Day 1: Marina Certosa - Embark from our base at Marina Certosa on our sailing yacht. Located east of Venice in Italy, it is the ideal starting point for a cruise in the Venice Lagoon to discover the islands.
Day 2: Certosa – Albarella (20mn)Head for Albarella, 20 miles away. Sail to this small private island, south of Venice, in the center of the Natural Park of the Po Delta, the most important river in Italy. It takes its name from the “Populus Alba”, a white popolar widespread on the island. You will find deer, herons, stilts and many other animals in their natural habitat, as well as a superb golf course. Enjoy the life on board of our comfortable sailing yacht caressed by the Italian wind.
Day 3: Albarella – Chioggia (13mn) Set sail for Chioggia, a small coastal town located at the entrance to the Venice Lagoon. It is connected to Sottomarina and to the coast by many bridges. The small fishing port is well worth a visit. Chioggia in Italy is a small Venice, with canals, the main one being the Canale Vena, and narrow streets. The French-Italian film “La petite Venise” was filmed here in 2011.
One of the most beautiful bridges is the Vigo Bridge, which spans the Vena Canal. Often compared to the Ponte Rialto of Venice, it marks the entrance to the lagoon and leads to Piazza Vigo, which is dominated by a column of Greek marble on which stands a lion, Venice’s symbol of power. Moor for the night on board of our sailing yacht in Le Saline.
Day 4: Chioggia – Mooring in the lagoon (5mn)Spend the morning in Chioggia and enjoy lunch to savor delicious fish. Get lost in the alleys around Corso del Popolo before setting sail. Anchor for the night in front of Santa Maria del Mare and south of Lido.
Day 5: Lagoon – Venice – Certosa (16mn)Moor at Certosa and take the vaporetto to spend the day visiting Venice, which is called the city of lovers. Discover the famous Piazza San Marco, the Doge’s Palace and roam the different districts of Dorsoduro, San Marco, Castello and Santa Croce. Forget your plan and lose yourself in the narrow streets to feel the special atmosphere of this city and of Italy.
Day 6: Certosa – Burano – Torcello (5 min) Sailing to the famous island of Burano, famous for its tradition of needle lace and its canals lined with pretty colorful houses. Discover Murano, not far from there, with its artisanal glass workshops, numerous shops and glass-blowing demonstrations.
Moor for the evening on board of our sailing yacht in Torcello where you can visit Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral, Santa Fosca Church, Attila Stone Throne or Devil’s Bridge. Many anchorages are available around these islands to spend the night.
Day 7: Burano – Certosa (5 NM) – Back to base. On your last day, sail back to the Marina, you can take the opportunity to discover the island of Certosa or return to beautiful Venice. Don't exitate to join us in order to spend an unforgettable Italian sailing holiday.
Note: Cruise bookable as whole yacht - advanced booking 6 months requested
Extensible cruise with tour to Padova, Vicenza, Verona: Flight to and from Venice.