It may not be one of the most obvious places for this type of holiday, but Canal Breaks in Italy are becoming fashionable. As Venice is the place in Italy which is most associated with canals then it is worth looking a little more closely at the city as a possible destination for one of the canal holidays. The River Sile is a perfect place to enjoy some trouble free boating and pass by beautiful areas and the warm summer nights are ideal for a spot of cruising on the Canal Breaks in Italy.
By renting your own boat you can cruise through the city and take in some of the most amazing sights. The lagoon is one of the busiest waterways in the country and the chance to see the city from this angle should not be passed up. St Mark’s Square has a famous basilica and it is worth mooring your boat for a few hours to take a tour. Other famous sights include the Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. There are many photo opportunities in this area so take a camera to capture the memories of your Canal Breaks in Italy.
If you take the time to wander through some of the streets of the city you will find even more palaces, churches, specialist shops and market places. Finding a gift to take home will not be a problem. There is a famous fish market at Chioggia which is close to the southern part of the lagoon. These are just some of the Canal Breaks in Italy options and there are many more besides and with so many places of interest to stop off and enjoy, you really wont want to come back!
Some of the islands have private marinas where you can moor your boat and you can use one of the many water taxis to get to different parts of the city. Murano is famous for glass workshops, Burano is known for the lace making industry and Torcello is home to a cathedral which is popular with tourists. There are so many reasons why the Boating Holidays in Italy are a great way to explore this beautiful country.
If you want to explore other areas you can take the Brenta waterway to Padua, which is lined with the houses of the rich and famous and takes you through some lovely countryside.