New Year’s Eve boat party in Venice

Duration: approx. 6 hours  Location: Venice
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Why choose this experience?

1 Because you can spend an original New Year's Eve on a boat, sailing between Venice and its lagoon
2 To enjoy an original New Year's Eve Venice dinner and admire the fireworks show in front of St. Mark’s Square… from the water surface!
3 Because, after midnight, you can choose whether to stay on board and savour the music and entertainment, or go ashore and continue celebrating in St. Mark’s Square!

Sailing between Venice and its enchanting lagoon, you will experience an unforgettable New Year's Eve boat party in Venice immersed in the charming atmosphere of a traditional Venetian galleon...

An original New Year's Eve dinner in Venice with a midnight toast in front of St. Mark’s Square... On Saturday, December 31st 2016 start the new year with us and celebrate the New Year admiring a sight unparalleled in the whole world!

Guests of our exclusive New Year's Eve on a Venetian galleon embark in Fusina* and then enjoy an aperitif and a buffet dinner while sailing to Venice, with music and entertainment in the background until the countdown... And the midnight toast in front of the magical St. Mark’s Square. At the end of the fireworks you can decide whether to continue celebrating on board or go ashore for a stroll in Venice! Those who wish can stay in Venice, while other guests will be transported back to Fusina.

Our Venetian galleons take on the shape and the design of the typical boats used during the Republic of Venice between the 1600s and the 1800s and constitute a fascinating location for excursions and events, from business meetings and private parties, to this original New Year's Eve dinner cruise: the Venetian galleon offers catering service, bar and restaurant; the boat is equipped with facilities for disabled.

*Upon request, guests who are unable to reach Fusina can embark in Venice, along the Fondamenta Zattere, at 7.45 pm. The cruise party on board will start after all guests have boarded, approximately at 8.30 pm in Fusina.


New Year’s Eve boat party in Venice in 2017 program

  • 7.45 pm Boarding on request in Venice
  • 8.30 pm Rendezvous in Fusina and guest boarding with a welcome aperitif on board
  • 9.00 pm Departure from Fusina and start of the New Year’s Eve Grand Buffet dinner while sailing to Venice
  • 11.00 pm (approx.) After the buffet dinner the evening will continue with music and dancing until the beginning of the countdown
  • 12.00 am Toast in front of St. Mark’s Square and firework show
  • 12.40 am (approx.) At the end of the fireworks, short stop in Venice with the possibility to go ashore for a short walk; on board the celebrations continue with music and entertainment.
    Those who wish can disembark directly in Venice, without returning to Fusina.
  • 1.40 am End of stop in Venice and return trip to Fusina2.30 am Guests disembark in Fusina

New Year's Eve menu Venice dinner – New Year’s Eve Grand Buffet


  • Bellini, Rossini, Prosecco wine and Spritz (typical Venetian Aperitif)
  • Fried olives filled with meat, green olives, fried vegetables, snacks
  • Selection of sliced meats (Parma ham, roast pork, salami from Veneto, beef bresaola with rucola salade) and typical cheeses with bread snacks
  • Grana Padano d.o.p.


  • 'Moscardini' (curled octopuses)
  • Toasted bread with cream of stockfish
  • Pickled anchovies with pink peppercorns
  • Delicate octopus salad
  • Fried crab nipper
  • Crepe wraps with artichokes
  • Lasagne with meat sauce
  • Stewed small cuttlefish delicacies on a bed of soft polenta
  • Baked fish skewers
  • Plate of salmon
  • Sesame-crusted tuna steaks on a bed of fresh rucola salad
  • Roast veal flavoured with rosemary


  • Mignon Pastries
  • Traditional sweets (mandorlato, nougat, pandoro, Panettone)
  • Seasonal fruits (pineapple, grapes, dried figs, dates)
  • Illy Coffee

Midnight toast

Our New Year's Eve boat dinner in Venice includes a selection of nibbles and meat and fish dishes with white and red wines from the Venice area. Throughout the evening guests can enjoy free drinks of water, coke, lemonade, wine and beer. Spirits are not included and if consumed will be billed directly on site.

The meeting point for the departure of the galleon is in Fusina, which can be easily reached from Venice - Zattere stop with line 16 of the Venice public transport. Boarding is available in Venice - Fondamenta Zattere at 7.45 pm, provided this has been requested at the time of booking. Disembarkment at the end of our New Year's Eve party in Venice, Italy, from 00.40 until around 1.40 am (approx.), or in Fusina at 2.30 am.

With all-round windows, an insulated roof and heating system, our Venetian galleon is the perfect location to celebrate a magical New Year's Eve boat party in Venice, Italy in 2017...

You will experience a thrilling New Year Eve boat party in Venice and admire the city on water from its best viewpoint... Our Venice New Year's Eve dinner 2017 will let you savour the atmosphere of bygone times: music and entertainment, a delicious dinner buffet and views of the lagoon and its most famous islands. Lulled by the waves, enchanted by the scenery that surrounds you, you will say goodbye to 2016 and toast to the arrival of 2017 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? Saturday, December 31st experience an unforgettable New Year’s Eve: Venice, dinner, free-drink, music and entertainment are waiting for you on board the Venetian galleon!

© Insidecom Tour Operator
(authorization no. 62027 dated 09/07/12 with determination no. 2052/2012)

Important info


Saturday 31 December 2016.

Departure point:

to be agreed (Fusina or Venice – Fondamenta Zattere).

Departure time

7.45 pm embarkation in Venice
8.30 pm embarkation in Fusina

Languages available

No explanations.


€130.00 per person

approx. 6 hours
  • Aperitif
  • Buffet dinner
  • Free drinks (water, coke, lemonade, wine and beer)
  • Third-party insurance in accordance with applicable provisions of law
  • Sailing
  • Spirits
  • Wines other than those provided for in the buffet
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

Before booking, please be advised that it is compulsory to print a paper copy of the voucher issued at the end of the online reservation and bring it with you the day of the tour.

During the buffet dinner there will be a few tables and seats (both of them cannot be reserved) in the bow and stern areas freely usable by guests.

The boarding time cannot be delayed and boarding will not be possible after the departure time shown above. No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a NO SHOW (if you don't show up at the meeting point at the time indicated on your voucher). Boarding in Venice, on request, to be specified at time of booking.

Please indicate any allergies or intolerances at the time of your booking, in order to arrange a menu suitable to your needs.

Spirits will be paid for directly on board.

The navigation route is subject to change in case of unusual environmental situations or other events that are beyond the Captain’s control.

The tour will continue even in bad weather (the vessel is covered and equipped with heating system).

The boat is also accessible to disabled people.

In cases of cancellation of the dinner or if departure does not take place it is possible to postpone the booking to another agreed date. Alternatively, a reimbursement can be made.

This is a collective tour, which means there might be other participants going on the tour with you.

Our New Year's dinner on the galleon is not suitable for children: given the times and the nature of the party their participation is not recommended as on board there are no playing or quiet areas in case they feel tired.


  • For cancellations up to 30 days before the dinner, 50% of the paid amount will be refunded.
  • For cancellations in the 30 days before the dinner, no money will be refunded.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure that may prevent the tour already purchased to run regularly (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 tour might be cancelled.The customer will be notified of this as soon as possible and will be asked to choose between postponing the tour on the first date available or get a prompt refund of the price paid for the tour.

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