Local Sightseeing Cruises in Europe
ABOVE: A Canauxrama boat on the Canal
St-Martin in Paris.
The following articles are from our sites about travel in Europe, Paris,
Venice, and Switzerland/Austria:
Paris Sightseeing Boats
Cruise or dine on the Seine, explore the St-Martin Canal, or spend a day on the
Paris Dinner Cruises
Half a dozen companies serve dinner (and, in some cases, lunch) on the Seine.
Travel from the edge of Paris and into the Seine via the Canal St-Martin. The
2½-hour trip traverses several locks, enters a a 19th Century barge tunnel, and
cruises through a marina near the Place de la Bastille.
Ride across the Grand Canal in a secondhand gondola for less than a euro.
Venice Gondola Serenade Tour
Hire a gondola, or book a musical excursion in Venice's back canals.
Venice Islands Tour
Plan your own day trip by boat to San Michele, Murano, Burano,
Mazzorbo, Torcello, and the Lido di Venezia.
Venice Vaporetto and Bus
Vaporetto Sights & Sounds
These three articles cover Venice's waterbus network.
Venice to Chioggia
Chioggia, a fishing port at the southern edge of the Venetian lagoon, is
90 minutes from Venice by bus and ferry.
Venice Barge Cruises
Go Barging's La Dolce Vita offers 7-day, 6-night cruises by luxury
hotel barge on the Venetian Lagoon and the Brenta Canal.
Cruise Switzerland's lakes on comfortable modern passenger boats and
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Venice for Cruisers
Getting to or from your ship,
hotels for cruisers, the Marittima and San Basilio piers, and more.
Trains to and
from the port, plus a 35-page
Civitavecchia city and port guide.
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