From Chioggia

Self-drive boating holidays in Venice

Departing from our base in Chioggia, you’ll be in a perfect position to explore the Venice lagoon and its islands. From Chioggia, you could also opt for the Po delta loop.

Boating holidays on the Venice lagoon in a few words…

So many unforgettable experiences are on offer in the Venice Lagoon. Sleepy villages, historic towns, elegant beaches, such as the Lido, all making up the treasures of the Veneto. Explore Chioggia, a superb town, linked to the mainland only by bridges, and with a delightful traditional fish market. If you follow the channels you will reach Pellestrina, a delightful little fishing village, followed by Malamocco and then Venice itself. As you glide along the canals, you can cast an admiring glance at its historical heritage: the campanile in St Mark’s Square, the Basilica, the Doges’ Palace and much more. If you head northwards, you will find a whole succession of small, romantic islands: Murano, with its craftsmen glassblowers, Burano and its lace-makers, Torcello with its Byzantine-style Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta.

From our departure base of Chioggia, you can rent Penichettes® and Europas  We’ve also partnered with Rendezvous Fantasia to offer their excellent NCF boats in Venice

Houses in Burano, Italy

The
highlights of Chioggia

  • Two magic moments: approaching Venice by boat and tying up at St Mark’s Square
  • Of course, Venice is the perfect destination for a romantic cruise

our routes departing from Chioggia

The routes shown are only suggestions; don’t forget that you can stop wherever you like on your cruise.

Venice - Huge and serene

Waterway Venice lagoon
Itinerary ChioggiaVenice and the islandsBurano Jesolo Portegrandi Chioggia

Waterway

Venice lagoon

Itinerary

Chioggia...Chioggia
Duration of stay
1 week
Navigation time
3h / day
Distance traveled
143 km return trip
Number of locks
2 + 2 lift bridges
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Chioggia

Venice and the islands

Do we really need to tell you about Venice? Its lagoon and the sight of St Mark's Square will be real high points on your self-drive boat holiday. There are any number of waterway cruises in Europe, but the beauty and originality of this cruise makes it a truly amazing experience.

Burano

Burano is an island in the north of the Venice lagoon, famed for its lace and canals bordered by brightly-coloured houses. If you only visit one island on your cruise, this is definitely the one to choose.

Jesolo

Make the most of your cruise to Jesolo: tie up your self-drive boat and spend the day at the beach. It's a perfect way to combine holidays by the sea and boating holidays.

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Portegrandi

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Chioggia

The Po delta

Waterway The Po delta
Itinerary ChioggiaAdria Zelo Governolo Mantua Castelmassa Ferrare Seravalle Bocasette Chioggia

Waterway

The Po delta

Itinerary

Chioggia...Chioggia
Duration of stay
2 weeks
Navigation time
3h30 / day
Distance traveled
378 km return trip
Number of locks
17
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Chioggia

culture
Adria

If you like history and architecture you’ll love Adria. Take a break from your cruise to stroll through the town and visit the six villas and four palazzi as well as the museum.

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Zelo

village
Governolo

Mantua

Make time to visit Mantua, Virgil’s birthplace. Explore the ducal palace and the town's many other attractions. And if you cruise through the town in September, don’t miss the literary festival which is attended by hundreds of writers from all over the world.

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Castelmassa

Ferrare

The town, planned in the 14th century and now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a jewel of medieval and Renaissance architecture. So are the many residences of the d’Este family dukes in the Po delta. A fascinating stopover for visitors on boating holidays.

village
Seravalle

village
Bocasette

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Chioggia

Romantic getaway

Waterway Venice Lagoon
Itinerary ChioggiaVenice and the islandsBurano Chioggia

Waterway

Venice Lagoon

Itinerary

Chioggia...Chioggia
Duration of stay
Mini-week^
Navigation time
4h30 / day
Distance traveled
112 km return trip
Number of locks
2
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Chioggia

Venice and the islands

Do we really need to tell you about Venice? Its lagoon and the sight of St Mark's Square will be real high points on your self-drive boat holiday. There are any number of waterway cruises in Europe, but the beauty and originality of this cruise makes it a truly amazing experience.

Burano

Burano is an island in the north of the Venice lagoon, famed for its lace and canals bordered by brightly-coloured houses. If you only visit one island on your cruise, this is definitely the one to choose.

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Chioggia

If you want to book this cruise
Browse online the availabilities

our boats available

Departing from our Chioggia base, we can offer the range of canal boats shown below. To see the full range of cruises available, please see our self-drive boat pages or contact our team who can help you to choose.

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Your departure
base Chioggia

Rendez-vous Fantasia
Isola dell’Unione
30015 – CHIOGGIA
ITALIE

If you have already booked your cruise and you want to reach your departure base:

+39 (0)041 55 10 400

info@charterboat.it

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