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.
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VEN - Venice City Cruise Break Itinerary
Day 1 - Venice (Italy)
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Embark at 6pm in Venice at our mooring on the Marittima or San Basilio wharf (waterbus stop Santa Marta). 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 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 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
- 4 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
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
- Personal insurance and expenses
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
- 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.
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£ price per person based on 2 people sharing
||Cruise Only from
||Flight Inclusive Package from
Feb 18, 22, 26; Mar 02, 06, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30||£481||£831|
Apr 09, 19, 29||£515||£865|
May 09, 19, 29; Jun 08, 18, 28; Aug 31; Sep 10, 20, 30||£577||£917|
Oct 10, 14, 18, 22, 26||£515||£865|