Motonave Ibrida Diesel/Elettrica “Topazio”

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Operational lake:

Lake Maggiore

Total seats




of which indoor:


Built among 2020 and 2021 by the Cartubi Shipyard in Trieste, the Topazio (named as a precious stone) is a hybrid passenger motor ship which uses the power of diesel generators, the energy of the batteries as well as the efficiency of the electric motors of propulsion.

Around 30 meters long and just over seven meters wide, it has a maximum speed of twelve knots.

The ship can seat 200 passengers who travel in the utmost comfort thanks to an air conditioning system designed for use at the sea, a music system covering the whole ship and two monitors on which multimedia information can be displayed.


The fleet of Gestione Governativa Navigazione Laghi, when not used in the scheduled public service, is available for any transfer or private rental services; on board it is possible to organize events, congresses or ceremonies, agreeing upon the travel itinerary as well as the type of set-up or requested service.

We invite you to fill in the following form to get more info about boat rental services, the prices of which vary according to many factors including the itinerary, the duration of the trip, the requested time slot and the type of ship used.

On Lake Maggiore, the boats in service have in fact a capacity that varies from 100 up to 1000 passengers and a price starting from 1500 € + 10% VAT, taking as an example the use of a ship like Airone, available for 8 hours of service, including 2 hours of navigation.

For info on the scheduled public service (excursions, cruises, fares, groups…) the Customer Service is available, reachable at the telephone number 800-551801 or +39 0322 233212 as well as at the email address

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