New Year Eve boat party in Venice: buffet dinner on a Venetian Galleon

Duration: approx. 6 hours 

Location: Venice


Why choose this experience?

1 Spend an original New Year's Eve on a boat, with a sumptuous buffet dinner, music and dancing until the small hours
2 Sail through the lagoon until you reach St Mark’s bay where you will admire the fireworks show in front of the square of the same name …but from the water!
3 Choose whether to stay on board and savour the music and entertainment, or go ashore and continue celebrating in St. Mark’s Square!

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Important information


Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Departure point:

Fusina Terminal (Venice) - via Moranzani, 79 

Departure time

8.30 pm

Languages available

No explanations.


Full: €130.00

No reductions are foreseen.

approx. 6 hours
  • Welcome drink
  • Buffet dinner
  • Coffee
  • Free drinks (water, Coke, Lemonade, wines and beer)
  • Navigation in the lagoon on board a Venetian Galleon
  • Cordials and cocktails
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

To take part in the event you must be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the departure time and presenter either a paper or an electronic voucher on a smartphone or other mobile device.

The boarding time is not flexible and it will not be possible to get on board after the indicated time. There will be no refund in case of NO-SHOW (non-attendance at the start of the tour at the time and the meeting point indicated on the voucher).

When booking, please indicate any allergies or intolerances, so we can set up a menu suitable for your needs.

The boat is also accessible to disabled people.

Buffet includes standing service; there are a few tables with seats (not for booking) in the bow and stern areas that can be used freely by the guests.

Spirits will be paid for directly on board.

The navigation route is subject to change in case of unusual environmental situations or other events according to the Captain’s full discretion.

The navigation times shown in the tour form are approximate and may be subject to minor variations.

The event will take place even in bad weather (the vessel is covered and equipped with heating system).

This is a collective tour, which means there might be other participants who have booked it.

All participants are insured against third-party liability in accordance with current legislation.

Pets, even small-sized ones, are not allowed on aboard the Galleon.

In cases the departure of the galleon does not take place due to force majeure, it is possible to postpone the booking to another agreed date. Alternatively, a reimbursement can be made.


  • Cancellations up to 30 days before the date of dinner: 50% of the price paid will be refunded
  • Cancellations less than 30 days before the date of dinner: no refunds.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures,serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute) the service you booked might be cancelled. If this should happen, you will be informed as soon as possible and, according to the type of service you booked, you will have the possibility to choose between postponing the service on the first date available or receiving a total refund of the price paid, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.

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Full description

Sailing through Venice’s lagoon until you reach St Mark’s bay, you will experience an unforgettable boat party on New Year's Eve, immersed in the charming atmosphere that only the city of Venice can offer… 

An original New Year's Eve dinner in Venice with buffet service on board a real Venetian Galleon and midnight toast in front of St. Mark’s Square... On Tuesday, December 31st 2019 sail towards 2020 with us and celebrate the New Year admiring a sight unparalleled in the whole world!

Guests of our exclusive New Year's Eve boat dinner in Venice will embark at Terminal Fusina and then enjoy a buffet dinner during the sailing, a midnight toast in front of magical St. Mark’s Square illuminated by the fireworks display, on board music and entertainment until disembarkation.

At the end of the fireworks display there will be a short stop-off at St Mark’s after which you can decide whether to get back on board the Galleon or reach St Mark’s Square to continue the celebrations on the island... After the fireworks, musical entertainment and partying will continue in full swing on the boat until disembarkation, expected at around 1.30.



  • 20.30 hours. Boarding at Fusina - Venice with welcome drink on board until all guests have boarded 
  • 21.00 hours. We set sail! The Galleon will start sailing towards Venice: live music on board and start of buffet dinner 
  • 23.00 hours approx. At the end of your New Year's Eve Venice dinner, the evening will continue with a selection of music tracks and dancing in full swing until you reach the splendid St Mark’s Square. Are you ready for the countdown? 
  • 00.00 hours. Three, two one ... raise your glasses to toast to the new year! And then, all eyes to the sky to admire the traditional fireworks show that will make Venice even more magical. 
  • 00.30 hours approx. After the spectacular firework show, the Galleon will make a short stop in Venice, in the St Mark’s area: at this point you can decide whether to stay ashore and continue celebrating, maybe in the Square, or get back on board to return to the starting point at the Fusina Terminal. 
  • 1.15 hours approx. Re-embarkation of the guests opting to return by boat and beginning of navigation in the direction of Fusina.

  • 2.15 hours. Arrival at the Fusina Terminal and disembarkation.

An interesting program, don’t you agree? We know, you are wondering what the menu of your New Year's Eve dinner cruise in Venice will be like, correct? Here it is!



Bellini, Rossini, Prosecco and Venetian Spritz

Stuffed fried olives, green olives, golden vegetables, savory pastries

Great platter of cold cuts and cheeses with bread bites (Parma ham, porchetta, Venetian salami, beef bresaola with rocket, traditional cheeses)

Half-wheel of DOP Grana Padano 



Venetian-style Moscardini

Crispy bread with cod cream

Lemon marinated anchovies with pink pepper berries

Delicate octopus salad

Golden crab claws

Crepe dumplings with artichokes

Small Lasagna with Sorana beef Bolognese

Venetian-style cuttlefish cuts on a bed of hot polenta

Skewers of baked fish

Plate of salmon

Sliced tuna steak in sesame crust on a bed of fresh rocket

Roast veal flavored with rosemary 



Variety of miniature pastries

Traditional sweets (mandorlato, nougat, pandoro, Panettone)

In season fruit (pineapple, grapes, dried figs, dates)

Illy coffee 

Midnight toast 

The dishes will be accompanied by white and red wines of the Veneto area 

Spirits not included


To celebrate your Venice New Year's Eve cruise on a Galleon at its best, the bar will remain open throughout the evening with a free-drink service including water, Coke, Lemonade, wines and beer. We also remind you that the dinner includes a standing buffet service: there will be limited seats that cannot be booked and tables located at the stern and bow freely available throughout the evening. 

Get ready to spend an evening of fun and entertainment in the most magical city in the world: 31st December in Venice awaits you! Booking is dead easy! Just fill in the dedicated form and we will reply as soon as possible, after checking the actual availability. Hurry up though ... places are limited and sell out very quickly!

You will experience a thrilling Galleon New Year’s party and admire the city on water from its best viewpoint... music and entertainment and delicious buffet with views of the lagoon. Lulled by the waves, enchanted by the scenery that surrounds you, you will say goodbye to 2019 and toast to the arrival of 2020 awed by the lights and the myriad reflections of the extraordinary fireworks display in St Mark’s Square!

Ready to sail towards a new year? Tuesday, 31st December experience an unforgettable New Year’s Eve: Venice, dinner, music and entertainment…all aboard!

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