Covid-19 status

Starting in 2021, all passengers over 5.99 years of age must enclose one of these documents:

  • 1. Vaccination certificate (should be presented confirmation that you received a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine or the first dose from Johnson & Johnson more than 14 days ago), or
  • 2. Certificate of illness within 6 months, or
  • 3. PCR test not older than 72 hours or a rapid antigen test (RAT) for Covid-19 not older than 48 hours. Available testing.

These documents will be checked upon entering the ship (check-in) and upon arrival in Italy.

Other obligations:

  • Fill out and submit the entry form to Italy.
  • When boating, masks are required for everyone over 7 years of age.

Venice by boat from Istria

Most wanted target for the trips from Istria is certainly Venice. We sell excursions from travel organizers: "Atlas dd", " "Kompas doo", "Venezialines doo". Prices and conditions are determined by them.

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! The following information is required for the booking: name and family name, date of birth, nationality, gender, the number of document that you traveling with (passport or ID).

From Istrian coast, Venice can be reached by train, bus and speed boat. 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 (Umag) to 151 km (Rabac) 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.

Description of a guided tour of Venice

Plan for the movement of the  group from the port to St. Mark's Square while visiting VeniceYou 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 (first 30 minutes in the city). The group moves on foot from San Basilio disembarkation port, crosses the Grand Canal via the Ponte dell'Accademia and ends at St. Mark's Square (San Marco Piazza). 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.

Ferries from Venice to Croatia

It is possible to travel in only one direction. In Venice loading port is Terminal San Basilio, and on the Croatian side port (customs piers) Umag, Porec, Rovinj and Pula. The prices for 2020 will be between 460 and 645 HRK, depending of concrete date and line. We can also help you find bus or taxi in Croatia upon arrival by boat.

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.


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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For more information about the boat trip to Venice or your trip, please call Renata at +385989485604 (Nenad Heinrich at +38598232083), or send an e-mail request. General conditions of excursions are here.