The Villas and Architecture Cruise: Italy – Casale sul Sile to Casale sul Sile
Set departure date: 20 – 28 Jun 2019
From only R 20 990 pps
(Based on 4 adults sharing)
Book and pay by 1 pm, 31 Jan 19
Return flights from Johannesburg
7 Night “Float your own boat” river cruise
Fully equipped boat
Collision Damage Waiver
Towels & Linens
On-board cruising information
Optional holiday extras (i.e bicycles, cleaning pack, BBQ, etc.)
Meals and beverages not specified
Items of a personal nature
Travel and medical insurance
Visa services – Visas required for South African passport holders
Fuel (payable on arrival)
Security Deposit (payable on arrival)
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 marvellous landscapes; a perfect mix between silence and beauty.
Discover Treviso, an old medieval town where you will appreciate having a break. Stop here to discover the numerous winding streets, before chilling into a good restaurant and tasting the local specialities based on the radicchio, the red salad.
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.
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 coloured architecture. You should stay here tonight: the canal banks are just marvellous during the night.
In Burano, discover the paint full houses made in an artistic mosaic style. You will also enjoy the visit of the laces museum and manufacturers. Don’t forget to taste the Burano biscuit, irresistible typical sweet of the island made with butter.
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 marvellous. A part of Venice’s wine is made here. Why not taste it?
Venice is a jewel of history and architecture. Come in and discover one of the most beautiful places of the world, famous for its festivals and sailing along the numerous canals. Have a walk downtown and discover the numerous gorgeous monuments. You will need your camera.
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.
Come to Dolo and discover its marvellous historical centre with restored watermills, where small shops are selling food specialities. Have a walk along the pedestrian area, where there are many restaurants. You will also see old Venetian villas that you may visit.
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 in the past, Napoleon lived here.
Come to Padova, a shining and verdant city, and discover San Antonio Cathedral, built in the 13th century in honour 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.
Peak season surcharges may apply.
Prices are per person sharing, with minimum of 4 people on board
Minimum 7 nights on board
Prices may vary for another model boat
Subject to availability at the time of booking
Offer valid until 02 September 2018
Deposit of 35% required to confirm