Heart of Venice

Explore the heart of Venice on this superb short break with optional excursions. Includes unlimited complimentary drinks on board and two short trips across the lagoon

Cruise Only
4 nights from £544pp

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Explore Venice historic sites, such as St Mark's Cathedral, the Doges 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 unlimited complimentary drinks are included.

Two short cruises across the Venice lagoon and to Chioggia are included, with optional excursions to the famous islands of Murano, Burano and the city of Padua.

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VEN - Venice City Cruise Break Itinerary

Day 1 - Venice (Italy)

Embark at 6pm in Venice. Enjoy a welcome cocktail party in the lounge. After dinner, explore the sights of Venice at leisure. Overnight in port.

Day 2 - Venice

This morning there is an optional visit of the Doge's Palace (2021) or Saint Mark’s Basilica (2022). The palace is Byzantine in origin and used to be the home of the Doge and the seat of the Palace of Justice. There is also the option to follow in the footsteps of Casanova with a tour of the Doge's palace. This afternoon's optional excursion visits the islands in the Lagoon. Begin in Murano, home of Venice’s glassmaking industry since the late 13th century then visit Burano, famous for its lacework which was developed on the island in the 16th century. Return on board.

Day 3 - Venice

Spend today discovering Venice at leisure. In 2021, there is an optional guided tour of a handcraft manufacturing of a gondola, originally the the most used means of transportation by the inhabitants and visit a factory which makes masks, a symbol of Venice since 1271, they were originally black, but in the course of time the forms changed and colors were added. Free afternoon and evening in Venice. In 2022, there is an optional food tour of little-known neighborhoods in Venice.

Day 4 - Chioggia

Breakfast on board while the ship cruises across the magnificent Venice lagoon to reach Chioggia. Take an optional excursion to Padua, the pilgrimage town of St Anthony and famous for its art. In the meantime, the ship cruises back to Venice where you will join it in the evening. Dinner on board and gala evening. In 2022, there is a second optional excursion - wine tour through the Euganean Hills.

Day 5 - Venice

Disembark after breakfast.

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

Price Includes

  • 4-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
  • Entertainment on board
  • Cruise Manager
  • Gala farewell dinner
  • Port taxes

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
  • Venice walking tour and Doge's Palace
  • Guided tour of Padua
  • Book all excursions and receive 5% discount! All excursions can be pre-booked

Special Features

  • This Venice City Cruise Break let you make your own travel arrangements - choose your own airport and take advantage of low-cost airline flights to Venice. Enjoy a water-bus transfer from Marco Polo airport. Add extra hotel days before or after your City Cruise Break in Venice.
  • 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.

Book with Peace of Mind! More than 30 days before departure: Postpone your booking to another 2021 or 2022 date. Within 30 days of departure: postpone your reservation to a later date if you are affected by Covid 19 (on presentation of a positive test). If the cruise is cancelled by CroisiEurope, you will be able to change your date, request a voucher or request a refund. Applies to new bookings for 2021, booked between 1 March and 31 May 2021.

45% Discount for the Second Passenger! Applies to 28 may; 13 Jun and 20 August 2021 departures. Prices shown do not include discounts - please contact us for the latest prices

Save 15% on 2022 departures! Book by 30 Jun 2021

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2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • June
    • Jun 13th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
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      Blue Water Price from: £653 Blue Water Price from: £752
  • September
    • Sep 5th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Blue Water Price from: £653 Blue Water Price from: £752
    • Sep 21st - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £653
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Blue Water Price from: £653 Blue Water Price from: £752
  • October
    • Oct 24th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £603
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Blue Water Price from: £603 Blue Water Price from: £702
    • Oct 28th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £603
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      Blue Water Price from: £603 Blue Water Price from: £702
  • November
    • Nov 1st - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Blue Water Price from: £637 Blue Water Price from: £741
    • Nov 5th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Blue Water Price from: £637 Blue Water Price from: £741
    • Nov 9th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
      Main Deck Upper Deck
      Blue Water Price from: £637 Blue Water Price from: £741
    • Nov 13th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
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      Blue Water Price from: £637 Blue Water Price from: £741
    • Nov 17th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
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      Blue Water Price from: £637 Blue Water Price from: £741
    • Nov 21st - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
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      Blue Water Price from: £637 Blue Water Price from: £741
    • Nov 25th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £637
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      Blue Water Price from: £637 Blue Water Price from: £741

2022 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 2nd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
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      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
    • Mar 6th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
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      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
    • Mar 10th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
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      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
    • Mar 14th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
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      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
    • Mar 18th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
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      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
    • Mar 22nd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
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      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
    • Mar 26th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
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      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
    • Mar 30th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
  • April
    • Apr 15th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
  • May
    • May 25th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £593
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      Blue Water Price from: £593 Blue Water Price from: £605 Blue Water Price from: £617 Blue Water Price from: £694 Blue Water Price from: £705 Blue Water Price from: £719
  • June
    • Jun 22nd - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £593
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Blue Water Price from: £593 Blue Water Price from: £605 Blue Water Price from: £617 Blue Water Price from: £694 Blue Water Price from: £705 Blue Water Price from: £719
  • September
    • Sep 26th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £593
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Blue Water Price from: £593 Blue Water Price from: £605 Blue Water Price from: £617 Blue Water Price from: £694 Blue Water Price from: £705 Blue Water Price from: £719
  • October
    • Oct 16th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
    • Oct 20th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
    • Oct 24th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
    • Oct 28th - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673
  • November
    • Nov 1st - Venice and back - Sailing on: Michelangelo From: £544
      Main Deck Cat C Main Deck Cat B Main Deck Cat A Upper Deck Cat C Upper Deck Cat B Upper Deck Cat A
      Blue Water Price from: £544 Blue Water Price from: £557 Blue Water Price from: £572 Blue Water Price from: £646 Blue Water Price from: £657 Blue Water Price from: £673

Price Information

  • Single Supplement - 2021: £266; 2022: £303
Map for Heart of Venice