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Departed by 1 way boat tour at 9AM and arrived in Padua by 5:30 PM. Had to take bus back to Venice on my own. Boat stopped at 3 mansions, with not enough time to fully view the final and largest one. Be advised, they...More
The Brenta is a canal/river that links Venice & Padova. One magnificent villa after another awaits on the riverbanks, as well as normal small Italian towns and villages where you can tuck into local nosh with not many tourists around.
I've driven along the road...More
The brenta canal was one of the main accesses from Padova to Venice. Along its banks the architect Palladio constructed a series if villas to be used as summer homes by the Venetian aristocracy. By using the canal they could access their villas directly from...More
a wonderful river, saw by boat, gondola or bike....
My favourite tours are from Mira Taglio, the fish market in Dolo to the huge Villa Pisani, with its labyrinth, or to Malcontenta, then Fusina ferry boat to Lido's beach and return.
Here you can find...More
English -------------Nice staying, near Venezia. Although most of the topics of attraction of the Riviera del Brenta pomote a bike ride along the river to enjoy the houses and "villas" in the region, unfortunately all current and former politicians in 20 years promise a bike...More
I rarely write reviews but this trip with Il Burchiello really merits it. Everything was excellent - we started from Venice at 9 in the morning, leaving San Marco square behind us and passing through the venetian lagoon. Once on the Brenta river we stopped...More