Venice: a house boat vacation for people in wheel-chair

A houseboat vacation all around Venice, designed to facilitate disabled people. That’s the proposal of houseboat.it with its boat Minuetto, that has studied a no barriers itinerary.

The houseboat holiday unites nature, history, freedom and many people are choosing this kind of solution.

But here the possibility for people sitting in a wheel-chair is real: the boat has been modified to guarantee easy movements and access to the main areas of the structure.

Thanks to an enlargement of the stern area, the wheel chair can move to the dining room, the bathroom and the sleeping room in great autonomy. Also the upper flybridge is accessible by a person with reduced mobility, that can lead the boat obviously if he possesses a boat license.

The itinerary runs through the Laguna Veneta Canals, with stops in areas where there’s no architectural barrier. Th visit includes the main islands, till Venice. On board the presence of two fully able-bodied people is necessary. Prices for one week are around 2.000 euros for the Easter Period, for instance. Anyway, the experience is not expensive! With the possibility to create your own itinerary.

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