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Specializing in European Barge Vacations Since 1998

Italy_CanalsItaly is a land that is etched by rivers. This is a country that is best seen from its waterways and canals and barge cruises down one of the many rivers is an ideal vector for visitors to use.  The rich history of this country begins in primordial Europe and continues into today's world. There is much to see and do and experience in Italy.  The many cultures are warm and inviting but the food is beyond description. Food and culture change from region to region which is one of the many great attributes about this country. 

Rivers are important vessels of culture and history.  The rivers of Europe and especially Italy were the principal ways that goods and commerce were from one city to another.  This means that the best cities were built along the waterways and for visitors a barge trip down any of Italy's rivers makes the perfect venue to discover and feel the culture of Italy. 

The luxury of a barge cruise on any of the many rivers or canals of Italy will allow the visitor to becoLDV_181me immersed in the feel and culture of Italy. There is so many things to see and do that exploration cities such as Rome or Venice could take a lifetime to complete

Venice is also known as the city of water due to the many canals that seem to make the city float. This is a city that spans many smaller islands and travel by barge is ideal for exploring this fabled city. There is much to do and see in Venice but visitors should expect thrilling architecture that seem to transcend time and history.  The ebbing water is hypnotizing as the colors and sounds of the people play off the granite and water.  Turn your head suddenly and you may glimpse the ghosts of the past or hear music of an era long gone but not yet departed. This is also a city of romance and wine.  Enjoy the culture activities of the opera or theater or embark on a journey of food.  Barge cruising the canals of Venice is a life changing experience that everyone should do at least once in his or her lifetime.