Venice Lagoons Short Break

Moor in the heart of Venice and explore Chioggia on this fantastic short break, with optional excursions and unlimited complimentary drinks on board

Cruise Only - Package Possible
5 nights from £765pp

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More Venice River Cruises

In Venice your river cruise ship moors along the quayside from St Mark's Square. Explore the historic sites of Venice, such as St Mark's Cathedral, the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs, the Grand Canal and the Rialto bridge. Soak up the atmosphere of this unique city from your convenient floating hotel where wine and beer are included with lunch and dinner.

Across the Venice Lagoon explore beautiful Choggia or take an optional excursion to Padua before rejoining your river cruise ship, the MS Michelanglo in Taglio di Po.

From Taglio di Po enjoy optional excursions to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Ferrare and Romeo and Juliet famed Verona before returning to Venice.

This wonderful cruise break ends in Venice where there is the opportunity to take optional excursions to the the lagoon islands of Murano and Burano.

E190 Operated by CroisiEurope

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VSI: Venice Itinerary

Day 1 - Venice (Italy)

Embark your floating hotel from 6.00pm in Venice. Welcome cocktail and dinner on board, followed by a free evening.

Day 2 - Chioggia - Taglio di Po

After breakfast on board enjoy a relaxing morning cruising to Chioggia. After lunch on board, take an optional guided tour of Padua the town of St Antoine di Padova. There is an additional optional excursion - a hike along the wine route, through the beautiful Euganean Hills and the charming village of Aequa Petrarca. Meanwhile, the ship cruises to Taglio di Po. If you choose not to take the optional excursions, a coach transfer is provided from Chioggia to Taglio Di Po, stopping at the famous resort of Sottomarina.

Day 3 - Taglio do Po

This morning there is an optional excursion to Ferrara for a guided tour. This afternoon's optional excursions are a guided tour of Verona, a fine Italian city made famous by the tale of Romeo and Juliet or explore Verona by bike. Rejoin the ship in Polesella.

Day 4 - Taglio do Po - Venice

Depart by coach to Chioggia, stopping for free time in Adria. Spend the afternoon cruising towards Venice. Join an optional excursion choosing either from a tour Doge's Palace and the Piazza San Marco or follow in the footsteps of Casanova.

Day 5 - Venice

Breakfast on board before setting off on a optional excursion to the lagoon islands of Murano and Burano. Murano is famous for its glass work not forgetting the fine churches of St. Maria and St. Donato, one of the oldest in the lagoon. Burano, a fishing island, is famous for its traditional lacework. Return to the ship.

Day 6 - Venice

Disembark after breakfast.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary

Price Includes

  • 5-Nights accommodation on board on a full-board basis
  • Unlimited complimentary house wine, beer, mineral water and soft drinks on board
  • Mini-cruise itinerary as described
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Entertainment on board
  • Cruise Manager
  • Gala farewell dinner
  • Port taxes
  • Flight inclusive package prices include return flights from the UK and transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • Cruise only prices do not include flights or transfers
  • Optional Excursions (must be pre-booked at least 4 weeks before departure or bookable on board subject to availability)
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance and expenses

Additional Information

  • Optional Excursions Available
  • Murano and Burano islands - £31
  • Venice walking tour and Doge's Palace- £31
  • Guided tour of Padua- £31
  • Book all excursions and receive 5% discount! All excursions can be pre-booked, however we can not confirm in advance that an english speaking guide will be available.

Special Features

  • CroisiEurope is the leading French river cruise company. Their ships have a distinctly French flavour, the service and the food having received much praise from Blue Water Holidays customers. Staff and passengers come from many European countries and there may be other English speaking passengers on board.
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2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Cruise Only from Exclusive Blue Water Package from
Ship: Michelangelo
Jul 10, 15, 20, 25, 30; Aug 04, 09, 14, 19£765£1100

Price Information

  • Cabin upgrade supplements:
  • Upper Deck - 2017: £105pp 2018: £119pp
  • Suite - 2018: £119pp
  • Single Supplement - 2017: £199 2018: £334pp
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