Rent a private boat with skipper for the Rendentore Festival 2017

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

1 To watch the amazing Redentore firework display from the front row whilst toasting and tasting typical Venetian ‘cicchetti’ surrounded by a glimmering lagoon
2 Because it is an exclusive service: you can share this magical experience just with your loved ones!
3 To admire the beautiful night scenes in Venice during the boat ride that leads to St. Mark's Basin, leaving all navigation responsibilities in the hands of a skipper

If on July 15th you are in Venice and do not know what to do for the Redeemer Festival, this original Festa del Redentore boat tour in Venice 2017 is the right option for you! You will experience the most sensational celebration of the summer period from a privileged position and get a close-up view of the fireworks display!

Thanks to this amazing Redentore Venice private boat tour you will have the opportunity to admire the fireworks in a traditional way, on board a typical Venetian boat: the sampierotta. Please note that this is a traditional Venetian boat, hence there are not toilet facilities. For this reason, we would like to suggest this experience only to people inclined to adapted themselves: the sampierotta is a small boat, therefore you can’t dance on board… If you wish to take part in a boat party, this tour does not suite your expectations! In fact, our proposal is a real Venetian experience: you can spend the Redentore night like a local person, who used to sit in a boat for hours, shooting the breeze and tasting typical food until the fireworks… You will enjoy an unforgettable experience immersed in the magical atmosphere that only the Redentore Festival offers!

This is a great opportunity to become real protagonists of the extraordinary firework display that fills the sky over St Mark’s Basin for the Festa del Redentore in Venice! Take advantage of a practical service that includes a skipper and guarantees the intimacy of a private boat... To spend the Redeemer evening in the company of your loved ones!

Our private tour Venetian Redentore by boat will depart from the ACTV stop ‘Ospedale’, just a few steps from Campo SS. Giovanni and Paolo and easily reachable in a short time from Rialto and St Mark’s.

You will find a skipper waiting for you, ready to assist you whilst you embark and set sail towards St Mark’s Basin, navigating the calm waters of the lagoon brightened by the sunset. Passing in front of the Church of the Redeemer overlooking the Church of Santa Maria della Salute, San Marco and San Giorgio, you will be at the centre of the show! Just 50 metres from the fireworks, in an area reserved to small traditional boats, let the magical atmosphere sweep you away!

On board drinks and typical Venetian cicchetti will be served (i.e. cold cuts, fish, cheese, etc.) alongside the traditional fruit of the Redeemer Festival! Drink wine and taste these delicious local specialties under a sky of fireworks… How can you not make the most of this chance? Refreshments are included in the cost of the tour!

The boat will be at your exclusive disposal throughout the evening, so you can share unique emotions with those you hold dearest - friends and family members up to a maximum of 4 people per boat! What better opportunity to rent a boat for Redentore Venice? What’s more, not just any boat, but a small typical Venetian boat, like local people!

The ancient Festival of the Redeemer, founded in the sixteenth century to celebrate the end of the terrible plague that struck Venice, is one of the most anticipated events of the year... And not just for Venetians! Every year thousands of tourists flock from all over the world to witness this sensational fireworks display.

Because of the immense crowd of people that invades the city, it is not always easy to find a spot from which to admire the fireworks in all their splendour... This is why we would like to offer the opportunity to 'reserve' a privileged position that will allow you to fully appreciate the magic of this extraordinary celebration! Renting a boat for Redentore in Venice is the best way to experience the celebration in all its glory, whilst surrounded by the reflections of the colourful fireworks on the water surface… an all-round view of a sensational explosion of lights and colours!

There is no better platform than the sampierotta to admire the fireworks: moving easily between thousands of boats that flock to the Venice lagoon during the night of the Redeemer, you will be able to reach a great viewpoint and witness this magical fireworks event in the front row!

The Redeemer, which every year falls on the third Saturday of July, is a show that must be seen at least once in a lifetime... And, as per tradition, it is an experience that must be enjoyed on a boat!

This exclusive sampierotta tour will give you an indelible and authentic memory of the city, thousands of emotions between traditions and shows... The Redeemer of Venice is waiting for you!

The tour will start at 7.30pm at the ACTV stop ‘Ospedale’. The boat ride will end at the end fireworks display, with return to the starting point at around 01.30am. Each boat can comfortably carry up to 4 people; the price is indicated for the entire vessel and can then be divided among a maximum of 4 passengers. Please bear in mind that it is a small traditional boat without toilet facilities on board.

Book online now! Witness a unique Redeemer in Venice: renting a sampierotta in Venice will allow you to enjoy the most sensational night of the year in the Venice lagoon.

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Important info


Saturday 15 July 2017.

Departure point:

boat stop ‘Ospedale’, the ACTV public transport stop near the Hospital of Venice 'SS. Giovanni e Paolo’.

Departure time

7.30 pm

Languages available

No explanations during the tour.


€600.00 per service, for up to a maximum of 4 passengers. The price per person varies according to the number of participants, with a minimum cost of €150 per person.

approx. 6 hours
  • Boat ride
  • Soft drinks, fruit and Venetian 'cicchetti' as specified in the program
  • 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.

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).

The total cost of the service is €600.00, for up to a maximum of 4 passengers. The price per person varies according to the number of participants, with a minimum cost of €150 per person.

Please remember the tour will start at approximately 7.30pm. At the indicated meeting point you will find two skippers to whom you must show the voucher you receive at the end of the reservation in paper format.

No reductions are made for this tour: under the heading 'nr. of adults' please include the exact number of participants (children included).

Please note: the boat is not equipped with toilets.


  • there will be no refund once the booking has been confirmed.

Due to the high requests for this event, we are forced to establish very strictly cancellation policies that do not provide any refund if you cancel your reservation.

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 receiving a prompt refund of the price paid for the tour, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.

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