Watch 50 villas drift by on this modern barge. Full-day cruises run between Venice and Padua, stopping at Malcontenta, Widmann (or Barchessa Valmarana) and Pisani villas. From Venice, cruises depart from Pontile della Pietà pier on Riva degli Schiavoni (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday). From Padua, cruises depart from Pontile del Portello pier (Wednesday, Friday and Sunday).

Half-day tours stop at one or two villas, running to Oriago from Venice (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) and Padua (Wednesday, Friday and Sunday), and from Oriago to Venice (Wednesday, Friday and Sunday) and Padua (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday). Online booking available.