Tour of Padua and cruise of the Brenta River, departing from Venice

9 h
Day Trips & Excursions
difficulty Easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible

Tour of Padua and cruise of the Brenta River, departing from Venice

Join our awesome tour from Venice, exploring some of the most inspiring sights of Italy. This activity from Venice includes a tour of Padua, with its medieval centre and the famous Basilica of St. Anthony. You will also have a romantic cruise of the Brenta Riviera and its Venetian Villas.

Exclusive activity from Venice with a visit of Padua and a romantic cruise
Discover the attractions of Padua, including the Basilica of St. Anthony
Marvel at the beauty and significance of the basilica as a pilgrimage site
Set on a romantic cruise along the Brenta Riviera
Admire the beautiful and luxurious Venetian Villas of the Riviera

Explore the splendid sights near Venice with one of the most interesting Italy experiences ever.

A day trip from Venice to visit Padua and its attractions

We created an activity from Venice that no traveler should miss as it gives an unforgettable insight into the culture and natural beauty of this Italian region. First, we will make our way to the magnificent city of Padua, a place filled with historical and religious heritage, creating a unique atmosphere that both charms and intrigues visitors.

Visit Padua and the amazing St. Anthony Cathedral

The tour of Padua will surely include the famous Basilica of Saint Anthony, a place of pilgrimage and belief, where thousands of people come to admire the religious edifice and pray to the saint.
The basilica contains many priceless relics and documents relating to the life of St. Anthony and you can place your own prayers on his tomb. The rest of this fascinating tour of Padua will be spent in the medieval centre of the city, admiring the old buildings and exceptional cultural heritage.

Cruise on the Brenta River for an unforgettable experience

The second part of this amazing activity from Venice will begin with an optional lunch in Oriago, followed by a charming romantic cruise along the Brenta Riviera, famous for the exquisite Venetian Villas. You will admire some unforgettable panoramas of the Riviera, where many Venetian nobles of the past centuries set up their imposing villas.
Navigating along with this splendid cruise of the Brenta Riviera from Oriago to Venice, you will also have the opportunity to visit some of the villas. The tour of the Venetian Villas will uncover luxurious interiors with frescoes and works of art, a unique insight into the high life in past Venice. This magnificent Venice experience will end at around 6.15, after a day filled with magical discoveries and feelings of atonement and inspiration.

  • Padua
  • Cruise of the Brenta River
  • Visit to the venetian villas
  • Transfer from Venice
  • Tour-escort
  • Cruise on the Brenta River
  • Visit to the venetian villas
  • Tips (optional)
Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.


We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. In summer, bring a bottle of water; in winter, bring an umbrella.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.