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Heart of Venice City Cruise Break

On this 4-night city cruise break your river ship moors in the heart of Venice. With all meals onboard, this is a convenient and economic way to see the Venice attractions.

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Prices include exclusive 5% discount!Offer ends 30 Apr 2014

Your cruise ship moors along the quayside from St Mark's Square. 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.

Venice - Bridge of Sighs (in background)

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E117: Heart of Venice 2014£ price per person
Prices include exclusive 5% discount!
Offer ends 30 Apr 2014
Prices above are per person based on two sharing a cabin
Single Supplement - £180

Venice Lagoon

The price includes
  • Four nights accommodation on board ship in air-conditioned double cabin with shower and toilet
  • All meals aboard ship
  • 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

Venice

VEN - Venice City Cruise Break Itinerary
Day 1
Venice (Italy)

Embark MS Michelangelo at 6pm at the passenger terminal on Quay San Basilio (vaporetto station Santa Marta). This evening the ship moves to the Quay of the 7 Martyrs, a short stroll from St Mark's Square. Welcome cocktail and dinner on board, followed by a free evening in Venice.

Day 2
Venice

This morning cruise the Venetian lagoon. Return to Venice for lunch on board. In the afternoon, enjoy an optional sightseeing tour to the islands of Burano, known for its lace, and Murano, noted for its glass-blowing workshops. Alternatively enjoy a free afternoon in Venice. Dinner and evening dance on board.

Day 3
Venice

Spend today discovering Venice at leisure. In the morning perhaps join an optional guided walking tour visiting St Mark's Square and the Doges Palace. Return to the ship for lunch and enjoy a free afternoon in Venice. Dinner on board and evening at leisure in Venice.

Day 4
Chioggia

Breakfast on board while the ship cruises across the magnificent Venice lagoon to reach Chioggia mid morning. Have some time to discover the town on your own before lunch on board. In the afternoon, an optional excursion visits Padua, the pilgrimage town of St Anthony and famous for its art. Following a visit to the Santo Basilica, dedicated to St Anthony, stroll through the historic town centre and discover the popular Pedrocchi coffee house. In the meantime, the ship cruises back to Venice where you will join it in the evening. Dinner on board and gala evening.

Day 5
Venice

Disembark at the passenger terminal after breakfast .

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary
The price does not include
  • Flights and overseas transfers - we can arrange these to suit your requirements
  • Optional Excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance and expenses

St Marks, Doges Palace and the busy waterside

Additional Information
  • 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 cruises 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. There may be other English speaking passengers on board this cruise. Excursions are offered with commentary in English via a headset.
Excursions and Features
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
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