Discover the territory

Discover Padua and the landscape by boat

We suggest three different proposals to discover the Euganean territory and the city of Padua from unusual point of views, that is from its waterways.

Like the noblemen, by boat to the Catajo Castle

A nice excursion on a Venetian traditional wood boat and visit of the Catajo Castle

Departure is from the mooring in front of the Catajo Castle, like the Venetian and Paduan noblemen used to travel to Padua or the Laguna. And, like the noblemen, you will just have to admire the landscape around you: four gondoliers of the local rowing club will row for you!.


  • Points of interest

    River port of Battaglia Terme, Conca della Navigazione (navigation basin), superficial hydrography.
    At the end of the excursion, visit to the Catajo Castle.

  • Languages

    Italian – English

  • Departure point

    The mooring in front of the Catajo Castle, via Catajo 1, Battaglia Terme

  • When

    On request Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays afternoon

  • Price

    From € 25 per person (max 20 participants; it includes the boat tour with guide and entrance to the Catajo Castle with guided tour.

  • Lenght

    1 hour boat tour + 1 hour visit to the Castle

  • Technical Organization

    Travel & Bike di VICUS NOVUS Travel Agency T.O.

Padua by night, with view from the waterways

Mini Cruise by night on the Piovego-river with typical venetian boat

From June to September you can discover the beauty of Padua from an unusual point of view, through its waterways, by boat, on the “Padovanella”, typical venetian boat, that will sail the navigable stretch of Piovego river.

You will be explained the ramparts, the Medioeval and Reinassance Walls and the most suggestive places of this wonderful tour.


  • When

    From June to September, on Wednesday and Friday evening, at 9. Tour lasts ca. 1 ½ hour

  • Meeting point

    Padua city centre, from the Basin of the Porte Contarine, Via Matteotti, round the corner with Via Giotto

  • Organized by

    “Delta Tour” in cooperation with the cultural associations Amissi del Piovego and Arka.

  • Compulsory reservation

    Tel. +39 049 8700232 working hours

  • Price

    Adults 15,00 € p.p.
    Children up to 10 years 5,00 € p.p.

Sportswear and comfortable shoes suggested.
On request with a minimum of 15 participants, you can organize a dedicated excursion on different days/hours.

Naviglio DiVino

An unusual evening organized by the Burchiello in cooperation with the Wine Road of the Euganean Hills. Navigation by night from Padua to Stra (Riviera del Brenta) and return, with wine tasting of wineries associated to the Wine Road, with local typical products and music selection by Radio Café.


  • When

    On Thursday evening, every two weekd, starting from 1° June to 27° July and again from 14° September to 5° October, at 9 pm. Experience lasts ca. 3 hours.

  • Meeting point

    Mooring of Portello in Padua

  • Organized by

    PadovaNavigli of Antoniana Group tel +39 049 8760233

  • Price

    Promotional price: € 29,00 p.p.

Burchiello Music Festival

The boat tour is the same, i.e. Padua – Stra – Padua, but the protagonist is Live Music with the capital “M”, thanks to the cooperation with school of music Gerschwin. The dirst drink is included in the tour price (€ 29 p.p.). Bar service on board for further drinks.

  • When

    On Saturday evening, on 17th June, 22nd July, 2nd September.

Prices, reservations as above described.