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Lagoon of Venice Region

This year, explore the Venice Lagoon with its many islands on board a Pénichette, and discover its unique magic. From bases Chioggia, look forward to welcoming you on an unforgettable voyage.

Laguna di Venezia : Go cruising on the Venice Lagoon and enjoy some of Europe's finest monuments and landscapes. From sleepy villages to historic towns, from island to islet to the furthest reaches of the lagoon, when you're cruising aboard a Pénichette Venice's surroundings display untouched landscapes and picturesque villages. Separated from the sea by a narrow coastal strip, the lagoon reveals itself straight away in all its immensity.

Chioggia with its amazing fishmarket is a delightful little town, linked by bridges to the mainland, and the southern gateway to the lagoon. You follow the buoyed channels to the yellow and ochre houses of the traditional fishing villages of Pellestrina. Beyond the Malamocco opening to the sea, you set course for Venice.

The Campanile and the Piazza San Marco gradually appear over the horizon; arriving in Venice by water gives fantastic views across to the greatest glories of the Serenissima, the Doges' Palace and the Basilica.

You continue northwards along a necklace of romantic islands: Murano with its glass workshops, Burano with its quaint leaning tower, an island of lacemakers where on stalls in the charming Via Galuppi you can purchase their handicrafts, and on to Torcello with its ancient monuments.

Once you have cruised to your fill amongst these enchanting islands, where the gaily painted facades of the quayside houses form a picture in their own right, you can extend your cruise up the canalised River Brenta. Enjoy its verdant banks, delightful countryside and sun-dappled vineyards. Far in the north eastern lagoons, Marano, remote and unspoilt, is at the furthest northern reaches of the Adriatic. Its ancient township, surrounded by marsh and forest, is still home to a fishing community.

In Marano Lagoon is the Valle Canal Novo nature reserve. Its untouched wetlands ecosystem is unique in Europe for the varying degrees of salinity which apply in different parts of the lagoon. Covering both water and land, the reserve allows the visitor to study an unbelievable variety of marsh scenery, fauna and flora.
CRUISES IN ITALY :
Locks are open every day on the Lagoons. On the Sile and the Brenta there are certain closures.
Cruises - Laguna de Venise , Sile , Brenta, Idrovia litoranea Venise
Out and Back Chioggia
1 week - Chioggia, Venezia et ses îles, Jesolo, Pontegrandi.
Lenght of Cruise : 143 Km , 2 locks, 2 lifting bridges , 5 h 40 / day
Cruises - Laguna de Venise , Sile , Brenta, Idrovia litoranea Venise
Out and Back Chioggia
1 week - Chioggia, Venezia et ses îles, Padova.
Lenght of Cruise :156 Km, 10 locks, 18 lifting bridges, 4 h 20 / day
Cruises - Laguna de Venise , Sile , Brenta, Idrovia litoranea Venise
Out and Back Chioggia
1 week - Chioggia, Venezia et ses îles, Silea, Treviso.

Lenght of Cruise :160 Km , 4 locks, 3 lifting bridges, 4 h 30 / day
Cruises - Laguna de Venise , Sile , Brenta, Idrovia litoranea Venise
Out and Back Chioggia
10 - 11 days - Chioggia, Venezia et ses îles, Jesolo, Caposile, Marano.

Lenght of Cruise :170 Km , 2 locks , 8 lifting bridges, 3 h 30 / day
Cruises - Laguna de Venise , Sile , Brenta, Idrovia litoranea Venise
Out and Back Chioggia
2 weeks - Chioggia, Venezia et ses îles, Jesolo, Caorle, Grado, Marano, Lignano, Cortelazzo, Pontegrandi.
Lenght of Cruise : 344 Km, 10 locks, 10 lifting bridges, 3 h 30 / day
 

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