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Milan: 1-Hour Navigli Canal Cruise with Audio Guide

3.9 / 5

28 reviews

Milan: 1-Hour Navigli Canal Cruise with Audio Guide

From US$ 22.06 per person

Cruise along the Navigli Canal, and see Milan from a different perspective. Discover the charm of one of the last waterways that exist in Milan.

About this ticket

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1 hour
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Host or greeter
English, Italian
Audio guide included
Italian, English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience Milan from the water on the beautiful Navigli Canal
  • See the Vicolo dei Lavandai, an architectural jewel
  • Get an insight into the many famous landmarks from your local guide
  • Pass through Darsena, one of the main centers of Milanese nightlife
  • Explore Milan's culture and history with an expert local guide
Full description
Begin your tour by boarding the new electric boat. As the boat sets off along the canal, see the "case di Ringhiera", typical houses of the working-class districts of Milan. Cruise towards the popular 13th-century church of San Cristoforo while listening to informative commentary from your guide. See where the delicious Marscarpone cheese is said to have been invented as you float down an alley of cheesemakers. Come across the historic headquarters of the Canottieri Milano Olona, one of the longest-running rowing clubs in the city of Milan, with a history of over 100 years behind it. Pass by the famous Vicolo dei Lavandai, an architectural wonder that in the 18th-century was in charge of washing the linen of wealthy families. Cross the Scodellino bridge and reach the modern Darsena, an area of entertainment on the water, full of busy bars, restaurants, and clubs. It is still today one of the main centers of Milanese nightlife. Float towards the Trophy bridge and finally come to the Conchetta designed by Leonardo da Vinci. Experience the 14 navigation basins of the Conchetta that connect Milan and Pavia. It is still operational five centuries after its construction.
Includes
  • Boat cruise on the Navigli
  • Multi-lingual commentary and audio headset
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • There will be an English and Italian-speaking host who will help you when boarding the boat and during the navigation
  • The audio commentary is available in English, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese. You will be able to scan a QR code and connect with your own mobile device to listen to the 45-minute commentary, without downloading an app. You can use your own headphones, or you can ask for some on the boat
  •  On the boat you can sit down, or stand and move around to take pictures
  •  The route is along the canal and back the same way. However, the commentary will describe different points of interest on the way back
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 /5

based on 28 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5

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Originally booked an earlier timeslot, but couldn't perceive due to train delays. After a short, very helpful phone call, it was possible to take the later trip without any problems - great customer service! The tour itself was rather mediocre, something to relax in. Audio guide was not very interesting and you didn't need it.

September 25, 2021

Un agradable viaje en barco. Estaba soleado. la vida era hermosa

October 22, 2021

приятная прогулка по городу на катере. Может быть, немного медленнее

October 22, 2021

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