Venice by boat from Istria

 

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Venice can be reached by speed boat, from Istrian coast. Boat trips are favored, because it is easier, faster and often cheaper to arrive by sea. The distances from the different Istrian ports to Venice are from 90 to 151 km and boat rides take approximately from 2 and a half to 4 hours in one way.
Boats have full equipment, air-codition, bar. Stay in Venice is between 5 and 6 hours. Return is in the evening.
You will be accompanied by an experienced tour guide on the boat during the drive over Adriatic Sea, and during the walk to St. Marco Piazza (1st hour in the city). Leading tour in English is guaranteed.
Optionally you can order gondola rides, lunch and taxi - boat. An overview of basic information about the city, meeting times, places of interest etc. will be given to the passengers before arrival to Venice.

Because Croatia is not in the Schengen union, tourists are passing through the police and customs control at the state border: Passport / EU ID required!

It is possible to travel in only one direction. In Venice loading port is San Basilio, and on the Croatian side port (customs piers) Umag, Porec, Rovinj, Pula and Rabac. We can also help you find a taxi to Croatia, if the boat is not adequate.

For prices and schedule please send us your inquiry. More info about excursions, departure times and location, bus shuttles and pick up points, you can get by clicking on city you like to start from, in our navigation bar above or directly from us.

 

Venice

 

The historic center of the city is made on 118 islands and isles. It is located in the lagoon, between the Po and the Piave rivers, on the north of Adriatic Sea. Material brought by rivers is sand, and therefore many buildings are constructed on the basis of oak trees, that were inserted in the sand and mud. It is a unique method of construction. Natural channels between the islands are further deepened to ensure the navigability. The islands are connected to one another by bridges. This is a city in the water.
Venice is on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites since 1987. and have very often had an inspiring effect on artists, and is one of the most visited cities by tourists.

The name comes from the ancient Veneti, people that inhabited the region as of 10th century B.C. The city was historically the capital of the Venetian Republic. Writers and journalists described it as "undoubtedly the most beautiful city built by man" or " one of Europe's most romantic cities".
Venice was an advanced civilization, what shows the best historical fact, that is already in year 960**, the Doge of Venice Pietro IV Candiana on the National Assembly approved a law prohibiting the slave trade.
Architectural style is rich and diverse. There are, between many others, famous attractions like St Mark's Basilica and the Piazza San Marco, the Grand Canal, Rialto Bridge. Also, there are famous museums and galleries, like Cà Pesaro Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Oriental Art, Peggy Guggenheim Museum-Venice and many others.

In fashion and shopping, Venice is also important center in Italy, there are Louis Vuitton, Prada, D&G, Zegna, Armani, etc. flagship stores, and also many others. And along less luxurious shopping streets, you will also find many chic textile bargains. For tourists, the most favorite are products of Murano glass and carnival masks.

City is located next the Marco Polo International Airport, and near is also Treviso Airport in Treviso, 30 km from Venice, and is serviced by regional and national trains.

 

**Source: Wikipedia.

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