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Vacation Like The Venice Elite, Brenta Canal Tours

... one of the tour boats operated by I Battelli del Brenta and take a leisurely cruise up the Brenta Canal from Venice to Padova and visit some of the Venetian Villas along the way…the summer residences of the 15th and 16th elite of Venice. Back in the day, the boats that carried the noblemen were called burchielli. But you can bring as many friends as you want because the boats that are operated carry anywhere from 70 to 135 passengers on burci, which are restored old wooden barges. The cruise...
August 5th, 2009 | The Venice Guide | Read More | Comments: 0
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