking the maximum occupancy from 8 to 10 people. You can also choose to maximize your comfort if guests decide to use the single-use cabins; in this case 4 friends can enjoy maximum privacy and large beds. This choice is becoming more and more popular. The 4 double cabins are distributed equally, 2 at the front and 2 at the stern. There’s space for 2 additional guests in the large bed that can be set up in the dining room. 2 cabins have the option to choose between a double bed or 2 singles. The beds are all at least 2 meters long, and come with sheets, pillows, duvet, and bath towels. In the cabin there are charging sockets and USB ports, always active. There are 3 bathrooms in total; the one at the bow has a shower in a separate room. Each bathroom has a sink with hot and cold water, an electric toilet, and a shower. In the centre of the boat there is the large dining room with sofas around it and the complete and fully equipped kitchen with an electric hob, a huge refrigerator, a microwave oven, and a sink. Crockery and tea towels are provided. Houseboat Holidays Italia  - the beauty of northern Italy, seen from the water and experienced fully. Unforgettable river cruises in Venice without nautical licence Do you want a truly unique holiday, and to experience nature like never before? Our itineraries are designed for river cruises in Italy on boats which don’t require a license. They’re a perfect way to combine the pleasure of sailing with the most unspoiled nature and unique culture that our country can boast. Boating holidays in Italy The Venice lagoon and its smaller islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Riviera del Brenta, with its Palladian villas, up to Padua and the Scrovegni Chapel. The Venetian coast, for days at the beach and evenings of pure fun, between Jesolo, Lignano, Bibione and Caorle. If you prefer unspoiled natural environments, the lagoon and rivers of Friuli Venezia Giulia are what you’re looking for. There you’ll find characteristic local fishing huts in amidst the reeds, restaurants hidden on small islands that can only be reached by boat, seaside villages such as Grado and Marano, and Aquileia and its ruins to. Full immersion in history, nature and culture that you can only get from a Houseboat holiday. First quality yacht Our motorboats can accommodate to a maximum of 10 people. We offer a range of high-quality boats, all recently or newly built, to guarantee you the best holiday experience. Although each boat is different, they all offer an excellent standard of living. On board, you will always find a kitchen complete with appliances and crockery, several cabins with bedlinen and towels, bathrooms commensurate with the number of cabins, a dining room, a deck (we call it the Flybridge) for enjoying time outside while cruising and for al fresco dining in the evening. Canal boat cruise The most modern crafts are equipped with air conditioning, external cushions, and depth sounder, a fantastic, indispensable instrument for avoiding shallow water areas. All boats are equipped with a drinking water tank, which will be filled once during the holiday (we will tell you where and how), and a boiler to produce domestic hot water. If you choose to sail in spring or autumn, remember that all our Houseboats have heating! The boat is driven from on top, with a perfect view all around. A large awning protects you from the sun or rain. For safe driving, the boats have a lateral thrust propeller (two in some cases). All our boats are sturdy, safe, and reliable, constantly maintained, and sanitized.

Starting from

  • Multi-Day
    30 days max
  • $435/day
    7 days min


Captain Optional
You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
8 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs

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Houseboat Holidays in the hart of the Italian regions Veneto and Firuli. Drive your boat without licence in Venice, among the hidden islands of the lagoons and the rivers. No licence is required. Boats 45 feet lenght up to 8 persons in high confort accomodation. If you do not feel safe in driving your cruiser, we'll provide crew. Enjoy the most incredible navigation experience of your life among the channels of the most fascinating water city in the world.

Features & Details

  • Air Conditioning
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • BBQ
  • Berth
  • Inverter
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Center Cockpit
  • CD Player
  • Bow Thrusters
  • Bimini
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine
  • Head
  • Generator
  • Toilet
  • Cabin

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

65% refund up to 30 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

What is included in the Cost of the Boat - Bed linen and towels. - Use of the kitchen and its equipment. - A constantly active emergency telephone line linked to the boarding base. - On-site technical assistance due to malfunctioning of the vehicle or its components. - Insurance covering Civil Liability (damage to third parties). We invite you to read the Hire Conditions for more details about the insurance coverage included in the price. - Insurance for damage up to the limits of the insurance allowance. We invite you to read the Hire Conditions in order for more details about the insurance coverage included in the price and when they apply. - Information support for navigation (nautical charts, navigation manual, navigation guide) in relation to what is available at the departure point. What is excluded from the Cost of the Boat - Fuel consumption. - Final cleaning fee. - Redemption of insurance deductible for damage to the boat (Collision Damage Waiver CDW) - Any items included in the ""Extra"" page - Travel Insurance. We strongly recommend that you take out an appropriate policy with us or privately at the time of signing the contract. The details of our policy are visible at this link: Travel Insurance - Any costs not expressly listed in ""What is included in the cost of the boat"", including, but not compulsory, mooring fees, tourist taxes, and others." People on board The price corresponding to the ""Cost of the Boat"" is to be considered as flat-rate for use of the entire unit, independently of the people on board, with the following restrictions: - Running the boat requires the presence on board of 2 adults in good physical shape to make up a minimum crew consisting of a pilot and a co-pilot, able to exchange roles as needed. - It is absolutely forbidden to board a number of people exceeding the unit’s registration standards, as stated in the boat card and in the Lease Contract" Travel and Cancellation Insurance – recommended optional extra If you really want to feel safe and leave your worries at home, we recommend taking out this insurance. This coverage can only be purchased at the time of booking, and not at a later date. - What does the Travel and Cancellation Insurance cover? - Cancellation / cancellation for reasons relating to health, employment and more. All crew members are covered, and the customer has the right to choose to have the crew members refunded the rental price in full or in part - Medical expenses during the trip - Logistical expenses during the trip - Lost or damaged baggage - Repatriation - Domestic assistance General rental conditions The purchase of the holiday involves the mandatory acceptance of the General Lease Conditions applied by the company to all contracts. If you need more information on the application of the General Conditions, please contact our office.

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