About Precenicco

Precenicco is situated in the pretty Friuli region. It’s ideal if you want to experience a less ‘frantic’ Italian adventure. The quaint old fishing town of Grado is 6 cruising hours away, the ancient Roman ruins of Aquileia just 5hrs and the popular beach resorts that run parallel with the canal are just 3hrs out. It is possible to cruise all the way to Venice and back in a week if you would like to explore both the Friuli and Venice region.

From Precenicco it is:

  • 14.5hrs (2 locks, 3 lifting bridges) to our base in Casale

View our Precenicco base on Google Maps

What you get on the base



Extras & options for your cruise

The following extras are available to prebook or purchase locally at this base. A reduced fee will apply to items that are prebooked. Please see 'Vacation Extras' for more details about each extra. Restrictions apply.


Practical extras

Early check-in & late check-out

Boat cleaning

Parking - (see 'Travel info' tab)

Car transfers - (see 'Travel info' tab)

Eco cleaning pack

L.E.D. lantern

Top-deck cushions

Grocery packs

Fun extras

Bike hire

Special occasion gift baskets

Gas barbecues

Stand-up paddleboards

Opening hours

Mon - Sat: 8.30am - 12.30pm and 2pm - 6pm. Sun: Closed | If there is no one at the base at a specific time during these hours, the phone number below will be diverted and an alternative number will also be displayed at the base.


Houseboat Holidays
Piazza Roma 14
33050 Precenicco UD


0039 (0) 3428 450 962

Travel to Precenicco

By Train

Closest train station(s):

Latisana-Lignano: 5 km

By Road

Be prepared

It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with local road rules and abide by them. Most European countries have a list of compulsory equipment that you must take with you. For driving advice and a list of the equipment you’ll need, please visit https://www.theaa.com/european-breakdown-cover/driving-in-europe



From East European countries and East Austria: Tarvisium access motorway A23 then A4 exit ‚Latisana‛. From Germany and Austria: Brennero access motorway A22 then A4 exit ‚Latisana‛. From Switzerland and north France: Gottardo access motorway A8 then A4 exit ‚Latisana‛. From south France and Spain: Ventimiglia access motorway A26 then A4 exit ‚Latisana'.


Pre-bookable uncovered inclosed parking (300 meters)

Car rental 

  • Lignano Sabbiadoro (19km)

    By Air

    Closest airport(s):

    Venice Marco Polo Airport: 87 km (A4)

    Trieste Ronchi dei Legionari: 50 km (A4)

    Treviso Airport: 90 km (A4)

    "To book a taxi to or from the base you can contact the number below.


    Aldo Sabatlao (+39 338 9134248 / [email protected])

    Rino Taxi‛ (+39 338 2021541 / +39 334 9347255 / [email protected])


    Approximate price (4 passengers) from:


    Venice Marco Polo Airport (VNS) 145€

    Trieste Ronchi Dei Legionari Airport (TRS) 90€

    Treviso Airport (TSE) 155€

    Arrival at Precenicco

    For more details about:

    • when to arrive at our bases
    • what to expect when you arrive 
    • how to prepare for check-in
    • what happens on your final day when you return your boat

    visit our 'arrivals' page.

    Local info

    Payment Means

    Please note that your security deposit, engine hours deposit (see compulsory costs) & any extras added at the base and are required to be paid in local currency by card. Our bases accept Visa & Mastercard, but not American Express. 


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    The main square of Precenicco is just a few hundred meters from our base and there you will find a bakery, bank with ATM, pharmacy and post office. There are larger supermarkets in Palazzolo dello Stella village (1 km). Many other shops offering typical local products are within a few kilometers of Precenicco.


    Tourist Info

    Via Latisana, 42,

    33054 Lignano Sabbiadoro

    Tel +39 0431 71821


    Electric car charging points

     Via Crosere, 15, 33053 Latisana UD, Italy (7 km)